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They are battered by the wind, dried by the cold and aged by the sun, not to mention submerged in soapy water on a daily basis. Taking all this into account, it is not surprising that the skin on your hands ages much faster than the rest of you.

The fact is, your hands deserve the same level of care as your face, yet most of us are guilty of neglecting this crucial area. Age spots, premature wrinkling and loose, sagging skin are the unsightly results.

A good hand cream is an investment in the future of your skin, but you must use it every day.

When should I apply my hand cream?
  • In the morning before leaving the house.
  • In the evening before going to bed.
  • Immediately after drying your hands whenever they have been in contact with water.
  • Whenever they feel dry, rough or uncomfortably tight.
Choose from:
  • Rich hand cream: for hands that are dry and flaky, and for giving normal hands a night-time treat
  • Daily: for younger or normal hands.
  • Hand cream for hardworking hands: for people who work or play outdoors.
  • Repairing hand cream: for hands that are already displaying the signs of ageing.
  • Anti-ageing hand cream: for people who are concerned about premature skin ageing.
How else can I care for my hands?
  • Wear rubber gloves while doing housework.
  • Wear a sunscreen of SPF25 or more when out and about in the sunshine.
  • Have regular manicures, either at a nail salon, or at home.
What are 'Age Spots'?
Sometimes called 'hyper-pigmentation' or 'liver spots', age spots are relatively large patches of darker skin that appear on the hands and face. The primary cause of age spots is exposure to the sun. If your skin has been exposed to UV light without adequate protection, you may notice age spots as early as your 40s, but otherwise they appear gradually from the mid-50s onwards and are a natural part of the skin ageing process. The only way you can avoid developing age spots prematurely is to protect your hands from the sun all year round.

If age spots have already appeared on your hands, use hand cream rich in vitamin E, which can help make them less noticible.