They say that the hands are our cover letter . And there is no doubt, because when we are greeted or when we are introduced to someone we do not know, the first thing we do is shake hands, which becomes not only a symbol of presentation but also of friendship. Further, the hands are our work tool , which we use every day to take things, to write, to cook, to clean the house ... All these habits can influence the health of the skin of the hands, causing the appearance of dry hands or dry and prematurely aged due to their permanent exposure to the different external aggressions that can affect them so much.
It is clear that take care of hands it is always something as fundamental as it is important, because we provide hydration and unique care from moisturizing and nourishing products, and also, if we care about its protection, we will especially consider what factors or elements can attack the health of the skin of our hands. Among the factors that precisely tend to affect the health of our skin we can mention: changes in temperature, excessive exposure to cold, contact with certain products (especially chemicals and pollutants), excessive exposure to solar radiation (already that age them prematurely), or the use of products such as soap or detergents.
A useful option is make at home natural creams that help in a positive way to take care of your hands, moisturize and protect them, using 100% natural ingredients that provide useful benefits for the skin of our hands.
1. Oatmeal and yogurt softening cream
With oatmeal and yogurt you can make a wonderful cream with softening benefits , ideal to soften the skin of the hands and rejuvenate it easily.
To make this cream you need: 1 tablespoon of oat flakes, 1 tablespoon of yogurt, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of almond oil.
First put the rolled oats in a grinder and grind them well. Put the ground oatmeal in a bowl and add the other ingredients. Mix well with the help of a wooden spoon.
To apply this cream you should only put a little on the back of freshly washed hands and leave for 15 minutes. Then rinse with warm water and, if you wish, end up applying a moisturizer.
2. Cream to exfoliate the skin of the hands
Following the steps indicated in the previous beauty recipe, but replacing the yogurt with ground almonds we can enjoy a wonderful exfoliating recipe.
To make this cream you need: 1 tablespoon of almonds, 1 tablespoon of oatmeal flakes and 1 teaspoon of almond oil.
First put the almonds and oatmeal in a grinder and grind them a little, but not so much (what interests us is that the grind is rather thick). Now put everything in a bowl and mix well.
To apply this cream first wash your hands with warm water. With your hands still wet put the cream with gentle massage. Then rinse with warm water and dry your hands.
3. Cream of comfrey and yogurt
Comfrey is a medicinal plant with allantoin, a substance capable of stimulating the regeneration of the skin. In addition, yogurt is softener and lavender is useful in soothing irritation.
To make this cream you need: 2 tablespoons oat flakes, 3 tablespoons dried comfrey leaves, 1 tablespoon of yogurt, 1 tablespoon of honey and 6 drops of lavender essential oil.
To prepare this cream, put the oatmeal flakes and comfrey leaves in a grinder first. It grinds well. Now add all the ingredients in a bowl and stir well to form a paste.
To apply this cream you just have to cover your hands with it. Then put on some cotton gloves and let it act for 3 minutes. Finally rinse hands with warm water.