Home soap and sterilization hand gel may expose the skin to allergies and eczema due to frequent use and cleaning. We might suffer from Eczema due to the need of washing our hands and using hand sanitizers constantly to prevent contracting Coronavirus. Eczema appears around the hands and fingers and may appear elsewhere on the body in the form of redness and swelling and even cracks in the skin that sometimes cause itching and may become painful.
A healthy skin should look like below picture 1. If your skin looks like pictures 2 or 3, you may be suffering from eczema.
However, treating sensitive skin or irritated skin because of constant washing is not difficult.
The easiest and fastest solution is to use natural soaps instead of commercial soaps that contain a lot of chemical ingredients and use moisturizing hand creams that help keep the skin hydrated and smooth. But access to these creams can be an obstacle as they are often expensive.
Therefore, you can protect your skin by using ingredients that you find at home, that are very beneficial and not expensive, as follows:
Olive oil: Olive oil has been known for its distinctive properties since ancient times, and olive oil is rich in vitamins A, D, K, E with anti-oxidant properties, it moisturizes and moisturizes skin eruptions. If olive oil is not available, other cooking oils also moisturize the skin.
Turmeric: This type of herb has been used for thousands of years and is part of traditional Chinese medicine. Its anti-inflammatory properties target skin pores, soothe them and help relieve scarring of the skin.
Rose water: Rose water also has anti-inflammatory properties and helps reduce redness and get rid of pimples and eczema and helps open oily pores and cool the skin.
Cucumber juice: Cucumber has many benefits such as soothing and moisturizing the skin and helps reduce skin swelling.
Milk: Milk is very healthy for the skin. Milk improves skin color and pores, gives skin softness and freshness, eliminates dead cells and is considered one of the most important moisturizers.
Honey: Honey has been known for its traits from more than 8000 years and had an important place in the Ancient Egyptian and Greek civilizations. Honey moisturizes the skin, naturally helps to reduce and heal burns and wounds, relieves sensitive skin and pimples, moisturizes chapped lips, and helps nails health.
Aloe Vera: Aloe vera cactus has been used for such a long time the Pharaohs described it as the plant of immortality. Natural aloe vera gel contains hormones that has healing properties for burns, wounds, skin infections, eczema, and skin ulcers.