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One of the first places on your body to show age is your hands. You could have a beautiful, wrinkle free face, but if your hands start looking like tissue paper, it’s a dead giveaway. As a mom I am constantly washing my hands, working in the garden, and putting my hands through the wringer. Here are a few of my favorite ways to take care of my hands. 

Sugar Scrub. This gentle scrub helps slough away dead skin, removes dirt after a day of gardening, hydrates, and softens skin. It’s truly one of my most favorite alternative uses for this product and it works wonders on your hands! 

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CorrectX. Somewhere along the lines, I missed how to take care of cuticles. On top of it I have the awful habit of picking at them. This winter I began applying and rubbing in CorrectX to my cuticles at night before bed. Not only did it help manage my cuticles but I saw a difference in my nails too.

LLV Vitamins. Your hair and nails are what you eat! When you are taking high quality vitamins, full of good things, your hair & nails will thank you! 

When my hands are exceptionally dry, I love to use Honest Co All Purpose Balm at night before bed. If they’re tired from a day in the garden, I add a drop each of black pepper & Copaiba. If I have blisters or cuts, I add a drop each of Lavender & Frankincense.

To help fade scars, spots, and support the skin of your hands, apply oils like Frankincense, Yarrow|Pom, Sandalwood, or Copaiba.  

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