Saturday, January 29, 2011

Homemade Hand Scrub

Exfoliating is an important part of skin care to remove dead skin cells, resulting in radiant, supple skin. Many people forget that their hands need just as much skin care as the rest of the body. Using a gentle homemade scrub to exfoliate your hands about once a week can keep them healthy, supple and youthful. You can mix up a homemade hand scrub just by using simple, natural materials found in your kitchen.


Take white oats – 1 tbsp
Honey – 1 tbsp
Water – ½ cup
Milk – 1 tbsp
Procedure: Take water and oats in a glass vessel. Boil the mixture the water in the vessel evaporates. Make it sure that oats are not burnt. Put these boiled oats in a bowl. Add other ingredients milk and honey in oats and mix them well to make a paste.

Application of Scrub:

Wash your hands with mild soap.

Use a soft towel to pat dry your hands.

Apply scrub on your hands including fingers.

Let the scrub stay on your hands for 10-15 minutes.

Wash off the hand scrub with lukewarm water.

Again use soft towel to pat your hands dry.

Take some moisturizer in your palm and massage it into your hands skin making rotational movements.

Use this scrub twice a week for best results.

Don’t use this scrub if you have some allergic problems from any of these ingredients.


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