To look beautiful and fashionable you not only have to dress
right, eat good food, take care of your face, hair and skin
but you also have to take care of your hand. The skin of the
hand is very delicate and since they are always in direct
contact with drying elements like detergents, hot water, harsh
sun etc, they age quickly, sag and look rough and chapped.
Here are a few tips on how to take care of your hands.
you wash your hands or do some intense manual labour, massage
your hands with vegetable oil or Vaseline.
in a bowl of warm water to which 1 tsp of corn starch has
been added for 5 minutes daily after finishing the house-hold
chores. This will ensure that your hands feel smooth and silky.
going to bed at night massage your hands with a blend of lemon
juice and rose water in fresh butter. This will make your
hands smooth and soft.
Mix 1 tsp.
of Glycerin, 1 tsp. of lemon juice and 5 drops of rose water
and rub it on the hands every night during winter months.
This will keep your hands soft and prevent chapping.
hands in winters, wash with lukewarm water (before going to
bed), apply milk-cream and put on a pair of gloves; wash hands
the next morning.
stains from hands rub with a slice of lemon or a raw potato.
For nicotine stains, apply lemon juice and leave for 10 minutes
are also known for their smoothening characteristics. Mash
a cucumber and massage your hands with the mixture. After
10 minutes, wash off the mash and repeat if needed.
elbows are dark and hard, mix glycerin with lemon juice and
apply on the area.