Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.

Care of hands:

If doing wet work (dishes, cleaning, etc):

  • Wear rubber gloves

If doing rough and/or dirty work (gardening, moving heavy and/or sharp items):

  • Wear leather gloves

Dry hands:

If hands are dry (from gardening, cleaning, etc):

  • Massage a generous amount of hand lotion or body oil into your hands
  • Put a teaspoon of sugar in the palm of one hand and massage hands for about a minute — to enhance the lotion’s effect
  • Wash hands with soap and warm water


Thanks for reading!