I have observed that most of the people take care and gives attention for face, neck and hairs in summer season. And try all the remedies and use all kinds of products for face and hairs. But even hands and foot also needs the care and attention, so today I would like to share with all how to take care of your hands and foot in summer season?
Summer time brings about a whole new set of problems for your feet and hands. When outdoor temperatures are soaring and your feet are enclosed in tight shoes, it makes them susceptible to a variety of infections — psoriasis, blisters, fungal infections and smelly feet. When you are stepping out in the sun in a sleeveless top or a short dress, your arms and legs are directly exposed to the harmful UV rays of the sun, causing tanning and rashes.
Summer is a season which is very hard lead the day in the hot sun. Each season has some good and bad, the same with the summer. It is every hot the day and cool at the evening times. This season is really hard for the hands, legs, face etc. as the UV radiation falls on the skin and with is harm to the skin. So ready to know the tips for hands and foot care in summer season.
Apply a sunscreen
Are you plagued with those red rashes on your arms due to the dreadful heat? Most of Dermatologist, recommends “Always use the sunscreen lotion with SPF 30 + before you step out in the sun.”
Use a lightweight moisturizer
During the evenings, apply a lightweight moisturizer with mint and coconut milk extracts. Keep fungal infections, the accumulation of dirt and bacteria away by using an anti-bacterial soap to wash your armpits. Before going out, remember to keep a deodorant at hand. The application of a mint-based moisturizer at night will cool the rashes and reduce tanning and instantly cool the skin, keeping it refreshed for the entire day.
Take care of your elbows
Most of us neglect our elbows and so they remain darker compared to the other parts of our body. Scrub your elbows at least twice in a week to get rid of the dead tissues. Better to rub a slice of lemon every alternate day to your elbows to keep them clean and fair. Alternately, you can use mustard oil or coconut oil and lime.
Soak your feet in lukewarm water
Most of the Dermatologist, says “Soak your feet regularly in lukewarm water to ease the tiredness and get rid of the dust and pollution.”
Before stepping out in the sun, make sure you have applied a generous amount of sunscreen on your feet as well.
Use a foot powder
Foot powders are the best way to soak up excessive moisture during the hot months. A lightly-scented powder will help you stay refreshed the entire day and ease you from the trouble of ‘smelly feet’.
Go for a pedicure
Head in for a foot massage once every week. This will keep your foot clean. Trim your toe nails to avoid dirt and dust from accumulating under your toe nails.
You can mix normal heena with water and make a thick paste and apply on cracked foot in night while sleeping and cover with plastic cover and wash in the morning. Repeat this every other night, it will reduce cracks.
Due to the harmful rays of the sun, it is important to keep your hands moisturized the entire day to avoid wrinkles and calluses. “Whenever you are going out in the sun, wear gloves to protect them from the heat outside.”
Protect them from the sun
Use a sunscreen before you go out in the mornings and afternoons. Advises to use a hand scrub to remove the dead skin from your hands at least once a week.
Use a hand cream
Cosmetologist, says, “Use a rich moisturizing hand cream containing emollient plant oils and anti-inflammatory ingredients to pamper your hands, nails and cuticles.”
Best and effective home remedy for hand
Take small quantity of the tomato with lemon and milk. Mix these three in equal quantities. Rub this paste on the hands and arms. Leave it for 15 -20 minutes. Then wash with warm water, now you will see the difference with your skin.