We spend so much time, effort, and money on anti-ageing for our face, yet most people neglect treatment on the part of the body that’s a dead giveaway for age – their hands!
Frequent hand washing could dry out the skin from a loss of moisture. Cleaning your hands with certain chemicals also causes damage, as well as sun exposure. Basically, as your hands are highly exposed but often overlooked, it can give the appearance that they have aged faster than the rest of your body.
Why Our Hands Age So Quickly
The skin on our hands is exposed more than any other skin on our bodies, even more than our faces. When we’re in the sun, we know to take extra precautions with our faces by wearing a hat or applying sunscreen but, we usually forget about our hands. With nothing to shield your hands from sun exposure, the ageing process is accelerated. We see more pigmentation, veins and wrinkles from a loss of collagen as well as age spots and sun spots on our hands, making them look older than they really are.
Besides sun exposure, our hands also take a beating from repeated hand washing, which can cause dry skin. Hand soaps and sanitisers can strip the skin of its natural oils– making fine lines and creases more prominent as a result.
Tips for Preventing Further Ageing
1.One of the easiest ways to take care of your hands and keep them looking younger is to apply hand cream frequently throughout the day. Keeping the skin hydrated can slow down the appearance of ageing like sagging, thinning and dryness, and improve overall skin quality.
Our Tough Hands for Her hand cream is a dermatologist-approved anti-aging hand cream that contains a unique complex of peptides, niacinamide and panthenol. These actives work to plump the skin, restore skin elasticity and keep the hands smooth, radiant and tight. Its non-greasy texture quickly sinks in and deeply nourishes the skin. Its intensive formulation means only a pea-sized amount will keep the skin hydrated for a long time.
DU’IT Tough Hands for Her 75g
DU’IT Tough Hands for Her hand cream and moisturiser is a clinically tested anti-aging dry skin hand cream for tired, overworked hands. Repairs, brightens and softens dry hands with visible effects in 1 day. It contains a powerful peptide complex that supports natural collagen and softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, panthenol for firming and improving skin elasticity and niacinamide for increased skin radiance.
2. Applying sunscreen on your hands can slow skin ageing. After handwashing, people should reapply sunscreen to ensure continued protection against damaging UV rays.
3. Exfoliating hands regularly. Exfoliation removes excess oil and dead skin cells from your hands to combat dry and dull-looking skin.
Tough Scrub is a multi-action moisturising hand exfoliator that works to clean and exfoliate your skin without stripping the skin of its natural moisture. Enriched with Walnut Shell, Vitamin E and Glycerin, it’s clinically proven to remove dead skin cells, dirt, and grease from your hands, leaving them refreshed, smooth, hydrated and glowing. 100% free from harsh chemicals or irritants, it is suitable for all skin types including sensitive and acne-prone skin.
DU’IT Tough Scrub 150g
DU’IT Tough Scrub is a 3-in-1 moisturising hand scrub that works as hard as your hands. This hand scrub cleans, exfoliates and moisturises the skin and contains no harsh chemicals or irritants that dry out the skin.
It cleans stubborn dirt, removes odour, grease and grime, whilst leaving your hands silky smooth.
4. Use a hand mask at night. Using a hand mask before bedtime can help relieve dry, cracked or scaly skin.
Covering the hands with gloves after applying Tough Hands for Her to lock in the moisture, allowing the active ingredients to work on the skin, leaving your hands replenished and radiant.