Peeling fingertips is usually a temporary problem and will heal in a few days when new skin is generated. However, if peeling fingertips is causing a problem for you, there are some natural treatments that you can try at home to speed up the healing process.
3 home remedies for peeling fingers
If your fingers peel constantly and it irritates you, you may want to check on these home remedies to tackle them on this episode of Pulse Daily, Watch!
There are several reasons behind this skin problem. Some of the known causes are dry skin, sunburn, eczema, cold and dry weather, frequent washing of hands, use of harsh chemicals, and other allergies.
Be sure to check that its not a form of fungal infections, vitamin deficiencies and other forms of They usually come off funny and embarrassing, if you cant wait for it to go away then these home remedies will come in handy.
Another kitchen item that can be used to treat peeling fingertips is oats. This remedy will effectively remove dead skin cells from your fingers and make them soft and smooth.
Mix a handful of powdered oats in a large bowl of warm water.
Soak your fingers in it for 10 to 15 minutes.
Wash your hands with clean water and pat dry gently using a soft cotton towel.
Apply a gentle moisturizer.
For best results, follow this remedy daily before going to bed.
2. Warm Water Soak
Soak your hands in warm water for about 10 minutes every day to deal with peeling fingertips. There are two benefits of this simple remedy. First, the skin around your fingertips will become supple, and secondly, the dry skin will start falling off.
For best results, add some honey and lemon juice to the warm water before soaking your hands in it. After soaking, pat dry your hands and put on some good-quality moisturizer, or simply vitamin E oil. You can also apply some olive oil to maintain the moisture level of your hands.
Milk is a luxurious treatment for peeling fingertips. Before going to sleep, drink a glass of warm milk with some honey. This will help you to enjoy better and relaxing sleep while also treating skin dryness.
As milk is a natural skin moisturizer, you can also apply milk on the affected skin. For this remedy, use milk with higher fat content.
Mix two tablespoons of milk and one tablespoon of honey. Apply this mixture on the skin and massage gently. This will help the skin hold in moisture.
Another option is to soak your fingers in warm milk for 10 minutes daily and then wash it off with water. Follow up with a moisturizer.
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