3 Ways to Make Your Hands Attractive and Youthful at Home

Your hands are probably the first body part to show your true age. Their thin, delicate skin is exposed to sunlight and chemicals from cleaning products every day, making them prone to wrinkles, age spots, and sun damage.

So, even though you may try hard to avoid these skin aging signs appearing on your face, you shouldn’t ignore your hands.

In fact, keeping them youthful is not a rocket science. You can achieve that by following several simple adjustments to your everyday life, such as:

  • Always wear gloves when cleaning and gardening
  • Use a hand soap with moisturizing agent
  • Stop biting your nails
  • Exfoliate them often
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Moisturize often

Besides these helpful tips, there’s one more thing you can do to rejuvenate your hands and make them look younger – a home spa.

Hand Spa at Home

There are three options to choose from, each of them including preparation, softening, and hydration part.

Whatever option you choose, you’ll reduce the effects from external factors and make your hands soft and smooth. Besides, they are all economical and free from chemicals, so it’s definitely worth to tray at least one of them.

The best part is that they require common natural ingredients you probably have in your kitchen right now.

Treatment #1

Things You Need
  • 2 tbsp. of sea salt
  • 1 drop of tea tree oil
  • 2 tbsp. of coconut oil (or any vegetable oil)
  • 1 tsp. of olive oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Few drops of lemon juice
Directions

Mix the first three ingredients and apply the solution on your hands, massaging them from the wrist all the way to your fingertips.

After that, mix the rest of the ingredients, the olive oil, egg yolk, and lemon juice, and apply on your hands. Let it stay for 15 minutes before rinsing them with water.

Do this treatment in the evening to avoid sun exposure.

Treatment #2

Things You Need
  • A few drops of grapefruit oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • A pinch of cinnamon
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • 1 tsp. of sugar
  • ½ a tbsp. of orange peel powder
  • 2 tbsp. of ginger powder
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp. of olive oil
  • A pinch of red pepper
  • 1 tsp of sesame oil

The mix of citrus vitamins is excellent for rejuvenating your skin and improving its elasticity. Mix the lemon juice, grapefruit oil, cinnamon, and baking soda. Apply on your hands and let it stay for 5-7 minutes.

Then, mix the sugar, orange peel powder, olive oil, and ginger powder. Apply the paste to your hands and massage it to exfoliate your skin using a moist brush or sponge.

Finally, mix the sesame oil, orange juice, and red pepper and apply on your hands. Let it act for 5 minutes and then rinse with water. After the treatment, you can apply some almond oil if you have. Your hands will be as soft as silk.

Treatment #3

Things You Need

  • Some warm water
  • Few drops of rosemary oil
  • Some mint
  • 2 tbsp. of sugar
  • 1 tbsp. of sunflower oil
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • 1 tbsp. of rose water
  • 3 tbsp. of olive oil
  • Grated green apple
  • 1 tbsp. of Vaseline

Add the mint, rosemary oil, and only 1 tablespoon of olive oil in the warm water. Rub it on your hands and let it stay for 5 minutes.

Then, mix the sugar, baking soda, sunflower oil, and rose water to make an exfoliating scrub. Massage your hands with the mixture.

Next, moisten your hands with a mixture of Vaseline, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and grated green apple. Allow the mixture to stay for 10 minutes before washing it with warm water. Finally, apply moisturizer.

Note – you can test each of these recipes by applying a small amount on your skin before applying the whole mixture. If there’s no allergy reaction, you can do the treatment.