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Nurse bling: 13 heavenly finds for your hands and feet

Frequent hand washing, 12-hour shifts…a nurse’s hands and feet are put through a lot, and yet they’re so important to remaining comfortable on the job.

With winter tapping at the door, now’s the time to double down on dry hands and feet, from damaged cuticles to sore, sensitive heels. We thought we might dig up some products to help you do just that.

Below, 13 fragrant finds to help defend your hands and feet from cold weather, constant hand washing and long hours.

 

Help those hands!

 

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Ingredients: avocado oil, apricot kernel oil, organic hemp seed oil, grapefruit oil, lemon oil, jasmine oil, carrot seed oil.

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Ingredients: Cocoa butter, shea butter, mango butter, cupuacu butter, grapeseed oil, carrot seed essential oil, green tea.

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Ingredients: Organic unrefined olive oil, organic sweet almond oil, organic coconut oil, natural organic beeswax, raw unrefined shea butter, natural vitamin E.

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For the feet

 

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Ingredients: Shea butter, olive oil, beeswax, sweet almond oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil, palm oil.

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Ingredients: Olive oil, beeswax, calendula.

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Foot Scrub ingredients: Pure sea salt, grapeseed oil, sweet almond 0il, menthol crystals, peppermint essential oil, lemon essential oil, tea tree essential oil, vitamin E.

Hand & Heel Balm ingredients: Coconut oil, shea butter, local beeswax, peppermint essential oil, lemon essential oil, tea tree essential oil, vitamin E.

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Spa booties—warm ’em up, apply your lotion and slip ’em on.

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Two birds, one buy: Products for hands and feet

Salves and balms

 

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Ingredients: Evening primrose oil, vitamin E oil, avocado oil, soy wax.

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Ingredients: Local beeswax, organic coconut oil, sweet almond oil, lavender essential oil, spearmint essential oil, vitamin E oil, raw honey, calendula oil.

Find it here.

 

Butters and creams

 

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Ingredients: Unrefined shea butter, cypress essential oil.

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Ingredients: Mango butter, avocado oil, jasmine, sweet orange essential oil, cocoa butter.

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Exfoliating scrubs

 

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Ingredients: Coconut oil, sunflower oil, olive oil, natural cane sugar, turbinado sugar, vitamin E, lavender essential oil, dried lavender buds, green tea leaves.

Find it here.

 

Of course, it all starts with…

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The right gear.

From left to right: Lightweight, mesh footwear with a foam sole and slip-resistant footing by HeartSoul and a four-pack of compression support socks in 16 colors by Dickies.

 

Have a remedy of your own? Share it with your fellow nurses in the comments section below! 

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