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What can you use or do if you have extremely dry hands?

no lotions have helped. any home remedies or anything that would help?

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There is a product named Bag Balm which was originally developed for cows udders when they were cracked and bleeding. You can now buy it at drug stores. Apply generously before bed and put white cotton gloves on overnight. Not a home remedy but amazing results!

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Yeh, that stuff really works!
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You probably won't like it because it is greasy, but Vaseline is probably the best winter moisturizer for hands and it's inexpensive too.

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take a nice warm bowl of water mixed with ginseng, and a litlle bit of proactive . take the gensig and let it soke in the water, then squirt the proactive and stir, then place hands in and scrub lightly. haha good luk and ur welcumz:)

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Put on hand cream

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If you have badly chapped hands and lotions arent helping you may have an allergy or some form of skin disorder like eczema or contact dermatitis A coworker was having trouble with her hands and recently discovered she has an allergy to printers ink.

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Palmers...but don't buy the lotion formula, buy the solid formula that comes in a plastic jar like container..trust me it works...they even just released a special formula for men too.

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Hand cream

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Besides nightly hand lotion (the Bag Balm suggestion is a good one, btw), use a much milder soap for shower/hand washing. Use warm water instead of hot (to retain more skin oils. Pat dry, don't rub (same reason).
Also, increase the amount of water you drink and add the occasional electrolyte drink to make sure your body can absorb the water. Many people are slightly dehydrated and don't realize it. The skin, especially on hands and feet, is usually the first bit to show dryness if you are dehydrated.
If none of this significantly helps the dryness, see a dermatologist. There may be something unbalanced going on in your skin (easily treatable).

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