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Ultimate Strength Hand Salve

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A rich, moisturizing hand salve for active, dry hands.

Ultimate Strength Hand Salve is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 2527.
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Ultimate Strength Hand Salve

Ultimate Strength Hand Salve

A rich, moisturizing hand salve for active, dry hands.

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What It Is

Our heavy-duty moisturizing hand salve cares for dry hands. This thick, rich formula provides all-day care for active and dry hands. Formulated with Avocado Oil, Eucalyptus Oil and Sesame Seed Oil, this hand moisturizer for dry skin leaves hands feeling soft, conditioned and cared for.

What It’s Good For

  • Thick, rich formula soothes, conditions and moisturizes dry hands
  • Draws and absorbs water from the air forming a “glove-like” protective barrier against moisture loss
  • Helps protect and repair the appearance of severely dry hands caused by manual labor, neglect, exposure to harsh elements and heavy industrial labor
  • For hand care

Key Ingredients

How to Use

How to Use

How to Use

Future Made Better

Future Made Better

True to our founding family’s mission, we strive to improve the quality of the communities we serve by reducing our
environmental impact, formulating responsibly, and supporting charitable causes. This formula is made with:
Responsible Formulation
Responsible Formulation

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the ONLY hand product that stops my bleeding knuckles every winter. I have tried everything I can get my hands on, and this is the only product that not only heals my skin (and quickly), but it also isn’t greasy at all! I can use it and go about my day without having to scrub product off of my palms.
Date published: 2021-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing for hands and FEET I have been using this hand cream for about ten years! It hydrates without being sticky or greasy. I bought the new big size recently and one night thought why not use it on my feet too? I am so glad I tried it on my feet, because this is the best foot cream ever!!!! I will keep reordering the large size from now on:)
Date published: 2021-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it!! My husband gave me this for Christmas and I absolutely love it! I’ve since bought more for myself and have given tubes away as gifts. It’s rich and creamy without being sticky.
Date published: 2021-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this product! Especially with COVID-19, the use of hand sanitizing and extra hand washing causes hands to be dry. I usually wear this throughout the day and at night to moisturize my skin. Sometimes it may feel a little sticky but it does the job and I prefer it as it is nonscented.
Date published: 2021-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Product I absolutely love this product and how your hands feel after using!! I've shared this with my daughter-in-law, who works in the medical field and is always washing her hands and now she's in love with it too... :)
Date published: 2021-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Winter took a toll on my hands. Between the hand washing, hand sanitizer drying out my skin and cold weather I was in desperate need of hydration! This hand cream is incredible and is a go to when your hands are dry! You will love it! Kiehl’S Ultimate Strength Hand Salve
Date published: 2021-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It get cold in my apartment and my hands frequently get dry every winter. I tried regular lotions and i had to keep reapplying. I bought this and normally i don’t spend that much but i heard great things about it and it’s totally worth it. I didn’t have to reapply with this every often. It kept my hands moisturized.
Date published: 2021-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easily the best hand cream out there, especially during covid with all of the hand washing and sanitizing. It's originally created for miners and construction workers, but it doesn't feel greasy or heavy. I love to coat my hands and then wear winter gloves to treat it like a hand mask, especially on my drive to work
Date published: 2021-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply the best! Ultimate strength hand salve is the so thick, quick drying and immediately soothes dry skin. Hands (and feet for that matter) benefit from the availability of this top quality Kiehl's product. It is simply the best!
Date published: 2021-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Suffering from dry, chapped hands from the cold or multiple hand washings? Look no further!! This salve is thick and creamy, but not greasy and has a wonderful spa-like scent! I use it after every hand washing and have really noticed a difference!!! On my second tube this winter. Definitely worth the money!
Date published: 2021-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Long lasting relief! I love this hand cream! Not at all greasy and I feel relief for several hours after application. My sister tried it when she was visiting & I had to buy her a tube for herself! Great product!
Date published: 2021-03-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from This product was super hyped up as the most moisturizing hand product around. It feels greasy upon application, which I expected since it is a salve. However it has no lasting power on my hands. Scent is medicinal smelling in my opinion. Would not purchase again. Kiehls Ultimate Strength Hand Salve 38
Date published: 2021-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best hand salve out there! I use this every night. it's the only thing between me and peeling skin on my hands.
Date published: 2021-02-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Product good. Container not good The Hand Salve was very moisturizing. I used it both mornings and evenings. I didn't love the smell - very medicinal. Once I got used to the eucalyptus smell, it was bearable. What could definitely be improved is the tube/container it comes in. It is a very stiff, hard plastic (similar to Aquafor tubes). After it reached the 1/2 full level, it was difficult to get the remaining salve out of the tube bc you couldn't squeeze the contents out - the plastic is too inflexible.
