Comprehensive care behind hands

Comprehensive care behind hands

Hands constantly are affected by a number of harmful factors. Both weather conditions, and effect of chemicals — for example, detergents concern them. On brush skin very few sebaceous glands that does it very sensitive to drying, even insufficient wipe of hands and impact of wind can cause extensive damage therefore it is important to know about comprehensive care.

It is possible to experiment a little during creation of own cosmetics for manicuring. It is even reasonable because thus it will turn out to find composition of ingredients which best of all suit skin. In turn supporters of ready decisions can use the following recipes and undergo step by step procedure for creation of beautiful hands.

Step 1. Clarification

It generally introduction to cosmetic procedures, disposal of old nail varnish.

Step 2. The softening bathtub for hands

Pleasant, hot bathtubs for certain will be to the taste to people with constantly cold hands. They will warm them and will improve blood circulation. Correctly picked up ingredients provide intensive moistening and nutrition, improve elasticity and elasticity of skin, facilitate allergy and inflammations, help to heal grazes.

Grass bathtub — calming and restoring

To fill in mix of herbs — horsetail, leaves of nettle, sage and camomile (on 2 teaspoons everyone) with liter of water and to bring to boiling. When infusion begins to boil, remove it from fire, to allow it to cool down up to such temperature that it was possible to ship in it hands and to sustain within 15 minutes.

Ginger bathtub — warming and moistening

This ideal offer for winter when it is constantly cold. To weld several pieces of fresh ginger on weak fire in 0.5 l of water within 5-7 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons of orange juice and 1 teaspoon of shea butter or coconut oil to broth. 


It perfectly cleans, removes hypostases. To use salt about 3 handfuls on 2 l of water. It is possible to enrich bath with the chosen herbs and natural vegetable oil, for example, coconut.

Step 3: Peeling

Manicuring with peeling in combination with gentle massage of hands will help to remove dead cells of epidermis, stimulates blood circulation and oxygenates skin, providing its smoothness, softness and elasticity. As abrasive basis for peeling various products are used, but sugar, salt and coffee thick are the most popular here.


To mix 2 tablespoons of sugar and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. To add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to mix.


2 tablespoons of salt, 1 teaspoon of dried sage and 1-2 tablespoons of a little warmed up shea butter.

From coffee thick

To add 1-2 tablespoons of argan oil and several drops of aromatic oil to 2 tablespoons of ground coffee — for example, orange.

To mass hands peeling within 3-5 minutes.

Step 4: The feeding masks

When skin of hands is softened and peels, it is time to give it dose of moistening and nutrients which in addition regenerate it and provide protection against harmful factors. Their useful properties provide comprehensive care behind hands as masks will affect not only skin, but also nails.

Mask olive — intensively moistening and clarifying

It is very simple recipe consisting of slightly warmed up olive oil and two teaspoons of lemon juice. To rub mix in the cleaned hands, carrying out light massage.

Potato mask

Caring for hands and nails, it provides them with many valuable nutrients, such as proteins, vitamin C, starch and other useful enzymes. Two well prepared potato tubers, 1 egg yolk and 3 tablespoons of milk will be necessary for preparation of cosmetics. To mix everything to receive uniform paste.

Honey and yogurt mask — rejuvenating

2 tablespoons of natural yogurt, 1 tablespoon of cottage cheese, 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon of honey. After washing of hands to apply on them the moisturizing cream, or any vegetable oil. 

After putting cosmetics to wrap hands foil and towel — heat will strengthen absorption of useful substances. To wash away approximately in 15-30 minutes. It is possible to leave mask on all night long — replacing foil and towel with cotton gloves which will not allow cosmetics to be wiped on bedding, and at the same time will allow skin "to breathe".

Step 5: Nail care in house conditions

It is possible to speak about comprehensive care behind hands, only if to care for nails properly. The majority of the procedures described above also have positive impact on their state, but here several recipes which are strictly devoted to nails:

Rinsing in gelatin

To dissolve 2 tablespoons of gelatin in 1⁄2 glasses of warm water. To wet nails in this mix approximately for 15 minutes.

Mask against fragility and stratification

To mix 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of honey and several drops of vitamins A, With and E. Derzhat mask on nails several minutes.

The strengthening honey mask

To mass mix from 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of honey in nails and cuticle. We wash away in 10-15 minutes.

After the procedures of strengthening and mitigation to use set for care for nail plate — to give it the correct form and length, to remove cuticle and, at last, to apply favourite varnish.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team