THE BASICS OF HEALTHY HAND CARE: FROM WASHING YOUR HANDS TO APPLYING LOTION TO YOUR HANDS
Careful hand washing is not only important in times of Corona. After all, pathogens often spread through hand contact.
To avoid getting infected, you can take preventive action and support the health of your skin – with tips from our
Wash hands only with cold to lukewarm water. This protects the skin barrier, which in turn protects us against environmental influences and moisture loss. Also, make sure that you rinse off any residue from the soap you used. Mild, pH skin-neutral cleaning products with a pH value of 4.5 to 5 are particularly suitable for hand washing.
Then dry your hands thoroughly but gently with a soft towel. Dab rather than rub vigorously!
Now the care follows: Cream your hands with moisturizing and moisturizing hand cream.
Our hand creams are also suitable for care after frequent disinfection.
AND WHY, OF ALL THINGS, NATURAL OILS FOR HAND CARE?
They contain skin-like lipids. These are drawn into the skin barrier. Also, they can be optimally utilized due to their similarity to the skin’s lipids. In this way, they sustainably support the skin barrier’s function – constant creaming (keyword: hand cream addiction) is unnecessary.
Mineral oils behave differently: They lie on the skin, in the subtle grooves and wrinkles of the skin barrier, fill it up and make the hands look smoother. There is no long-term care effect. That is why you have to continually re-apply cream: addiction to hand cream.
WHICH HAND CREAM IS THE RIGHT ONE?
Not all hand creams are the same: depending on the composition of the vegetable oils used, the various products’ absorption behavior and care intensity differ. Accordingly, the hand creams are suitable for different skin types and times of the day and year.