By now we all know the importance of sunscreen and sun protection for our face and body, if you don’t already know, consider this your reminder to slather on SPF every single day. And yes that means whether you’re indoors or outdoors as the UV rays coming through your windows are equally as damaging. However, the is one area that’s often overlooked is our hands. The skin on our hands one of the first signs to show ageing and just like the rest of the body sun damage on the hands also increase the risk of fine lines wrinkles and worst of all, skin cancer. They low-key get as much skin exposure as the rest of your body and we often forget how delicate they can be.
Just think of all the times you were driving, the sun’s rays through the windshield can literally quietly but severely damage the skin without even you realising it, yikes! The best and easiest way to apply sunscreen to your hands regularly is by layering on a hand cream with SPF already in it. At the end of the day if you probably already have hand cream in your purse it won’t be so hard to swap it out for an SPF version. Avoid mixing your current cream with a bottle of sunscreen though and instead, opt for a formula that’s specifically made for hydrating and UV-blocking. The best kind of hand cream will not only keep your hands soft and hydrated but will also provide a layer of protection for everyday activities. To save you some time we’ve rounded up the best SPF-infused hand cream formulas below.
This 2 in 1 formula moisturises dry skin and protects it from the sun’s harmful rays. Non-greasy with a fast absorption its fragrance-free and mild enough to use several times a day which makes it a great choice for those with sensitive skin. Plus with the small and convenient packaging, you can even store this in your car.
Luxurious and emollient, this cream is blended with ingredients like jojoba oil, avocado, and shea butter that will leave your hands feeling extra-moisturised and buttery soft. Because it’s so rich you only really need a small amount. However just like any other sunscreen you need to reapply every 2 hours or so to protect your hands.
Equipped with soybean extract to help fight discolouration, sunspots and hyperpigmentation. This daily hand cream works its magic while the SPF protects you from developing them in the future.
Keep your hands looking youthful with this Jeju Orchid infused formula. It provides intense nourishment to dry hands which especially useful in the cooler months. Plus the combination of the UV block and anti-ageing properties combinedm brighten your skin tone and even it out for healthy, smooth, and happy hands.
Lightweight, UV protection and refreshing with a multi-fruit complex to brighten, this formula quickly absorbs into the skin keeping it soft, hydrated and protected all day – what more could you need.
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