What's the Best Hand Cream For Dry Skin?

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Treating dry hands sure can be tough. They're often cracked and irritated, making them both painful and hard to treat. Add the fact that most dry skin sufferers also react poorly to many chemicals and additives, and you may think it impossible to find a hand cream that works. That's why it is so important to use the right products.

What is the best hand cream to nourish your skin? One made with ingredients that can help to keep those dry cracking hands moisturized no matter what the weather.

When choosing the best hand cream you want to make sure that the one you choose (and use) is made with such ingredients as:

• milk products
• chamomile
• calendula
• lavender
• oatmeal

Of course, these aren't the only ingredients to look for on the product package. Other ingredients you'll want to get to ensure that the product you choose is indeed the best hand cream for dry skin also includes rosewater and glycerin, both which help to rehydrate dry cracked skin.

Good hand cream usually feels thick at first, but it should quickly absorb. This helps to keep moisture sealed into the skin, even when the winter weather doesn't cooperate.

The most important thing to remember when choosing the best cream for dry skin is to find one that can actually strengthens the skin barrier, controls dryness and doesn't irritate your already existing condition as it heals. Oil-based creams are usually best; avoid foams and products that suds - they'll only dry out your hands more!

For the absolute best hand cream for dry skin, look for ones rich in these important vitamins and minerals:

Beta Carotene B-Complex Vitamins including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B6, B12, folate, panthotheranate, choline, and water-soluble complex B vitamins.

Vitamin C
Vitamin D
Vitamin E
Iodine
Silicone
Sulfur
Zinc
Omega-3
Omega-6

Finding the best hand cream for dry skin isn't as hard as you may have once thought. Even with the limitations that your dry skin condition causes, there are plenty of products on the market that contain the ingredients needed to sooth and heal even the driest hands.

All you need is some knowledge and the willingness to check a few ingredient labels to make sure that you're giving your skin exactly what it needs. For more information on dry skin and aging skin care, visit my web site today.

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Dan Ho is a strong proponent of natural health in all its forms: skin care, supplementation, and farm fresh foods. Dan enjoys introducing people to the best natural products he can find and uses himself daily at: http://www.healthy-flawless-skin.com

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This article was published on 2010/03/29