10 Home Remedies for Rough and Dry Hands

Home Remedies for Dry Hands

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3. Ripe bananas

Bananas for skin

While ripe bananas are very beneficial when orally taken, they are loved for their sweet taste. But did you also though that they can serve as a natural remedy to condition your dry and rough skin? Well, if finding an avocado can be a bit tricky you can always pick a ripe banana for a home solution. The best thing about using a banana is that it is just as effective when used solo. It is basically one of the most common remedy as it is easily available.


  • Get 1 or 2 over-ripe bananas; you may also opt to add a tablespoon of honey and or a half tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Peel your bananas and marsh them properly in a bowl. Optionally, you may decide to add honey and olive oil then mix properly to create a smooth paste.
  • Apply the resultant paste onto your hands and leave it on until 20 minutes are up.
  • While using lukewarm water, wash your hands well and pat them dry.
  • Repeat this procedure either once or twice a week for the best results.

4. Baking soda with lemon juice

Lemon Juice for Skin

Despite the fact that baking soda is a good ingredient while baking, it is equally popularly known as a neutralising agent in terms of the pH levels. By balancing the pH level of once skin it proves to be an effective home solution for dry hands. This is a perfect remedy not only for dealing with dry and rough hands but also the dull colored once. The lemon juice is quite effective in skin lightening; the citric acid is the main component on the lemon juice that discolours the dark spots on one’s hands.


  • Take 2 tablespoons of the baking soda, honey, and lemon juice (make it 6 tablespoons of all the ingredients).
  • Mix all this ingredients well to obtain a fine paste.
  • Apply the resulting paste to your hands as you lightly massage them. Rub for a couple of minutes and then let it be for about 10 minutes.
  • Then use lukewarm water to wash your hands, pat them dry and finally apply a good hand moisturizer.
  • You can repeat this process two or three times in a week for soft and smooth hands.

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