How to Make Your Hands Soft

Posted 5 months ago by Prakhar Parihar in

We use our hands all the time. That is why they see the most wear but we generally neglect to take care of them. Our hands play an important part in our beauty and if they aren't cared for properly they could be the first part of your body to show signs of ageing. Therefore, it is of some importance that we take care of our hands so that they do not become dry or cracked. Nobody likes to feel rough or extra dry hands and moreover, they put a damper on your carefully curated gorgeous looks. However, you do not need to sweat just yet as we are here as always to aid you in this quest. We have compiled this exhaustive post which is all about enabling you to take care of your hands. You will be able to nourish them and make them soft and smooth in no time. Read on the post to find out all about how.

how to make your hands soft

Causes behind Dry or Rough Hands

There are a few different reasons which could lead to dryness or coarseness of your hands. Your hands usually get dry when there aren't enough natural oils on your skin. Mentioned below are a few common reasons which can cause dryness of the hands.

These are just a few common reasons. There could be other reasons which could be causing your issues. Consult your doctor to get an accurate diagnosis.

How to Make Your Hands Soft and Fair

In this section, we have compiled a bunch of home remedies which you can use right in your own abode. These remedies make use of common and many times natural ingredients which are readily available. You will find that many of these already have a place in your home or kitchen. So, without further ado, let us dive into the list of DIY home remedies which will help treat your hands and make them soft and smooth.

Vaseline

Vaseline is one of the most common and well-known brands for petroleum jelly. Petroleum jelly has extremely potent moisturizing characteristics. Hence, it hydrates the skin fantastically which helps make the skin softer and smoother. It is great for locking the moisture in your skin[1]. So, moisturizing your hands before hands is also a good idea. You can use vaseline very simply and easily as a topical application on your hands to harness its benefits for your skin. Follow these steps to know how to do it. You have to perform this method right before you go to bed.

  1. Firstly, wash your hands with a gentle and mild soap and lukewarm water.
  2. Then, take your jar of vaseline and take a little bit of the petroleum jelly onto your fingertips.
  3. After that, gently massage it onto both of your hands to form a thin layer of jelly on them.
  4. Then, gently and carefully wear a pair of tight cotton gloves or cover your hands in a pair of socks and go to sleep. You are done!

Olive oil

Olive is one of the best natural moisturizing oils for the skin. It hydrates the skin cells and tissues deeply by permeating deep into them. It contains highly nutritious and nourishing fatty acids in it which rejuvenate your skin cells to make the skin softer and smoother. Hence, the fatty acids present in it can help remedy dry or rough hands. Moreover, olive oil contains tons of antioxidants[2] in it which protect the skin from damage and harm. All these properties aid in keeping your hands hydrated and consequently supple, soft and smooth. A scientific study published in 2015 in Journal of Dermatological science showed conclusively that olive oil can help in remedying itchiness and dryness of skin. Furthermore, the antioxidants in it provide your skin with anti-aging benefits by preventing the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. You can apply this amazing oil using direct topical application onto your skin to reap its benefits. Just take some oil onto your fingertips and then massage it all over your hands for about 5 to 10 minutes. Perform this procedure at least once daily and you will achieve soft and supple hands in no time. You can also make your own scrub with olive oil and sugar to treat your skin and make it softer. Sugar has tiny granules which allow it to become a fantastic exfoliator. Hence, it is very effective in removing dead and old skin cells to promote the growth of new ones. That makes the skin smoother by generating a brand new and young layer of skin. Perform the following steps to make and use a simple olive oil and sugar scrub. 

Ingredients needed:

Olive oil1 tablespoon
Sugar1 tablespoon
  1. Firstly, take equal amounts of olive oil and sugar in a mixing bowl.
  2. Then, mix the two ingredients together well.
  3. After, gently scrub the mixture all over your hands using gentle circular pressing motions. Just make sure to not scrub too hard as that will harm your skin by tearing and scratching it.
  4. Then, leave the scrub on your hands for about 5 minutes so that the olive oil can soak in.
  5. Lastly, rinse the scrub off using warm water and then pat your hands dry and apply your moisturizer. You are done!

