Aug 21, 2008

La Mer Hand Cream: The Best Dry Skin Solution for Hands & Feet

With fall coming, I am thinking about dry hands in the cold winter days. In the past I have avoided using hand lotion because my hands inevitably become oily and clammy because somehow the lotion is not being absorbed. After savvy sister got me into La Mer brand I decided to give the hand lotion a chance. Why not, it was a gift with purchase! Let me just say this is one of the best hand lotions I have applied on my hands and feet. My palms are no longer clammy after application; instead they are soft and hydrated. The only thing not so savvy is the retail price of $70 for a 3.4 ounce tube. I will still buy it because it is the only brand that won’t give me clammy hands. What is a savvy hand lotion that works well for you?

image: La Mer

17 comments:

  1. I think that brand is so good, but it's too expensive to me. I normally use a lotion by Yves Rocher or Body Shop and it's ok.

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  2. hi
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    really nice blog
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    Como foi o seu dia?
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  3. i should take better care of my hands
    i use hand cream everyday but i wash them so much, they dry quickly.

    hands are the first sign of aging as well.

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  4. From what I've heard about La Mer, you can't go wrong with their products. I have never saved enough to afford them, though:)) I am usually using Dove hand cream or an older body lotion I never got to use.

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  5. Hi there-I only know its brilliant as they have it in the harrods washrooms-totally gorgeous! I would use it money permitting!!

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  6. I have been wanting to try this. I am not a lover of La Mer for my face. It didn't do much for me. But, I am intrigued by the hand cream and the lip balm.

    I use the Kiehls super dry skin hand creme ( that is not the real name--but it is the tub of goo for seriously dry skin and callouses). It is a miracle in a bottle.

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  7. Recently, we were the recipients of many potions from a dr. that we know as she gets lots of creams, and the aquaphor is really nice. I will ask her if she has any word on LA MER - I painted for a client and was given the LA MER for my face and it is nice but has a strong smell.

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  8. my problem is not usually with my hands it's my feet that get really dry so I usually pick up something specific for that!

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  9. I am very happy that you left a comment on my blog so that I was able to trace it back to YOUR blog!

    It is FABULOUS!!!

    I will DEFINITELY be back here.

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  10. Thanks for the recommend - I LOVE all kinds of lotions!

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  11. i will have to ask for some for christmas, i do need a hand cream but thats a bit too expensive for me!!

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  12. Oh, I aspire to La Mer. I plan on buying lots of it when I become a big-time hedge fund manager someday ;)

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  13. Cupcakes and CashmereAugust 21, 2008

    i tried this hand lotion and fell in love! unfortunately, it's a bit expensive so i rely on my Bliss hand lotion that comes in a cute little blue bottle.

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  14. I love La Mer! I haven't tried the hand cream, though. It sounds fabulous. Wish I could find a way to justify that price tag... *sigh* -Julia

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  15. I might actually try Bliss lotion myself.... it helps to read comments doesn't it. ;P

    having said that.. if i could I will definitely try LA MER..

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  16. Eek! I'm bookmarking this one!

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  17. Wow... you are making me dig in my non-Hermes Kelly bag... well, at least it is a Coach Kelly looking bag... anyway... ok... here it is... L'Occitane en Provence Creme Mains... very nice for the hands!
    Speaking of Provence I hope you will be joining me tomorrow for a glass of wine!
    Enjoy your weekend... Fifi

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