Give Oil Massage to your Dry and Rough Hands
Oils are one of the ancient and proven methods to make anything soft. Hands are no exception. You can massage your dry rough hands with oil and get soft hands. However, you need to do this regularly. It doesn’t take more than a couple of minutes to massage your hands daily with an oil. You can use any oil but some oils are better than others such as olive oil and coconut oil. Olive oil has antioxidants and healthy fatty acids that moisturize dry hands in excellent ways. The medium chain fatty acids of coconut oil does the same thing, moisturize your hands beautifully.
Olive Oil and Sugar Scrub to get rid of Dry Rough Hands instantly
If you are in a hurry and can’t wait to get soft hands, instead of massaging them with olive oil, make a scrub using sugar and olive oil. This way, you can get rid of dry and rough hands in less than one minute! Isn’t this amazing!
But how does this happen? Olive oil moisturizes and hydrates the skin cells of your dry rough hands whereas sugar exfoliates and sloughs off the rough dead skin cells giving way to healthier new cells.
Olive oil- 1-2 tbsp
Sugar- 1-2 tbsp
Mix the equal amounts of olive oil and sugar.
Now rub this scrub into your palms and hands with gentle circular motions for a couple of minutes.
Leave the scrub into your hands for another couple of minutes.
Now wash it off with warm water and pat dry
Feel the softness in your hands.
Do this 2-3 times a week.
Rub Fresh Cream on your Dry and Rough Hands
Oils are not the only things that have high fatty contents. Milk cream is another ingredient which is high in fat content. This fatty composition of cream provides ultimate moisturization to your dry and rough hands. What more, lactic acid present in milk and its cream exfoliates the dry skin as well as maintains the pH level of your skin to keep it smooth and soft.
Honey, the sweet remedy for Dry Rough Hands
Honey health benefits need no introduction. The good news is that honey is also good for your skin health. It is one of the best natural moisture loaded with antioxidants, antimicrobial and humectant properties. Its humectant effects help in locking the moisture and keep your hands soft and smooth.
Honey- 1-2 tsp
Olive oil (optional)- ½ tsp
Lemon juice (optional)- few drops
Honey, by itself, is a good remedy for dry rough skin of your hands. Just rub a little honey into your palms and all over hands for few minutes.
Wash off with warm water.
Pat dry and apply some moisturizer.
To make it more effective, you can add little olive oil and lemon juice to honey.
Mix the things well.
Apply this to your hands.
Leave for 15-20 minutes.
Wash off with warm water, pat dry and moisturize your hands.
Repeat 2-3 times a week.