HAND BALMS Autumn walks and weekends spent clearing the garden in readiness for winter call for a more nourishing treatment for hands. Oil-based balms form a protective layer without feeling too greasy, which is ideal for the changing seasons.
Best for sensitive skin Botanicals Soothing Salve (£17.50, botanicals.co.uk), with lavender and camomile, is perfect for those with chapped skin or who suffer from eczema.
Best for gardeners Daylesford Organic Rosemary Hand Balm (£10, daylesford.com) keeps hard-working hands nourished with olive and sweet almond oil.
Best for grey days With uplifting essential oils, Neom Organics Nourish, Breathe & Energise Hand Balm (£15, neomorganics.com) is a pick-me-up and skin softener.
Best for your handbag MOA The Green Fairy Hand & Lip Balm (£13.50, moa.co.uk) contains candelilla wax to protect, and absinthe extract for its antibacterial qualities.