Pure honeyExperts found out that Manuka honey have plenty of antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Apart from consuming it the traditional way, you can also apply it on dry and chafed skin because it can regenerate it. It cleans and disinfects the area that is dry and then it stimulates the immune system to start re-building the damaged tissue. That’s also why it is commonly used to treat burns.
Applying a small amount of super glue to cracked skinAlthough this one might sound dangerous, but it is actually something that dermatologists claims that it works on superficial cuts and cracks. However, you still need to be cautious with its use and not apply it very often or on super-cracked skin. You can apply a very small amount of glue to the affected area so that it prevents further drying. Ensure you first clean the area and keep the crack closed until the glue has dried.
GlovesWashing dishes every day is an activity that can dry our hands out since it strips our skin from the natural oils it produces. But using rubber gloves when washing dishes will protect our skin and also we will be able to wash the dishes in hotter water, making this activity last much shorter than usual. Moreover, this rubbery barrier can keep us from getting sick and can protect us against chemical burns.
Petroleum jellyWhen it comes to treating and hydrating your skin, petroleum jelly-based products like Vaseline are absolute lifesavers. What you can do is apply a generous amount of Vaseline on your damaged hands at night and wear a pair of cotton gloves. Doing this will make sure that the Vaseline stays on your hands and doesn’t get absorbed by your blanket. The gloves don’t have any healing properties, but they are used to simply keep the Vaseline untouched.
The use of humidifierFor those who live in a dry environment or if winter suddenly arrived, a humidifier can be very useful. It provides an easy way to add moisture back into dry skin. Doctors recommend humidifiers for protection against dry skin.
Creating an avocado hand maskAvocados is a fruit that has a great moisturizing abilities and it also contain many vitamins. Mixing half a ripe avocado with 1 teaspoon of coconut oil, 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil, and half a teaspoon of lemon juice can save your dry hands. You can strengthen the mixture even more by adding some oats.
The mask can be applied on your hands for 10 to 15 minutes and cover them with foil for greater absorption. You can then clean the mask with some lukewarm water after 15 minutes and then apply a really strong lotion.
Products that contain Vitamin B3It doesn't matter if you consume food rich in vitamin B3 or you apply skincare products that contain niacinamide, this vitamin will improve your skin’s hydration. Eventually, you'll notice that your skin is smoother and more toned. Apart from that, dermatologists suggest that B3 helps strengthen the skin’s barrier and maintain its moisture for longer. Incase your hands are extra dry, you're required to try topical creams, but you should expect to see results in a matter of a few weeks’ time.
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