The cold weather, the wind and even the sun, not to mention the chemicals in detergents, are very important factors that contribute to skin dryness. The sensation of dry hands is not the most pleasant, and also, they look shabby and aged.
I believe more in the help of natural treatments than in commercially products. That is why I will show you how to prepare at home your own treatments against excessive drying hands.
6 Fabulous Ways To Treat Dry And Cracked Hands
From time to time, the skin needs exfoliation to remove dead cells and activate blood circulation. Mix 2 tablespoosn of fine salt with a tablespoon of olive oil, then add the juice from half of a lemon. Apply this treatment on dry or chapped hands and rub them for 4-5 minutes, then rinse. After this scrub, it would be ideal to apply on your hands one of the next homemade creams that i will present you.
2. Almond cream
For this cream you need a tablespoon of ground almonds, a tablespoon of comfrey root powder, a teaspoon of finely chopped parsley, honey and an egg. Mix the almond powder, the comfrey, parsley, add the honey and the egg until the result is homogeneous. Apply weekly this cream on your hands mssaging them for a few minutes.
3. Banana cream
Make a puree from 2 bananas and it with 50 grams of butter. Apply this cream on your hands and massage them gently. Wait for 10-15 minutes, then remove it with warm water. I suggest you to use this treatment at night, before sleeping.
4. Olive oil dry hands mask
Olive oil is rich in oleic acid, which nourishes deeply the skin, treating chapped hans. Mix 1 egg with a teaspoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of honey and with 2 2 drops of lemon oil. Wait around 20 minutes, then rinse. Apply this cream on your hands once or twice a month.
Glycerin is an ingredient very commonly found in cosmetics, due to the benefits it brings to the skin. It ensures optimal hydration levels and helps maintain the skin’s natural protective boarder. Mix 10 mililliters of glycerin, the juice of 3 lemons and 300 mililliters of rose water. Filter the ingredients and put the resulting liquid in a container. Massage your hands every night before sleeping with this treatment, shaking it before use.
6. Honey and macadamia oil
Macadamia oil is emollient and the honey has healing and repair properties. Mix 1 tablespoon of locust honey with a tablespoon of macadamia oil, then apply it on your hands, massaging them for 5-10 minutes. Rinse with warm water.