The best natural hand creams
By Bastide, Nail Kitchen, Nuori, L’Occitane, Apicia, & Other Stories, H2bio, Caudalie… les formules misent tout sur le meilleur de la nature.
Staple hairdresser of the American elite, Frédéric Fekkai just launched his skincare brand produced in Provence, his native region. To put together a very natural skincare, perfume and candle line, all the best local craftmen were gathered to work together. Included in the collection, these four creams formulated with olive and sunflowers oil, lavander extract and shea butter are declined in four fragrances. “Crème Intense”, BASTIDE. 22 euros for 75 ml. “Crème Soin pour les Mains, Figue d'été, Miel de lavande or Orange blossom”, BASTIDE. 10 euros for 30 ml.
A natural formula that combines konjac extract, sesame and almond oils, orange essential oils, organic shea butter with vitamin E. “Crème de Konjac”, THE NAIL KITCHEN, KURE BAZAAR. 22 euros for 100 ml.
The young Danish brand releases a freshly produced cream to limit the use of conservatives in its soft almond oil, shea butter, grape seeds and white tea formula. “Vital Hand Cream”, NUORI. 38 euros for 50 ml. Available at Le Bon Marché et at Oh My Cream.
With a homemade 25% shea butter formula to optimize its remarkable properties, that cream is ideal for very dry skin. “Baume Mains Intense”, L’OCCITANE EN PROVENCE. 23 euros for 150 ml.
The young French brand founded in 2015 releases an organic product formulated with honey, propolis extract and vegetable glycerin. “Soin des Mains Bio”, APICIA. 14,90 euros for 50 ml.
Formulated with 100% made in France ingredients, this formula combines nourishing honey with propolis and antioxidant saffron extract. “Castes Hand Cream, Paris Atelier collection”, & OTHER STORIES. 20 euros for 75 ml.
Only formulated with 100% natural ingredients including 34% organic, this formula includes hyaluronic acid extracted from wheat, myrtle and olive antioxydants cocktail, and shea butter. “Soin Mains et Ongles”, H2BIO. 12,50 euros for 40 ml.
With one tube sold every two minutes, this cult formula is formulated with 98% natural ingredients. Products from the grapevine (grape seed oil, wine yeast and grape-seed polyphenols) and shea butter effectively repair and protect. “Crème Gourmande Mains et Ongles”, CAUDALIE. 12 euros, 75 ml.