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Home Remedies for Dry Hands

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 16, 2017
Home Remedies for Dry Hands

If your hands are very dry and rough it may be due to external aggressions of the environment, but also to inadequate skin hydration. Hands should not be neglected, as nice and well manicured hands show an excellent personal image and are a key to looking more attractive. On OneHowTo we give some Natural beauty tricks you can use to repair the damaged parts of your hands, pay attention to the following home remedies for dry hands and recover their natural softness.

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Steps to follow:


Almond oil

Applying almond oil directly to your hands is a great solution to instantly restore softness and repair the driest parts. Almond oil has become one of the best beauty products for moisturising dry skin and to deeply nurture it. Pour 10 to 15 drops of almond oil on your hands, gently rub it in and then apply a moisturiser. Almond oil is also great on your hair to prevent drying and damaged ends.

Almond oil has many beauty uses and you can make it at home if you want a more natural version.

Home Remedies for Dry Hands - Step 1

Aloe vera and rosehip oil

This is one of the most effective home remedies for dry hands. This mixture features the incredible moisturizing, regenerating and repairing powers of aloe vera and rosehip oil. If your hands are extremely dry and cracked, mix some aloe vera gel with a few drops of rosehip oil in a bowl and apply the resulting cream to your hands, massaging them for several minutes. Your hands will start to look impeccable and be completely silky.

Home Remedies for Dry Hands - Step 2

Orange and honey

To regain skin flexibility on the hands and to keep them well moisturized, you can also try this natural lotion with orange and honey. How do you make it? It's very easy! Squeeze an orange and add a tablespoon of honey to the juice, have to apply the mixture to your hands, leave for 15 minutes, rinse with warm water and finally apply a hand moisturiser.

Home Remedies for Dry Hands - Step 3

Olive oil and sugar

If your hands are dull, aging and lifeless, this home remedy for dry hands is right for you. Mix a tablespoon of olive oil with a little sugar and you get a natural exfoliating cream that will help remove impurities and nourish the skin of the hands simultaneously. Massage your hands with the cream for 10 minutes and remove with warm water. Your hands will be super soft!

Home Remedies for Dry Hands - Step 4

Milk, potato and honey

Dry hands are very rough. Moreover, very annoying small cracked wounds may occur on dry hands that sting and seriously damage the structure of the skin. To avoid this, we propose a home remedy for dry hands based on three natural ingredients that can be obtained easily. First, boil a potato, peal it and mash it in a bowl with a fork. Then add four tablespoons of fresh milk, six tablespoons of honey and a tablespoon of olive oil. Mix all ingredients until smooth paste, then apply on hands. You can apply this homemade recipe three times a week if you wish.

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  • When applying homemade products on your skin, check first in a small area of your body. If the skin remains normal and you don't feel any itchiness, you can apply it on a bigger area. Always make sure of this, as you might be allergic to some product and don't know about it yet.
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