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Hands can sometimes show age more clearly that a face, but while we spend time and effort caring for our faces, many of us ignore our hands.
Bathe your hands in an infusion of lady's mantle, fennel, calendula or chamomile to soothe irritation. Follow with a good rich moisturizer.
For strong nails, infuse two tablespoons of chopped dill seeds in a cup of water. Leave to stand for one hour, then strain and bottle. Warm a little of the mixture and soak your nails for 10 minutes at a time.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|