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Can you recommend a good hand cream for severely dry ,cracked hands?

I use Clinique deep comfort on my body but they don't make a hand cream. My skin is peeling so bas around the tops of my fingers and thumbs, they are bleeding and very sensitive. I use bag balm at night with gloves but it is too greasy for day. Any ideas?

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luvschocolate

Asked by luvschocolate at 7:42 PM on Jan. 16, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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  • Avon Moisture therapy intensive
    MLM0503

    Answer by MLM0503 at 7:43 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Renew from Melaluca was all that helped me. You'd have to call them to find someone to buy it from though. So far I haven't had much luck with reordering it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:43 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Eucerin. Its thick and heavy but works.
    SandyHack

    Answer by SandyHack at 7:43 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Stop washing your hands so frequently, use a gentle cleanser (not antibacterial anything, and no soap at all), use cooler water, and select a moisturizing product with shea butter rather than petroleum or oil.
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 7:44 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Gold bond works great!
    logansmom6106

    Answer by logansmom6106 at 7:44 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Is bag balm the stuff they use on cow udders? I did hear that, just last week! Otherwise, I was going to suggest "udder cream" (and I actually think that is the brand name, too) but I don't know how greasy it is.
    SandyHack

    Answer by SandyHack at 7:44 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • olive oil. creams aren't gonna do the trick, most likely. seriously, the olive oil helped mine more than anything else out there. every time they are in water rub it on. even get those gloves for your hands and put them on after putting the oil on.
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 7:44 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • I love my Palmer's cocoa butter.
    TARARENEE

    Answer by TARARENEE at 7:44 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • Neutrogena hand cream, norwegian formula. You can find it any drug store. Works amazing and is not greasy. Fishermen use it as well.
    Kathy675

    Answer by Kathy675 at 7:47 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

  • I love Cetaphil moistuizing cream (not lotion)
    boobarandbell

    Answer by boobarandbell at 8:20 PM on Jan. 16, 2011

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