Our hands have a very few oil glands, with the result that they tend to get dry easily and very often as well. As they come in contact with chemicals, detergents, garden dirt, and so on, when you undertake cleaning works, they are exposed to further damage. Therefore, it is necessary to take special care of your hands. You should exfoliate them and moisturize them on a regular basis. In order to help you with task, we have provided a few hand care recipes in the following lines, which you can make at home, to take special care of your hands.
Easy Homemade Manicure Recipes
Hand Sugar Exfoliant
Mix two tablespoons of oil (vegetable, olive, baby or safflower oil)
with three tablespoons of sugar (using coarse sugar will be better) and
form a paste. Gently rub the paste on your hands and continue doing so
for 2-3 minutes. Wash off with warm water and dry thoroughly.
For coarse and dry hands, mix one tablespoon of lemon juice with a
teaspoon of sugar and a little water. Apply this mixture on your hands
and let it sit for 5 minutes. Wash off with warm water and dry
If you have rough skin on your hands, this recipe will surely prove to
be handy. Take out the juice of one tomato and one lime and mix well.
Add 2-3 tbsp glycerin to it and massage your hand with the mixture, for
3-4 minutes. Wash off with warm water and dry thoroughly.
In a bowl, put an ounce of honey, the white portion of an egg, one tsp
of glycerin and some barley powder. Mix the ingredients well and apply
on clean hands. Let the paste sit on your hands for a few minutes and
then wash off with water.
Nourishing Hand Cream
Mix 1/3 cup of glycerin and 2/3 cups of rose water. Put the mixture in a
bottle and shake it well. Store it in a cool and dry place .Massage your
hands with the mixture as often as possible.
Warm olive oil can go a long way in softening your cuticles. Just after
you have taken a bath, push your cuticles back and massage warm olive
oil into them. Use the tips of the fingers for the purpose.
Homemade Manicure Tips