Women’s hands are associated with concepts such as elegance,
warmth, care and affection. But at the same time they treacherously betray
age of women. Being particularly vulnerable and unprotected from
of nature, the skin of the hands is subject to all negative external factors and,
as a result, faster aging. Dryness, flaking and even
cracks formed on the skin of the hands – quite common
a phenomenon even at a young age. What is the reason for their appearance and how with
fight them, try to understand this article.
- Causes of dry skin
- Proper care of dry skin
- Masks and baths for dry skin of hands
Causes of dry skin
Slowing the process of sebum secretion, which can be
due to a variety of reasons, leads to dry skin on the hands. AT
individual cases of malfunction of the sebaceous glands are caused
hereditary factor. According to dermatologists, young people
too dry skin is more often a sign of genetic
predisposition, whereas in mature people the result is as
internal and external factors.
External causes of dry skin:
- dry air;
- frequent skin contact with hot or cold water;
- prolonged exposure to sunlight;
- frosty weather;
- irregular and irregular skin care.
Internal causes of dryness and flaking of the skin on
- dehydration (lack of water in the body);
- disorders of the digestive system;
- hormonal imbalance (menopause, hypothyroidism, etc.)
- metabolic disorders;
- nervous tension;
- taking antibiotics for a long time;
- lack of vitamins (in particular A and E);
- various skin diseases (dermatitis, keratosis, eczema, psoriasis,
- lack of diet;
- bad habits (alcohol use, smoking, hobby
sweet food and drink);
- skin aging.
Proper care of dry skin
Dryness and flaking of the skin on the hands is often
cause neglect or improper care. On
very dry skin can form cracks, which means that
risk of infection, both locally and throughout the body.
To avoid such consequences and maintain the aesthetic appearance of the hands,
must adhere to some rules daily.
- Wash your hands with soap containing moisturizing ingredients.
properties (glycerin, oils, creams, etc.).
- Avoid direct hands contact with aggressive cleaners.
means. Always wear rubber gloves.
- Moisten your hands with a cream after each contact with water. It is better
use only cream without fragrances with avocado and cocoa butter.
- Clean skin of corneous particles by applying regularly
scrubs and exfoliating masks.
- Protect your skin from the effects of adverse external factors:
wear gloves in the winter and in the summer do not expose your skin to direct
- Periodically conduct home cosmetic procedures: masks
for hands, herbal and paraffin baths.
Masks and baths for dry skin of hands
There are many folk remedies to eliminate
dry skin of the hands, as well as peeling and cracks in it. Homemade
preparations for the most part consist of natural ingredients, and
therefore safe and easy to use. You only need to comply
instructions and proportions, then the result will please after 2-3
Paraffin bath. Heat up on water
paraffin bath. Grease your hands with greasy cream and immerse them in warm
paraffin. Once the substance has hardened, carefully remove it from
Vaseline wrap. Abundant at night
Lubricate your hands with the preparation, wear cotton gloves.
In the morning, remove, rinse hands with warm water.
Mask of glycerin with lemon. Dry skin
soften and moisturize a mixture of one tablespoon of glycerin and 100
milliliters of water with half a lemon juice. Drug rubbed into
during the day in the pre-cleansed skin of the hands.
Gryzhnika tincture. Cracked and dry hands
the gryzhnik infused in olive oil perfectly fights. For
cooking tinctures need to pour 0.5 liters of olive oil
100 grams of chopped fresh grass gryzhnika. Insist 7 days.
The resulting composition lubricates the parts of the body with hardened skin:
knees, hands and elbows.
Mask of protein and lemon. Get rid of
roughness on the skin mask of 1 beaten in foam protein with juice 1
lemon. The mask is applied for 20 minutes, then washed off with warm water. Skin
smeared with any nourishing cream.
Ointment of honey and flax. Heat the water bath
up to 25 degrees 100 milliliters of linseed oil. Mix it with 3
tablespoons thick honey, add 1 egg yolk and
fresh juice of 1 lemon. Lubricate the skin of the hands in the morning and evening.
Mask from the leaves of coltsfoot. Soothe
weathered skin a mixture of milk and 2 tablespoons of fresh
crushed plant leaves. Cover the skin of the hands received
composition. After 20 minutes, wash off, apply a nourishing cream.
Hand bath of plantain broth. 1
A tablespoon of the herb plantain pour 1 liter of boiling water.
Insist 30 minutes. Then put your hands in the broth for 10-15 minutes.
Dry your hands and cover the skin with a fat cream.
Medicinal chamomile decoction softens the skin
hands, heals cracks. For a bath 1 tablespoon of flowers
chamomile pour 1 liter of boiled water. Insist 15 minutes. AT
warm broth (40-42 degrees) hold the broth for 20 minutes. Arms
wipe with a soft cloth, use a thick cream or
Serum bath. 400 milliliters
whey reheat. Dip in a warm composition for 15 minutes.
hands After the procedure, dry your hands with a soft towel.
Tray of vegetable oil. Heat up
any oil (vegetable origin) and lower for 20-30 minutes
hands in it. Carry out the procedure 2 times a week.
Also perfectly softens the skin of the hands a mixture of 5 drops of ammonia, 2
tablespoons of glycerin and 3 tablespoons of plain water. Rub
composition in moist cleansed skin several times a day.
Dry and rough skin of the hands of women looks unattractive.
and reminds of age. To return skin softness and give
hands elegant look, you need special care. For this there are
various methods and means, many of which are feasible at home
conditions. However, before applying these or other recipes should
establish first the true cause of dryness of the skin of the hands.
Thus, it is possible to diagnose the disease and
prevent its progression.