Beauty spot: Hand creams

When it comes to skincare, most of us focus our attention on the face and neck.But how much time do you spend taking care of your hands? Well, there's no time like the present to give them a little TLC. Read on for a round-up of great products that will get your hands in optimum condition in no time at all.The purse-friendly buyCompagnie de Provence's Shea Butter Hand CreamIdeal for dry or dehydrated skin, Compagnie de Provence's Shea Butter Hand Cream is a non-greasy lotion that is perfect for daily use. Made with 100 per cent natural shea butter, the formula absorbs within seconds and the sweet musk scent is very delicate. Apply generously to nails and cuticles each time you wash your hands.Splash some cashWeleda's Almond Sensitive Skin Hand CreamVery dry hands from constant handwashing or spending time outdoors? Weleda's Almond Sensitive Skin Hand Cream is a real treat for sensitive and delicate skin. Made with organic almond oil, this product has a delightful fragrance and soothing feel. Pop on a generous layer before bed and wake up to soft and smooth hands. And it's suitable for those who suffer from dermatitis. Total luxuryL'Occitane en Provence's Youth Hand CreamGreat for dry hands or for applying to any rough patches of skin, L'Occitane en Provence's Youth Hand Cream has an innovative serum-in-cream formula, and harnesses the power of the immortelle flower to diminish the visible signs of ageing. This cream works really well on nails and cuticles too, and features a floral scent with notes of apple and peach. The gold tube, made from 95 per cent recycled aluminium, will look particularly chic on your nightstand too!