From being exposed to harsh chemicals of dishwashing soaps, detergents, and whatnot, our hands seriously go through a lot. And we don’t even have the time to pamper them properly. And as a result of our carelessness and lack of time, the skin around the hands starts to get dry, flaky, and chapped, and thus, in the end, you have to visit a salon and spend a lot of money in order to get those soft and beautiful hands.
But salon visits are very costly and might be very heavy for your pocket. So, what to do? You can simply resort to DIY methods that are affordable and natural and help your hands big time. Take a look at the below given hand soaks and learn how to get soft and picture-perfect hands using them.
Lemon Water Hand Soak
The lemon and water hand soak is mostly for people who have a lot of tanning on their hands. The lemon removes the tanning and cleanses the skin from within and the warm water opens the pores and helps in this process. So, to clear the tanning from your hands, all you have to do is take some warm water, a big bowl in which you can soak your hands, a lemon, and a liquid soap that is gentle on the skin.
Start by pouring the warm water in the bowl, then take the liquid soap and enough for soaking and cleaning your hands. Then cut a lemon and squeeze half of it inside the water mix well and put your hands in it. Using the lemon peel scrub your hands thoroughly and then let them soak in for 10 minutes. Wash off, pat dry with a towel, and then moisturise with hand cream.
Rose Water Hand Soak
Rose has great moisturising properties and if your hands have lost their moisture then it is time to pamper them well. For making this DIY rose water hand soak you will need a big bowl, warm water 2 roses, and rose essential oil.
Start by pouring the water into the bowl. Then add 3-4 drops of rose essential oil in it and stir, after this take the rose and pluck their petals and transfer them to the water bowl. Soak your hands in this solution while simultaneously massaging them, do this for 12 minutes, and pat dry. If you still feel the need to moisturise, make a solution of rose and carrier oil and apply it to your hands for the best results.
Milk Hand Soak
Milk is known to have amazing effects on patched, pigmented, and dry skin(home remedies for dry hands) and that is why we suggest you try this hand soak for your hands. Take a bowl and add warm milk less below the brim. Then soak your hands in the milk for about 10 minutes and rinse it off thoroughly. You will feel the difference instantly.
Epsom Salt Hand Soak
If your hands have become itchy, dry, and flaky then trying this Epsom salt hand soak will do you a lot of help. For this, you will need a big bowl, 1/2 cup Epsom salt, and olive oil. Take some warm water in a bowl, put the salt and oil in it. Soak your hands in this for 10-12 minutes and pat dry.
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