8 Liquid hand soaps to protect your hands from COVID-19 and cracked skin
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If clean, green scents are your favourite, this organic hand wash is right up your alley. The non-drying formula has organic garden mint and Sicilian bergamot so that your hands can smell (and feel) minty-fresh.
RM95, available at Neal's Yard Remedies
You can't get any more natural than Root Remedies' aromatic hand wash that's almost a fragrance it its own right. Notes of lime, woody patchouli and black pepper offer a warm citrusy scent trail on your hands while the formula leaves the most sensitive of skins cleansed and softened.
RM75, available online
This delectable hand wash has an unconventional floral fragrance comprising rose, violet, blackcurrants, poppy bran and barley. One pump of this gel formula will lather your hands up into a rich foamy goodness that will leave it smelling refreshing as well.
RM218, available at Jo Malone London and Sephora
One of our top picks (and a cult favourite) is Aesop's citrusy hand wash that has oils of orange, rosemary and lavender. The ultra-gentle formulation has a unique woody-herbaceous fragrance blend thanks to mandarin rind, rosemary leaf and cedar atlas.
Available at Aesop
Grown Alchemist is known for infusing the most skin-nourishing actives in its bodycare products, such as this gel hand wash. Key ingredients include coconut oil and fennel seed for hydrating and emulsifying, cold-pressed sweet orange oil for antioxidants, sweet almond oil for smoother skin and pat marigold to calm it down.
RM120, available at Kens Apothecary
We love multifunctional products and Dr. Roebucks' 2-in-1 hand and body wash is in our list. It has aloe vera, green tea extract, neroli and geranium for a soothing, refreshing experience. Plus, the formula is free from parabens, sulfates, phthalates, silicones and harmful fillers so you don't have to worry about stripping natural oils from your skin.
RM118, available at Sephora
You won't see your skin peeling with this one—not even after constant washing. Ren's sulphate-free formulation has Atlantic kelp extract and magnesium PCA to actually nourish your hands with essential minerals as you wash them. Spot the aromatic blend of anti-fatigue essential oils as well—you can now talk with your hands.
RM105; available at Kens Apothecary
Keep a lookout for hand washes with moisturising ingredients such as shea butter to prevent dry, wrinkly hands. L'Occitane's detergent-free hand wash is enriched with shea butter and vegatable oils that are suitable for those with dry, sensitive or damaged skin.
RM85; available at L'Occitane
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