How to Avoid Dry Skin After Washing Your Hands?

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / May 07, 2020

Coronavirus is spreading like wildfire as it has infected millions of people worldwide with thousands of deaths. It was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation. Within a few months, this infection has affected more than 180 countries leading to the scarcity of vital medical equipment and PPE kits. As per health experts, the only way to preventing getting contracted with this deadly virus is hand hygiene. It involves washing your hands frequently with soap or using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Both of these options are saviors but it could lead to dry hands. Both soap and alcohol are extremely drying and may cause your hands to feel dry, dehydrated. itchy and flaky. It is very important to keep them moisturized to prevent dryness. For that, it is suggested that you use a hand cream or any moisturizing lotion on your hands after washing. It will replenish the water loss to keep your hands soft and supple. Also, use a moisturizing soap such as milk-based soap to minimize the dryness.

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