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Quick! Think of all of the things that you can do without your hands. Pretty short list, huh?! Many women (and men) invest in various skin and hair care products, but the one area that is often times neglected is our hands. We all know that the ever important first impression often times involves a handshake -- and we only have one time to make that impression. Although many people think that getting their think that getting their weekly or bi-weekly manicure is enough, you still need to care for your hands in between appointments. The best way to do this, is to envelop your hands in the luxurious and nourishing comfort of a delicious hand cream!

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The key things that set a 'luxury' hand cream apart of the rest of the pack, is that they usually have SPF, they continue to hydrate your hands after washing and they also contain properties that help even out the tone of your hands to reveal more youthful and radiant looking skin. These hand creams also nourish and protect your cuticles and nails.

Here are a few options...

$ - Under $30.

Clinique: Even Better Hand Dark Spot Correcting Hand Cream. This hand cream is part of Clinique's highly successful Even Better franchise. This hand cream hydrates all day; it also contains SPF 15 in addition to botanicals that help to maintain the clarity of the skin.

$$ - Under $50.

Lancome: Absolue Hand. This ultra-luxurious hand cream contains SPF 15, reduces the appearance of dark spots and provides replenishing moisture. This formula also contains soy and sea algae to reinforce the elasticity and firmness in your skin.

$$$ - Under $75.

Estee Lauder: Re-Nutriv Intensive Smoothing Hand Creme. This hand creme hails from Estee Lauder's luxury line, Re-Nutriv. This indulgent creme was developed with Estee Lauder's exclusive Precious Moisture Plus and Anti-Spot Technology, to deeply hydrate the skin and reduce the appearance of dark spots. Hands continue to remain hydrated even after multiple washes.

$$$$ - Under $100.

La Mer: The Hand Treatment. This emollient rich hand treatment contains La Mer's exclusive Skin Brightening Complex that visibly tone and clarity, while diminishing age spots. It also contains La Mer's famed Miracle Broth!

$$$$$ - Under $200.

La Prairie: White Caviar Illuminating Hand Cream. This is definitely the Rolls-Royce of hand creams, as far as I am concerned. This ultra luxurious and decadent hand cream has a skin-refining peptide that gently exfoliates dead skin cells from the skin's surface and activates the renewal of new cells. It also has SPF 15, which neutralizes the aging effects of exposure to sunlight.

WHERE TO BUY:

Clinique

Estee Lauder

La Mer

La Prairie

Lancome

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