Thursday, September 15, 2011

Homemade Remedies for Chapped Hands

Homemade Remedies for Chapped Hands

With the arrival of winter and cold weather, very often our hands tend to crack and become red because of the weather such as rain, wind and cold.

The skin becomes dry, rough skin on the palm and can form cracks or fissures. The problem, after some time, can become very annoying because you lose the sensitivity of your touch, you feel burning or pain when the skin is in contact with food such as salt, citrus, etc.

There are various remedies to prevent redness and cracking. First of all, you should limit the washing of your hands as it may increase the peeling and cutting. Use a degreaser and soap but remember to always dry your hands thoroughly.Remember to wear wool based gloves every time you leave the house and exposed to cold.

You can try an effective remedy by using homemade creams made from a native plant tepezcohuite amazonia or common called "the skin plant". Use the to heal the dry skin and chapped hands.

Another solution is vegetable oil that has wound healing and moisturizing properties such as marigold.
You can mix marigold oil or cream with 20% of lavender angustifolia oil , which is a great help to regenerate skin cells and give a soothing action.

Aloe vera are also soothing and acts against redness, it can take care the wounds and giving smooth and velvet feeling to your hands. You can found them at the market in cream, lotion, or oil (if your hands are so chapped, oil is the best solution).

Homemade Remedies for Chapped Hands

The extra virgin olive oil is considered an excellent remedy to have a soft and silky skin . The oil, in fact, has great nutritional benefits. It penetrates deeply and, if applied regularly, gives excellent results for hands that suffer. Our ancestors used pure olive oil, so before you go to bed rub your hands with olive oil and cover them with light cotton gloves. The result is guaranteed!

A moisturizing mask to make skin soft, can be done by mixing the pulp of an avocado with egg yolk and a few drops of lemon juice, and then spread on the hands.

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