Girls – send this to your boyfriends!
Moisturize your hands!
You should apply a hand cream or lotion to the palms and backs of your hands at least twice a day. Don’t think that all hand creams are greasy like what your mom uses! Try a hand cream with a non-greasy feel, or something based on dimethicone. This will keep your hands looking and feeling young.
Take care of your cuticles!
Cuticles are those pale slivers of skin that get really dry at the bases of your nails. They have a tendency to get really thick or really dry. Have your girlfriend, mom, or even your nail lady trim these off at least once a month or apply a cuticle softener to keep them from getting out of control.
Llavar sus manos!
Most people, especially guys don’t clean their hands enough – especially in flu season! If you don’t wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least 15 seconds, then try a hand sanitizer. Apply a little to your hands before you: eat, touch your face, or do anything that would require clean hands. Oh, and get a scented hand sanitizer, because ladies love it when you smell nice!
Wear an SPF!
Most guys only wear an spf if they’re going to the beach, but the truth is that you should wear an SPF daily – and this includes your hands. You shouldn’t leave the house without at LEAST an spf 15 on your hands. After all, you don’t want your steering hand to look tanner than your shifting hand.
Mend your wounds!
Guy’s hands get cut, scraped, and gouged all the time. It’s party of being a guy. But don’t let those nasty wounds stick around on your hands! Apply a triple antibiotic ointment (like Neosporin) to every hand wound as soon as you can (this will help heal and disinfect the wound), then cover it with your favorite type of bandaid. I prefer Superman bandaids.
This will cut normal healing time in half and will leave you with hands that are ready for a night out.
For over a decade, Scott-Vincent Borba has been a renowned innovator in the beauty category and has worked on such esteemed brands such as Hard Candy Cosmetics, Johnson & Johnson®, P&G/Wella-Sebastian, Shiseido/Joico, and Dr. Murad.
Scott-Vincent helped found E.L.F. Cosmetics with the idea that quality color cosmetics shouldn’t be limited to high-end department stores. Aside from contributing to the monthly blogs, he oversees new product development and leads the brand with head-turning innovation.
Scott-Vincent has been a high-fashion model, TV personality and became a licensed aesthetician to further his credentials and experiences. He founded BORBA, and continues to use his creative thinking to push the envelopes of skin care as we know it.