While most hand creams focus on keeping your hands soft and supple, nails and cuticles too require proper care. Nails are made of the keratin protein layered up together to form a flat plate-like structure. This plate has small pockets of space in-between. Hand and nail creams help in protecting these pockets and prevent them from getting filled by air or water, which compromises the structural strength of the nails and causes them to turn brittle or flake. Neglected nails break and split often. The skin around the nails is also delicate and should not be allowed to dry out and crack as it protects our nails from bacteria and other harmful fungal infections. So, here are some hand and nail creams we recommend that will address all the skin and nail concerns of your hands, leaving them revitalised, smooth, and soft.
For Boosting Nail Strength
Vaseline Healthy Hands Stronger Nails Cream
Enhancing the overall texture of your hands and leaving them supple and smooth, this formula eliminates the need for a separate cream to care for your nails and cuticles entirely.
This hand cream formulated with Vaseline jelly promises ten times stronger nails in just two weeks of regular use. Enriched with keratin, the building block of nails and skin, this non-greasy, dual-purpose formula nourishes dehydrated hands and is ideal for nails prone to chipping and breakage.
For Antioxidant Benefits
St. Botanica Vitamin C Brightening Hand & Nail Cream
With the additional power of hyaluronic acid and glycerine, humectants that lock in moisture and keep your hands hydrated for long, this cream keeps cuticles soft, makes nails stronger, and also provides skin tone brightening and anti-ageing benefits.
Pamper your hands with this hand and nail cream made of moisturising agents like olive and jojoba oils blended with cocoa and shea butters. Thoroughly hydrating dry hands and nails from deep within, it is packed with Vitamins B3, C, and E, along with antioxidants that effectively protect your hands from further damage.
For Vegan Care
Coco Soul Beauty Hand & Nail Cream
This product is free from animal testing and does not contain any harmful sulphates, mineral oil, parabens, or silicones.
An elixir for skin health according to Ayurvedic wisdom, coconut oil has unparalleled skin hydration properties. This organic crème formula is loaded with virgin king coconut oil that nurtures the skin and nails and promotes cellular repair. Made with vetiver and Indian rose chestnut extracts, potent antioxidants that even out skin tone and protect against environmental aggressors, this cream softens even the driest skin and cuticles.
For Enhanced Skin Tone and Texture
O3+ Multi Vitamin Hand & Nail Cream
Formulated in Italy by dermatologists, it brightens skin tone and strengthens damaged nails, and leaves hands perfumed with its delicate fragrance.
Enriched with shea butter and safflower oil, this cream is loaded with anti-inflammatory properties and provides instant relief to dry hands and nails. Non-greasy and quick absorbing, it has added Vitamin C that shields hands from harsh UV sun rays and photo-ageing.