Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 11 of 13 FirstFirst ... 10 11 12 ... LastLast
Results 101 to 110 of 121

Thread: What Do You Use for Dry Hands?

  1. #101
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Dracut, MA
    Posts
    135
    Cetaphil - not creasy - no fragrance - recommended by my dermatologist as a good general moisturizer - found at many stores as CVS and COSTCO.

  2. #102
    Kas
    Kas is offline
    Super Member Kas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Renton, WA
    Posts
    1,994
    Quote Originally Posted by amandasgramma
    I use Gold Bond hand lotion....there's no alcohol so you don't get that rebound thing. I was going thru way too much lotion before this. The plus for this --------my fingernails are growing for the first time in my life!!!!!!!!!
    I love the Gold Bond Ultimate Healing with Aloe. I am sensitive to the anibacterial soap. It makes my hands crack and bleed. Ouch!So I also switched to Dove Deep Moisture body wash instead of regular soft soap for my hands. It is amazing the difference. My mom even switched to the combo when she was caring for my dad before he died. Her hands quit bleeding, too and healed up.

  3. #103
    Junior Member bluekrissyspikes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    ontario, canada
    Posts
    261
    i use some stuff i got that is breastfeeding moms.. my hubby got it for me when we had our youngest son but i never needed it. works pretty good. i think it's probably similar to the 'udder cream' someone else already mentioned.

    http://www.lansinoh.com/products/hpa-lanolin

  4. #104
    Bev
    Bev is offline
    Super Member Bev's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    1,190
    Quote Originally Posted by bluekrissyspikes
    i use some stuff i got that is breastfeeding moms.. my hubby got it for me when we had our youngest son but i never needed it. works pretty good. i think it's probably similar to the 'udder cream' someone else already mentioned.

    http://www.lansinoh.com/products/hpa-lanolin
    This is just about pure lanolin. And I know you're right! It's a natural ingredient for using on hands and feet that dry out and crack. You can't find much better than this

    8-)

  5. #105
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    eastern north Carolina
    Posts
    121
    Diabetic hand cream works well.

  6. #106
    Super Member wraez's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Adelanto, CA
    Posts
    3,971
    Quote Originally Posted by Woodster
    On the Dr. Oz show, someone suggested cream or lotion with Vitamin C(ascorbic acid)for collagen repair - I can't find any anywhere. It was supposed to be at the Dollar store, but not the ones here...any suggestions?
    I saw that too, but haven't gone looking for it. I sure could use some collagen repair, LOL

    jacqstash ... Hmmm Cetaphil lotion for a moisturizer? Never heard that b4, but I do use it nightly as a mild face cleanser, it IS gentle on the skin.

    warm quilt hugs, sue in CA

  7. #107
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    2,281
    Get yourself a pair of those white cotton gloves (at a theater supply company). Pour some extra virgin olive oil into your hands and rub it in (elbows, too), especially into your nails. Put the gloves on and sleep with them. At first it feels strange, but you'll get used to it. It soaks in pretty quickly, so you won't get your sheets and blankets all oily.

  8. #108
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Westerville, Ohio
    Posts
    654
    Aveeno hand lotion for extremely dry skin----it works--I have tried everything else and either it does not work or is way too greasy---I can put this on and work with fabric immediately and none comes off on the fabric---no more dry hands, feet, etc in the winter or any other time for me.

  9. #109
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Texas
    Posts
    2,281
    Several brands make a variety with Collagen & Vitamin E, but your problem sounds more serious than just dry hands. Please consider a collagen-Vit C-Vit E-Vit D3 supplement. Anything that would strengthen your immune system would be beneficial. Try leaving off all oils except olive oil, coconut oil, and butter for a while, and see if that helps. We all have too much omega-6 and not enough omega-3. Probiotics might also be helpful. A hand problem is not just a hand problem - it's a whole-system problem.

  10. #110
    Lilyized's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Oakley, CA
    Posts
    48
    I'm so glad to see this discussed. I have psoriasis, or exzema, my Doctor hasn't made up his mind. Anyway, a friend gave me some psoriasin which has coal tar in it. It works real fast to clear up the cracks. I'll try some of these creams too. Thanks for bringing this up.

Page 11 of 13 FirstFirst ... 10 11 12 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.