Use the above-mentioned remedy two or three times a week and you will very soon start seeing results with your hands. You can start using olive oil in your cooking too. That will also provide its benefits to your body and nourish it from inside out to make your skin softer and smoother.

Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a fantastic and hearty source of some daily nourishment. Many people enjoy it all over the world to fill their tummies while enjoying a delicious taste. However, its use as an exfoliator[3] is also quite widespread. Many women swear by its effectiveness in helping to cleanse and treat the skin. It aids in naturally exfoliating the skin without drying it out. Moreover, it is rich in protein content. Hence, it nourishes the skin and keeps the skin hydrated and moisturized. It was proved in 2012 study which was published in Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology that oatmeal based products are quite moisturizing for the skin and safe to use as well. Ultimately, oatmeal is a great exfoliator and help the skin in retaining moisture to make it soft and supple. Its texture makes it ideal for use in creating your own skin scrubs and mask. You can create and use the following home remedies to treat your hands and make them softer and smoother. This first one is quite simple and just utilizes honey with oatmeal to remedy your dry and rough hands. Ingredients needed:


Ground Oatmeal2 tablespoons
Honey1 teaspoon
  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl and add 2 tbsp of ground oatmeal into it along with 1 tsp of honey and a little bit of water to adjust the consistency.
  2. Then, mix all the ingredients together well until you get a paste-like consistency. You can adjust the amounts of water or honey to achieve the desired consistency.
  3. After that, apply the hence-obtained paste all over your hands using gentle massaging motions.
  4. Lastly, leave the mixture on your hands for about 10 minutes before washing it off using warm water. You are done. Use this home remedy once a week and soon you will see your hand becoming softer and smoother.

You can also mix oatmeal with olive oil to make a fantastic scrub for your hands to nourish and smooth them. The instructions you need to follow to create and use this remedy are given below. 

Ingredients needed:

Oatmeal1 tablespoon
Olive oil1 teaspoon
Honey1 teaspoon
  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl and add 1 tbsp of ground oatmeal into it along with 1 tsp of olive oil and a little bit of honey to adjust the consistency.
  2. After that, combine all the ingredients together well by stirring. You should achieve a paste-like consistency. You can adjust the amounts of olive oil and honey to achieve the desired consistency.
  3. Then, massage the obtained paste all over your hands using gentle circular pressing motions. Do this thoroughly for a bit.
  4. Lastly, wash your hands using lukewarm water and then finish with your regular moisturizer. You are done! Repeat this remedy 3 times every week to achieve awesome results with smoothening of your hands.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is an amazing medicinal remedy. It is used in all sorts of ways to treat basically all portions of the body to improve their health. It is especially popular and revered in India and will probably be quite easily found in most of the households here. Coconut oil is very commonly applied to hair and scalp to nourish them but it can just as easily be used for the skin. It has terrific hydrating properties. That is because it is a natural emollient which means it is highly effective in hydrating and nourishing the skin to make it softer and more supple. Consequently, it is also brilliant for making your hands softer and smoother getting rid of any dryness or roughness form them. Coconut oil even lightens the complexion and hence will assist in making your hands fairer too. This brilliant oil can easily be used as a topical application to reap its benefits. It will efficiently hydrate the skin and promote the lipid levels on your skin's surface to make it softer and smoother and more supple. Follow these instructions to use coconut oil as a topical remedy on your hands effectively. You have to leave this remedy on overnight so perform this one just before you go to bed. 

Ingredients needed:

Extra virgin coconut oil1-2 teaspoons
GlovesA pair
  1. Firstly, take a couple of tsp of coconut oil and then massage it gently all over your hands.
  2. After that, wear a pair of gloves or cove up your hands in a pair of socks so that the oil can permeate in your skin.
  3. Lastly, go to sleep while leaving the oil on your hands overnight. You can also leave it on for a couple of hours if leaving it overnight is not possible for you. Repeat this remedy a couple of times daily and you will see that your hands are getting rid of their dryness and roughness quite quickly. You are done!

