Most of us girls are guilty of taking care of everything but our hands. Our hands need TLC especially on cold and dry season. This is the time where our hands become rough and itchy. You can hydrate and moisturize your hands using home remedies:
Banana Split Hands Treatment
Your hands can tell your age so make no mistake and take care of your hands. Fight off early signs of aging using this homemade recipe.
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One half ripe banana (mashed)
1 Table spoon of Honey
1 Tablespoon of Shea butter
In a bowl, combine the mixture together. You can melt the shea butter by placing the container over a bowl of warm water. Once the mixture thickens, apply the hands treatment on your hands and let it sit for 10 minutes. You can also leave it on overnight by wrapping your hands with gloves cotton and you will feel the magic the morning after.
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Banana contains important amount of vitamin C and B6 that has a role in keeping the integrity and elasticity of the skin. Banana is also a good source of antioxidants and manganese, protecting the body from damage caused by oxygen free radicals. This fruit also helps hydrate your skin and prevents it from drying and peeling.
The vitamin A in banana can restore the lost moisture and repairs the damaged, dry and dull skin. On the other hand, honey makes is a natural humectants for the skin, making it a good moisturizer. Shea butter is a common ingredient for skincare products because of its benefits. It has healing, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-aging properties. It restores the skin elasticity and moisturizes the skin.
Homemade Hand softener cream and Scrub
Lemon-Sugar hand scrub
Mix two spoons of sugar with the juice of half a lemon. Once the mixture forms into a paste rub your hands thoroughly. Apply the scrub before hitting the sack and expect to have smooth hands the morning after. This scrub can take care of dark patches and rough knuckles.
Lime-tomato hand softener
Combine equal parts of tomato juice and lime juice. Add a spoon of glycerin. After the mixture thickens, massage it on your hands for five minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Honey-olive oil hand mask
Combine honey and olive oil in equal quantities and apply the concoction on your hands. Allow the mixture to sit for about 30 minutes and rinse. You can also choose wrap your hands with cotton gloves while using this hand mask. This softens and nourishes your hands.
It is essential that you moisturize your hands daily to get rid of the roughness. Once you started your hand treatment sessions, make sure that you remain religious to this. Homemade recipes would have effective results if you are consistent to it. Additionally, remember, when applying any of these scrubs, it would help to apply hand softener cream after. This will look in the moisture of the skin to make them feel and look smooth. It’s like a trick of cutting years off your age.
Every time you wash your hands, moisturize afterwards. Whenever they feel dry, reapply your hands moisturizer. Don’t choose a cheap moisturizer. Your hands do a lot for you. They deserve the best! 😉 Now that you have learned these tips, you should be able to get young looking hands.
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