Most women spend hours on their face and take very little care of their hands. Of course all women want to look beautiful and think that beauty ends with their face. This thought could not be more wrong.
Hands like our face, is one of the most visible parts of the body. It is also a region which takes a lot of abuse through every day chores. Hence extra care should be taken to make our hands look soft and beautiful.
Hands like the rest of our body require regular exfoliation to slough off the dead skin.A proper exfoliation and moisturizing routine will ensure super soft hands.
Natural products which are easily available and extremely economical can be used for exfoliation. Regular exfoliation can reduce the appearance of wrinkles and age spots on our hands. The following hand scrubs can be prepared in less than five minutes.
Cocoa Butter and Grape seed Oil Scrub
To make this divine scrub, melt six tablespoons of cocoa butter in a microwave. Add two and half teaspoons each of water and grape seed oil to the melted cocoa butter.
Once the mixture has reached room temperature whip it nicely and add five drops sandalwood essential oil. Store this mixture in a clean glass container. Add a tablespoon of brown sugar to the mixture just before you exfoliate your hands.
Sugar, Ylang Ylang and Almond Oil Scrub
To prepare this heavenly smelling scrub combine a half cup of sugar with two tablespoons of almond oil and two drops each of ylang ylang and orange essential oil. Vigorously mix the ingredients in a clean glass bowl.
Take a small quantity of the mixture and evenly spread over the hands. Next, massage in circular motion over the entire hand region before rinsing it off with cold water.
Epsom salt and Olive Oil Hand Scrub
Mix together a quarter cup of olive oil, with half a teaspoon of lavender oil and a cup of Epsom salts. Leave the mixture for about a day to allow it to set.
Then take a small quantity of the scrub and rub it over the entire hand area gently. Rinse off with cold water. The results are instantly visible. Smooth; baby soft and beautiful hands.