You can also prepare a simple and straightforward sugar scrub with coconut oil to help make your skin softer and smoother. The tiny granules in sugar enable it to become a nice exfoliator for the skin to improve its health and condition. The instructions for preparing and using the sugar scrub are given below. Ingredients needed:

Sugar1 tablespoon
Coconut oil1/2 tablespoon


  1. Firstly, take a tbsp of sugar and mix it with half a tbsp of pure coconut oil thoroughly.
  2. After that, apply the scrub all over your hands using gentle massaging motions.
  3. Lastly, leave it on for a few minutes and then wash it off using lukewarm water. Finish with your regular moisturizer and you are done. Use this scrub a couple of times per week to harness its benefits for the skin.

You can also make the following hand scrub which is slightly more complicated but still quite simple. It will help you to exfoliate your hands well to help make them softer and more supple. 

Ingredients needed:

Coconut oil1 tablespoon
Honey2 tablespoons
Sea salt1/4 cup
Sugar1/4 cup
Lemon juice1 tablespoon


  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl and add in 1 tbsp of coconut oil to it along with 2 tbsp of honey. Mix the two ingredients together thoroughly.
  2. After that, take a different bowl and add a quarter cup each of sugar and sea salt to it. Then add the lemon juice to this bowl to mix it with sugar and salt. You should obtain something similar to damp sand.
  3. Then, mix the contents of both the bowls with each other into a single bowl and combine all the ingredients together well by stirring.
  4. After that, take a little bit of hence-created scrub into your hand and then massage it all over your hands well. Make sure to fully coat your hands to reap its benefits properly.
  5. Lastly, wash your hands using warm and then dry them using a soft towel. You are done! You can store the leftover in an airtight glass container or jar for future use. Use this remedy a couple of times per week and you will quickly get softer hands.

Yogurt

Yogurt is an amazing source of probiotics. It supplies essential helpful bacteria to your body which helps keep your body in top shape. Furthermore, it can also be used in topical applications to provide multiple benefits to the skin. It can also help make your hands softer to remedy any dryness or cracks on there. Yogurt is great for the skin because it is very hydrating and nourishing to the skin. Consequently, it helps make the skin more supple and also helps to perk it up. Moreover, being a milk product, yogurt is a good source of lactic acid. This acid helps in the cleansing of the skin as it helps clear off dead skin cells and other impurities from your skin. A scientific study which was published in the Journal of Cosmetic Science in 2011 showed that yogurt can supply many benefits to the skin when used topically in packs and masks. It proved to enhance the moisture retention, brightness, and elasticity of the skin it was used on. You can use yogurt directly as a topical cream on your hands. The steps given below will instruct you on how to perform it properly.

  1. You will just need some fresh and creamy plain yogurt for this remedy. Firstly, just take a spoon of yogurt onto your hands and then apply it all over the hands using gentle massaging motions. Keep doing it for about 5 minutes.
  2. Then, leave your hands be for about 10 minutes before rinsing them using warm water. You are done! Perform this remedy every one or two days to receive the great benefits of yogurt for your skin and hands.

You can also prepare the following paste with gram flour to help treat your hands to make them softer and more supple.

