Hand And Body Products

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Having the right hand and body cream is one key to having comfortable, healthy, and youthful-looking skin. Make sure you put as much thought into your hand and body cream as you do your other skin care products by knowing what’s inside, and what works best for your skin type.

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Good Ingredients

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Unfavorable Ingredients

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The Body Shop Hemp Hand Protector

8/28 Best Ingredients
16/28 Good Ingredients
4/28 Unfavorable Ingredients
12/28 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
3
  • glycerin
    Glycerin. Effects include significant improvement in the hydration of the outer layer of skin, reduction of small wrinkles
  • cannabis sativa seed oil
    Hemp Seed. Antioxidant
Healing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
2
  • panthenol
    Vitamin B5. Heals broken or itchy skin
  • allantoin
    Allantoin. Heals damaged skin
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
3
  • dimethicone
    Dimethicone. Moisturizer
  • glyceryl stearate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • methyl soyate
    Methyl Soyate. Emollient
Abrasive Ingredients
2
  • copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax
    Carnauba Wax. Thickening agent and exfoliator
  • talc
    Talc. Abrasive agent
Cleansing Ingredients
3
Protective Ingredients
1
  • beeswax
    Beeswax. Protects skin, prevents quick drying of the skin
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • myristyl myristate
    Myristyl Myristate. Skin-conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
9
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • cetearyl alcohol
    Cetearyl Alcohol. Thickening agent
  • ricinus communis (castor) seed oil
    Castor Oil. Emulsifying agent. Patients with occupational dermatoses may have a reaction to castor oil
  • c12 15 alkyl benzoate
    C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate. Thickening agent
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • hydrogenated castor oil
    Castor Oil. Emulsifying agent. Patients with occupational dermatoses may have a reaction to castor oil
  • chromium oxide greens
    Chromium Oxide Greens. Cosmetic color. Considered safe as used in cosmetics
  • iron oxides
    Iron Oxides. Color
Unfavorable Ingredients
4
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JASON Cocoa Butter Hand & Body Lotion

12/24 Best Ingredients
6/24 Good Ingredients
6/24 Unfavorable Ingredients
8/24 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
3
Healing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
5
  • helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil
    Sunflower Seed Oil. Sunflower seed oil is used as an emollient. It is a good source of Vitamin E and helps heal dry skin.
  • persea gratissima (avocado) oil
    Avocado. Moisturizes and heals damaged skin.
  • chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • allantoin
    Allantoin. Heals damaged skin
  • panthenol
    Vitamin B5. Heals broken or itchy skin
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
4
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
    Caprylic Acid. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • glyceryl stearate se
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • dimethicone
    Dimethicone. Moisturizer
  • theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter
    Cacao Oil. Emollient, skin protecting properties
Cleansing Ingredients
1
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • ethylhexyl palmitate
    Octyl Palmitate. Lubricant
Neutral Ingredients
4
  • aqua (water)
    Aqua. Water
  • hydroxyethylcellulose
    Hydroxyethyl Cellulose. Emulsifying and thickening agent
  • carbomer
    Carbomer. Controls consistency
  • fragrance (parfum)
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
6
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Alba Botanica Hawaiian Hand and Body Lotion Cocoa Butter

18/40 Best Ingredients
13/40 Good Ingredients
9/40 Unfavorable Ingredients
17/40 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
4
  • aleurites moluccana seed oil
    Kukui Nut Oil. Moisturizing and antioxidant properties. Contains vitamins A, C and E
  • tocopheryl acetate
    Vitamin E. Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, possesses skin protecting properties that reduce skin aging.
Healing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
7
  • helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil
    Sunflower Seed Oil. Sunflower seed oil is used as an emollient. It is a good source of Vitamin E and helps heal dry skin.
  • linum usitatissimum (linseed) seed oil
    Flaxseed. Anti-inflammatory properties
  • carica papaya (papaya) fruit extract
    Papaya. Anti-inflammatory properties, used to heal burns
  • laminaria digitata extract
    Horsetail Kelp. Algae, skin-conditioning agent, skin healing properties
  • allantoin
    Allantoin. Heals damaged skin
  • panthenol
    Vitamin B5. Heals broken or itchy skin
  • sorbitol
    Sorbitol. Repairs and moisturizes skin
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
7
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
    Caprylic Acid. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • dimethicone
    Dimethicone. Moisturizer
  • butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
  • macadamia ternifolia seed oil
    Macadamia Nut. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil
    Jojoba. Moisturizer
  • theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter
    Cacao Oil. Emollient, skin protecting properties
  • glyceryl stearate se
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Abrasive Ingredients
1
  • ananas sativus (pineapple) fruit extract
    Pineapple. Exfoliator
Cleansing Ingredients
2
  • stearic acid
    Stearic Acid. Surfactant, softening agent.
Conditioning Ingredients
2
  • zingiber officinale (ginger) root extract
    Butterfly Ginger Root. Skin conditioning agent
  • sodium riboflavin phosphate
    Sodium Riboflavin Phosphate. Skin-conditioning agent. Derivative of Vitamin B.
Neutral Ingredients
8
  • aqua (water)
    Aqua. Water
  • cetearyl alcohol
    Cetearyl Alcohol. Thickening agent
  • sodium pca
    Sodium Pca. Emulsifying agent
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • alcohol
    Alcohol. If in large quantities, alcohol can be irritating and/or damaging to skin.
  • ethylhexylglycerin
    Ethyl Hexyl Glycerin. Preservative derived from natural substances
  • fragrance (parfum)
    Fragrance.
  • caramel
    Caramel. Color, fragrance
Unfavorable Ingredients
9
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Aveeno Positively Ageless Skin Strengthening Hand Cream

