Steps to Gorgeous Hands
Has too much hand sanitizer, gardening, etc. beaten up your hands? You can fix this at home!
- EXFOLIATE hands weekly
Exfoliate hands weekly or whenever you exfoliate your body. Use a DIY scrub or your favorite scrub to gently polish your hands. You WILL notice a difference.
DIY chocolate cinnamon hand scrub recipe:
This hand or body polish will take you to a special place that uses all your senses. A fast and delicious mixture to slather on in the shower. You’ll love creating it, inhaling it, and the feeling of soft skin afterward.
Stir below ingredients into small bowl and spread on skin while in the shower. It will gently exfoliate, provide aromatherapy, and rinse off easily. You can do it!
This easy polish helps exfoliate and moisturize skin. And the scent is delicious.
- MOISTURIZE hands after every wash
Use hand lotion after every wash. Keep it by the sink, in your desk, or in your purse.
DIY lemon olive oil hand moisturizer:
Did you know you can make a quick and easy moisturizer with three ingredients? I am confident that you can do it!
Stir below ingredients in small bowl and rub on damp skin immediately after washing. Not for face.
Olive oil is an amazing skincare ingredient. The fatty acids and anti-aging vitamins help soothe and nourish skin.
- MOISTURIZE cuticles daily
Give your cuticles some love. Rub oil on cuticles daily to keep them looking and feeling beautiful. Keep oil by the sink.
DIY orange olive oil cuticle oil recipe:
Rub onto cuticles and nails daily to lock in moisture, keep cuticles healthy and help nails grow.
- NOURISH. Apply deep moisturizer weekly
Use a hand mask weekly to restore moisture and leave hands soft and supple.
DIY banana hand mask recipe:
This amazingly simple hand mask is fast and easy. Just what your hands need with all the washing and alcohol sanitizing.
Mash and stir together:
Rub onto your hands, close your eyes and let sit for 2 minutes.
Rinse. Your hands thank you.
- CLEAN. Use moisturizing hand sanitizer
Choose a hand sanitizer that has moisturizer. Alcohol can be very drying so be sure the sanitizer you choose has moisturizers. A natural sanitizer is best since you use it often and it soaks into your skin.
DIY sanitizers are too risky. It’s best to purchase from a reputable brand so it’s made safely and correctly.
Don’t forget to wear gloves to protect your hands while gardening, in cold weather, or any project that can scrape, dry, or beat up your lovely hands.
Be clean, be soft, be safe! Feel free to follow H. Honeycup on Instagram for more hand and body care tips.
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Don’t be fooled by the statement “all natural”
Many brands have been suspected of “greenwashing”. Since it’s becoming more important for many consumers to choose products that are healthy, brands have become clever in their marketing.
There is no official definition of “natural” skincare so be careful of these claims. Remember, the label reveals the true ingredients so always review the label. Ingredients are listed in descending order of concentration.
I used to be focused on the facts: black and white. Then after my corporate career, I discovered lots of other beautiful colors. The yellow that peace of mind can bring. The orange of relaxed confidence. All brought out through a commitment to self-care.
I really wanted to help other women get excited about self-care by treating their bodies with respect. It needed to be something you could see AND feel. There were more colors out there for everyone to explore. You could close your eyes, smell and touch something beautiful. A guilt-free way to feel good about yourself. It was so simple and I knew everyone could do it!