Plain yogurt3 teaspoons
Gram flour1 tablespoon


  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl and add 1 tbsp of gram flour to it along with 3 tsp of plain yogurt.
  2. Then, mix the two ingredients together well by stirring until you obtain a smooth paste-like consistency.
  3. After that, apply the paste onto your hands using gentle circular massaging motions and then leave it to dry off.
  4. Lastly, wash your hands using lukewarm water and you are done. You will achieve soft and smooth hands soon if you use this remedy once or twice per week.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a practically a magical plant. It holds tons and tons of benefits and uses for the whole body. It has thick and juicy voluminous leaves which hold in a gel which is extremely beneficial for the health of the skin. Aloe is an amazing moisturizer for the skin. It is mostly made up of water so it hydrates the skin cells and tissues very well. Moreover, it aids the skin to hold the moisture for longer. It also shields the skin from any unforeseen damage by forming a protective layer on your skin. It also has skin lightening properties and will help improve your skin tone and complexion. Moreover, it has strong anti-inflammatory properties[4] and will help soothe and nourish the skin well. The best way to utilize aloe vera is from directly using its gel and juices from the plant and leaves. You can make use of the gel from the Aloe vera leaves by topically applying it to your hands and skin. Follow these below-mentioned instructions to find out how. You will need a fresh aloe vera leaf to perform this treatment.

  1. Firstly, break off a fresh aloe vera leaf from a plant and cut it open to extract the gel from inside it.
  2. After that, apply the gel all over your hands using gentle massaging motions for a few minutes.
  3. Then, leave your hands be for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  4. Lastly, rinse off the gel from your hands using lukewarm water and you are done! Perform this remedy one or two times every day to make your hands softer in a hurry.

You can also form a paste or cream by combining it with cocoa butter to soften your skin and heal your dry hands. Cocoa butter by itself is great for hands and skin as it makes them soft very efficiently and effectively. Follow these upcoming steps to know how to perform this remedy properly. Ingredients needed:

Aloe vera gel3 teaspoons
Cocoa butter1/2 cup
  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl and extract about 3 tsp of aloe vera gel into it.
  2. After that, add in half a cup of cocoa butter to the mixing bowl and combine the two ingredients well by stirring them together thoroughly. The mixture should turn to a smooth paste-like consistency.
  3. Lastly, just use the mixture to massage on your hands gently and then leave it on for a few minutes. Then rinse your hands with lukewarm water to be done! You can store any leftover mixture in a jar or container in your fridge.

Honey

Honey is one of the most beneficial natural organic ingredients for nourishing and enhancing the health and beauty of your skin. And to think tiny honeybees produce this terrific ingredient by gathering nectar from flowers almost seems outlandish. Honey is an amazing home remedy to make your hands soft and rid them off any dryness or cracks. It is a natural emollient and humectant which means it is amazing hydration and moisturizer of the skin[5]. It helps to nourish and soothe the skin by providing ample moisturization to it and then helping it retain the said moisture. This property aids in making the skin taut and supple and consequently softer and smoother too. Moreover, honey is also potently anti-bacterial and has many antioxidants. Consequently, it prevents premature aging of your skin also by protecting it from free radical and oxidative damage. The application of honey for the treatment of hands is a straightforward and simple process. You can perfectly utilize raw honey directly as a topical balm to soften and brighten the skin naturally without any issues. Follow these below-mentioned steps to learn how to use honey to make your hands smoother and more supple. You are just going to need some raw honey for this particular remedy.

  1. Firstly, take some raw honey into your hands.
  2. Then, gently and carefully spread it around all over your hands by rubbing and massaging it all over the skin.
  3. After that, leave the honey on your hands for about 15 to 20 minutes before washing it off using lukewarm water. You are done now! Repeat this remedy a couple of times every day and you will get soft beautiful hands in no time.

There are a few remedies mentioned previously which also make use of honey to add to the skin softening properties. Otherwise, you can also use the following mixture of honey with glycerin to nourish your hands and rid them of their dryness and coarseness. 

Ingredients needed:

Honey1 tablespoon
Glycerin1 tablespoon


  1. Firstly, take equal amounts of honey and glycerin in a bowl and then combine them well by stirring them together.
  2. After that, apply the mixture all over your hands using gentle circular massaging motions.
  3. Lastly, leave the mixture on your hands for about 10 minutes before rinsing it off using lukewarm water. You are done! Perform this remedy once every day and you will observe your hands becoming softer and softer by each passing day.

