By Kens Apothecary
Posted in Skincare tips
Did you know that your hands can reveal your age?
So while you’ve been making anti-ageing efforts for your face, your hands could be telling a different story.
Many of us neglect taking care of our hands and use harsh drugstore hand wash that dry out the skin. Hands are left feeling dry, scaly and rough — and over time, start to look haggard.
What’s more, the abrasive formulas in dishwashing liquid make it worse and further irritate sensitive skin.
Start practising anti-ageing for your hands today. Wear gloves when washing dishes and apply a daily SPF on your hands. Use hand wash that doesn’t strip the skin and always use a moisturising hand cream at night.
Below, we’ve rounded up some of the best liquid soaps that will keep your hands youthful and soft.
Scent: an uplifting citrusy fragrance.
Known for “clean skincare” that’s free from harsh chemicals, Ren’s hand wash is a prime choice for a gentle cleanse that leaves the skin feeling soft.
For extra TLC: Pair it with the Ren Citrus Limonum Prebiotic Hand Cream to protect hands and nails from bacteria, while keeping it soft and hydrated.
Scent: ‘Rum’ has an intoxicating fragrance of bergamot and plum while ‘Lime’ features a light and zingy scent.
This set of hand washes comes in two different scents and doubles as a gentle body wash. Keep one handy at the kitchen sink for a gentle rinse after using harsh dishwashing liquids.
For extra TLC: Apply a rich hand cream like the Jack Black Industrial Strength Hand Healer to provide relief to calloused, dry hands.
Scent: A gorgeous, uplifting scent of cold pressed sweet orange oil.
This bottle will look handsome by any sink while offering a wash that’ll leave hands clean and smelling delightful.
For extra TLC: Apply the award-winning Eve Lom Time Retreat Hand Treatment to reduce the appearance of lines and plump up skin on the hands.
Scent: A beautiful blend of Ren’s anti-fatigue essential oils.
With a formula that won’t strip hands of its natural moisture, this hand wash is full of clean ingredients and nourishing properties.
For extra TLC: Apply the Ren Atlantic Kelp & Magnesium Energising Hand Lotion to pamper tired hands and rejuvenate its appearance.
Scent: A luxurious blend of wild figs and green leaves.
A gel that transforms to a silky foam wash upon contact with water, this luxe hand wash softens skin while wrapping it in a lovely scent.
For extra TLC: Pair it with the Diptyque Philosykos Hand and Body Lotion to keep hands hydrated and beautifully scented.
Scent: A decadent blend of organic lavender and rosemary, with a tinge of lemon.
Formulated to soothe and repair hard working hands, a little goes a long way with this hand wash by the Parisian perfumer.
For extra TLC: If hands need intensive treatment, try on the Talika Hand Moisturising Gloves. Designed to be worn for 30-45 minutes, 2-3 times a week, these gloves release strong moisturising agents to combat hand ageing.
Drop by any of our Ken’s Apothecary stores today to experience these gentle hand washes.
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