Women take care about their skin a lot, especially the skin of their hands since they are the first parts of the body to show the signs of ageing. That is so because the skin on the hands is very thin. But on the back of the hands there is a little fat and when the collagen and elastin fibers start breaking down it has effect that is noticeable.
What contributes to the damaging effects is the constant washing and exposure to the elements. And in this article you will read about things that you can do to undone the damage to your hands and you will be amazed by the results.
Here are a few homemade recipes for perfect hands:
1. Hydrated hands
-Petroleum jelly: On your hands apply the jelly and put on cotton gloves. Let it like that to stay during the night.
-Almond oil: In the oil, dip your hands and after that you should put them in cold water and to hold them in the water for 5 minutes. Next, dry them and apply a little fatty cream and put your hands in cotton gloves. Just like the jelly method, let it stay during the night.
2. Young-looking hands
Rosehip oil: You should massage your hands with the oil every day and the results will be nourished skin with provided elasticity and firmness.
-Egg: Start with separating the egg whites. Next, mix them with 1 tablespoon honey. With using a brush, spread the mixture on your hands and let it dry on its own. At the end wash your hands with soap and water.
-Potato: You should use medium-sized potato. Start with baking it. Next, with a fork make a puree and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of honey and a little bit of milk. Put the mixture into your fridge and apply from it on your hands 2-3 times a week, with leaving it to stay like that for 15 minutes and washing it off with water and soap at the end.
3. Hands with spots
-Lemon and sugar: Squeeze half a lemon and add 2 tablespoons of sugar. In order to promote microcirculation, exfoliate with circular massage. At the end, wash with cold water and soap.
-Hot water dehydrates your hands, so make sure you avoid it as much as possible.
-Avoid biting your nails.
-During the cold winter days, wear gloves.