The most noticeable part of a person after the face is his hands. Hands speak volumes about a person's inclination towards health , hygiene and self grooming.Beautiful, soft and smooth hands are a revered and admired . Whereas unkempt, dry and discolored hands are often looked down upon.
Its our hands that bear the load and the responsibility of doing almost all the chores every day. So it becomes our foremost priority to pamper our hands.
Hands should be taken care of all round the year, but the task becomes more crucial and pronounced during the cold winter months.
Lets learn a few consequential tips to keep our hands soft and supple.
Most importantly , avoid over-washing hands with harsh chemical based soaps/cleansers. Always keep hands free of water and dry them properly using a soft towel.
Never forget to moisturize your hands after cleansing them. Use a good quality moisturizer to keep hands hydrated and soft.If hands feel dry, moisturize them more often.
Oil therapy works best for dry / wrinkled hands . massage your hands with sesame, olive or coconut oil and leave them for 10 mins before a shower.Works wonders to prevent dryness.
Give your hands a gentle oil massage every night and let the oil get soaked into your skin overnight. This can leave your hands feeling soft and smooth in no time.
Scrubbing is of great significance for attaining smooth and glowing hands. A homemade scrub made of lemon juice, gram flour and fine sugar granules, really help in removing the damaged skin cells and bringing out new and healthier skin.
And of course , avoid exposure to sun and pollution. Wear protective clothing/ gloves to shield the hands from the environmental pollutants and the harsh UV rays.
Get set for happy , healthy and beautiful hands!