Comprehensive hand care

You can experiment a little while creating your own cosmetics for hand care. This is even advisable, because it will be possible to find the composition of ingredients that best suit the skin. In turn, proponents of ready-made solutions can use the following recipes and undergo step-by-step procedure to create beautiful hands.

Step 1. Cleansing

It is basically an introduction to cosmetic treatments, getting rid of old nail polish.

Step 2. Softening hand bath

Pleasant, hot baths are sure to taste people with constantly cold hands. They will warm them and improve circulation. Properly selected ingredients provide intense hydration and nutrition, improve elasticity and elasticity of the skin, relieve allergies and inflammation, help heal light wounds.

Herbal bath — soothing and restoring Pour a

mixture of herbs — horsetail, nettle leaves, sage and chamomile (2 teaspoons each) with a liter of water and bring to the boil. When the infusion starts to boil, remove it from the heat, allow it to cool to such a temperature so that it can be immersed in it and sustained for 15 minutes.

Ginger bath — warming and moisturizing This is the

perfect offer for winter when it is constantly cold. Boil a few pieces of fresh ginger over a low heat in 0.5 liters of water for 5-7 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons orange juice and 1 teaspoon shea butter or coconut oil to the decoction.

Salt bath

It cleans perfectly, removes swelling. Use salt of about 3 handfuls per 2 liters of water. You can enrich the canopy with selected herbs and natural vegetable oil, such as coconut.

Step 3: Peeling

hand care with peeling combined with gentle hand massage will help remove dead cells of epidermis, stimulates blood circulation and oxygenates the skin, providing it smoothness, softness and elasticity. A wide variety of products are used as an abrasive base for peeling, but the most popular here are sugar, salt and coffee grounds.


Mix 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to the mixture.


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

From the coffee grounds K 2

tablespoons of ground coffee add 1-2 tablespoons of argan oil and a few drops of aromatic oil — for example, orange.

Massage your hands with peeling for 3-5 minutes.

Step 4: Nourishing masks

When the skin of the hands softens and exfoliates, it is time to give it a dose of hydration and nutrients that further regenerate it and provide protection against harmful factors. Their useful properties provide comprehensive care for the hands, as masks will act not only on the skin, but also on the nails.

Olive mask — intensely moisturizing and brightening

This is a very simple recipe consisting of slightly warmed olive oil and two teaspoons of lemon juice. Rub the mixture into cleaned hands, performing a light massage.

Potato Mask

Taking care of hands and nails, it provides them with many valuable nutrients such as proteins, vitamin C, starch and other beneficial enzymes. Two well-cooked potato tubers, 1 egg yolk and 3 tablespoons milk will be needed to prepare the cosmetics. Mix everything to get a uniform paste.

Honey yogurt mask — rejuvenating

2 tablespoons natural yogurt, 1 tablespoon curd, 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon honey. After washing your hands, apply moisturizer or any vegetable oil on them.

After applying cosmetics, wrap your hands with foil and towel — heat will increase absorption of nutrients. Rinse in about 15-30 minutes. You can leave the mask all night – replacing foil and towel with cotton gloves, which will not let cosmetics wipe on bedding, and at the same time allow the skin to “breathe”.

Step 5: Nail care at home

It is possible to talk about comprehensive hand care only if you take care of your nails properly. Most of the treatments described above also have a positive effect on their condition, but here are a few recipes strictly dedicated to nails:

Rinse in gelatine

Dissolve 2 dining rooms spoons of gelatin in 1¼ 2 cup warm water. Soak your nails in this mixture for about 15 minutes.

Anti-slickness mask and stratification

Mix 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon honey and a few drops of vitamins A, C and E. Keep the mask on your nails for a few minutes.

Firming Honey Mask

Massage a mixture of 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon honey into nails and cuticle. Wash in 10-15 minutes.

After strengthening and softening procedures, use the nail plate care kit — give it the right shape and length, remove the cuticle and finally apply your favorite varnish.

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