No matter how young we feel, our hands may look otherwise. The skin in our hands ages faster than other parts of the body because it’s thin and often exposed to sun and abrasion. (1)
In this article we are going to give you 5 natural ways to make your hands look younger
1. Exfoliate the Hands Weekly
With regular exfoliation we can restore the smoothness of our skin. Combine ¼ teaspoon of olive oil and some amount of sugar. Rub the mixture onto your hand skin for 15 minutes. Repeat the every week. The olive oil contains omega-3 fatty acids which is a potent moisturizer while the sugar could exfoliate by eliminating dead skin cells.
2. Protect Your Nails
You should use lotion for your hands every morning and night. Give the nails a break from polish periodically ad you will see an improvement. (2)
3. Moisturize Regularly
Dry skin makes wrinkles look more apparent. If you moisturize the hands regularly you will notice appear plump, moist and smooth. Use some cream for hydrating your skin and massage your hands with it twice a day. (3)
4. Use Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera forms protective layer on the skin and improves its tone. It will make your hands look younger and smoother. You should apply aloe Vera gel directly on the skin and let it sit for 20 minutes. Then rinse it off. Do this every morning.
5. Lemon Juice
The vitamin C in the lemon juice cleanses the skin and lightens every spot mark. It also makes our skin bright, soft and younger. Mix some lemon juice with one tablespoon of honey and apply the mixture on your skin. Leave it to stay for 30 minutes and then wash it off with warm water. Do this every night before you go to sleep. (4)