One of these super-hydrating hand creams sells every nine seconds

It’s not unusual to spend hundreds of hours (not to mention pounds) taking care of the skin on your face and body – but hands are an area that’s often neglected.

However, not only are they said to be one of the first parts of your body to display signs of ageing, your hands also one of your most hardworking body parts – meaning that keeping them hydrated, soft and supple is no easy task.

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If you’re struggling to keep the moisture in your hands, or keen to make them a little fresher and plumper, The Body Shop’s £12 Hemp Hand Protector could be a worthy investment.

The soothing cream has over 2,000 five star reviews on the brand’s website, and is so popular that a tube flies of the shelves every nine seconds. Even people with chronically dry hands and skin conditions such as eczema sing the praises of the product, which uses Community Trade hemp seed oil to nourish and protect the skin.

‘This is the best hand cream you will ever buy,’ said one convert. ‘Before I tried this my hands were so dry they would crack and bleed.’

The Body Shop Hemp Hand Protector
The Body Shop

Hemp Hand Protector, £12, The Body Shop

‘I have incredibly sensitive skin, and my hands can get very dry very quickly,’ a third posted. ‘I’ve tried dozens of other hand creams and none get the job done as quickly and efficiently as this one!’

‘It’s super moisturising and fast-absorbing, and my favourite thing about it is that it’s not greasy at all (I absolutely hate greasy moisturisers). I would absolutely recommend this to everyone.’

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Body Shop’s Hemp range, and has seen the store release limited edition packaging, funds from which will go towards their re-wildtheworld conservation campaign. So if you’re planning on picking up a tube of your own, there’s no time like the present…