Keep your hands soft in winters with these expert tips

What do you think of when you think about winters? Well, cozy blankets, hot soup and warm clothes can be your answers, chapped lips, wrinkled skin and itchy hands are also inseparable part of winters.

Despite being a mostly spent-at-home-year, 2020 is not going to be different from other winters. In fact, this year, you would need to take extra care of your hands as you will be regularly washing your hands with soap and water.

As the season of some typical skin woes is already here, it is about time you buckled up to take care of your skin and we are here to help.

Here are some simple tips that will help you in retaining the softness and elasticity of your hand:

#1 Whenever you are performing heavy duty tasks like gardening and cleaning, it is highly advisable that you wear gloves. Wearing gloves will provide you with an additional layer of protection. Many experts suggest that after every hand wash, it is important to moisturize your hands with creams rich in urea, ceremides, mineral oil and hydrating ingredients. Regularly moisturizing your hands will keep them hydrated, supple and free of wrinkles.

#2 Since you will be soaking up a lot of sunlight during the chilly months of winters, it is also recommended that you apply sunscreen on your hands. Sunscreen lotion will keep you hands protected sun damage and hence there will be no degradation of collagen and elasticity. Ensure that the lotion has SPF of 30.

#3 Along with taking care of your hands during the day, it is also very crucial to maintain a nighttime routine especially for your hands. Using hand serums rich in Vitamin C, E and B3 will help prevent the signs of ageing as these essential nutrients synthesize collagen.

While ageing is an unavoidable and natural process, you can easily delay the early signs of aging if you follow a fixed skincare routine along with a healthy lifestyle.

Disclaimer: The advice given in this content is purely based on generic information. These tips are not to be considered as an alternative to standard medical opinion. It is advised to always consult your own doctor for medical help. The Vocal News does not claim any responsibility for given information.