Dry Hands? Here’s The Best Hand Creams, From Drugstore Brands to Luxury SkincareBetween hand-washing, sanitizers, and lots of cleaning, your hands might be coming up dry. Give your hands some TLC with these hand creams.
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories, whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you! Washing your hands is an absolute must, all day, everyday, but with the current times, it’s even more crucial. If we were averaging 3 or so hand washes a day, we might be up to 8-10x now! With the rise of the Corona Virus, we've been reaching for the strongest soaps, sanitizers and wipes we can find. But the cost of keeping germ-free has left us with pretty dry, irritated hands. Queue nourishing hand creams—the perfect remedy to soothe and deliver intense moisture to our pruny, but very clean, hands. We've put together a list of handy creams ranging from drug store favorites to some more indulgent skincare products to tide us through these trying times—because even when things get tough, we can still find joy in the little things.Burt's Bees Almond & Milk Hand Cream
BURT’S BEESAlmond & Milk Hand CreamBurt’s Bees stays true to form with this 99% natural formula. Made with sweet almond oil and plenty of vitamin E, it gives you that much needed dose of moisture and nourishes your hands back to life. With the addition of beeswax, all that moisture is locked in for longer and delivers extra smooth hands. This cream works great for those pesky dry spots on your elbows, feet and knees too!L’occitane Shea Butter Intesive Hand Balm
L'OCCITANEShea Butter Intensive Hand BalmThe quintessential hand cream brand, L’occitane harnesses the power of ultra-rich shea butter to really nourish and soften your hands. These purse-friendly tubes are perfect for when you leave the house. Their formula literally melts into your hand and helps soothe any itches or flakey skin. Use it daily, and you’ll find it forms a protective layer on your hands that prevents them from drying out easily.Eucerin Advanced Repair Hand Creme
EucerinAdvanced Repair Hand CremeSilky smooth and super absorbent, Eucerin is a dermatologist-recommended brand that really comes through on repairing dry skin. Made to bring relief to those with eczema, this advanced creme not only repairs but increases cell turnover to give you younger-looking hands. It gently exfoliates with each application to help you smooth out any rough patches on your palm and fingers. Great if you’re looking for a non-greasy hand creme that actively works to lock in the moisture.Caudalie Hand and Nail Cream
CAUDALIEHand and Nail CreamThis vegan hand and nail cream delivers antioxidants on top of its nourishing properties. It’s lightweight and leaves you with silky-textured hands and a delicate perfume. Made with organic fair trade shea butter, its concentrated moisture active ingredients work to provide lasting comfort and relieve any tightness brought about by washing your hands often.AmLactin Daily Moisturizing Body Lotion
AmlactinDaily Moisturizing Body LotionGet more bang for your buck with this daily body lotion! Designed to moisturize your whole body profoundly, it does a hell of a job on your hands too. With its super gently exfoliation, it boosts your skin’s natural renewal process, keeping a youthful look at your fingertips. With the addition of lactic acid, it actively increases water absorption and moisture retention, preventing your hands from getting dry in the long run. Super creamy and restorative, this one’s a no brainer if you find yourself with dry skin on your hands, feet, arms and body.
KIEHL'S SINCE 1851 Ultimate Strength Hand Salve
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Kiehl'sUltimate Strength Hand SalveBringing out the big guns, this Kiehl’s formula is favored by those who experience a lot of wear and tear on their hands, whether that be extreme weather or manual labor. Its blend of botanicals and olive oil extracts instantly soothe weary hands, conditioning them and smoothing out uneven textures. It forms a thin film around the skin, allowing your hands to draw moisture from the air, and preventing any water loss.Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Hand Cream with Hyaluronic Acid
NeutrogenaHydro Boost Hand Gel CreamThirsty hands will love this gel for its barely-there feel and non-greasy application. Said to keep your hands hydrated for up to 24 hours, this cream uses a hint of hyaluronic acid to boost skin cell hydration and then keep it locked in. You’ll notice softer hands with a few uses as to works to maintain an optimal moisture balance in your skin.Jo Malone London Lime Basil & Mandarin Body & Hand LotionFreshly scented with citrus, fruits and amber wood, this Jo Malone hand lotion not only hydrates fast but will leave you fingers and palms with a subtle but alluring scent. Infused with coconut oil, this lotion sinks in quickly and leave your skin feeling like velvet. You’ll find the smell diffusing throughout the day, almost like a light perfume. Ideal for daily use and moderately dry hands.Algenist Genius Liquid Collagen Hand CreamPacked with collagen and shea butter, this lightweight lotion delivers fast-acting and lasting hydration. If you’re looking to brighten and improve any dark spots on top of that, this cream is the one for you! Enriched with Vitamins E and C, it evens out your skin tone over time, and its active vegan collagen strengthens’ your hand's elasticity. Giving your hands an all-round more youthful appearance and baby soft feel.Aveeno Skin Relief Intense Moisture Hand Cream This thicker formula is ideal for those who need a little extra care. Made up of a blend of oatmeal extracts, this natural source of hydration maintains your skin’s moisture barrier and protects it. It even lasts through washing your hands and brings intense relief for 24 hours. Primed to restore cracked hands, it absorbs instantly leaving them smooth and supple.Have you tried any of these hand creams? Did you find one that knocks these out of the park? Check out more beauty reviews on Cherie to discover the best of beauty and add your voice to our community! Download the app to find out more.
