The hands must be clean and well-groomed. There are many cosmetic products available for keeping hands hygienic. These funds are available in liquid and solid form. In addition, special series of products are produced with one or more specific components designed to meet the needs of the most demanding consumers.
Our mothers and grandmothers also used hand cream Velvet handles to keep their hands fit and well-groomed. Nowadays, this cream is still popular due to its properties and a wide range of products. You can get acquainted with them on the official website.
Remember to protect your hands from bad weather, exposure to sunlight and aggressive environments (household chemicals). The skin of the hands must be moisturized and nourished. This can be done both with the help of cosmetics and with the help of folk recipes.
Folk remedies for hand skin care
Hand cleansers can be antibacterial, destroying unpleasant odors, imparting a special scent, for sensitive skin, to prevent early skin aging, etc. and peeling, hygienic skin care should be supplemented with natural nourishing masks, as well as trays and poultices.
The water in which the potatoes were boiled is perfect for cosmetic baths. It needs to be cooled so that it is warm, but not hot anymore, and keep clean hands in it. You can perform wave-like movements, “chat” with your fingers, stroke the upper sides of the hands, massage the skin of the hands.
Perfectly temper the skin of the hands before the onset of cold weather, contrasting washing with hot water, then cold. Usually 10-15 alternations are done, dipping hands in two bowls of water of different temperatures. No less effect is achieved when using warm water for baths with culinary potato starch dissolved in it (in the proportion of one teaspoon for 3-4 cups).
Mix the boiled potatoes with warm milk until the consistency of thick mashed potatoes, then massage the palms, as if rubbing the mashed potatoes into the skin. The mixture is left for 10-15 minutes, washed off with cool water to narrow the pores. Then you can apply a nourishing or evening hand cream.
Calluses on the hands can form during sports, after carrying heavy bags or bags, after gardening. To avoid infection of the skin, small cracks, make baths of soap, soda and ammonia (1: 1: 2), diluted in a liter of water. A half-hour procedure will be enough, rough calluses and skin lumps can be cleaned off with a pumice stone after blotting your hands with a towel.
In winter, without waiting for the reaction of the skin of the hands to unfavorable weather conditions, a couple of times a week nourishing masks of raw chicken egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of thick honey and the same amount of crushed oatmeal are applied to it. The flakes will help get rid of dead skin cells; this is a kind of natural, soft scrub.
The skin of the palms, which has chronic calluses, as well as fresh, filled with liquid, it is useful to “bathe” in warm baths of a decoction of oak bark for about ten minutes. Trays with potato starch are good. After them, apply a greasy nourishing cream. Skin with redness will be soothed by baths of whey, sea salt with pine extract or calendula extract.
Eczema that has arisen as a result of working with aggressive household chemicals can be eliminated by using lotions from the infusion of mother-and-stepmother or a decoction of rosemary.
Sometimes it happens to forget gloves or mittens at home or at work, returning for them seems like a waste of time. However, the skin of the hands does not forgive such an attitude towards itself and is often covered with so-called “chicks” – painful redness, accompanied by itching and peeling. Contrasting baths of sage decoction, oak bark, as well as poultices and compresses from infusions and decoctions of this plant raw material will help to fight them. As an additional component, a decoction of chamomile is suitable, and as an additional therapy, the treatment of the affected areas with lotions from heated olive oil. Itching is well relieved by infusions of dill, stinging nettle and peppermint. These plants have a soothing and refreshing effect. With redness and cracks, an infusion of celandine, prepared in a proportion of 10 g of raw materials for two cups of boiling water, will help.