You Have Skincare For Your Face, but Are You Neglecting Your Hands?
While you may have enough face cleansers, serums, or moisturisers to fit a small storage unit, chances are that your hands get less attention. Though the appendage helps us do some of our favourite things — eat, hold hands, eat some more — rarely do we return the favour. And it shows — some people even say it's the first place that shows your age. "Your hands are probably the skin that is most exposed to sunlight throughout your life," says dermatologist Nava Greenfield, MD, of Schweiger Dermatology Group. "This is because your hands are never covered by clothing, so everything from driving a car to walking around outside exposes your hands to ultraviolet light." That means the easiest way to prevent your hands from ageing is by always lubing them up with an SPF.
If you're already experiencing some unwanted sagging or wrinkles, or if you just want to give your hands a little pampering treat, keep reading for dermatologist-approved tips.