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How to Get More Use Out of Your Bright Colors💕
HELLOOOOOOO! I had a much needed mini break yesterday so there was no post BUT TODAY... I wanted to share some awesome tips since for most of us it’s fall/winter season and many of our bright colors are hibernating until spring! If you’re a person who typically says no to bright pinks, oranges, neon greens, etc. in the fall/winter season or don’t know what to do with them, here’s how you can utilize those colors to benefit your look/wardrobe! I set an example in this photograph of a very wearable but bright makeup look. Here’s how I got it to look “put together” without needed to add a boatload of other colors or create a high contrast. By exploring these techniques you can get a softer look but still stay in the same color spectrum 1. Play with the tones of the shade and apply it to different areas of the face! It can be difficult to use multiple shades of the same color spectrum on the face because things can turn messy/muddy very quickly. You might even look sunburnt if you’re using pinks. This can be due to the fact that some colors have the same undertone that creates the final product. Your skintone also plays a role in how the final results will look. The easiest thing you can do is play with these undertones. Have some fun with shades that can be cool or warm in undertone. You can balance out the face by having some cool tones in certain areas and warm in others. This way you won’t look “sickly”, “crazy”, or sunburnt” at the end of everything. In photo 2, you can see towards my eye area that it’s slightly “warmer” than the makeup on the rest of my face, specifically my upper lid area. The shade I created was a mixture of the color “Wild” and “Delicate” from Violet Voss - Sakura Blossom Eyeshadow and Pressed Pigment Palette , which are both warm in color/undertone. Next, I added a light cool-toned pink on my lower lid. I wanted the eyes and cheeks to capture most of the attention. Therefore, adding the cool-toned pink helped add dimension without taking away the focal points of the upper lid and cheeks. The idea is to have a sense of balance. 2. Play with Textures! If you have a ton of shades that have bright colored sparkles/shimmers and don’t know what to do with them, use them here! Imagine this being your wardrobe. You can enhance certain patterns in a blouse or t shirt with another pattern. This concept is the same for eyeshadows/face makeup. The micro-particles can really rejuvenate your makeup and enhance the look to create dimension. Imagine have a full face of the same color of bright matte pink. There might not be that UMPH you see in your typical editorials/makeup photos. By adding some highlights and other textures, it will give your eyes something to look at! Use shimmers that may have a similar color profile if you want a unified look. Other Products Used: WAYNE GOSS - The Weightless Veil Blush Palette 3CE - Velvet Lip Tint Happy Experimenting!
pre + post Halloween-Makeup skincare routine
Hi!! With halloween around the corner and face paints and heavy makeup inevitable, I wanted to share some products that I think would be helpful to making sure your skin stays safe and protected under makeup, and things to do post makeup to minimize irritation and acne. Besides your normal routine, here are some things you can add! Obviously I don’t suggest adding all these things in one day, but if you have some of these and you know they work for you, try it out! My skin type: sensitive, acne-prone, rosacea, combo My skin concern: redness, hyperpigmentation Pre Halloween Skincare: + FARMACY - Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Mask this is one of my favorite hydrating masks; it has a warming effect and it’s very healing. The antioxidants can protect from free radicals and provide a quick moisture barrier recovery. Use it very lightly and it washes off SO well. Smells a bit like honey. + FARMACY - Deep Sweep this toner is absolutely heavenly, it’s great for preparing your skin for incoming acne and clearing up oily skin and extra sebum. Not a lot of fragrance, which is great. This is perfect for halloween because salicylic acid is a bit photosensitive, but at night time there and under masks there is very little that could go wrong in that sense. + #Romer - Treatment[products]#[FourStars] this product is fairly new to me, but I am very excited about it. It’s a moisturizer/treatment combo, so you can leave it on or wash it off as a mask. I prefer to leave it on; it’s very soothing and rich, so it hydrates my skin so well. Smells very fresh and also a bit like fruit! It’s made with niacinamide and prickly pear, so it’s nourishing as well as a little clarifying. Post Halloween Skincare: + PLANT APOTHECARY - Not A Spot Acne Treatment Mask you know how you can FEEL acne coming after a long day of wearing makeup or sweating or whatever? This mask is perfect for it! I usually use this as a spot treatment unless my skin is really bad - it can be drying on normal or dry skin. If you’re oily or combo, just use sparingly. It’s a powder so you have to follow the directions and mix it with water (or your favorite serum or essence or toner), I usually just do water, and then it’s like a paste! Not much of a smell, but I do like the gentleness of it. + SNP - Cicaronic Sheet Mask after acne masks or clay masks, I like to follow up with a hydrating sheet mask to soothe and calm my skin. This one is perfect - made with centella asiatica aka cica - and the sheet mask actually fits my face for the first time ever! This will add some hydration back into your skin post acne/clay mask and prep for the rest of your routine. Smells like fresh cut grass!
