My hands used to become painfully chapped during the winters. The situation became worse when I entered healthcare and found myself washing my hands all the time. Then one day, a kindly, well-seasoned nurse advised me to simply dry my hands really well after washing them. It made a profound difference. My hands were no longer chapped.
Wet hands exposed to cold, dry air can quickly dry out the skin. Completely drying your hands can be very helpful, but here are a couple of other winter skin tips...
Our skin and mucous membranes are our first barriers against infection. Keep yourself safe and healthy this winter by giving some extra love and attention to your skin.