for your hands
Your hands other than your face are the most exposed
part of your body. They are always subjected to harsh
treatment and are constantly exposed to harsh environmental
elements. Your hands are always in contact with sunlight,
air and water on a daily basis. All these exposure
will have an impact on the texture of your hands.
If not taken care of, your hands will end up aging
faster than your face. They will be unsightly and
rough to touch.
of the time when you wash your hands, you are probably
using bar soap that will dry out the skin on your
hands. This will make any calluses you have on your
hand even more prominent. Caring for your hand is
actually a simple process.
try washing your hands using an exfoliating scrub
at least once daily, preferably at night. Other than
removing dead skin cells, they will cut through dirt
and oils trapped in your skin. Do remember to rinse
and dry your hands thoroughly.
second important step of caring for your hands would
be to apply a hand moisturizer to your clean hands.
Moisturizer will nourish the skin and preserve the
natural moisture that your skin produces. Proper moisturizing
will give you a smooth and healthy skin. They will
also minimize the feel of calluses which you may have
built up from exercising or other form of activities.
is also wise to apply moisturizer to your hands every
morning after showering. If possible, try to use one
with a built in sunscreen. If your hands are constantly
exposed to air conditioning, it would be good if you
can reapply the moisturizer on your hands as and when
it’s necessary to reduce the drying effect of
air conditioning on your skin.
An area of personal grooming that is often overlooked
or neglected by men. Even though the skin is probably
the most noticeable part of the hands, the nails can
be seen more than you might think. This is especially
so if you shave hands with someone, writing or typing
on a keyboard. Having nice and neatly manicured nails
can have a subtle impression that gives you a well
groomed and polished look. Great looking nails are
just a few steps away.
one is to buy a good and quality clipper to trim your
nails. It is important not to trim the nails too short.
A good rule of thumb is to leave a bit of the nail
plate extending past the nail bed. This means, leaving
a bit of fingernail extending past the part of your
nail that is no longer secured to the skin underneath.
two is to use a nail filer to smooth out the rough
edges. Try to make the tip of the nail as round as
possible. This will let the nail grow out evenly and
gives the nail a more finished look.
step to finish off your DIY manicure is to use a cuticle
pusher that can be found on your nail clipper. It
is the small flat piece with a slight rounded hook
on the tip. Use this tool to push the skin around
the base of the nail back under itself while your
hands are still warm after a hot shower. If you want
to remove irrelevant skin that may be sticking up
around the cuticle, use a cuticle trimmer or a pair
of high quality tweezers.
for your manicure
For a more serious grooming of your hands and nails,
have a manicure performed by a professional. Not a
bad way to pamper yourself. After you had a professional
to do a proper manicure on your hands, maintenance
will be so much easier later on.