lily collins 🍷 inspired look
Have you guys seen Emily in Paris? I know its stereotypical, unrealistic, and kindofunfairtothefrench but... It was so entertaining. I binged it in 2 days. I also found Emily’s actress, Lily Collins, super pretty. She looks like Snow White in so many makeup looks, so I tried my hand at once. This is what she wore in the 2017 Oscars. Here’s a few tips for how I did this look! 🍷 TIPS 🍷 ￼￼￼Start the liner with pencil. And keep it in the outer corner of your eyes. The pencil should emphasize your upper and lower outer corners to frame the wing. I used my PHYSICIANS FORMULA - Eye Boost Gel Eyeliner Trio ￼￼￼Avoid felt-tipped liner. Ironically, that’s what I used here. The L'ORÉAL - Infallible Super Slim Liquid Eyeliner IS great quality and value. Its opaque and hasn’t gone bad with on/off use in 2 years. The finish is sort of shiny, and it glides on easy. Buuuut for this look, go for full paint liquid liner. It’ll make the wing more pronounced, and less likely to fray. The felt tip is great, but the ink can run low for this kind of look. ￼￼￼Use white + light eyeshadow to emphasize the space. This helps a LOT. It doesn’t look like it at first, but this look has shadow! I used the URBAN DECAY - UD x Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palettepalette. Take a color that’s your skin color (but shimmery) and apply it all over your eyelid. (I used the shade Bathwater) Put a MINIMAL amount of brown crease shadow at the outer edge (Anaheim). Do a bright inner corner highlight (Blonde) AAAAAND fill in the space between your black liner (Blonde). It might soften the black liner- No worries, pure liquid liner can easily go over it again. Still, using skin-toned / brighter shadow really makes the black pop! ￼￼￼Make your lashes biggest at the center. Guys I had to redo my lashes like 10 times. And I trimmed the ends a LOT. It doesn’t even make it across my entire lid, but that’s okay- To match Lilly Collin’s look, center the lashes. Opt for a frayed look like e.l.f. - Natural Lash Kit so it opens your eyes without hiding the liner. I personally like this lash set and glue. The lashes are a little fragile, but they’re comfortable. And I like that the glue is clear- You can’t see all the places I accidentally got it on my eye. 🤡 ￼￼Pick a lip color with sheen. Her lips aren’t fully matte in this picture. But I like that- they have a pretty glow. I went for a more berry looking color. The NYX - Soft Matte Metallic Lip Cream in Madrid is just as good as the regular matte lip colors. They’re not drying, and they’re super pigmented. ￼￼And finally, a subtle blush. I found that peach/ amber goes well with this look. Apply it to the apples of your cheek, and avoid the under eyes. This will make the eye area look more open. I used the BOURJOIS - Little Round Pot Blusher in Rose Amber. A little hard to swatch, but pretty and subtle!
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Create A Subtle Cat Eye Using Lash Extensions💕
This post is dedicated to those of you who don’t want or can’t use a lash strip! If you have a subtle eyeshadow look, a great way to enhance your natural eyeshape is to use individual lash extensions! It’ll give you that your lash but better look and create a charming “atmosphere” around the eye. You don’t have to be a lash artist to do it. All you need is some classic lash glue and individual lashes from a place like LASHIFY - AMPLIFY GOSSAMER LASHES For this eyelook, I created a Demi lash towards the outer corner. A Demi lash is essentially a lash that is about 1/3rd long of a normal strip lash. Starting for the end of the outer corner I used three individual lashes beginning with a 14mm size at the outermost corner. Next would be a 12mm and a finally a 10mm. You can see the difference it makes in the first photo vs the second. In the second photo, I just have mascara, whereas the first photo I have the 3 individual lashes! Tips: 1. Curl and put on your mascara BEFORE you put on the individual lashes. The mascara will provide a sturdy base for the individual lashes to attach to. 2. Use a tweezer to assist with your application and attach the lash to your lash line. DO NOT put it directly on the waterline because this will cause irritation. You do want to be close to it though! 3. I use the lash glue from house of lashes. It’s comfortable and not clumpy. Place the glue on the individual lash like you would normally would on a strip lash. You only need A LITTLE bit of glue. Placing too much will cause difficulty in sticking and it’ll get all over your lashes. Another glue you could use or try is the DUO - DUO Brush-on Adhesive Enjoy your flirty “natural” lashes 💕😄
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