Monday, February 15, 2010

Simple Hand Care Tips

Beautiful, well-kept and delicate hands seek positive attention very quickly. But we often forget to take care of our hands. Though we use our hands to do all the work in and outside the house we seem to pay very little attention to taking care of them. Our hands come in contact with water, chemicals, is subject to heat and cold, we work with our hands in the garden etc, all this puts stress on the skin of our hands. The first signs of aging are visible on our hands. Here are a few ways in which you can take care of the skin of your hand.

>> Moisturize your hands as many times as you can in a day. Dry skin looks wrinkled and can easily be damaged.

>> Wear gloves while washing dishes, dealing with chemicals and while gardening.

>> Protect the skin on your hands from the sun by applying sunscreen whenever you go out in sun.

>> Ensure that your hands are dry. If you have water on your hands it will evaporate drying your skin.

>> Take special care of your hands give them a herbal oil massage once a week.

>> Use your face exfoliator on your hands once a week.

>> For dry hands after washing your hands with soap, wet them again. Pour salt on your hands and then scrub them under water. Dry hands and apply moisturizer on them.

>> For greasy hands, after washing your hands rub cornmeal on them.