Quick Pick Tuesday: Elemis British Botanical Hand & Nail Butter

Elemis British Botanical Hand & Nail ButterPIN IT

At the weekend I was having a brief Twitter chat about what I like in a hand cream.  For me, I like a good, overnight treatment cream that’s rich, thick and deeply hydrating, something that feels as if it’s going to carry on doing good work once I go to sleep, rather than just absorb and disappear within minutes of applying.  If you like a similar sort of thing, you’ll definitely like the new Elemis British Botanical Hand & Nail Butter, which is a fantastically rich hand cream that’s an extension of the popular British Botanical line.

Elemis British Botanical Hand & Nail Butter ReviewsPIN IT

The Amanda Ross designed pattern on the tube is chic and sophisticated and the tube itself comes with a screw top lid, which is a little fiddly when you have cream on your hands, but not a major issue.  The fragrance is a lovely, potent floral that’s definitely lavender-heavy, but proper lavender, not the sickly stuff that’s often featured in lavender-led fragrances.  The fragrance is strong when applied, but by the morning it’s completely gone, so it won’t interfere with other fragrances.

Elemis British Botanical Hand & Nail Butter ReviewPIN IT

The cream itself is absolutely gorgeous – thick and rich and just so hydrating, that it leaves skin feeling really soft an nourished. I have dry patches on my knuckles that I really struggle with and this completely removed them by the morning, it was pretty impressive! This is a really hard-working product that’s ideal for anyone with very dry hands, those who work with their hands and those who wash their hands a lot, as this will replace any loss moisture and leave hands feeling and looking soft, smooth and taken care of.  The Elemis British Botanical Hand & Nail Butter is £18 for 100ml which is a really good price for a decent sized product and you can find it here – link – however, I’ve just seen the British Botanics Trio contains a full-sized tube of this, alongside 100ml of the matching shower cream and 50ml of the matching body cream for £24, so for just £6 more you’re getting quite a bit extra! The trio can be found here – link.

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