10 Home Remedies for Rough and Dry Hands

Home Remedies for Dry Hands

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5. Milk or cream

Milk for Dry Skin

You might actually think that oils are the only products that are high in fatty contents. Surprisingly enough, milk cream is yet another ingredient that is quite high in fat content, which aides its moisturizing effect that makes it one of the perfect homemade remedies for improving a person’s dry hands condition. The presence of lactic acid in milk helps in exfoliation of the skin to make it smooth and soft. Simply you can opt to use milk or the cream as the only ingredient or optionally, you can add 2 tablespoon of gram flour.


  • If you are going to add the gram flour to increase the exfoliating effect, add 2 tablespoons of the gram flour with 2 teaspoons of cream and mix well to make a paste. Otherwise, just take some fresh cream.
  • Apply fresh cream on to your hands thoroughly and give it a rest for about 10 minutes.
  • Then you have to gently rub your hands all over for a maximum of 2 minutes and finally wash off with slightly warm water.

6. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera gel for skin

While Aloe Vera is greatly known for its medicinal values, it is actually a prominent skin remedy for many conditions including the dry, rough and cracked hands. Thanks to the natural enzymes found in Aloe Vera, it is suitably one of the best remedies as it has just the right balance of vitamins, proteins and moisture that your dry hands will need to get soft and smooth again. The herb effect is the main reason this is a perfect solution for many of your hands’ issues. You will only need an Aloe Vera gel or leaf for this simple procedure.


  • Cut to open up the Aloe Vera leaf and scrape out the important gel.
  • Thoroughly, apply the Aloe Vera gel on your hands and leave it on for approximately 20 minutes.
  • Finally, wash off your hands with warm water, dry them and apply a good hand moisturizer.
  • For the best results; ensure that the Aloe Vera gel being used is pure without any additives and apply at least twice a day.

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