9+ Vegan Hand Creams You'll Love

Hand cream is a necessity in winter and something worth having. All of these options are vegan meaning they will not contain any animal products or any ingredients derived from animals.

In this guide, we want to share the top 10 vegan hand creams that are currently on the market in the UK. 

1. Heath Hand Salve

RRP: £10 

Key Ingredients:

  • Refreshing mint
  • Lavender 
  • Shea Butter 

This refreshing hand salve is reinforced with pro-vitamin B5 to encourage and support moisturised hands. Whilst the inclusion of Pollustop stops premature ageing and the effects of pollution.

It is hard-working and will stay and support your hands with all that they are put through in our day to day lives.

2. Neals Yard Organic Defence Hand Cream

RRP: £6 

Key Ingredients:

  • Citrus
  • Thyme
  • Aloe

This classic brand hand cream is full of soothing and nourishing ingredients that are all organic and natural. Through not using any artificial scents or ingredients this hand cream will not cause any irritation for those with sensitive skin.

3. Pai Heavy Mettle Fragonia & Sea Buckthorn Rescue Hand Cream

RRP: £18

Key Ingredients:

  • Fragonia
  • Sea Buckthorn
  • Rosehip

This option is perfect for those with particularly sensitive skin and suffering from chronic dry and constantly chapped hands. The ingredients list from fragonia to rosehip offer a soft and gentle and nourishing cream which will last throughout the day.

vegan hand cream application

4. Grown Alchemist Intensive Hand Cream

RRP: £19

Key Ingredients:

  • Perisan Rose
  • Argan extract
  • Sweet Orange 

Another great option because this hand cream uses active ingredients to soften and soothe undernourished and overworked hands.

The addition of the Persian rose with Argan oil allow for the elasticity to be restored and for the over composition of the skin to be strengthened. 

5. Bramley Hand Cream with Lavender, Geranium & Petitgrain Essential Oils

RRP: £16

Key Ingredients:

  • Lavender
  • Geranium 
  • Petitgrain 

This option is created from a simple formula and the brand is known for their attention to detail of the sustainability of their packaging (all of it is 100% recycled, recyclable or biodegradable).

Supported with the addition of essential oils it allows for the benefits of the natural ingredients to benefit and soothe the skin.

6.The Body Shop Fuji Green Tea™ Hand Cream

RRP: £5

Key Ingredients: 

  • Fuji Green Tea
  • Shea from Ghana 
  • Sweet Almond

This fresh-scented hand cream is made up of revitalising and energising ingredients to help and protect your hands. It’s light and gel-based formula allows for easy absorption and no waiting time when waiting for the cream to sink in.

This cream can also be used on cuticles.

7. Antipodes Deliverance Kowhai Flower Hand Cream

RRP: £16.99

Key Ingredients:

  • Avocado Oil
  • Macadamia nut Oil 
  • Marigold Oil

This options offers carefully thought our ingredients and is particularly suited for stressed and tired skin. This cream also includes many crucial vitamins from Vitamin A, E and B.

The combination of sweet orange, tonka bean and sandalwood provides a refreshing fragrance each time you use it.

hand cream application

8. Lush Helping Hands Hand Cream

RRP: £9.00

Key Ingredients:

  • Chamomile Water
  • Almond Oil 
  • Honey 

This option present another hand cream from a cult brand in the vegan beauty space. When your hands are dry and tired and needing some moisture, this Lush hand cream will deliver in all aspects.

With a total ground of only 18 ingredients creating sweet combinations of cocoa butter, honey, chamomile this option is nourishing and calming after a long day.

9. Dr Organic Virgin Coconut Oil Hand & Nail Cream


Key Ingredients:

  • Coconut Oil
  • Fruit Extract
  • Aloe 

This option offered by the classic Holland and Barrett brand is available in many other scents. But in particular, this scent is a classic with good reason.

The use of bioactive ingredients contributes to softer and replenished skin after use. 

The ingredients used in this hand cream are organically certified and free from any bad ingredients such as SLS or mineral oils.

This hand cream also has a multi-purpose element to it because it can also be used on cuticles.

10. Blushberry Bontanicals Organic Hand Cream

RRP: £12 (full size) £4.50 (travel size)

Key Ingredients: 

  • Organic cocoa butter
  • Shea Butter
  • Coconut Oil 

This range offers impressive sustainability credentials, their products are handmade, made in the UK, made with natural ingredients, organic and plastic-free.

All of their hand creams use base ingredients listed above and there are unique scents on offer such as French Lavender & Sweet Orange, Rose & Geranium and Pink Grapefruit & Neroli on offer.


The vegan hand-cream can sometimes seem overwhelming with so many options currently on the market. We hope that guide has shown the current best options on the market and that within our guide there will be one suitable for you.

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