Product Review: Aveda Hand Relief

by Bionic Beauty on 27.Dec.2008 · 5 comments

Aveda Hand Relief lotion - reviewed by Bionic Beauty blog

Come winter time, I’m consistently on the hunt for a creamy hand lotion to prevent chapped, cracked winter hands.  During this annual hunt, I picked up Aveda’s Hand Relief.

This super creamy lotion quickly moisturized my damaged hands. As a bonus it healed and prevented my hang nails, seemed to improve the health of my nails, and really reduced the rough spots on my elbows. I only applied it while at home since it is a bit greasy for about 3 minutes after application. It’s lightly scented so that shouldn’t be an issue with users. After a week’s use, my hand skin was much improved! I even carry a small tin of this in my purse for when I need “emergency” moisture.

While it seems a bit pricey at $19 for a 4.2 ounce tube (available on Aveda.com), you only need a pea size amount for your hands. It will definitely last me a long time!

Feel free to check out the Hand Relief reviews over at TotalBeauty.com. I know I feel better if I read a few different opinions before buying something. Enjoy!

{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Nenette December 27, 2008 at 12:04 pm

Oh, this is one of my ultimate faves! A little too heavy for our humid summers, but awesome for desert-dry winters. Thanks for reviewing this!

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2 Deanna December 28, 2008 at 2:58 am

That is a little pricey but Aveda’s worth it! I love their products :)

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3 sheetal January 18, 2009 at 7:10 am

This is one of my favorite lotions for quick hand relief. Limnanthes alba( meadowform ) present in this product is known to be an effective moisturizer. This powerful hand lotion also has the anti-inflammatory properties of Licorice in it.

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4 Bionic Beauty January 18, 2009 at 12:20 pm

Sheetal, thank you SO much for sharing your knowledge and experience with this product! How did you start learning so much about skin care and herbal properties?

Welcome to Bionic Beauty! I hope I’ll see you on here in the future.

Cheers,
Jami (aka BB)

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5 OG April 16, 2009 at 6:38 pm

LOVE IT!!! My brother manages a salon and he started buying me the hand and foot relief for Xmas and I have been hooked every since. I smoke so my hands are always dry but this stuff is well worth the price.

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