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Old 12-30-2015, 06:29 PM
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Default Hand lotion for quilters

My hands tend to get dry in the winter to begin with.

Handling fabric all the time just seems to make it worse. Also---handling HOT fabric from all the pressing that quilters do dries my hands even more.

What do you use for hand lotion? I use a lot of Bath & Body Works lotion. But I would like to find something that works a little better.

Thanks in advance for advice!
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Old 12-30-2015, 06:31 PM
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Old 12-30-2015, 06:41 PM
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Bath and Body Works lotions leave my fingers feeling greasy. I prefer Neutrogena's Norwegian Hand Creme (found at drug stores everywhere). It soaks in quickly and doesn't leave hands feeling greasy and does a great job moisturizing. I keep a tube in my car and another in a drawer next to my sewing machine.
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Old 12-30-2015, 08:33 PM
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I like cheap dollar store Udder Cream
also, Victoria's secret, their vanilla hand cream is the best.
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I use gold bond healing hand cream-- wonderful stuff & I can still hand sew after applying it. Non greasy.
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Pricey but excellent is Clarins Hand and Nail cream. I ask for it at birthdays and Christmas
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Udder Cream - in the white with black splotches containers. Good stuff!
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Old 12-31-2015, 02:15 AM
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I don't use lotion at all. I guess it's because of where I live. When I press fabric, I let the fabric cool before handling. I never thought to use hand lotion because it leaves my hands feeling greasy and plus leaves residue on the fabric.
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I like Gold bond too. It really feels nice on the hands.
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Gold Bond Ultimate Healing, or Udderly Smooth... both work great and aren't greasy.
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