Otherwise, you can also prepare the following hand mask using honey along with egg yolk, almond powder, and rosewater. Egg yolk can also be very useful in the quest for softening your hands as it acts as an emollient for the skin due to a compound called lecithin in it. Hence, it is fantastic for moisturizing the skin while also nourishing[6] and conditioning it. 

Ingredients needed:

Honey1 teaspoon
Egg1 of it
Almond powder1/2 teaspoon
Rosewatera few drops


  1. Firstly, crack open an egg and then separate the yolk from the whites. You can discard the whites as we are not going to use it. Take the yolk in a mixing bowl.
  2. After that, add in 1 tsp of honey, 1/2 tsp of almond powder, and a few drops of rosewater to the bowl.
  3. Then, combine all the ingredients well by stirring them together thoroughly.
  4. After that, apply the mixture all over your hands using gentle massaging motions for about 10 minutes.
  5. Lastly, leave it be for at least 10 minutes and then rinse the mixture off from your hands and dry them with a soft towel. You are done!

Milk Cream

Milk cream is the creamy thick layer or sticky film which forms on the surface of the milk. It is formed from fats and coagulated proteins from the milk. People know it as malai in India. It is considered very healthy and filling and is used in a variety of food preparations. Indian women have also been using this ingredient for enhancing their beauty for centuries at this point. Since it contains tons of fats, it is great for plumping up the skin to get rid of its roughness or dryness. It is extremely effective in hydrating and nourishing the skin to make it softer, smoother, plumper, and more supple. Other that softening and remedying dry skin, it can also help make it fairer and brighter by removing any tan and evening out the pigmentation[7]. Milk cream moisturizes the skin very well and furthermore helps to retain the moisture for longer. Being a milk product, it is a rich source of lactic acid too. The lactic acid helps cleanse your skin by dissolving dead skin cells. Moreover, it also helps to maintain and regulate your skin's pH level to make sure it is balanced. You can use milk cream easily to apply on the skin or your hands. It already possesses a cream like consistency and also is quite sticky. Hence, it makes for a brilliant ingredient to prepare treatments for the skin. Then, it is no surprise that it can be used as a direct topical application to make your hands soft and smooth. Follow the steps given below to figure out how to do that.

  1. Firstly, extract some fresh milk cream if you have got some.
  2. After that, apply it evenly all over your hands using gentle rubbing and massaging motions.
  3. Lastly, leave it on your hands for about 15 minutes and then rinse it off using lukewarm water. You are done! You should use this easy and straightforward remedy once every day if you really want your hands to be softer and more supple.

Conversely, you can also mix milk cream with other beneficial ingredients for the skin to prepare home remedies. You can come up with some really strong solutions to make your hands softer and more supple. In this following remedy, you will utilize gram flour along with the milk cream to create a fantastic hand mask. It will do wonders for your skin and hands. The procedure to prepare and use it is given below. 

Ingredients needed:

Milk cream2 teaspoons
Gram flour2 tablespoons


  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl and add 2 tbsp of gram flour to it.
  2. Then, obtain and add 2 tsp of fresh milk cream to the mixing bowl.
  3. After that, combine the two ingredients thoroughly by stirring them together well. You should obtain a smooth paste-like consistency.
  4. Then, apply the paste onto your hands using gentle massaging motions.
  5. Lastly, leave the mask on your hands for about 15 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water. You are done! Use this remedy 2 or 3 times a week and you will soon get smooth and supple skin on your hands.

Various DIY Natural Home Remedies for Making Hands Soft

In this section, we have compiled a few home remedies which use a sundry of naturally beneficial ingredients for the skin. These hand scrubs and wash will help you get rid of dry and chapped hands to make them softer and supple. Now, let us take a look at the first remedy.

