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2. Mind Thy SPF
Outdoors, use a hand cream with SPF or smooth a separate SPF over regular cream. “It’s important during the day,” says New York City dermatologist Debra Jaliman, author of Skin Rules: Trade Secrets From A Top New York Dermatologist, “so you don’t end up with brown spots from the sun.”

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These are protective and feel and smell great:
Deborah Lippmann Rich Girl Hand Cream SPF 25 ($28)
Soleil Organique Environmental Defense Hand Cream SPF 15 ($32)
Therapy Systems Protective Hand Treatment/AM ($18)
L’Oréal Sublime Sun SPF 50+ Liquid Silk Sunshield ($10.99)

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