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    • CharlotteE98
      CommentAuthorCharlotteE98
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    I know this is a bit of a random question, but the thought only popped into my head the other day and I'm looking for some suggestions.

    H2B is an Electrician and his hands are absolutely awful! Dry skin, blisters etc. He can't really go on light duties before the wedding and he's tried every hand cream known to man, so I wondered if anybody had any ideas as to how we can tart his hands up a bit between now and the wedding?
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    • Whovianbride
      CommentAuthorWhovianbride
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    Get him to do the washing up every night? Fairy liquid works wonders

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    • Sonya
      CommentAuthorSonya
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    Can he not wear thin latex gloves whilst he works between now and then? Or get some moisture gloves and smother them in cream at night whilst wearing the gloves??

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    • almost a year wife!!
      CommentAuthoralmost a year wife!!
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    My h2b is a gas engineer/plumber and his hands are always awful, I bought him (at serious risk of man point loss) cotton gloves and made him cake his hands in xxx concentrated cream and sleep with them on, deffo improved them x

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    • clairenina
      CommentAuthorclairenina
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    I agree with missweedles. It will make a massive difference and very quickly
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    • DanielleMystic
      CommentAuthorDanielleMystic
      Getting married in 9 years
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    definately wear moisturiser and cotton gloves at night - it makes a huge difference! i know alot of women do it with cotton socks on their feet when they get dry heels x
    cocoa butter is supposed to be really good x

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    • LauraK7
      CommentAuthorLauraK7
      Got married 5 years ago
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    Nothing works for my h2b so will watch this for suggestions x
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    • casbride87
      CommentAuthorcasbride87
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    im a nail tech and you cant beat a good manicure, if they use the correct stuff his hands should be fab after a few appts. xx




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    • vic:)
      CommentAuthorvic:)
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    I have awful dry hands and they split all the time.... (Contact dermatitis from work :()
    I have to completely cover them in e45 and let it soak in every day.
    And have some in my handbag and at work and and at home.
    It's a pain and hard to keep remembering but def worth it.
    I also use like a hand exfoliation thing I have to get all the dry skin off
    Xx
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    • Rosalind
      CommentAuthorRosalind
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
     
    Where do I get cotton gloves from ladies?

    My hubby to be has been a car valeter since he was young and hes hands are awful too. The acid and chemicals are not good at all for skin.

    Hope it works :)
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    • almost a year wife!!
      CommentAuthoralmost a year wife!!
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    Got mine in savers and they were a £1 a pair x

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    • Katya
      CommentAuthorKatya
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    My h2b is a mechanic, his hands are constanly dirty & he has cracking skin. He started using some moisturiser called "Etre" it is formulated with dead sea minerals, enriched with vits A & E & has aloe vera.

    Since he started using this his hands have got much better, they dont crack anymore but are still a bit dirty despite washing. this is the best we have seen for ages.

    Unfortunetely i dont know where we got it, i have loads of moisturisers that iv had for years and am slowly getting through them & this was one of them.

    Hope it helps...

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    • InDreamland
      CommentAuthorInDreamland
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    [email protected] hand cream is brilliant, wear at night with cotton gloves. A good exfoliator will help too.

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    • LauraY27
      CommentAuthorLauraY27
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    My h2b is a mechanic and I know what you mean. His hands and nails are always filthy. I'm booking him in for a manicure a week for the 4 weeks leading up to the wedding. Our friend and my make up artist is doing it so won't be too pricey xx
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    • CharlotteE98
      CommentAuthorCharlotteE98
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    Oohh thank you :o) Might be able to persuade him to go for a manicure if I go with him!
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    • casbride87
      CommentAuthorcasbride87
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    i do my chaps manicures at home but i dont think he would go to the salon, so good luck Charlotte, maybe try getting a mobile technician, then no ones need to know he has had a manicure. xxx




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    • VickiD69
      CommentAuthorVickiD69
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Apr 26th 2014
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    Tell me about it, my H2B is a farmer and he also has eczema patches, as he is ALWAYS on the farm and never has a day off they never get any better! But as it makes him feel like a manly man having rough dirty hands all the time its 'him' and I wouldnt change him for the world, ( apart from some housework every now and again! ) He has E45 and Hc45 as well as usual moisturizer products doesnt really help :(
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    • lala "mod" bunni
      CommentAuthorlala "mod" bunni
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Apr 27th 2014
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    rub his hands with sugar and half a lemon

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    • Officially Mrs M
      CommentAuthorOfficially Mrs M
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Apr 27th 2014
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    Do what lala said and then get him some hand food from boots, works wonders. Shove it on at night and put some cotton gloves on if he doesn't want to have a bright pink tube in his pocket at work all the time.

    Also I me heard that soaking your hands in 1/4 cup mouthwash 1/4cup white vinegar and 1 cup of water helps as the dead skin just wipes off, however if he has cracked skin don't do it as it will sting!

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    • CharlotteE98
      CommentAuthorCharlotteE98
      Got married 5 years ago
      Posted: Apr 27th 2014
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    He bought some of those bath exfoliating glove things, that he wore at night when his hands got really bad, but I think because they're quite rough they actually made them worse!

    We've got hemp hand cream from body shop and E45 so we'll see how we get on.

    Thank you for your help xx
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    • MiriamF1
      CommentAuthorMiriamF1
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Apr 27th 2014
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    ooh these are great ideas, thanks ladies! My H2B is a chronic nail biter and his hands are disgusting!!!! Any ideas on how to get him to stop please?
 
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