REVIEW: Elemis Pro Radiance Hand And Nail Cream

I love trying out new hand creams and carry about 2 different creams in my handbag (strange I know). So I was happy when I attended the Olympia Beauty event and we were given this cream in the press bags. I have heard a lot about the Elemis Spa Home range, but have never tried it out as I have my staple products which I'm happy with. However, change can be good. The cream is an anti-ageing hand and nail cream with a silicon-free texture. I love rich hand creams where you feel like your hands and nails have really been moisturised. Especially as it is getting colder, you really do need a rich cream to combat the dryness that is brought on by the cold weather. This cream is really smooth and has a thick consistency when you apply it, then it is quickly absorbed into the skin. However, what I found was that because it was quickly absorbed into my skin, I felt like I needed to use more applications as my hands didn't really feel that moisturised after one application. I think it is a good hand cream if you're not a fan of thick and rich creams. For me personally, it is not as rich as I would have liked it to be.


If you want an extra conditioning boost, then you can apply the cream generously and cover with cotton gloves and leave overnight. I haven't tried this yet as I don't like feeling restricted when I sleep. I must say though, the hand cream has an amazing fragrance. It is fragranced with a luxury blend of white flowers. The hand cream retails at around £23 for this 100ml tube. It is quite pricey but it is a higher end hand cream which I would probably get again, but would use it in the summer months.

Have you tried any of the Elemis Spa Home Range?



7 comments:

  1. Great review! I am looking forward to trying mine out, not yet done so. I am also a massive fan of hand creams and have at least one (if not more) in my bag! I guess we are both strange like that?!
    I saw this hand cream on a TV show a while back and the anti-aging results of it were better than a £250 treatment that this lady had on her hands (I think it was some kind of laser treatment.
    All the best
    Grace xx

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  2. great review, this sounds really great!
    hareem xx
    http://iheartmexo.blogspot.com/

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  3. Thanks for the lovely comments ladies! :)

    @Grace ~ I can't wait to hear what you think about it! x

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  4. I think sleeping with cotton gloves require a bit of getting used to - I'm suffering from very bad eczema on my hands and I have found that the only thing that can ease the pain a bit is slathering on a thick hand cream, lotion or balm and then slip on cotton gloves to ensure the product is properly absorbed and moisturize my hands better. I swear I woke up every single night for a week straight and I found my gloves somewhere on my bed - I had removed them without even knowing! But I would advise you to try again until you feel comfortable x

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  5. I used to work for Elemis and I have to say I found this hand cream a little disappointing. It smells divine but the texture is sort of slimey and leaves a residue on your hands. You should try their Pro Collagen hand cream if you prefer a rich texture, it doesn't smell as good though! Personally I love L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream xx

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