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Beautify your hands with some expert tips

Beautify your hands with some expert tips

A simple method to take care of this problem is to moisturise the hands daily and at regular intervals, suggests makeup artist and hairstylist Preeti Dahiya.



By Ians

Published: Sat 20 Jun 2015, 9:14 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:53 PM

From investing in a good hand cream and getting a regular manicure done to opting for some kitchen formulae like using lemon, there are many ways to help give your hands a youthful look. With age, the skin on hands can appear wrinkled and the veins become more prominent.

A simple method to take care of this problem is to moisturise the hands daily and at regular intervals, suggests makeup artist and hairstylist Preeti Dahiya.

• Wear gloves while gardening, washing clothes or doing kitchen work. Otherwise, simply oil your hands before any work involving water so your hands don’t look depleted and painfully dry.

• It’s advisable to get a manicure from a reputed salon that practices good hygiene procedures. Once a week, one should soak their hands in soapy water for a couple of minutes and then file the nails before applying nail paint. One should not scrap off nail paint because this weakens the nails.

• Also, get rid of dirt and dead skin cells by exfoliating the hands. This not only makes hands look pretty and young, but doing so also improves circulation.

• Mix a tablespoon of lemon juice, a tablespoon of glycerine and a few drops of rosewater. Apply this mixture twice a day for silky hands.

• Take a lemon and cut it into half. Put half a tablespoon of sugar into it and rub it on your hands. This helps to remove tan and give your hands an even tone.

• Mashed potatoes mixed with milk are great for hand mask.

* Eat food rich in calcium like dairy products for healthy nails.

• Soaps (bar or liquid) designed for sensitive skin are the best choice for our hands. Soaps with olive oil and jojoba are a good option as it does not dry or strip the skin.


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