These £10 hand masks have great reviews for healing chapped skin and relieving dryness

Face masks are probably already a part of your weekly skin care regime. But now, more than ever, it’s our hands that are feeling the pressure.

To counteract the effect of constant washing and increase use of hand sanitiser (if you’re able to track some down, that is) investing in a good hand cream is an given. However, hand masks are another intensive option that can also give some relief – and Patchology’s Perfect 10 offering comes very highly recommended.

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Using gloves enriched with nourishing ingredients like glycerin, shea butter and macadamia and coconut oils, the masks take effect in just 10 minutes (although can be left on overnight) and deliver a dose of much-needed hydration to chapped, dry or otherwise damaged hands.

They even use the same insulation technology as space blankets to give a self-warming effect, which helps to soothe even further.

Customers on Space NK’s website, where the hand masks are still in stock at present, say that the product has been a real gamechanger for them, with many leaving five-star reviews.

‘This is a brilliant idea because it gives immediate results and doesn’t take long to do,’ said one. ‘The mitts are comfortable and easy to use and on a chilly day are really very cosy and pleasant. Hands definitely feel softer and more moisturised than after hand cream. It’s a small treat which can be very welcome after a tiresome day.’

patchology hand mask‘I bought these as my partner and I both suffer from really dry hands as we live in an area with hard water,’ added another. ‘After using them our hands felt hydrated and soft for a few days, so I would definitely use them again.’

‘I have arthritis in my hands so anything warming is lovely, but these can be used any time because they are luxurious to use,’ wrote a third. ‘I found that I can use them more than once because they are very generous with the mask and I hate to waste anything.’

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Patchology Perfect Ten Self-Warming Hand and Cuticle Mask, £10, Space NK

Of course, their comments were written before the coronavirus outbreak took hold, but they do still highlight just how useful the Perfect 10 pouches could be under current circumstances.

So if you’re struggling with soreness and thought you’d tried everything, getting your hands on one of these (in every sense) may be a worthwhile investment indeed.