Washing Avoid very detergent hand soaps in the winter. Prefer a sweet PH and enriched formulas, or adopt the formulas “surgrasses” in bread or liquid gel. Without soap,
Abuse moisturizing creams:
At the same time as the essential lip balm, slip in your bag a small size of hand cream to apply to the desire. It creates a protective film on the surface of the skin while delivering its emollient, nourishing or moisturizing active ingredients. Application to renew at will, several times a day in case of exposure to cold.
Do not forget the scrub:
Although thin, the skin of the hands needs to be erased which will rid it of dead cells and possible pelt, but especially, which will help to stimulate it. Indeed, the scrub forces the skin to create new cells and thus to thicken a little and therefore to strengthen!
Adopt the reflex massage oil:
Combine two benefits: the massage that boosts exchanges, blood circulation and decongests frozen hands, and the benefits of an oil, sweet almond for example, which will take care of the skin, nourish and nourish it. ‘relax. Do not forget the nails!
Protect them from the cold :
The cold not only dries the skin but also retracts the capillaries, these small surface blood vessels. Combined with temperature differences, it can make them “slam” and cause redness, in addition to unsightly mottling, sign that the hands are really cold. Conclusion, do not wait until it snows to wear gloves! Go out covered …
Avoid contact with water and alcohol:
If washing hands has all the hygienic virtues, washing them too often has a drawback: limescale dries out the skin. Worse, alcohol-based hand washing solutions without water containing alcohol dry up even more. In winter, avoid household cleaning and detergent products with your bare hands and if you wash your hands with soap, wipe them well and if possible follow a protective cream. – Make night masks
In case of dryness at the edge of the crack or crevice or if you work outside, coat your hands with a repair cream and put on gloves, preferably in cotton, before sleeping or opt for pre-impregnated gloves, reusable. By letting it rest all night long, you give the skin a better chance of absorbing it, which is difficult when it is very damaged, especially in case of cages