Hand cream

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Wrighty, Jan 13, 2022 at 12:21 PM.

  1. Stratafied

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    I used to drench my hands in petroleum jelly at bed time, and put wool gloves on all night, worked great.
     
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    That’s another good one.
     
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    My hands, like my fretboards, get some oil twice a year, whether they need it or not.
     
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    I meant not drinking enough water. I just am not that good at it.
     
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    that also works well for poison ivy and other rashes. I use latex gloves, but same principle.
     
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    Move to Arizona. You'll learn to drink a gallon a day. Or you'll die. Most people learn.
     
  7. heltershelton

    heltershelton Vivamus libero Vivamus duris

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    for several months i was restricted to 40 ounces of liquid per day.
    that sucked.
     
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    I use Aveeno from time to time - not nearly as greasy/slimy as so many others, at least to my skin, and absorbs quickly
     
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    I got the same problem. I use this.
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    it’s great and not greasy. Absorbs completely into the skin quickly and doesn’t smell bad.
     
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    this is why humidification is not just for guitars. If your skin is dry and cracking, your domicile is too damn dry.

    that said, I've used Udder Balm with great success. So far this season, I have not had to use it. I started using the humidifier early in Nov, keep it full all the time and *knock on wood* haven't had dry, cracked hands yet.
     
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    Dry skin often starts with diet, not enough vitamins, minerals and good fats.

    Over consumption of water actually makes it worse by depleting electrolytes
     
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    I'm a mechanic. I wash my hands with cherry gojo dozens of times a day because of eczema with cold water. No dry skin or breakouts for 15 years plus since I started doing this. Gloves will have me broke out in an hour.
     
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    I lived in Kansas for a number of years. Aveeno Daily Moisturizing worked and still works for me.
     
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    My wife has chronic dry skin on her hands and swears by this stuff.

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    I find the latter usually presents itself to me more quickly as muscle fatigue and cramps than dry skin. The dynamic duo of coffee and alcohol in the diet seem to accelerate all these problems…
     
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    I use Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream and /or O’Keefe’s Working Hands Night Treatment at bedtime, which seem to work pretty well, but don’t eliminate all the cracks in my hands. I don’t like having greasy hands while I am awake so I don’t use any moisturizer during the day. I tried bag balm years ago-I found that it took a very long time to be absorbed and smelled strongly of lanolin, which I didn’t care for.
     
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    I grew up using Bag Balm and/or Cornhusker's Oil (and WD40, engine oils, greases, etc.).

    Miz Diane found some kind of stuff from Trader Joe's that works well.
     
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    Good advice but I drink a lot all ready. Reached a good life / time in the lavatory balance!