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This 0.8oz tube is purse-friendly, allowing hands to stay hydrated on-the-go.

Le Couvent des Minimes

Birchbox Breakdown

While we don’t all necessarily have a green thumb, we’re all familiar with the discomfort that comes with dry hands. Luckily, there’s Le Couvent des Minimes’ rich Gardener’s Hand Healer, designed with gardeners and DIY enthusiasts in mind, but intended for anyone seeking some much-needed TLC for her digits. The cream nourishes hands, healing dry and damaged skin. It also acts as an invisible glove, shielding against further cracking and chapping.

How it Works

The salve offers a high concentration of shea butter, which repairs, regenerates, and protects skin. In addition, a cocktail of seven plants provides a host of other benefits: Mimosa repairs, verbena revitalizes, rosemary serves as an antioxidant, lemon balm offers antibacterial protection, chamomile and marshmallow soothe irritation and inflammation, and marigold serves as an antiseptic.

How to Use

Massage a thin layer of cream into hands. Reapply liberally, especially after working outside.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

My favorite hand product
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This was, and still is, my favorite product I have ever recieved from BB. It smells like a boquet of fresh flowers with a hint of grass. It's creamy, smooth, and makes my hands feel baby-bum soft. I'm a HUGE fan and have already repurchased several times. My must have skin care product!

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Not just for a Gardener
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I keep this cream at my desk at work. Not too greasy, still able to type away on my laptop, text, use the phone without any down-time!!

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very moisturizing
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I have super dry skin and am always looking for a product that will soothe without being greasy. This product did the trick nicely. I will likely purchase the full size.

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One of my faves
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I use this cream before bed. It does a fantastic job of repairing my hands, leaving them ultra soft in the morning. It also smells really good.

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Fantastic!
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I usually hate lotion which is a bad thing since I live in a very arid climate. This stuff is the best - a little bit goes a long way & most importantly it doesn't leave your hands with an awful greasy feeling. Definitely worth every penny.

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My favorite hand cream ever!
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I started using this product when it was sold at Bath & Body Works a few years ago. I was heartbroken when they stopped selling it and I couldn't find it anyplace else. So I was thrilled when Birchbox began offering it. I can honestly say I have never found a better hand cream. Not only does it give wonderful results with your skin, but it has a nice herbal fragrance as well. One tube lasts me a couple of months with regular use.

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saved my winterized hands!
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The polar vortex this winter was brutal on my skin. My hands were so chapped they would bleed and it looked like I had a rash. I tried a million different lotions, then I got a sample of this baby in my BB. My dry skin cleared up within a couple days of use! I bought the full size and am still enjoying my soft and smooth hands!!

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feels and smells so good!

I love this lotion! it is one of the best hand cremes I've tried in a very long time and the fragrance is to nice and fresh!

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Great gift!
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I bought the full size for my mother and loved it so much I got some for myself! The lotion is great for those winter months when the skin is in need of an extra duty lotion. It works well but doesn't leave greasy residue like some other heavy hitters.

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Loved this!

So happy to have found this in my basket of all things Birchbox this winter. It isn't oily like 90% of lotions out there and really seemed to be effective.

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