When your dry hands and fingers begin to hinder your day to day activities, then it's high time to get help! Dry hands can appear on the very young to the elderly. Symptoms may be the result of eczema or psoriasis but the bulk of the dry skin with cracked and peeling fingers are job related. Yes, they really are!
Exposed to the elements, regularly submerged in water and often in contact with harsh soaps and chemicals, our hands and nails are a constant, visual reminder of the active lives we lead. Brittle nails, frayed cuticles and dry hands not only make life difficult, but also make hands look older than they are.
You see, many people have jobs where they are exposed to any one or more of the following:
1) Constant hand washing with harsh soaps as in the medical or child care profession (and certainly not limited to this).
3) Fibrous particles that get trapped in the pores and skin layers causing a reaction.
4) Constant exposure to extreme heat or cold.
Certainly this list is not exhaustive. There are many more factors that can contribute to cracked, dry hands.
Some things are hard to alter but start by reading labels on products and know what chemicals to avoid and which products cause your skin to react.
You can avoid commercially produced soaps that act harshly to your skin and wash with only with a "non-soap" cleanser that is pure and gentle. It should be hypo-allergenic and contain only herbal ingredients that are organically grown.
Vitamin-derived antioxidants from plant sourced ingredients not only make the best ingredients for your "inside", but for your "outside" as well. A pure and gentle cleanser is just right for all skin types, conditions and ages.
Many people ask, "What type of hand cream or hand lotion should I use for dry hands?"
There are several factors to look for in a proper and effective moisturizer. It should be formulated to be hypo-allergenic, contain NO perfumes, dyes, mineral oil, petroleum or harsh steroids . (After all, we don't need anything else to irritate your skin!)
You need a skin cream that is highly suitable for infants, children and adults with sensitive skin problems as well as all skin types.
One of the primary ingredients should be urea , which is a “humectant” and actually binds water 7 layers deep below the surface of the epidermis, right down to the stratus corneum, which is the skin building layer allowing your sensitive skin to repair from “the bottom up” greatly benefiting dry hands.
Other important ingredients include shea butter blended in a mix of herbal and botanical nutrients to add much needed nutrients and add a layer of "protection" against daily exposure.
You see, only natural and organic products are designed to truly repair problem your dry hands and bring relief to parched, itchy, red and cracked hands and fingers.
Remember, the skin responds to natural dry skin care products in the way it responds to good foods! To care for your dry hands and fingers, (whether work, eczema or psoriasis related) use only natural and therapeutic creams that absorb deeply and repair the skin fast.
Letter to Nanette:
My wife is an RN in the local Hospital. Due to the extreme number of times per shift she has to wash her hands, her skin becomes extremely dry, and cracks open at the slightest motion. She has tried everything from A to Z to get some relief. She even consulted the dermatologist at the hospital, to no avail. But a real motivator is when your wife stands at the kitchen sink crying as she peels potatoes for dinner. That was too much for me. I got busy on line to learn what causes dry skin and then searched for things that might offer relief. Nearly everything on the market either has petroleum products, or simply doesn't work. Then I found your recommended products. Within two days my wife was seeing relief. Within the week, her cracked skin healed, and the dryness had disappeared. She now has skin so soft, I actually enjoy her touch once more - what a blessing!Yours truly, A.S., Butler, PA
Hello! I'm a nurse at a children's hospital in the ER and wash my hands all the time. Last winter, I started developing contact dermatitis. It got worse and worse and no products that I was using worked. I found out about your products from my aunt and bought the double theracream. It's amazing! I've started breaking out again (I had run out of the cream), ordered more and after only four days my hand already looks better. All the best, Katie Farrell
I wanted to share before and after pictures of the palm of my hand. I have been suffering from severe itching and deep cracks since the pregnancy of my second son for 6 years. The first picture shows deep cracks in the center of the palm. The side of my hand which is difficult to see had water blisters. After 2-3 weeks my hand showed much improvement and the itching was much improved! Today, 6 weeks later the after picture shows tremendous improvement from the last six years! At 2-3 weeks, I also ordered your Green Powerhouse to assist my body internally. I am thrilled I found your products and I am no longer embarrassed about my hand. My sincere gratitude, Erika G.
Hi Nanette, I've been using your products now and my hands are completely healed! I'm 46 and have had severe dermatitis on my hands all my life. I'd been using steroids on them to keep it "under control" but it never completely healed them....until I found your website and products. I no longer use any prescriptions on my skin, just My Daughter's Hand Cream, and my skin has NEVER looked or felt better. I tell anyone who will listen, about your products. It has changed my life:) Thanks! Tricia Kelley
I had been embarrassed for so long, because my palms had gotten so rough and dry. I thought I could not do anything about it, but after visiting your website I began to feel so relieved that this can be fixed. After using MY DAUGHTER'S HAND & BODY THERACREAM and the FACE & BODY WASH, my dry, rough palms are smooth again.....finally! And your products worked so quickly too! I don't feel embarrassed any longer so thank you so much for these wonderful products. Sharon W., The Bronx, NY
Last year I developed a rash on my left hand and slowly it spread to my right hand. It completely dried out my hands more then I can tell you. My hands were so dry and rash like that I couldn't even wash them and leave them for 5 minutes without lotion on them. I have tried every lotion and nothing worked. I finally bought a tube of your 'My Daughters Hand & Body Cream'. Your lotion healed my cracks and red spots so quickly and all the dryness and flakiness went away too. I have never experienced anything like this before. Thank you so much! Vera Kindle, AK
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