While many of us love the winter season, we can’t deny that it also brings a lot of problems, especially skin-related. In winter, your hands get rough and need special care. While some people wear gloves to protect their hands, these are not enough. And that’s why we have some tips for you that will protect your hands regularly.
Apply olive oil
Olive oil can make a much-needed difference to the roughness of your hands. Depending on the need, a small drop or a whole tablespoon can be used. After the hands are rubbed, they should be covered with gloves for a few hours. You will soon notice your smooth and shiny hands.
Moisturize hands regularly
Moisturizers are water-based lotions, gels, and creams that trap water in the outer layer of the skin. They contain humectants, occlusives and emollients. Humectants include glycerin and urea that draw water into the skin. Occlusives include Shea butter, petrolatum which retain water in the skin. Emollients include lanolin and sunflower oil that help smooth the skin. Almond oil, avocado oil, aloe vera gels and coconut oil can also be used as a moisturizer.
Moisturizers should be applied a few times a day. If necessary, it can be applied more.
Drinking enough water helps to remove toxins from the body. This improves the skin, making it more radiant and radiant.
Apply sunscreen on the hands
The skin is vulnerable to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. If the weather is too hot for you, use sunscreen with a high SPF. Sunscreen protects the hands and makes the skin soft.
Wash hands without damaging
Hand washing is necessary to protect our hands from germs that come into contact with our skin through the objects and surfaces we touch. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued guidelines for hand washing. These guidelines recommend washing hands regularly for at least 20 seconds.
Use warm water. It shouldn’t be hot.
Use a moisturizing soap with ingredients like lanolin and glycerin
Hands should be washed gently. They should not be scrubbed hard.
Blotting should be done instead of rubbing hands and making them dry.
Moisturizer should be applied to hands rather than washing them.
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