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Top 5 Hand Creams For Winter

Since the winter weather has well and truly landed in some parts of Australia, it’s time to start thinking about hand creams and using them before bed.

RELATED: Best Hydrating Creams For Winter

Hand creams are essential during the colder months since they help to lock-in moisture, and also keep hands from getting dry and flakey. So, if you suffer from extremely dry or dehydrated skin, you might know the deal, but for those who are just starting out, the following hand creams are a must-have for winter!

Milk & Co Hand Quench, $12.95

If you’re looking for something compact to keep in your handbag, then the Hand Quench by Milk & Co is one of the best hand creams to choose from. Why? The fast-absorbing formula is perfect if you’re on-the-go and is packed with nourishing cocoa butter, vitamin E, and Cedrus Atlantica Bark Oil to keep hands germ-free. Did we mention that it also smells divine?

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Appelles Sea Buckthorn Skin Lotion, $49.95

So, we might be cheating on this delicious lotion by Appelles (it’s for your entire body), but it’s just too good! The lightweight formula doesn’t take too long to sink into the skin and is packed with vitamins C and E for proper cellular function.

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La Roche-Posay Lipikar Xerand Hand Repair Cream, $17

Someone suffering from extremely cracked or dry hands needs a formula which is a little more intense, and that’s where La Roche-Posay comes into the mix. The lightly fragranced hand cream protects skin from extremely cold weather by creating a protective barrier over the surface. Keep it in your car, handbag and bedside table at all times and reapply throughout the day.

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100% Pure Lavender hand Cream, $16.95

Although this one is a recent find, it is one of our favourites so far. The sweet smelling lavender scent is perfect right before bed and the cream absorbs so quickly into the skin. Deeply nourishing for all skin types with vitamins and added antioxidants, it also boasts a gluten-free formula.

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Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm, $103

If you’re looking to splurge on a luxury hand cream this winter, nothing beats the selection at Aesop. We finally took the plunge and decided on the Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm, which is easily absorbed into the skin and leaves skin feeling soft and nourished. Use after washing with soap and before bed for best results.

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What is your favourite hand cream for winter? Tell us in the comments below!

May 3, 2015

Christmas Gift Ideas For Him

Get creative this festive season and gift the special man in your life one of these luxurious Christmas presents which just exude style!

From skincare to motors, this list is perfect for a father, brother, boyfriend, or even grandfather who appreciates the finer things in life.

RELATED: A Guide To Skincare For The Modern Man

Mosmann Australia Underwear, $59.95

This popular underwear and loungewear label makes the perfect Christmas present, since it’s something that they’ll actually use! The strong geometric prints are perfect for any man who appreciates a pop of colour in their life.

The set comes with two pairs of silky-smooth Mosmann Underwear, and a pair of festive socks for the silly season.

Christmas Gift Ideas For Him

APPELLES Classic Must-Have Pack, $89.95

The perfect starter-kit to the APPELLES range. Featuring some of their most popular and best-selling products with Australian certified organic oils, you can’t go wrong with a gift like this! Exciting products include the Wheat Protein Shampoo, Planifolia Conditioner, Himalayan Bath Salts, and Vitamin B3 Body Buff, just to name a few.

Christmas Gift Ideas For Him

Enjoy an exclusive offer for SheSaid subscribers by using the code ‘SHESAIDXMAS’ to receive 20% off your next Applles order!

Offer valid until 24 December

Timberland Earthkeepers Newmarket Wedge Chukka Boots, $199.95

More than just the casual work boot, Timberland is an amazing gift for the man who wants to look stylish without going too over-the-top. The new collection combines eco-friendly materials with a rugged aesthetic which all Timberland boots are known for.

Featuring 100% genuine leather upper, and a rounded toe for a casual look.

Christmas Gift Ideas For Him

SOAK Traveller Kit, $34.95

Do you know of anyone who is constantly jetting-off to exotic locations? SOAK has made the ideal travel pack for the plane, packed with 100ml versions of their popular Hair Shine Shampoo, Hair Revive Conditioner, and Skin Detox Hand & Body Wash, just to name a few.

Infused with Purple Kale and Chia Seed, each product features a delicious blend of vitamins and antioxidants for healthy skin.

Christmas Gift Ideas For Him

Enjoy an exclusive offer for SheSaid subscribers by using the code ‘SHESAIDXMAS’ to receive 20% off your next SOAK order!

Offer valid until 24 December

What are you getting your man this Christmas?

November 24, 2014

Simple Skincare Products For Men

Most men shower, brush their teeth and style their hair before they’re out the door on the way to work. Incorporating a simple skincare routine into their day-to-day life doesn’t have to be complex, rather using a few products that will certainly benefit the skin. Here are a few products to show that special man in your life what he’s missing.

Milk and Co Cleansing Face Wash, $12.95

If you’re looking for a gentle cleanser to use on a daily basis which doesn’t dry out your skin, you’re certainly in the right place. Michael and Lindy Klim have created a natural based cleanser that cleans the skin, and unclogs pores every time you clean your face. The formula is non-drying, and paraben free with a pleasant scent and perfect for all skin types.

Appelles Konjac Sponge, $15.95

The Konjac Sponge has been used for centuries in Asia, as a way to deeply cleanse the skin without causing harm or irritation to the epidermis. The bamboo charcoal sponge is made from a rich fibre of the konjac plant root, and is free from any nasty preservatives. The sponge is already moist in the packaging, but for best results submerge it completely in water and gently squeeze out any excess fluid. Then simply add your preferred shower gel and use the sponge over the face and body in a gentle circular motion. After you’re done, rinse the sponge and leave to dry. Perfect for anyone suffering from acne, since it removes bacteria and other nasty sources from the surface of the skin.

Clinique For Men Moisturising Lotion, $39

This is an extremely hydrating moisturiser which locks in essential oils, and aims to deliver firm skin all year round. Perfect to use both day and night, the lightweight formula is absorbed quickly onto the skin and is low maintenance and fragrance free.

Appelles Willow Bark Hand and Body Wash, $18.95

Perfect to use daily for the entire body, Appelles Black Label collection includes salicin which is an important ingredient to reduce the signs of ageing. The sweet smelling body wash will gently exfoliate the skin, making it look fresh and youthful every time you step out of the shower. Great to use for all skin types. 

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By Felicia Sapountzis

May 27, 2014