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Extra Dry Hands?

I am blessed with hands that get super dry in the winter.  Cracking to the point of bleeding is not uncommon.

But this year I came at winter with a strategy!

My friend suggested coating my hands in thick lotion and then putting them in socks before going to bed.  I did this for awhile, until the newness wore out and I was tired.  Guys, I am always tired at night.  I'm a morning person over here.  So the socks were too far away.  I couldn't manage to get myself up to grab those socks.  This plan faded and my hands started to show it.

One morning (mornings are my jam) when my hands were getting close to the bleeding level, I coated my hands with the thick lotion I was using before bed, put my gloves on and made my way out the door for my commute.  And I am happy to report this plan has stuck!

My hands are nice and smooth (at least for several hours) and it's a system that works for me.

Any others with super dry hands out there?  What works best for you?  

Anything to make the winter a little bit better!

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