During a pandemic, our skin is exposed to increased stress: antiseptic compounds and wipes, wearing latex gloves and constant washing with a...
During a pandemic, our skin is exposed to increased stress: antiseptic compounds and wipes, wearing latex gloves and constant washing with antibacterial soap. Let's add here the onset of cold weather: low temperatures, squally winds, periodic hypothermia. The skin is under tremendous stress. She needs help to prevent wrinkles and redness from settling on your hands.
Hands are the calling card of a person. They say that the hands are more likely to give outage than the face. This is due to the fact that the skin of the hands is constantly exposed to climatic, mechanical, chemical and other factors. Oddly enough, but the epidermis and dermis of the skin of the hands are thinner than the same characteristics of the skin of the face. In addition, with age, these layers become even thinner, the number of dead cells increases.
Therefore, it dries up early, the natural hydro-lipid layer becomes thinner. We begin to notice that our hands began to peel, react more sharply to hot or cold water, and no longer look well-groomed even with a fresh manicure. Wrinkles and discolouration appear. This is a problem that needs to be addressed.
Cosmetologists believe that it is possible to maintain youthfulness and beauty of hands at any age and in any work. And this is easy to learn. It is important to take proper care of your skin and do it regularly... Get started now.
Wash my hands right
In order not to overdry the skin of your hands, choose a liquid or solid soap, rich in caring ingredients. It is better not to skimp and buy more expensive products made on a natural basis. So you can kill two birds with one stone: cleanse the skin and take care of the epidermis.
For example, soap with 5% lavender oil will not only moisturize, but also protect the skin, as it is a powerful natural antiseptic. Remember: the healthiest and safest for your hands is organic soap made without the use of cheap animal fats.
As for the thoroughness of washing, which is now especially important, Rospotrebnadzor issued detailed instructions in March. First, you need to soap your hands well, then wash your palms and the back, then wash between your fingers, nails and separately your thumbs and fingertips. Then rinse off the soap, dry or dry your hands. A dry cloth towel or disposable paper towels are best.
It is recommended to wash your hands before and after preparing food, before eating, before and after using the toilet, before putting on contact lenses, before applying makeup, after contact with children, animals, and working at a computer. Washing your hands immediately after returning home is a must.
After washing, dry hands should be lubricated with cream. Preferred organic nutrient. Products with olive, pomegranate, coconut and almond oil are perfect.
Protecting hands from harmful influences
If you have to do a general cleaning of the apartment, washing dishes, stoves, plumbing or working in the garden, wear gloves. Before doing this, it is useful to wash your hands with warm water and sprinkle with talcum powder so that the skin sweats less.
If you prefer to work without gloves, use special protective hand and nail creams. As a rule, they are made on the basis of silicone. The products create an invisible film and protect the skin from harmful effects. But this method of protection is less reliable, it is better to wear gloves.
After work, wash your hands and grease with cream. Can be applied glycerin jelly... The tool is very effective and easy to prepare at home.
Glycerin hand cream at home
A penny remedy for maintaining the beauty and youth of the skin of the hands - homemade glycerin cream. It is done like this: soak 6 g of gelatin in 100 ml of water, when the mass swells, add 80 g of glycerin and 50 g of liquid honey. Stir and apply in a thin layer on dry skin of hands, allow to be thoroughly absorbed. To restore nails, baths with iodine, sea salt, lemon pulp are useful.