Hand care in winter
In winter, the skin of the hands needs special care, because in addition to constant exposure to cold, during this time our body experiences a severe vitamin deficiency, which also affects the skin condition. In winter, we eat less of fresh vegetables and fruits, which are the main sources of vitamins C and K. They are involved in many processes occurring in all layers of the epidermis.
So how to take care of your hands in winter, so that they are always in good condition, and the skin shines with health and beauty? In fact, everything is very simple. And in this you will now be convinced.
Precautions and care
To ensure that your hands do not deteriorate during the winter, you need to follow simple rules every day:
- For washing your hands, use only warm( not hot!) Water and soft cleansers, for example, liquid soap. After washing, carefully wipe your hands with a soft terry towel. Do not let your skin stay wet for more than 1-2 minutes. This can lead to irritation, especially if you immediately after washing your hands need to go outside.
- After each contact with water, the skin of the hands should be treated with moisturizers. At the same time, they should be used every 3-5 hours. For the night, lubricate the skin with a large layer of moisturizing cream, and then put cotton gloves on your hands.
- Always wear household gloves in your hands when doing household work( washing floors, utensils, etc.).This will prevent the impact on the skin of aggressive detergents and its peeling in the future.
- Taking care of your hands, do not disregard your nails and cuticles. Be sure to lubricate them with special firming creams.
Additional hand skin care in winter
Winter hands can not be treated without the use of special masks and baths, which will help to soften the skin and remove irritation.
It is best, if you carry out medical and preventive measures, you will be constantly. Masks are recommended to be done at least 1 time a week, while warm baths - 2 times a week. How to cook? You will now find out.
For this procedure, you need a fat cream, which must be applied to the skin of the hands with a thick layer and rub it with neat massage movements.
By hand massage, you stimulate blood circulation, thereby improving the supply of nutrients to the skin cells. It should be carried out for 2-3 minutes. Then hands should be wrapped in polyethylene and provide them with heat( you can put on warm gloves on top or simply wrap the brush with a towel).
This mask will promote skin nutrition and smoothing. In addition, it helps to remove the feeling of dryness and tightness. If you use this procedure regularly, your hands will always be in perfect condition.
The use of therapeutic baths gives good results. After them, the skin of the hands is completely restored and becomes soft and silky. To prepare such a tray you can use cow's milk and a decoction of chamomile. These ingredients are taken in equal proportions. In this solution, you need to lower the brush for 15-20 minutes, and after rinse them with cool water.
If you have very dry hands, then you can use an oil mixture that will simultaneously nourish your skin, restore it and remove irritation. To do this, take in equal proportions olive and almond oil, a little lemon juice and water, mix them and put them into the mixture for 5 minutes.
After such a bath, you do not need to wash your hands in water. They should be soaked with paper napkins.
In winter, it is good to use baths based on sea salt. For its preparation you will need a liter of hot water and 2 tablespoons.hot water. Dip in the salt solution of the hands for a quarter of an hour, and then grease them with a fat cream.
Using creams and oils
In winter, it is very important to provide the skin with the necessary moisturizing and nourishment. To do this, you can use a variety of creams that contain fruit extracts and essential oils that have a softening effect.
Naturally, good cosmetics are worth a lot. Therefore, instead of them you can use vegetable oils. They can several times a day to treat the skin of the hands instead of the usual cream.
Do not forget that in addition to caring for the brushes, in winter, attention should be paid to the skin on the elbows. It can also ruffle and crack, causing you a lot of discomfort. To prevent this from happening, you can also use a variety of oils and creams. But it will be better if you regularly treat them with aloe juice. This plant has unique properties and is an excellent tool for skin care.