Mediterraneo Hand Cream
$18.00

Mediterraneo Hand Cream

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Take care of your hands with Carthusia's Mediterraneo, a refreshingly fragrant product that moisturizes skin exposed to water, cold, detergents and wind. It's the small caring gestures that make the difference.

It's easily absorbed by the hands, leaving your skin well hydrated and perfumed, without that greasy layer.

Blends the classical pristine freshness of lemon leaves with the youthful and sparkling tones of green tea.

Care for your hands with this fresh and fragrant cream that deeply moisturizes skin exposed to water, cold, detergents and wind. Rich, but not greasy, and enriched with shea butter and vitamin E, just a small amount of this cream leaves the skin soft, restored and pampered, with a fragrance that recalls the aromas and essences of Capri.

Because healthy skin begins with simple gestures and small daily habits.
Aqua, cetearyl alcohol, ethylhexyl palmitate, dimethicone, glycerin, peg-20 stearate, parfum, butyrospermum parkii butter, betaine, phenoxyethanol, tocopheryl acetate, ethylhexylglycerin, disodium edta, allantoin, glycyrrhetinic acid, limonene, citral, hexyl cannamal, linalool, geraniol

*Ingredients may be subject to change. The most accurate and up to date product ingredient list can also found on the product packaging.
Legend recounts that in 1380, the father prior of the Carthusian Monastery of St. James, caught unawares by the news of the arrival of Queen Joan of Anjou on Capri, picked a boquet of the most beautiful flowers of the island; these remained in the same water for three days and, as he went to throw them away, the prior noticed that it had acquired a mysterious fragrance unknown to him. So he turned to the friar versed in alchemy, who traced the origin of the scent to the "Garofilium Silvestre Caprese".

History relates that in 1948 the Prior of the Charterhouse found the old perfume formulae and, upon obtaining permission from the Pope, revealed them to a chemist from Piemonte in the North of Italy, and thus created the smallest perfume laboratory in the world, calling it "Carthusia", i.e. "Charterhouse".

Today Carthusia has put into practice its centuries-old knowledge in order to develop a culture of perfume unique in the world. Over the years, it has refined its mastery over the olfactory senses, perfecting and structuring its discernment of essences, in order to grant patrons the purest and most titillating emotions. Nowadays, as was done in the past, all stages of production are carried out by hand to guarantee accurate application of the natural methods involved, and the exquisite care of traditional craftsmanship.