Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm Review

Product: Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm





Melbourne, Australia

Overview of Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Balam:

In today’s review, we’ll be talking about the Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm from Aesop.

Aesop was established in 1987, and headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. It offers skin, hair and body care formulations created with meticulous attention to detail, and with efficacy and sensory pleasure in mind. The brand’s objective has always been to formulate skin, hair and body care products of the finest quality and they’ve done it. They always source for plant-based and laboratory-made ingredients, and use only those with a proven record of safety and efficacy. Aesop has several stores worldwide.



Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm
Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm

Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm


Packaging Outlook & Mobility:

Housed in a malleable aluminium tube, the hand balm’s packaging is sleek and no-nonsense. You definitely won’t look like you’re carrying your girlfriend’s hand cream in your briefcase or duffle. It comes in both a 75ml (perfect for travelling with) and 300ml version.


This is a hand balm, which makes it thicker than regular hand creams. Hand balms are great for intensive hydration.

Suitable for Skin Type:

All skin types, including sensitive skin


Subtle and nuanced, the hand balm features woody, earthy, and smoky notes. Key ingredients include Bergamot Rind, Vetiver Root, and Petitgrain. Calming and herbal.

Key Features:

  • It’s a rich, skin-softening balm that provides intensive hydration.
  • The Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Balam contains efficacious moisturising ingredients, such as Potassium Lactate, which soften the skin and provide all-day hydration.

Texture & Application:

If you’ve been staying away from hand creams because you don’t like the feeling of oily hands, try Aesop’s hand balms. Despite it being a thick, concentrated cream, the Reverence Aromatique Hand Balm gets absorbed quickly. It’s practically weightless and grease-free when applied on skin.

How to Use It:

Squeeze about half a teaspoon’s worth of product and apply to clean hands as often as desired, including areas that get dry easily, such as your cuticles.


Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Stearic Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopherol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Potassium Lactate, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Oil, Vetiveria, Zizanoides Root Oil, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Lactic Acid, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Fusanus Spicatus Wood Oil, Disodium EDTA, Benzoic Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract, Beta-Carotene, d-Limonene *, Linalool *, Farnesol *, Citral *. Contains nut derivatives.


75 ml or 300ml


The Aesop Reverence Aromatique Hand Balam is a little expensive, but we do think the hand balm is worth the investment as it does leave you with smoother and softer hands. A little goes a long way with this product, so do use sparingly.

Where to buy

All Aesop stores, or online.

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