Although most women are focused on maintaining young-looking skin on their face, they rarely pay the same attention to the skin on their hands. This is completely wrong your hands can also reveal your age.
The thing is, the skin on our hands is very thin and sensitive which is why it’s always the first to show the signs of aging. There is also very little fat on the back of the hands, so when collagen and elastin fibers begin breaking down, it’s quite noticeable. In combination with the damaging effects from the frequent dish washing and the exposure to the outside elements, you can imagine how our hands can suffer if not treated properly.
- That’s why it’s very important to care for our hands as much as we do for our face and hair, and maybe even more. But you don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on expensive cosmetic products, you can do this with some simple natural ingredients which you probably already have at home and we’ll show you exactly how. The natural remedies we’re about to share are simple and easy to make, all you have to do is follow the instructions below.
As we mentioned above, the remedies are is extremely easy to prepare, all you have to do is carefully follow the instructions given below.
Egg – this remedy will help you improve the elasticity of your hands. In order to prepare this remedy, first you need to separate the egg whites from the yolks. Then you need to mix the egg whites with one tablespoon of honey. Next thing you need to do is apply this mixture on your hands using a brush and let them sit like that in order for them to dry. After a while you need to wash your hands thoroughly using soap and water.
Potato – this a very powerful and amazing remedy. This potato remedy will make your hands silky smooth. The preparation of the same is very simple and easy. All you need to medium-sized potato and bake it. Next thing you need to do is use a fork to make a puree. Then you need to add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of honey and milk to the potato puree and mix nicely all the ingredients.
Rosehip oil – this oil will provide firmness and elasticity to the aging skin, and it will also nourish it. Massage your hands daily with this oil to rejuvenate and relax them.
Hands with spots
Lemon and sugar – this remedy is very simple and easy to make. Take ½ a lemon and squeeze its juice out. Mix it with 2 teaspoons of sugar and use it as an exfoliate with a circular massage to promote microcirculation. Then, wash your hands with soap and cold water.
Almond oil – dip your hands in almond oil! Put them in cold water and hold for 5 minutes. Then, dry them and apply some fatty cream. Then, put your hands in cotton gloves and let them rest overnight. In the morning, you’ll be amazed by how hydrated they will be!
Petroleum jelly – apply petroleum jelly on your hands! Then, put on some cotton gloves, and let the jelly act overnight.
Things to AVOID:
– The most important thing you must not do is bite your nails. Namely biting your nails can affect the skin and thereby reduce the growth of the same.
– Another thing you need to avoid is hot water. You must not expose your hands to hot water frequently because you will dehydrate them. Instead of using hot water, you can use warm water.
– In order to protect your hands from the cold weather, you must always wait gloves. Remember your hands are the most affected ones when it comes to cold weather.