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This lifehack can help effectively moisturize skin on your hands

This lifehack can help effectively moisturize skin on your hands How to moisturize your hands (photo: Freepik)
Author: Daryna Vialko

Hands can say a lot about a person. They are always in sight, so you need to take good care of your hands, according to the Huffpost website.

Why hands need special care

Hands can be affected by the weather, regular washing, and frequent use of sanitizers. If you have eczema, psoriasis, or allergic contact dermatitis, they can become particularly dry.

Dermatologist Regine Mathieu said that the lack of sebaceous glands is the main factor of dry hands.

Sebaceous glands produce sebum, which lubricates the skin and helps it retain moisture.

The glove method

Treating your hands at night is a great option because it allows you to soften your skin when you're not using your hands.

This helps to maximize the effectiveness of moisturizers or emollients to repair the skin barrier.

We are talking about special gloves made of cotton, under which you need to apply a moisturizer.

Wearing gloves at night is one of the most effective ways to increase moisturization and maintain the skin barrier.

Experts say that there are many gloves on the market now that advertise themselves as moisturizing. However, you should make sure that they do not contain irritating ingredients.

In addition, they need to be changed or washed constantly, as dirty gloves can be a source of bacteria and potentially lead to irritation or infection.

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An example of cotton gloves (photo: HuffPost)

How to soften the skin of your hands with vaseline

Ordinary vaseline can replace expensive skin care and moisturizing products. It softens and moisturizes even the coarsest skin. Rub it into the skin every day before going to bed, with clean hands.

Sugar scrub for hand skin

A scrub with oil and sugar removes the old layer of the epidermis, nourishes the skin and protects it from frost. Mix sugar and olive or sunflower oil in equal proportions to make a paste.

Rub this mixture into your skin and leave it on for a few minutes. Rinse with warm water. You will notice how your hands will immediately become much softer.