How to keep your hands soft after dish washing? This is the question most of the women always wonder, as the harmful chemicals of dish washing soaps and detergent are seriously damaging their hands.  

We have compiled a list of tips and tricks to help you achieve soft hands after regular daily chores.

Tip # 1: Avoid Hot Water

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Though it's hard-to-follow tip in winters but hot water can seriously damage hands skin. According to experts hot water damage to the keratin cells that are located on the most outer layers of our skin. By disrupting these cells, it creates dry skin and prevent the cell from locking in moisture. 

Tip # 2: Use Dish Washing Gloves

 Using silicone gloves can be your best bet against affects of dish washing on hands. At HandynTrendy we have different types of silicones gloves that you can buy according to your budget and needs.


Tip # 3: Apply Natural Aloe Vera

organic aloe vera

Aloe Vera is not just hugely beneficial for all types of skin but also extremely easy to grow in small and large pots at home. 

This magical plant helps sooth sunburn, help moisturize skin, boost skin's healing power, fight skin aging and reduces infection and acne.

Tip # 4: Use of Olive Oil

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Keeping a bottle of olive oil is also a good idea. Regular use of olive oil has the ability to repair skin damages in very short span of time. Finish your dish washing and pat dry your hands before apply few drops of olive oil. Applying it on completely dry hands won't be as effective. 

But remember, not all kinds olive oils are good for skin. According to experts, organic extra virgin olive oil is the best for dry skin as it has Vitamin E and A that are considered good for skin.

Tip # 5: Apply Coconut Oil

coconut oil

If you have moderately dry skin, coconut oil can be helpful for you. According to experts, coconut oil contains nourishing fatty acids that help hydrate and protect skin from dryness.

To increase efficiency of coconut oil, apply if on top of your regular skin moisturizer lotion.

These are the few easy to use tips for our reader that use easy to find and regular stuff. Use them according to your needs and suitability to keep your hands safe from side effects of dish washing.

What you do to keep your hands soft, share your tips in the comments.