Many women are focused on maintaining young-looking skin on their face, but they don’t do the same when it comes to caring for their hands. Our hands are one of the first areas on our bodies that show signs of aging.
The thing is, the skin on our hands is very thin and sensitive which is why it’s always the first to show the signs of aging. There is also very little fat on the back of the hands, so when collagen and elastin fibers begin breaking down, it’s quite noticeable. In combination with the damaging effects from the frequent dish washing and the exposure to the outside elements, you can imagine how our hands can suffer if not treated properly.
That’s why it’s very important to care for our hands as much as we do for our face and hair, and maybe even more. But you don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on expensive cosmetic products, you can do this with some simple natural ingredients which you probably already have at home and we’ll show you exactly how. The natural remedies we’re about to share are simple and easy to make, all you have to do is follow the instructions below.
Homemade Recipes for Young-Looking Hands
If you want silky smooth hands you’ll need a potato. Get a medium-sized potato and bake it. Mash it with a fork and add 2 tbsp. of olive oil, 2 tbsp. of honey, and milk and mix everything until its smooth. Store it in the fridge and apply it 2-3 times a week. Leave the mixture for 15 minutes and wash your hands with soap.
This egg recipe will help you improve the skin’s elasticity of your hands. You need to separate the egg whites and mix them with 1 tablespoon of honey. Then, apply the mixture on your hands with a brush and let it dry. Finally, wash it thoroughly with soap and water.
This oil will provide firmness and elasticity to the aging skin, and it will also nourish it. Massage your hands daily with this oil to rejuvenate and relax them.
Hands with spots
Lemon and sugar – The preparation of this remedy is very easy and simple. Just take 1/2 lemon and squeeze its juice out. Then, add 2 teaspoon of sugar and exfoliate with circular massage in order to promote microcirculation. Finally wash it off with a soap and cold water.
Almond oil – dip your hands in the oil, then put them in cold water and hold for 5 minutes. Afterwards, dry them and apply a fatty cream, and insert your hands in cotton gloves. Let it stay overnight and in the following morning you will see the results.
Petroleum jelly – apply some petroleum jelly on your hands, put on cotton gloves, and let it stand overnight.
Avoid these things:
- Avoid hot water as it dehydrates them. Use warm water instead;
- Never bite your nails as it affects your skin and reduces their growth;
- Wear gloves to protect them from the cold weather as they are the most affected.