DIY Hand Mask (Scrub & Mask)

DIY Hand Mask (Scrub & Mask)

Nov 26, 2022Zaryab Fayyaz

If your hands become dry and cracked due to overwashing or to constant use of hand sanitizers and you’re looking for a solution then you have come to the right place. We have some amazing DIY hand mask recipes that will do wonders on your skin. The best thing about our DIY hand mask is that the ingredients will be easily available to you and most of them will probably be already in your fridge.

So, let’s explore them together:

What are DIY hand masks?

DIY hand masks are recipes and remedies that are made up of homemade ingredients and are the effective and quickest way to moisturise dry cracked hands. Now, let’s have a look at what makes the hands dry.

What causes the hands to dry?

Here are some common causes that can make your hands dry:
  •       Cold dry air
  •       Environmental factors
  •       Lower humidity
  •       Over washing
  •       Chemical exposure

Dry hands can lead to several skin conditions like eczema, winter itch, and cold urticaria which is why we always focused on hand care routines. Studies have also shown that a diet lacking in fruits, proteins, vegetables, and water can be the biggest factor in making your skin dry.

Top DIY hand mask 

  1.     Lemon and sugar hand scrub

Everyone knows that lemon is a great source of vitamin C and is widely used in many skin care products. Sugar is a natural exfoliator and is great for removing dirt, impurities, and dead skin cells from the skin. The combination of both ingredients has so many benefits. It helps lighten the dark spots, discoloration, and hyperpigmentation that occur from sun exposure.

Lemon and sugar hand scrub

How to make lemon and sugar scrub?

Ingredients that require:
  • 85g of sugar 
  • 32g of coconut oil or either you can take olive oil 
  • 1 lemon or lemon juice
Add sugar to a container and slowly add oil to it. Then, add the lemon juice and mix well until the consistency of the sugar is damp. Apply the mixture on your hands and rub it for 1 to 2 minutes. Wash your hands and apply hand lotion.
  1.     Avocado and Beeswax Hand Mask

Beeswax is very beneficial because it has Anti-inflammatory, Anti-bacterial, and Anti-viral properties that will give your hands a protective barrier. It contains also vitamin A and acts as a humectant that keeps the hands soft and smooth. On the other side, Avocado oil is high in oleic oil which deeply fights fine lines and wrinkles.
Avocado and Beeswax Hand Mask

How to make an Avocado and Beeswax hand mask?

Ingredients that require:
  •       1 teaspoon of beeswax
  •       2 tablespoons of avocado oil
Cut small cubes of beeswax and melt them under heat. Add avocado oil into a melted beeswax and let it cool a little and then rub the mixture on your hands. Cover the hands with gloves for 20 minutes and then wash them. Don’t forget to apply hand lotion.
  1.     Sugar and Coconut Oil Scrub

For this hand mask recipe you need to add sugar into a coconut oil which has a lot of benefits like it boosts the skin's health because it has antioxidant skin.

Sugar and Coconut Oil Scrub

How to make Sugar and Coconut Oil Scrub?

Ingredients that require:
  • 85g of sugar 
  • 32g of coconut oil or either you can take olive oil 
Add the sugar to the container and start adding the oil. Mix until you get a damp consistency and then rub it on your hands for 2 to 3 minutes. Wash your hands and then apply hand lotion.
  1.     Almond and Honey Scrub

Almond has a lot of fibers and proteins, and it also contains magnesium and vitamin E which is very beneficial for the skin. On the other hand, honey is an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antibacterial agent that is great for treating burns and wounds.

Almond and Honey Scrub

How to make almond and honey scrub?

Ingredients that require:
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 4 tablespoons of honey
Add the almond meal to a bowl and mix the honey into it. Stir the mixture well and rub it on your hands for 2 to 3 minutes. Wash your hands and apply the lotion.
  1.     Milk and Honey Hand Mask

Milk is a very popular ingredient for the skin that many beauty industries use in their product because it moisturises the skin and can be used as a toner. It cures sun damage and exfoliates the skin. Combining both ingredients can do miracles on your skin.

Milk and Honey Hand Mask

How to make milk and honey hand masks?

Ingredients that require:
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 4 tablespoons of honey
Mix the milk with honey and apply the mixture on your hands for 5 minutes and remove it by rubbing it. Wash your hands with warm water and hand lotion after that.
Other than the above-mentioned scrubs and masks two ingredients works amazingly on the hands.
  •       Shea butter

Shea butter is a very popular ingredient because it has a significant amount of vitamins A and E which are very important for the skin to keep itself healthy. It prevents skin dryness, eases irritation, improves eczema, and gives sun protection and moisturises deeply into the skin.

You can apply shea butter directly to your skin in its raw foam. Simply take a teaspoon of shea butter and rub it on your hands with your fingers until it completely absorbs into your skin. You don’t need to wash your hands after applying it because it absorbs pretty well.
  •       Castor oil

Castor oil is another very famous ingredient used in combination with other ingredients because of its numerous benefits. It keeps your skin moisturised and hydrated for a very long time.

Moreover, it protects the skin from UV rays, promotes even skin tone, and can be used as a cleanser. Castor is great for the cuticles. You can apply castor oil directly to your hands with a cotton ball.

Additional tips for preventing dry hands:

  • Wear gloves in cold weather

  • Apply a good quality moisturiser or a hand lotion several times a day.

  • Exfoliate your hands weekly

  • Stay hydrated

  • Use sunscreen

Benefits of a DIY hand mask

  •     Great for all skin types and skin tones

  •     100% safe on the skin

  •     Gives you a deep moisturising treatment

  •     Restore skin to its original beauty

  •       Nourishes and moisturises the skin

  •       Provides a deep hydration

  •       Easy to make

  •       Affordable

  •  Wide variety of options especially for people who are vegan


So, here are some of the popular DIY hand masks that will give you amazing results. Try them and share your experience with us. Always remember one thing: these hand masks or scrubs are just enough for one-time use only. You should apply these recipes, masks or scrub at least once a week for best results because like your face your hands never care too. But don’t forget to apply hand lotion and sunscreens. If you are confused about which hand lotion you should use or choose then stop searching and go for MaGéAu Naturel hand lotion. it's non-greasy and will keep your hand hydrated, moisturised, and protected for a very long time.It’s 100% safe to use because it does not contain any harmful chemicals and is made up of natural ingredients just like Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Theobroma Cacao Butter, Aqua, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Extract, Persea Gratissima Butter, Cera Alba and much more. The best thing about our hand lotion is that it’s gender-neutral so everyone is welcome to use our hand lotion.

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