Coconut and Mint Essential Oil Hand Scrub

Ingredients needed:

Coconut oil3 tablespoons
Vitamin E oil3 teaspoons
Mint essential oil6-7 drops
Sea salt1 cup


  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl and add  1 cup of coarse sea salt to it.
  2. Then, add in 3 tbsp of coconut oil, 3 tsp of vitamin E oil and about 6 or 7 drops of mint essential oil to the bowl.
  3. After that, combine all the ingredients together well by stirring them together.
  4. Then, wash your hands first and then gently apply the hence-obtained mixture onto them using gentle scrubbing motions. Massage it onto your skin for a couple of minutes.
  5. Lastly, just rinse your hands and you are done! Use this DIY scrub[8] every day to make your hands softer and smoother rapidly.

Yogurt and Fuller's Earth Hand Mask

Ingredients needed:

Fuller's earth (Multani mitti)1/2 tablespoon
Yogurt1 tablespoon
  1. Firstly, take a bowl and add half tbsp of fuller' earth to it along with a tbsp of fresh yogurt.
  2. After that, combine the two together well by stirring. You should obtain a paste-like consistency.
  3. Then, apply the mixture all over your hands using gentle massaging motions.
  4. Lastly, leave the mask on your hands for about 10 minutes to soak before rinsing it off using lukewarm water. You are done!

Fuller's earth may not seem like it but it is an amazing ingredient for treating the skin and helping it to be softer and fairer. It effectively exfoliates the skin to cleanse it from any dirt and debris like dead skin cells. It also helps to make the skin fairer helps to fade out any scars or blemishes[9] on the skin.

Gram Flour and Rosewater Hand Mask

Ingredients needed:

Gram flour1 teaspoon
Rosewater1 tablespoon
Turmerica pinch of it
  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl and add 1 tsp of gram flour to it.
  2. After that, add in a pinch of turmeric to the bowl along with a spoon of rosewater.
  3. Then, combine all the ingredients by stirring and mixing them together. You should achieve a paste-like consistency with the mixture.
  4. After that, apply the obtained paste all over your hands and then let it be.
  5. Lastly, wash off the paste from your hands using lukewarm water once it has dried off completely. You are done! Use this hand mask regularly to achieve soft and smooth hands.

Banana and Honey Moisturising Hand Mask

Ingredients needed:

Banana1 of it
Honey1 tablespoon
Lemon juice1 teaspoon
Butter1 tablespoon


  1. Firstly, take a banana and then peel it and slice it into a blender. Then, turn on the blender to blend it into a puree.
  2. After that, take the puree in a mixing bowl and then add in 1 tbsp each of honey and butter and 1 tsp of lemon juice to the bowl.
  3. Then, combine all the ingredients well by stirring them together thoroughly.
  4. After that, apply the mask all over your hands using gentle massaging motions.
  5. Lastly, leave the mixture on your hands for about 15 minutes before washing it off using lukewarm water. You are done now! This DIY remedy is fantastic for treating extra dry and coarse hands.

Bananas are not just a fantastic source of energy for people all over the world. It can also be used via topical applications to boost the health of your skin or hands to the troposphere. The potassium in it helps to hydrate the skin very well to help rid the hands of dryness. Moreover, bananas are rich with nutrients which have tons of benefits for your skin including enhancing its elasticity, preventing acne[10], lightening the skin[11] and slowing down signs of aging.

Coffee and Lemon Hand Scrub

Ingredients needed:

Coffee grounds1 cup
Lemon juice3 teaspoons
Coconut oil3 tablespoons
Lemongrass essential oil6-7 drops


  1. Firstly, take a mixing bowl and add a cup of coffee grounds to it.
  2. After that, add in 3 tsp of lemon juice, 3 tbsp of coconut oil and 6 or 7 drops of lemongrass essential oil to the bowl.
  3. Then, mix all the ingredients well by stirring them together thoroughly.
  4. After that, apply the scrub onto your hands and massage it on for a few minutes.
  5. Lastly, wash it off using normal water and you are done! You should repeat this remedy once a day if you want to get great smooth and soft hands.

