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best hand washes for youthful soft hands

The best hand washes to keep your hands youthful and soft

By Kens Apothecary

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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.


Ren Citrus Limonum Hand Wash

Ren Citrus Limonum Hand Wash

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.

Malin + Goetz Rum & Lime Hand Wash

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.


Grown Alchemist Hand Wash: Sweet Orange, Cedarwood and Sage

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.

Ren Atlantic Kelp & Magnesium Energising Hand Wash

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.


Diptyque Philosykos Cleansing Hand and Body Gel

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.

Diptyque Softening Hand Wash

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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