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  1. kelidei

    kelidei ~*Dances with chickens*~

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    to really, really dry hands? I not sure where to post this but I am getting desperate--- all this chicken "wrangling" and constant washing of hands is causing serious issues for me. Has anyone found something that really works--- everything I have used so far feels good for about 15 minutes and then it absorbed and my hands feel awful again... Help! [​IMG]
     
  2. hollyandty

    hollyandty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Old restaurant trick Rub evaporated milk into your hands every night. There is also an ointment called Utter Butter you can usually find it at the feed stores. Good luck.
     
  3. WingingIt

    WingingIt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
    When mine get really bad I resort to Vaseline at night. I rub it on and then put on some lightweight gloves and sleep with them on. It works for feet (sleep with socks on), too. If you can put some good lotion on every time you wash your hands it will help. I keep a pump lotion by my kitchen and bathroom sinks to try and remind me.
     
  4. Promiselandfarm

    Promiselandfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    What have your tired? Have you tried utter cream? it is usually sold at farming stores. Also Mary Kay has a product for you hands at night but I use it on my husband's hands during the day because they get so dry. It really works. It now comes in unscented too so you don't have to smell it although I think it smells good. It is the extra emollient night cream and it only takes just a little. hope this helps
     
  5. dovecanyon

    dovecanyon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Olive Oil!
     
  6. kelidei

    kelidei ~*Dances with chickens*~

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    Thanks every one! I am glad to have so many suggestions---- I really appreciate it! [​IMG]
     
  7. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it has been the ONLY thing to help my hands. My skin on my fingers used to actually split because it gets so dry. A friend that works outside year round told me to get some. I did and will never go back. The bees wax cream I now use on my lips. It is good, but not as good as the oil
     
  8. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Quote:^^^^works like a charm!
     
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Gold Bond Ultimate Healing with Aloe.
     
  10. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    I've found ANYTHING with Shea butter works great. Especially the "Look Ma! New Hands!" in the Blue collection from Bath and Body works! [​IMG]
     

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