Winter’s coming, and so is unwanted dry skin. With the season of nippy whether right around the corner, you’re going to want have some remedies that can help you avoid rough, cracked, over-worked skin on your hands. Winter may not be the only cause for dry hands though—it could be caused by long exposure to water, chemicals, dirt, and the sun. And sometimes, natural ingredients are the best way to fight dry hands! Here is a list of natural remedies that are our go-to’s when suffering from dry skin on the hands…
1. Olive oil
olive oil’s a hydrates your skin, and makes it what we want it to be— soft and supple.
Want to make your hands look as young as ever? Honey can help you do that! Full of antioxidants and antimicrobial properties, honey can help lock in moisture in your hands and keep them soft and also help delay the signs of aging!
Oatmeal isn’t our favourite thing to eat, but it is something we can rely on for dry hands! It serves as a natural exfoliating agent, and so, can help you get rid of rough, dead cells on your hands, to prevent dryness and moisturize your skin. In addition to this, oatmeal’s rich in protein, and can prevent water loss by hydrating your skin. Another way to use the goodness of oats to your advantage is using the Vaseline Intensive Care Deep Restore Body Lotion. Its pure oat extract along with Stratys 3 moisture penetrates deep into the skin to provide hydration through the multiple layers of the skin.
4. Milk cream
Milk cream, that contains lactic acid, maintain its pH balance for thorough moisturizing. This home remedy is also high in fat, and so, is a great moisturizer just by itself. All you’ll need to do us rub fresh milk cream on your hands and leave it on for about 10- 15 minutes, after which you can wash it off with lukewarm water. Do this everyday, and you’ll be left with hands that are to envy.
If milk cream’s a little difficult for you to obtain, yogurt’s your best bet. It contains properties that are extremely similar to that of milk cream— it has lactic acid, can help you exfoliate your skin, and is extremely hydrating. It’s also way easier to get. All you’ll need to do is hit the supermarket.
6. Lemon juice
Lemon juice can work wonders It is a rich source of potassium that can rejuvenate dry skin. Needless to mention, the Vitamin C content helps to delay fine lines that care caused by prolonged dry skin.