Sugar and Honey Hand Wrap

Honey and Sugar Hand Wrap

Treat your hands to a spa-like moisturizing hand wrap!

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey

 

Directions:

  • Combine olive oil and sugar; mix well until a paste forms
  • Scrub paste mixture onto hands for a few moments to exfoliate them
  • Rinse with water and pat dry
  • Carefully warm the honey in the microwave so that it is warm but comfortable to the touch (you do not want to burn yourself!)
  • Carefully apply the warm honey to hands and cover by wrapping with saran wrap (or apply a pair of latex gloves)
  • Let hands stay wrapped or inside gloves for 20-30 minutes
  • Rinse well with water

D.I.Y. Crisco Hand Cream

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It sounds weird (Crisco and all) but give this moisturizing hand cream recipe a try!

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz. Crisco
  • 2 oz. beeswax
  • 2 oz. glycerin
  • 2 tbsp. liquid lecithin
  • 4 oz. distilled water

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; melt until a liquid forms (using a double boiler or the microwave)
  • Using a whisk, mix the just melted ingredients until the mixture begins to thicken
  • Transfer the mixture into a container for storage
  • Let cool before using

Yummy Brown Sugar Hand Softener

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Give your hands a skin softening scrub at home!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • Couple tablespoons baby oil (or olive oil)

Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients; mix well
  • (Apply baby oil a tablespoon at a time and stir until a paste has formed)
  • Apply the mixture to hands and rub together as if you were washing your hands for a few moments
  • Rinse with warm water