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All that hand-washing can really dry out you out–here’s how to fight back

Jasmin Perez  – March 26, 2020 | Updated July 1, 2020

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With the global spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we’re all being extra vigilant about washing our hands (here are the World Health Organization’s guidelines) and using alcohol-based sanitizers regularly. While constant hand-washing is incredibly important, it’s also lead to cracked and dry hands. So we rounded up 9 of our favorite hand creams to help soothe your skin.

Travel Jar, $32 from Lauren's All Purpose
   
Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm, $30 from Aesop
   
Bergamont Hand Cream, $16 from C.O. Bigelow
   
Hinoki Hand Cream, $33 from Le Labo
   
Ultimate Strength Hand Salve, $16 from Kiehls
   
Hand Cream, $3.75 from Public Goods
   
Sea Salt Hand Cream, $21 from Swedish Dream
   
Working Hands Hand Cream, $8 from O'Keeffe's