9/22 Best Ingredients
8/22 Good Ingredients
5/22 Unfavorable Ingredients
8/22 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
2
Healing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
3
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
4
  • petrolatum
    Petrolatum. Helps other moisturizing ingredients by keeping them on the skin longer
  • isopropyl palmitate
    Palm Oil. Moisturizer
  • butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
  • dimethicone
    Dimethicone. Moisturizer
Cleansing Ingredients
2
  • distearyldimonium chloride
    Distearyldimonium Chloride. Surfactant, cleansing agent
  • citric acid
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • dodecylhexadecanol
    Dodecylhexadecanol. Emulsifier
  • steareth21
    Steareth. Emulsifying agent
  • aluminum starch octenylsuccinate
    Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate. Thickening agent
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
  • cetyl hydroxyethylcellulose
    Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose. Thickener
Unfavorable Ingredients
5
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The Body Shop Coconut Hand Cream

9/28 Best Ingredients
14/28 Good Ingredients
5/28 Unfavorable Ingredients
10/28 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
2
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
7
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride (emollient)
    Caprylic Acid. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • prunus amygdalus dulcis oil/prunus amygdalus dulcis (sweet almond) oil (skin conditioning agent occlusive)
    Sweet Almond. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • pentaerythrityl distearate (skin conditioning agent emollient)
    Pentaerythrityl Distearate. Emollient, skin conditioning agent
  • caprylyl glycol (skin conditioning agent)
    Caprylyl Glycol. Skin conditioner, moisturizer
  • orbignya oleifera seed oil (emollient)
    Babassu. Emollient, skin conditioning agent
  • cocos nucifera oil/cocos nucifera (coconut) oil (emollient/hair conditioner)
    Coconut Oil. Skin-conditioning agent, moisturizing properties
  • butyrospermum parkii butter/butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter (skin conditioning agent emollient)
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
Cleansing Ingredients
2
  • citric acid (ph adjuster)
    Citric Acid. Natural preservative, chelating agent, removes unwanted compounds from the skin.
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • myristamidopropyl pg dimonium chloride phosphate (skin conditioning agent)
    Myristamidopropyl Pg Dimonium Chloride Phosphate. Skin conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
11
  • aqua/water (solvent/diluent)
    Aqua. Water
  • sodium polyacrylate (film former/viscosity increasing agent)
    Sodium Polyacrylate. Absorbing agent
  • parfum/fragrance (fragrance)
    Fragrance.
  • cetearyl alcohol (emulsifier)
    Cetearyl Alcohol. Thickening agent
  • cetearyl glucoside (surfactant)
    Cetearyl Glucoside. Emulsifying agent
  • sodium stearoyl glutamate (skin conditioning agent)
    Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate. Emulsifying agent
  • xanthan gum (viscosity modifier)
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • coumarin (fragrance
    Coumarin. Fragrance. Does not irritate skin contrary to popular belief.
  • limonene (fragrance ingredient)
    Limonene. Fragrance
  • caramel (colorant)
    Caramel. Color, fragrance
  • ci 14700/red 4 (colorant)
    Pigment. Pigment for skin care products.
Unfavorable Ingredients
5
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NIVEA Extended Moisture Body Lotion

9/20 Best Ingredients
7/20 Good Ingredients
4/20 Unfavorable Ingredients
3/20 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
1
Healing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
1
  • panthenol
    Vitamin B5. Heals broken or itchy skin
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
7
  • isopropyl palmitate
    Palm Oil. Moisturizer
  • glyceryl glucoside
    Glyceryl Glucoside. Increases AQP3 mRNA levels in the skin and reduced transepidermal water loss.
  • dimethicone
    Dimethicone. Moisturizer
  • glyceryl stearate se
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • petrolatum
    Petrolatum. Helps other moisturizing ingredients by keeping them on the skin longer
  • glyceryl stearate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • hydrogenated coco glycerides
    Coco-glycerides. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent
Cleansing Ingredients
1
  • sodium cetearyl sulfate
    Sodium Cetearyl Sulfate. Cleansing agent
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • c13 16 isoparaffin
    C13-16 Isoparaffin. Solvent, viscosity decreasing agent
  • cetearyl alcohol
    Cetearyl Alcohol. Thickening agent
Unfavorable Ingredients
4
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Peter Thomas Roth Mega-Rich Body Lotion

