11 Winter Hand Creams We Love

W editors share their go-to moisturizers for keeping rough, dry skin at bay.


“I am prone to dry skin, so I turn to this rose salve during the winter months for a natural cure that’s even safe for your face and lips!” – Sam Walker, Associate Accessories Editor

C.O. Bigelow Rose Salve, $6,


“This cream smells of lemon and feels like a protective layer on your hands. It’s a bit more expensive than other hand creams, but worth the splurge” – Sarah Zendejas, Assistant Fashion and Market Editor

Santa Maria Novella Crema Per Le Mani, $54,


“I never wear gloves because I’m on my phone too much, so I keep this La Mer tube in my purse at all times for damage control.” ¬– Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor

La Mer The Hand Treatment, $85,


“I actually don’t like hand creams because they get too sticky, but this one feels smooth, and the rose aroma makes it even better.” – Biel Parklee, Digital Photo Editor

Earth Tu Face Rose & Geranium Organic Lotion, $65,


“The word ‘silk’ is particularly apt given that’s exactly how this hand cream feels going on. It moisturizes without leaving a greasy film and the SPF is added protection.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer

Natura Bisse SPA Hand Silk Cream SPF 15, $37,


“I always keep a bottle of this restorative cream at my desk for both myself, and any visitors.” – Sarah Leon, Digital Director

Bioderma Repair Hand Cream, $7,


“I am very sensitive to strong smells, but this one from has a light scent and immediately softens my hands.” – Tina Huynh, Associate Jewelry Editor

Jurlique Rose Hand Cream, $25,


“I love Nuxe hand cream because it has vitamin E, which really helps nourish my skin in cold weather.” – Samantha Andriano, Social Media Manager

Nuxe Hand and Nail Cream Rêve de Miel, $19,


“While all of Aesop’s hand balms are incredible, I like this Resurrection Aromatique one the best. The light lavender scent and matte finish make it perfect for dry winter hands.” – Ryann Foulke, Assistant Fashion Editor

Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm, $27,


“The use of the elderflower in moisturizers goes back to the Victorian era, so it’s no surprise that Molton Brown added this English floral to this limited -edition lotion. I never tire of fresh pick-me-up scent, and the bottle is chic enough to show off on my desk!” – Natasha Clark, Fashion Credits Editor

Molton Brown Vintage 2015 with Elderflower Body Lotion, $44,


“A cream that is thick enough for fragile winter skin, yet not greasy, with a bonus: SPF to protect.” – Kristin Auble, Research Editor

Mario Bedescu Fruit and Vitamin A&D Hand Cream SPF 10, $10,