If you struggle with rough, dry hands — whether you work with them or wash them frequently — it may be time to use a hand scrub. Ones with exfoliating ingredients and nourishing butters and oils can help get rid of excess dead skin and restore moisture. Here, we rounded up the best hand scrubs on the market to make your hands look and feel better.
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1. SheaMoisture Hand & Body Scrub
This one is formulated with exfoliating sugar, soothing lavender to calm irritated skin, deeply moisturizing shea butter and hydrating mineral-rich orchid extract.
Pros: The jar is 12 ounces. Lavender lovers will appreciate the therapeutic scent.
Cons: It may leave the skin a little oily.
2. L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Scrub
This scrub uses shea butter, softening allantoin, nourishing apricot oil and crushed walnut shells to gently remove impurities and dead skin cells.
Pros: It comes in a sleek, compact 2.5-ounce tube that’s optimal for on the go use.
Cons: Some may find it slightly greasy.
3. The Daily Ritual Sugar Scrub
Moisture-retaining glycerin is the first ingredient in this scrub. It also contains cane sugar and mineral oil, which helps reduce water loss from the skin.
Pros: It’s offered in two scents to choose from and comes in a sizable 16-ounce tub.
Cons: The fragrance may be too strong for some.