Coffee grounds are insoluble in water. They make a great exfoliator for the sin. It will cleanse your skin from dead skin cells and other impurities. The compounds in the coffee can also be beneficial for the skin. Substances in it can help protect the skin and enhance collagen production too. Lemon juice is also great for the skin as it also helps clear off dead skin cells. Moreover, its astringent properties help make skin smoother by tightening it and pores[12]. Moreover, it helps make the skin clearer and helps lighten and brighten it.

Tomato and Lemon Hand Mask

Ingredients needed:

Tomatoes2 slices
Olive oil1 tablespoon
LemonHalf of it


  1. Firstly, take a fresh tomato and cut it into slices.
  2. After that, take a couple of slices of tomatoes and toss lather them in 1 tbsp olive oil mixed with lemon juice from half a lemon.
  3. Then, rub the slices of tomato on your hands for about 5 to 10 minutes.
  4. Lastly, just wash your hands with lukewarm water and finish with a moisturizer. You are done!

This homemade remedy is great for the skin. It will help make your hands brighter and softer. Tomatoes are packed with beneficial nutrients and anti-oxidants for the skin. It is a fantastic ingredient to make the skin fairer and impart a glow to it. Lemon also aids in these properties along with many more. It will help refresh and rejuvenate your skin. We already know that olive oil will nourish and shield the skin to protect it from damage while also making it softer and more supple. It will even prevent and slow down the signs of premature aging[13].

Egg Yolk, Honey and Almond Hand Mask

Ingredients needed:

Egg1 of it
Crushed almonds1/2 teaspoon
Honey1 teaspoon
Rosewatera little bit


  1. Firstly, take an egg and crack it open. Separate the yolk from the whites and discard the whites as we are going to use the yolk for this hand mask.
  2. After that, take the yolk in a bowl and add in 1 tsp of honey, 1/2 tsp of crushed almonds and just a few drops of rosewater to it.
  3. Then, combine all the ingredients well by stirring them together thoroughly until you get a smooth paste-like consistency.
  4. After that, apply the mixture onto your hands using gentle massaging motions for about 10 minutes.
  5. Lastly, leave your hands be for about 15 to 20 minutes and then wash them with warm water. You are done!

All the ingredients in this hand mask work together to nourish your skin. It exfoliates and helps to hydrate your skin properly. Consequently, this is a great one for making your hands soft and supple. Almonds are fantastic for keeping the skin soft and smooth. They contain tons of essential nutrients for the skin. Moreover, it permeates deep into the skin to nourish it from within and enhances blood flow and circulation. So, it will provide a fresh glow to your skin while also helping to smoothen and soften it.

Baking Soda, Honey, and Lemon Hand Scrub

Ingredients needed:

Baking soda2 teaspoons
Lemon juice2 teaspoons
Honey2 teaspoons


  1. Firstly, you have to wash your hands. Use warm water and a bar of mild and gentle soap for this purpose.
  2. After that, take a mixing bowl and 2 tsp each of baking soda, lemon juice, and honey to the bowl.
  3. Then, mix all the ingredients together well by stirring them.
  4. After that, apply the mixture onto your hands using gentle rubbing and massaging motions for a couple of minutes.
  5. Lastly, leave your hands as is for about 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing them with warm water. You are done! You should be using this remedy two times every week if you want to make your hands softer and fairer.

Baking soda is not just for making desserts and dishes. It is also quite beneficial for the health of the skin. It is a great exfoliator of dead skin cells. Hence, it helps reveals fresh new and soft skin in the process. We already know the benefits of honey for the skin. It will help moisturize and nourish the skin to make it softer and more supple. Lemon juice will help tighten the skin[14] to make it firmer and more supple due to its citric acid and astringent qualities. It will also help make your skin fairer by removing tan, discoloration, spots, etc. Sources:

Tips and Tricks

We have compiled a bunch of extra tips and tricks for you. These will help you to keep your hands soft and supple and avoid any unnecessary issues with your skin. We always preach that prevention is better than cure so if you follow these suggestions, you will be better off in the long run.

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This article has been medically reviewed by Dr.Nagakeerthana S, MD (Dermatology) on 20/42019 

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