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Honestly, your hands need some lovin' too! That's why we have some great tips and products to give you the *upper hand* this winter.
1.Apply sunscreen to your hands — it's that simple! Think about it. You put sunscreen on your face, legs, and arms, but you often neglect the body part you're using to apply sunscreen: your hands. Sun damage can lead to things like dark spots and uneven pigmentation. Need I say more?
2.Add a few drops of TruSkin hyaluronic acid that's loaded with vitamin C and E to your hands before applying lotion, cream, or oil — this way you can restore moisture back to your skin before locking it in with cream.
3.Revive your hard-working hands with this super potent O'Keeffe's hand cream. The healing result from this cream is ~hands-down~ incredible.
4.Increase the water content in the air with a ~handy~ Levoit humidifier to keep dry and itchy skin at bay. Add a few drops of your favorite essential oil into the aroma tray for an extra boost of freshness.
5.Lotion within five minutes of stepping out of the shower to optimize the absorption of skincare products — no rush, but apply this Advanced Clinicals coconut oil cream to your hands, face, hair, and elbows ASAP.
6.And! Take the power of pure coconut oil to the next level by acknowledging all that it has to offer — from lubricating our hands to treating bug bites to *glowing up* our skin. This can DO 👏🏽 IT 👏🏽 ALL.
8.Worry not about cold hands while hand masking (yes, let's make hand masking a thing). This innovative Dr. Jart hand mask with thermotherapy technology heats up to keep you toasty while nourishing your skin, nails, and cuticles.
9.Get ~hands-on~ with this DIY recipe to make a cinnamon brown sugar hand scrub at home for some feel-good "me time" that can soften your precious hands.
10.Fear not if DIY isn't your middle name — this Tree Hut shea sugar scrub with eight amazing scents will do the trick. Don't forget to moisturize afterwards!
11.Pamper your hands with a weekly Karuna hand mask routine. This is especially important during winter time when cold air just sucks away all the darn moisture.
12.Protect your hands with Mr. Clean latex-free gloves when you wash dishes to prevent having uncomfortable soggy hands. I know from ~firsthand~ experience that nothing is worse than having pruney hands.
14.Refrain from using boiling hot water to wash your hands or in the shower. That will only burn and create painful, dry hands. Also, just a sweet little reminder on how to wash your hands — correctly.
15.And ease your mind when you wash your hands now — use Soapbox hand soap that infuses natural ingredients to reinvigorate your hand with moisture, instead of stripping it away.
16.Save a step in the process of lotioning your skin, because as we all know, lotioning actually takes some effort. Use Nivea in-shower lotion to expedite your regimen.
17.Pat your hands dry gently with a cotton towel instead of rubbing them ferociously after you wash your hands to avoid irritating your skin.
18.Wear driving gloves to save your hands from the cold, cold wheel. In case you didn't know, UV rays can still penetrate the windshield to cause sun damage.
19.Gift yourself a Burt's Bees hand repair set so no matter where you are in this busy world, you won't have to worry about ashy hands.
20.Reference this chart for different types of oils to remedy each skincare concern. Cure dry skin with rose oil and olive oil by simply mixing a few drops into your lotion or applying them on their own.
21.Refrain from chipping and peeling dried, dead cuticles that have GOT TO GO. Treat yourself to some Leven Rose jojoba oil to maintain a flake-free fingernail.