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Abi and Margaret

Odylique & Our Story

Based in Suffolk, England, we are a small family team headed by Margaret, Colin and daughter Abi (see picture, from left to right: Abi & Margaret). Since establishing the Essential Care brand as a trademark and mail order company in 2003, we have been on a mission to make the purest skincare on earth.

Celebrity Comments

I've discovered Essential Care Organic Rose Moisturiser which is the ultimate - I can't live without it!
Denise Van Outen Actress
Calendula stops my nose from getting red and raw - I love it.
Sarah Beeney Television presenter
Essential Care are the best products; they leave my skin refreshed, clean and bright!! Love them!
Rachel McDowall Actress
My favourites Nuz & Essential Care keep my skin flawless.
Ashley Lilley Actress


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Dry hands

Dry hands | Chapped hands | Cracked fingers

Dry hands

Dry, chapped hands can appear at any time of the year but especially in the winter months, the combination of cold weather and exposure to harsh detergents can contribute to moisture loss, which is why it's important to show your hands some TLC! 


cared for, moisturised hands

Creams and balms filled with natural, moisture-locking ingredients are a great protective option for hands that are calling out for help.

The new Odylique Lemon Butter Hand Smoothie is a beautiful synergy of nutrient-rich organic plant butters and oils (cocoa bean, avocado and coconut) plus smoothing sea buckthorn, calendula and aloe vera. Its scent is delicious.

Or why not try our great multi-tasker, Odylique Calendula Balm, which we make with a high therapeutic level of organic calendula. Calendula is traditionally used for healing and reducing inflammation. This can be applied once or twice a day to help nourish, protect and revitalise chapped hands and cracked fingers. It also doubles as a cuticle cream.

For a no-scent hand cream, opt for Odylique Repair Lotion, a time-honoured favourite for helping dryness and the repair of distressed skin. It is also rich in soothing calendula, as well as calming biodynamic chickweed and chamomile and may be suitable for skin prone to eczema. Wearing gloves can help with protecting your hands against dry skin, as well as the pain of chilblains caused by rapid heat changes. 

  • Calendula Balm

    Apply this amazing multi-tasking balm anywhere that skin is cracked, dry, or chapped such as lips, feet, elbows, hands and cuticles. 20g and 50g size.

    Availability: In stock
    £14.00 Trial size from: £7.00
  • Repair Lotion

    A time-honoured favourite, originally created by Margaret for her own and her family’s eczema-prone skin, and now recommended by homeopathic doctors. Use Repair Lotion to calm and aid the repair of distressed and itchy skin on your face or body.
    Availability: In stock
    £20.00 Trial size from: £12.00
  • Lemon Butter Hand Smoothie

    NEW organic hand cream to soothe and moisturise dry hands with an irresistible scent! 60ml

    Availability: In stock
  • Special Offer Sale! New! Dry Skin Sample Kit

    Dry Skin Sample Kit

    Allergy-sufferer? Try our new kit containing Repair Lotion and Ultra Rich Balm!

    Availability: In stock