This hand cream has gone viral on TikTok

Practical *and* trendy

Content Producer / December 20 2023

As many avid followers of beauty trends know, TikTok is a goldmine for discovering new and exciting products. Whether it be a new makeup style, application technique, or product, the app has it all. And the latest beauty topic making the rounds? Hand cream! Though, it’s not just any generic lotion. The latest sensation sweeping through the platform is the L'Occitane Hand Cream. 

Why L'Occitane hand cream is trending on TikTok

The L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream ($49 at L’Occitanne) has quickly become a viral sensation for its unique texture.

Comprised of 20 per cent shea butter, users of the app have marvelled at its ability to stand upright, a characteristic that not only demonstrates its rich consistency but also assures users of its deep moisturising properties. 

Despite its thickness, the cream is also touted as non-greasy, absorbing quickly into the skin to provide long-lasting hydration without leaving any residue. This balance of intensity and lightness makes it a standout product in the hand cream market.

Videos of the product have amassed millions of views each, leading to a broader discussion on the practical beauty staple that is hand cream.

Alternative Hand Cream Suggestions

While the L'Occitane Hand Cream is undoubtedly a popular choice, there are several other hand creams that deserve recognition for their unique benefits:

Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm

Known for its botanical aroma and skin-softening properties, this hand balm from Aesop is a delight for the senses. 

$39 at Adore Beauty

Grown Alchemist Hand Cream

This luxuriously hydrating cream is perfect for revitalising dry skin and is packed with nourishing botanical extracts. Beloved for its lightweight consistency, it’s a great choice for the Aussie summer.

$29 at Adore Beauty

Lanolips Rose Hand Cream Intense

Offering intense hydration with a lovely rose scent, this cream from Lanolips is a great option for those seeking a floral touch. 

$8.99 at Priceline

DU'IT Tough Hands for Her

Specifically designed for hard-working hands, this cream offers both repair and protection, ideal for those needing extra care.

$10.95 at Chemist Warehouse

Whether you're a fan of the viral L'Occitane Hand Cream or are on the hunt for something new, these suggestions offer a range of textures, fragrances, and benefits to suit different preferences and skin types. 

Main image credit: @iramshelton

Check out our extensive hand cream round-up here

Olga is BEAUTYcrew's Content Producer. When she's not writing about beauty, she's probably watching endless TikTok videos about the topic. Her extra one per cent of brain space is reserved for her two poodles. She can be easily bribed with a good blush or lip tint (take notes, please).

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