Our hands are the most visible and vulnerable part of our body. So, they need care and considerable amount of pampering. use of hand creams make them soft like petals. However, the cream requirement depends on our skin type. Oily skin need less use of cream compared to dry skin. Here are a few recipes of hand creams.

Homemade Hand Cream

Orange and Honey

Take half cup of orange juice. Add one tablespoon honey to it. Mix well. Rub into your hands and nails. Leave it on for 10 minutes. Rinse with water. This solution is good for dry and chapped hands.

Banana and Honey

Mash one banana. Add 1 teaspoon honey, juice of one lemon and 1 tablespoon butter. Blend them together. Apply into your hands massaging with firm stokes. Let it stand for two hours, then wash off. After this, you will get amazingly soft hands.


This is an ideal solution to remove the sunburn from hands. Take a cup of curd. Add juice of one lime to it. Pour it into a bowl. Dip your hands into it, and keep rubbing your hands. After 10 minutes wash off with water. It is an excellent balm for the hands which are exposed to detergents and chemical etc.

Rose and Glycerine

Take one-third cup of glycerine and two-third cup of rosewater. Mix them well and pour in a bottle. Massage it on your hands several times in a day. It will keep your hands soft.


Warm one glass milk and pour into a bowl. Add a teaspoon of salt. Mix well. Now dip your hands in the solution, all the time massaging and rubbing around the finger joints and cuticles. After 10 minutes wash off with plain water. It not only nourishes the hands but also exfoliates them.