Don’t let dry skin ruin your mega-mani this season. Protect your palms from the ravages of the weather with a trusty hand cream.

It might not be the most glamorous of beauty products, but in actual fact hand cream has never been hotter.

Just last week Victoria Beckham extolled the virtues of her favourite Anthropologie hand cream on Twitter.

The Spice Girl turned fashion designer posted a picture of the lotion, along with the caption: “Obsessed with this hand cream… fragrance is amazing! X.”

So why not make like Mrs B and check out some of the best products to protect your skin from the elements this season.

The beauty counters are packed with a wide range of rescue remedies for dry hands.

Enriched with all manner of luxurious sounding ingredients, each and every cream promises to moisturise your fingertips to oblivion.

So whether you’re saving or splurging, there’s a hand cream out there for you.

Avon Hand Block Environmental Protection Cream
Gorgeously nourishing, this cream is enriched with reflective sun protection ingredients.

Vaseline Intensive Care Hand and Nail Lotion
A reasonably-priced fast-absorbing cream that strengthens nails, softens cuticles and hydrates tired and dry skin, leaving it nourished and healthier.

L’Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream
Enriched with 20 per cent Shea Butter, plus a blend of honey, almond and coconut oil, this super-creamy balm penetrates quickly to protect, nourish and moisturise the skin.

Guerlain Issima Rejuvenating Treatment for Hands
Enriched with luxurious sweet almond oil, this hand cream melts into dry, chapped and rough hands to transform them into silky smooth and velvety soft. Great for sensitive skin.

Crème De La Mer The Hand Treatment
This silky formulation protects and moisturises hands and it’s also great for heels, elbows and cuticles.

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Hand Cream
This distinctively-scented fast-absorbing gel cream moisturises and nourishes for up to eight hours. Ideal for ultra-dry hands through fall into winter.

Nivea Q10 Plus Age Defying Hand Cream For Dry Hands
This cream is quick to absorb and leaves hands feeling gorgeously moisturised. –