14/33 Best Ingredients
11/33 Good Ingredients
8/33 Unfavorable Ingredients
11/33 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
4
Healing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
3
  • panthenol
    Vitamin B5. Heals broken or itchy skin
  • anthemis nobilis (chamomile) flower extract
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • humulus lupulus (hops) extract
    Hops Extract. Skin-conditioning agent with anti-inflammatory properties
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
7
  • glyceryl stearate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
    Caprylic Acid. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • isopropyl myristate
    Isopropyl Myristate. Emollient
  • cetearyl ethylhexanoate
    Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate. Emollient
  • butyrospermumparkii (shea butter)
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
  • dimethicone
    Dimethicone. Moisturizer
  • ppg 3 myristyl ether
    Ppg-3 Myristyl Ether. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Cleansing Ingredients
3
Protective Ingredients
1
  • rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf extract
    Rosemary. Antimicrobial, skin-conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
7
  • (water) aqua
    Aqua. Water
  • cetearyl alcohol
    Cetearyl Alcohol. Thickening agent
  • parfum
    Fragrance.
  • carbomer
    Carbomer. Controls consistency
  • sodium dehydroacetate
    Sodium Dehydroacetate. Preservative
  • pinus sylvestris cone extract
    Pinus Sylvestris Cone. Pine fragrance ingredient
  • limonene
    Limonene. Fragrance
Unfavorable Ingredients
8
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Avalon Organics Lavender Hand & Body Lotion

19/40 Best Ingredients
9/40 Good Ingredients
12/40 Unfavorable Ingredients
23/40 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
7
Healing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
7
  • carthamus tinctorius (safflower) seed oil(1)
    Safflower. Lubricant, heals dry and damaged skin.
  • chamomilla recutita (matricaria) flower extract(1)
    Chamomile. Anti-inflammatory properties. Rare cases of chamomile allergy exist.
  • echinacea angustifolia extract(1)
    Echinacea. Skin-soothing, anti-irritating
  • linum usitatissimum (linseed) oil(1)
    Flaxseed. Anti-inflammatory properties
  • persea gratissima (avocado) oil(1)
    Avocado. Moisturizes and heals damaged skin.
  • bisabolol
    Bisabolol. Oil usually derived from chamomile. Soothing properties.
  • sodium hyaluronate
    Sodium Hyaluronate. Heals damaged skin
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
5
  • glyceryl stearate se
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • avena sativa (oat) bran
    Oat. Moisturizer
  • butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter(1)
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
  • cocos nucifera (coconut) oil(1)
    Coconut Oil. Skin-conditioning agent, moisturizing properties
  • caprylic/capric triglyceride
    Caprylic Acid. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent, emollient
Cleansing Ingredients
2
  • stearic acid
    Stearic Acid. Surfactant, softening agent.
Protective Ingredients
1
  • cucumis sativus (cucumber) fruit extract(1)
    Cucumber. Anti-inflamatory properties
Neutral Ingredients
6
  • aqua (water)
    Aqua. Water
  • sodium stearoyl glutamate
    Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate. Emulsifying agent
  • xanthan gum
    Xanthan Gum. Thickening agent
  • alcohol(1)
    Alcohol. If in large quantities, alcohol can be irritating and/or damaging to skin.
  • coumarin
    Coumarin. Fragrance. Does not irritate skin contrary to popular belief.
  • limonene
    Limonene. Fragrance
Unfavorable Ingredients
12
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NIVEA Smooth Daily Moisture Body Lotion

7/20 Best Ingredients
8/20 Good Ingredients
5/20 Unfavorable Ingredients
4/20 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
3
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
4
  • caprylic (capric triglycerides)
    Caprylic Acid. Coconut oil based skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • dimethicone
    Dimethicone. Moisturizer
  • glyceryl stearate
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • butyrospermum parkii (shea butter) (shea butter)
    Shea Butter. Very effective skin moisturizer.
Cleansing Ingredients
2
  • peg 40 stearate
    Peg Monostearate. Cleansing agent
Conditioning Ingredients
2
  • cyclopentasiloxane
    Cyclopentasiloxane. Lubricant
  • cyclohexasiloxane
    Cyclohexasiloxane. Silicone
Neutral Ingredients
4
  • water
    Aqua. Water
  • fragrance
    Fragrance.
Unfavorable Ingredients
5
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NIVEA Skin Firming Hydration Body Lotion

8/21 Best Ingredients
8/21 Good Ingredients
5/21 Unfavorable Ingredients
2/21 Natural Ingredients
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Anti-aging Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
4
Moisturizing Ingredients (Best For Hand and Body)
4
  • glyceryl stearate se
    Glyceryl Monoester. Skin-conditioning agent, emollient
  • dicaprylyl ether
    Dicaprylyl Ether. Skin conditioner, emollient
Cleansing Ingredients
1
  • stearic acid
    Stearic Acid. Surfactant, softening agent.
Protective Ingredients
1
Conditioning Ingredients
1
  • 1 methylhydantoin 2 imide
    1-methylhydantoin-2-imide. Skin-conditioning agent
Neutral Ingredients
5
Unfavorable Ingredients
5