Are your hands feeling incredibly dry right now? They probably do¸—especially after washing your hands frequently. Before eating, after sneezing or coughing, after cleaning the dinner table, before sleeping. World Health Organization recommends you wash your hands with soap and water at least 20 seconds. While all that is good, the frequent washing is a recipe for dry hands.
Give Your Hands Some TLC
Washing your hands frequently also removes the healthy oils and the good bacteria that defend you against any disease or illness. Overwashing them can make your skin itchy, flaky, and may even turn red. As important as it is to wash your hands, it is also important to remember to moisturize them as well.
Here are some of the soaps, hand creams, lotions, and moisturizers that will keep your skin healthy and nourished.