How to care for your hands in the winter

 


Cleansing


It is best to wash your hands with hot water, not hot, but it is recommended to use a moisturizing soap with vitamin and herbal supplements. To remove the stratum corneum once a week, you can perform a peeling procedure. Scrub can be made independently of the available components. Mix 2 spoons of honey and 1 spoon of ground coffee. Massage the skin for 3 minutes, this scrub is perfect for the body.


Moisturizing


For high-quality skin protection in the winter, it is necessary to use nourishing and moisturizing creams with a greasy texture. Approximately 30 minutes before going outside, apply the cream, wait 5 minutes until the cream is absorbed, and then wipe off the remnants of your hands with a dry cloth. At bedtime, you need to warm the skin under a warm stream of water and apply a greasy cream.


Additional care: baths and masks


Warm hand baths have a wonderful regenerating effect. This procedure can be carried out 3 times a week, even at home.Consider the most simple and effective bath recipes.


1. Prepare a decoction of chamomile, then mix it with warm milk. Dip your hands in this mixture for a few minutes, then rinse with warm water. Chamomile has a healing effect.


2. Stir in olive oil and water, add lemon juice. This bath should be done 10-15 minutes. After this procedure, the hands do not need to be washed, just wipe them with a dry cloth. Such a bath will make the skin soft and smooth.


3. Heat a glass of milk, add a few drops of almond or olive oil and a tablespoon of honey. Hold your hands in such a bath for about 15 minutes, wipe with a napkin and apply greasy cream.


No less effective and oil masks for hands. Before the procedure, warm the skin, hold your hands in warm water. Heat a little vegetable oil and gently apply on the skin of the hands with massaging movements. Wear cotton gloves and do not remove them all night. In the morning the skin of the hands smoothed out.


Protection


The best frost protection is warm gloves and mittens. Do not forget to wear them, even if you go out into the street for just a couple of minutes. And when working with aggressive household chemicals, always use rubber gloves.