Hand wash advice
You might see hand washing as just one of life’s necessities, but it’s much more than that. Think about it: our hands go through a lot – in fact, they’re probably our most used body part. When they’re not deep in the sink scrubbing dishes or washing our babies’ hair, they’re holding us up on the bus, helping us perfect our eyeliner, typing away on a keyboard… the list is endless.
They definitely deserve some extra TLC. So how do we do that? By making the process of hand washing as enjoyable as possible. Here’s how to wash – no, pamper – your hands… the Dove way.
Timing is key.
First things first: proper hand washing should last at least 20 seconds, making sure you’ve massaged every part with your chosen hand washing product
Find that washing your hands a lot leaves your skin dry and tight? Wash hands with a product that combines cleansing with moisturisers, like Dove Beauty Cream Wash, with a special formulation that helps protect your skin’s natural moisture level. It contains our ¼ moisturising cream to keep your hands hydrated and soft, plus a pH-neutral formulation that’s mild on your skin
Pick caring products.
Your hands deserve to be more than just clean – they deserve to be pampered, at every opportunity. Our Supreme Fine Silk Cream Wash cares for your hands every time you wash, cleansing and helping to protect your skin’s moisture levels
Choose beautiful scents.
Don’t forget that it’s not just about what your hands need, but what you want, too – so choose a hand wash which offers you a little something extra. Our Go Fresh Cream Wash, with its refreshing cucumber and green tea fragrance, is the perfect pick-me-up on a gloomy day – you’ll be looking for excuses to get your hands dirty
When you’re drying your hands post hand washing, try to use a fresh towel. If possible, keep a pile of hand towels in the bathroom and wash them often. Not only will they stay fluffy and soft longer (prolonging that pampered feeling), but they’re less likely to spread any nasty germs, too
Leave hands hydrated.
To keep your hands beautifully hydrated and soft, follow with a good hand lotion, like DermaSpa Intensive Hand Cream. Keep it by the sink so you will always remember to use it