There are heaps of things to look forward to when the temperature drops, like pumpkin spice lattes, cashmere jumpers and cosy nights in - although dry, chapped hands definitely isn't one of them.
But finding a hand cream that smooths away rough patches and heals painful cracks is no mean feat. Most are either disappointingly watery or overly greasy - cue a slew of panicked Tweets for the nearest phone screen repair shop.
Luckily for you guys, though, we know our stuff when it comes to properly looking after our mitts.
Check out our pick of the best hand creams, lotions and balms no handbag is complete without.More
With probiotics to heal and support the skin's protective barrier as well as ultra nourishing shea butter and smoothing lactic acid, you only need a tiny bit of Gallinée's hand cream to banish all signs of cracked skin and shabby cuticles. Plus, it smells gorgeous and absorbs in seconds.
Thanks to the ultra-moisturising duo of shea butter and coconut oils, ragged cuticles and rough knuckles don't stand a chance against AESOP's sell-out hand balm - and we can vouch for that. With added mandarin orange, lavender and rosemary leaf, it lifts the senses as it nurtures.