Hand Dermatitis

 

Busy hands get into trouble. Most hand dermatitis is due to contact with harsh soaps and chemicals that strip natural skin oils and lead to dry, itchy, painful hand skin. Some people are also born with a propensity for a different type of hand dermatitis; this is because their immune system causes small blisters and breaks in the hand skin spontaneously. Once the skin barrier is broken by this, then contact with harsh soaps and chemicals compounds the rash and suffering.

Treatment of hand dermatitis involves using only gentle, non-drying soaps for hand washing and frequent use of hand creams.

There are two functional types of hand creams for healing hand dermatitis. The first is a hydrating AND protecting cream for daily use. In my opinion, this cream needs to be non-greasy and easy to live with on your hands. The second is a deeply hydrating cream that may be greasy and needs to be applied liberally. For this reason, wearing cotton gloves to keep the cream on your hands (and off your things) is essential!

All hand creams work best when applied RIGHT AFTER water contact. Therefore, keeping a tube of hand cream at your desk to apply to your dry hands is not going to work. You need your hand cream near your sink and to apply it right after you wash your hands – and the more often, the better until the hand skin is healed. Also, wear rubber gloves when you plan to put sensitive hand skin into harsh solvents like dish soap or cleaning solutions.

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  1. Dr. Bailey's Survival Kit for Busy Hands™

    Survival Kit for Busy Hands™

    Dermatologist−recommended skin treatment for dry, busy hands.
    $27.00
  2. Vanicream Moisturizing Skin Cream, 4 oz.  1085

    Vanicream Moisturizing Skin Cream, 4 oz.

    Dermatologist recommended skin cream for sensitive skin. One of the best skin care products to heal dry skin for people with eczema or skin allergies.
    $8.00
  3. Vanicream Cleansing Bar  1156

    Vanicream Cleansing Bar

    Dermatologist-recommended hypoallergenic cleansing bar for extremely sensitive skin.
    $4.00
  4. Dr. Bailey's All Natural Foaming Liquid Hand Soap™

    All Natural Foaming Liquid Hand Soap™

    Natural, organic, foaming liquid hand soap - the best type of non-drying cleanser for dry hands.
  5. Dr. Bailey's Dry Skin Hand Cream™

    Dry Skin Hand Cream™

    I use this moisturizing and protective hand cream all day long to prevent chapped skin from washing my hands between every patient.

  6. Dr. Bailey's Dry Hand Skin Repair Kit

    Dr. Bailey's Dry Hand Skin Repair Kit

    Dermatologist-recommended skin treatment for dry, chapped, painful hands and cracked fingertips.
    $42.30
  7. Natural Face and Body Butter Cream™

    Natural Face and Body Butter Cream™

    Highly Effective moisturizer to heal your extremely dry and sensitive skin.
    $26.00
  8. Natural Face, Hand and Body Lotion™

    Natural Face, Hand and Body Lotion™

    Elegant and light-textured, natural moisturizer for dry to normal sensitive skin.
    $22.00
  9. Dr. Bailey's Chemotherapy Skin Care Kit

    Chemotherapy Skin Care Kit

    This is the skin care routine I used while undergoing chemo treatments myself. I designed these kits to help chemo patients simplify one aspect of their chemotherapy self-care. Be confident that you are taking good care of your body’s largest organ while you undergo chemo. These are also the perfect gift to send to a friend or family member who is undergoing cancer treatment. 50% of the profits donated to cancer research.

    $69.30
  10. Vanicream Free & Clear Shampoo  1256

    Vanicream Free & Clear Shampoo

    Dermatologist-recommended hypoallergenic shampoo for extremely sensitive skin, eczema and skin allergies. Non-medicated, preservative and gluten-free shampoo that leaves hair clean and manageable. 

    $10.00
  11. Vanicream Free & Clear Conditioner  1257

    Vanicream Free & Clear Conditioner

    Dermatologist-recommended hypoallergenic conditioner for extremely sensitive skin, eczema and skin allergies. Non-medicated, preservative and gluten-free conditioner that leaves hair feeling clean and healthy. Great for the entire family. 

    $13.50
  12. Hand Care Kit for Naturally Busy Hands  1317

    Hand Care Kit for Naturally Busy Hands

    You know who you are, or who the people are in your life that never stop. Their rough and chapped hands tell the story of all that they do during the course of their busy lives.

    Give them (you) what they crave, healing for dry and chapped hands.

    $28.80

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