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XbelovedXoneX
09-25-2006, 04:22 PM
Now that it's getting colder my hands are getting rather pissy. So I thought I'd ask you guys what's your favorite hand cream or lotion for itchy, dry, tight feeling hands? Thanks!

Stiney
09-25-2006, 04:26 PM
My favorite everything lotion is Vaseline's Aloe Cool & Fresh. It's the one in the light green bottle. I have a bottle on my desk that I use everytime I was my hands, and it's the one I use on my body when I get out of the shower. It's aloe/cucumber based, and it is very lightly scented, which is why I like it for work. I don't stink up the whole office when I use it, and it's not so strongly scented that I feel I can't wear perfume. (Not that I usually remember to spray the perfume, but I COULD wear it if I wanted.)

orcoastknitter
09-25-2006, 05:14 PM
My favorite is Udderly Smooth hand lotion. It soaks right in and isn't greasy!

jodstr2
09-25-2006, 05:24 PM
Burt's Bees Milk and Honey Body Lotion. smells nice (a very light vanilla/almond/coconutty scent), and isn't greasy.

rebecca
09-25-2006, 06:19 PM
Lonnie is always surprising me with yummy creams and butters from Bath and Body Works, my very fave cold weather ones are the shea butters (http://www.bathandbodyworks.com/family/index.jsp?categoryId=2077083&cp=2073250&view=all) and my fave everyday cream is the Warm Vanilla Sugar (http://www.bathandbodyworks.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2095187&cp=2073250.2077082&view=all&parentPage=family). And, for intensive moisturizing I love all of the Lay It On Thick (http://www.bathandbodyworks.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2258466&cp=2073250.2077082&view=all&parentPage=family).

Kirochka
09-26-2006, 02:05 PM
I love L'Occitane's hand cream (http://usa.loccitane.com/product/product.asp?product=01MA150KA&variant=&=), but it's very expensive - I don't get it that often. After I run out I wait a few years and make do with other things!

yarnfreak
09-26-2006, 03:28 PM
The Savannah Bee Royal Jelly. It takes away the yarn wear on my hands, without leaving them greasy.

cheesiesmom
09-26-2006, 07:53 PM
I'm with Kirochka. L'occitaine shea butter is the best. I get it on QVC (another fanatic, I'm afraid). It's really wonderful.

miccisue
09-26-2006, 08:48 PM
Nothing works for me like Finger Care by Dermal Therapy out of Canada. Fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :muah:

XbelovedXoneX
09-26-2006, 09:17 PM
thanks guys! there are just soo many options to choose from! :teehee:

cgd
09-26-2006, 09:39 PM
I like Satin Hands by Mary Kay. I'm normally allergic to things with scent, but this has a light scent that doesn't bother me. (Like everyone else in the known universe, I have a couple of friends that sell MK!)

Stitch
09-26-2006, 10:45 PM
i love crabtree and evelyn's hand cream...my favorite scent is "nantucket"
its a powdery scent...
love it!

Angelia
09-26-2006, 10:58 PM
Udderly Smooth is a great one to use pre-knitting! :thumbsup: At night I use the thick stuff by Eucerin and wear cotton gloves so that the moisture seeps in and stays in.

jelly
09-27-2006, 01:26 AM
my new fave is called Gloves in a Bottle

i got it at a fiber fest and it is awesome - not at all greasy and it soaks right in

Jaxhil
09-27-2006, 07:29 AM
I love Aveeno's Daily Moisturizing Lotion w/ natural colloidal oatmeal. I bought it because it said it moisturizes for 24 hours-all my other lotions wear out quickly. This one lasts and lasts! :heart: it

Hilary

letah75
09-27-2006, 02:25 PM
Trader Joe's Midsummer Night's Cream.

It's great, soaks in quickly, and not oily! Also it's only about $3 for a 18 oz bottle!