A Hand-y Guide to Scentbird Skincare4 min read
Since the launch of Scentbird’s first-ever hand cream collection this October, we’ve heard from many fragrance enthusiasts, wondering which scent to try first. Are you bubbly rose or super-fresh cucumber, aromatic tea with berries or yuzu paired with zesty ginger? It’s hard to tell without having a sniff for yourself – we get it. We polled our team of scent explorers (we have our noses in an array of concoctions daily) to find out which hand creams have become office heroes – and why. Decisions, decisions.
**Don’t forget: you can shop hand creams with or without a subscription. If you are a Scentbird member, you can add hand cream to your order just as you would a fragrance, or upgrade your account to receive multiple products each month.
“I absolutely love the Earl Grey & Blackberry hand cream. It combines two of my most favorite things! Earl Grey note smells like a real cup of good tea (which I drink all day long) that warms me up on cold days. And Blackberry is so yummy, it’s hard to believe the berries aren’t fresh-pressed on your skin. The smell and moisture last so long, the texture is light but very soothing. And the packaging? So cute!”
Influencer Marketing Associate
“I usually go with Yuzu & Ginger. To begin with, I started using hand creams only on the recommendation of my music teacher some long time ago, when I was playing academic music. As a musician you need to take good care of your hands, as even small details can affect your performance. I try not to use many scented products, as I pay considerable attention to the fragrances I wear. Also, I perceive myself as a little bit too mature for fruity and especially citrusy scents. So, I am usually reluctant to try something new.
Being a Product Manager you ought to know particularly well the products you offer to your users. So, once, I was testing hand creams and was absolutely flabbergasted, when I found out that Yuzu & Ginger is actually rather good. Not only the smell, that wasn’t fruity as I had thought, but was the way I like: a little spicy and fresh, but it also had nice delicate texture.”
“I take Rose & Prosecco with me wherever I go. The scent is more of a green, young rose than anything else, and it opens on my skin throughout the day. In the city – especially in winter – you never know when dry skin will come calling, so I always carry a tube of hand cream in my bag.”
“I absolutely love our White Tea and Fig. It’s a modern take on a classic scent. Definitely a unique fragrance and one that always gets compliments. The hand cream formula penetrates quickly and never leaves my hands feeling tacky or greasy, which I love.”
“Yuzu & Ginger is my favorite! The citrus scent provides an instant pick-me-up, super energizing and hydrating. And the packaging? I’ll be keeping one at my desk, purse, car, vanity and bedside table … basically everywhere.”
Brand Relations Assistant Manager