Date published: 2021-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absorbs quickly and has virtually no smell. I love this stuff in the winter months because it moisturizes my hand without leaving them feeling slick or greasy. I even turned my boyfriend on to this product and now he uses it religiously. Its definitely a product anyone who doesn't normally like lotion can use.
Date published: 2021-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly effective in treating dry, cracked skin on my hands. Absorbs quickly & is very soothing.
Date published: 2021-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceptionally pleased! Great product for dry, cracked skin. The positive effects stay through hand washings.
Date published: 2021-02-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from LOVE the Salve HATE the tube!! The Salve is fabulous and has really helped my Winter Dry Skin. But the tube is VERY difficult for me to manipulate It’s stiff and very rigid and the plastic is slick so my hands slide off when I squeeze it. To the point that I’m not sure how much more I’ll be able to get out of it. I’ve found myself waiting till my hands bleed before using it. (And then WOW, I heal right away)
Date published: 2021-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My dry hands can’t make it without this! I’ve always had dry, cracked and sometimes bleeding hands in the winter and now with increased handwashing during the pandemic, they’re at an all-time low! My hands get so dried out that touching a microfiber cloth just grosses me out! The only thing that really helps and moisturizes my dry hands is Ultimate Strength Hand Salve. It’s a necessity and I keep a tube in my purse, in my kitchen and at the bathroom sink. It’s a tube I can’t be without!
Date published: 2021-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is wonderful Due to the pandemic I have been using a great deal of liquid hand sanitizer which is extremely drying . This hand salve counteracts the dryness very well.
Date published: 2021-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My hands used to be very dry and I tried different lotions, but definitely Kiehl’S Ultimate Strength Hand Salve has been the best lotion for me. It keeps my hands very hydrated and smells good. It’s a bit expensive but worth it.
Date published: 2021-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is an amazing moisturizing salve that I use nightly before bed. I wake up with moisturized hands and cuticles
Date published: 2021-02-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a wonderful hand moisturizer. I love using it because I have very dry cracking hands. Great fresh scent, too.
Date published: 2021-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This hand salve is one of my favorite! I have used many different hand creams but because this is a salve it is alot more creamy but without being too heavy. It rubs into the hands nicely. I normally put this on the tops of my hands and rub the tops of my hands together first and then rub throughout so I do not get too much product on the palms of my hands. This is how I always put on hand cream because I don't like to feel it on my palms.
Date published: 2021-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from There’s nothing like it! Kiehls hand salve should be called “Hand Saver”! I started using it this fall and it has proved to be amazing at protecting and nourishing my very dry hands. I’ve loved it so much that I gifted it at Christmas.
Date published: 2021-01-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Weakest salve I’ve ever used There is nothing “ultimate” about this hand salve. After struggling with dry hands all winter and using this product to try and remedy that, I went back to my trusted Burt’s Bees hand salve for one day. A few applications of Burt’s later and my hands are looking, feeling and smelling better than they have all winter, and at a fraction of the cost. Kiehls hand salve, like the majority of their products, are overpriced and overhyped. Don’t waste your money, you are literally better off using a cheap gold bond hand cream from Walgreens.
Date published: 2021-01-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This hand salve definitely helped cure my dry hands from all of the hand washing in the colder months! The application is just a little too greasy feeling to me. I can’t apply the product and immediately do anything...it has to have time to sit and be absorbed.
Date published: 2021-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dry, itchy, bleeding hands....thats' me! I came across this miracle in a tube after browsing stores in the mall in hopes of finding a remedy to my winter hands. After a few google reviews, this came out and I quickly popped into the Kiehl's store. The associate who assisted me told me this was the best and that I would start feeling relief with a few hours. The smell isn't the best, but if aroma is what your looking for this is not it! This HEALED my hands and my young daughter who refuses to wear gloves even will use this. Less is more with application, and you won't regret this purchase!
Date published: 2021-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best decision for your hands I started using Ultimate Strength Hand Salve about 13 years ago on the recommendation from a friend. I was immediately hooked. I worked in a bakery and so washed my hands every 5 minutes, burned them, froze them, cut them, smashed them, mashed them. The hand salve provided immediate and incredible relief to my poor hands. I am addicted to it and will never be without it.
Date published: 2021-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best hand cream ever Received a small tube of this salve in a gift pack. I am 65 years old and a nurse. I thought there was no hope for my dry old hands after years of constant washing. After a few days I have noticed a huge difference; even the fissures on my fingers have healed. Have recommended this to all my friends!
Date published: 2021-01-17
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