If you desire soft hands, you have to pay more attention on exfoliating them. To have soft hands it’s not enough to hydrate them. In this article you will find out a homemade scrub for hands. You have to use it regularly and your hands will be always soft.
Many women complain about dry and rough hands. The most common mistakes are: you wash the dishes without wearing protection cloves, you don’t use hydrating cream, and you don’t exfoliate your hands.
Hydrating cream it’s not effective if your skin is not clean and you have dead cells and bacteria, because the nutritional substances do not penetrate deep the epidermis. If you exfoliate your hands, the cream will be effective and the results.
– 2/3 cup of sea salt
– 1/2 cup of jojoba oil
– optional – you can add some drops of essential oil ( lavender or chamomile)
– a glass jar
- Combine all the ingredients in a bowl to mix them well. Then, transfer the scrub in the glass jar. You can keep the scrub more days, if you keep the jar closed
- When you want to exfoliate your hands ( you can do it one time per week), take one teaspoon of this scrub and put it in your palms ( before doing this, wash well your hands). Massage your hands with this scrub on both sides and on your fingers.
- Massage your hands few minutes with circular moves. Rinse your hands with warm water and dry them with a clean towel. Now, you can apply the moisturizing cream.
The cream that you use it is also important. There are some ingredients that nourishes the skin very well: mint, brier and sage that contain vitamin A. Also, oils like almonds, jojoba or coconut acts like a strong emollient.