All of us are longing to have soft hands and feet. Maintaining soft hands and feet are not always possible due to various factors like nutritional deficiencies, weather conditions, hard water and chemicals used in the soaps. Basics behind hand and foot care remain the same. Wash with chemical free mild liquid soap. On all possible days dip your hands and feet in luke warm water for few minutes before going to bed. Apply coconut oil and wear gloves to hands and socks to foot. Sleep during the night to find yourself amazed with the soft and supple hands and feet in the morning.
We Have Presented The Best Ten Simple Home Remedies To Achieve Soft Hands And Feet:
1. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
Take 2 to 4 cups of cloudy, brown, high-quality Apple Cider Vinegar in a large bowl. Wash your feet and place it in the bowl for 15 minutes. Then pat it dry with a clean towel. You may want to soak hands then add water in the ratio of 1:1 with Apple Cider Vinegar. Apart from making your hands and feet soft, ACV also provides relief from inflammation, pain, and kills the fungus.
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is considered to be the miracle plant in offering the required moisture to the hands and feet. Peel the green portion of Aloe Vera and wash the gel with water thoroughly. Then apply this gel on the hands and feet. Let it stay for 15 minutes then wash with lukewarm water. Repeat this procedure thrice a week.
3. Baking Soda
Wash hands with mild soap using lukewarm water. Mix 2 TSP of lemon juice, 2 TSP honey, and 2 TSP baking soda to a paste. Apply this paste on hands and feet. Wash after 10 minutes with clean water. The mild abrasive in baking soda to scrub the dirt, while honey act as moisturizer and lemon aids to whiten the skin.
4. Gram Flour Flour And Yogurt
Mix Gram Flour and yogurt to make it a paste. Apply this paste to your hands, feet and gently massage in a circular motion. Wash with normal water after some time. While yogurt makes the skin soft and Gram Flour helps to remove the dead cells.
5. Coffee Grounds And Coconut Oil
Mix ½ cup coffee powder with ¼ extra virgin coconut oil. Apply this scrub to hands and feet. Wash with warm water after half an hour. Caffeine in coffee absorbs the excess moisture from the skin and makes the skin smooth. Coconut oil loaded with vitamins and minerals that give a glow to the skin.
6. Egg Yolk, Honey, And Almond Oil
Take egg yolk from 1 egg, 1 TSP almond oil, and 1 TSP honey. Mix them till they become foamy. Apply the paste to the hands and feet. Allow it to dry naturally. Wash with warm water. Almond oil rejuvenates the skin. Honey moisturizes the skin. The egg yolk will tone the skin and make it soft.
7. Lemon Juice And Rose Petals
Boil hands full of the fresh rose petal in water. Add juice of one lemon to it to the cooled rose water. Mix it and strain it into a bowl. Dip your hands and feet in this concoction for some time. It is a well-known fact that Chinese women use water with rose petals to soften and soothe their skin.
8. Olive Oil And Sugar
Mix 3 TSP of Olive oil and 2 TSP of sugar. Massage this paste in a circular motion to your hands and feet with your fingertips. Wash after 15 minutes and apply baby moisturizer. This remedy will gift you with smooth and silky hands. Sugar texture makes it a pronounced exfoliant. Sugar clears the pores. Keeps the skin hydrated. It locks the moisture.
9. Ripe Banana
Banana with its moisturizing property is good to treat dry and rough skin. Mash one banana that is too ripe. Apply it on your feet and hands. Allow it to stay for 30 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. Repeat this twice a week to find your hands and feet soft.
10. Turmeric And Milk
Turmeric is very popular since olden days for unwanted hair removal. When mixed with milk it provides a smooth feel to the hands and feet. But yes patience is required to notice results. Wash hands and feet with mild liquid soap and pat dry. Mix a pinch of turmeric to half a cup of milk and apply to the hands and feet. Allow it to rest for 15 minutes for the skin to absorb the turmeric. Then wash with water. If required use a mild soap to remove the yellow color.