Your Hands Are a Dead Age Giveaway—These Masks Will Help

When we hear the word "skincare," our minds naturally turn to our delicate facial skin. After all, nearly every cleanser, moisturiser, serum and mask on the market has been formulated specifically for the face, neck and décolletage. But when it comes to ageing, your hands are just as prone to fine lines, wrinkles and age spots as your face.

In fact, your hands are one of the first body parts to show signs of age, says board-certified dermatologist Kally Papantoniou, MD, FAAD. Hormonal changes coupled with frequent hand-washing and sun exposure can lead to a loss of skin elasticity and volume on the back of our hands, plus fine lines, wrinkles and prominent veins.

In other words, your hardworking hands could use a little pampering. Enter: hand masks—spa-like gloves designed to moisturise and soothe your delicate hand skin. Shop our favourite hand masks on the internet below.

£9 or Less

This moisturising, anti-ageing hand mask is formulated with retinol plus vitamins B3, B5, C and E.

Bathe your dry, chapped hands in these emollient-rich gloves for 20-plus minutes and you'll be good as new. 

Rich in nourishing vegetable oils, this affordable hand mask offers next-level moisture. 

This £5 buy is infused with collagen, shea butter, vitamin E and 10 different plant extracts. 

This £6 K-beauty hand mask is formulated with relaxing violet flower extract. 

Ideal for skin that might be suffering as a result of frequent hand washing, this shea butter and vitamin E sheet mask offers tired hands a well-deserved drink.

£10 and Up

Give yourself the A-list treatment with Starskin's gold hand mask—a warming treatment formulated with Bulgarian rose-hip oil and pure shea butter. 

This coconut-infused hand and cuticle mask is packed with fatty acid-rich butters, antioxidant-rich vitamin E and nourishing fruit extracts. 

A luxurious splurge, this high-tech waterless hand mask contains age-renewing actives and brightening ingredients.

Formulated with shea butter, jojoba oil and japanese camellia oil, Karuna's hand masks offer a plumping dose of hydration.

With powerful ingredients like brightening vitamin C and soothing rose oil, not only will this mask offer stressed-out hands some comfort, it will also help skin tone appear more even.

On top of offering up deep nourishment and moisture, these gloves also contain hydrolysed collagen to help combat signs of ageing.

Thanks to shea butter, aloe vera and hyaluronic acid, this bio-cellulose mask is one of the most soothing around. 

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