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What type of hand lotion do you use and why do you like it?... Read More

  1. by   mamason
    So......where might a person find white cotton gloves. Don't know if I can handle sleeping with them, but, it's worth a try.
  2. by   muffie
    up north, in Pharmaplus drugstores, their generic brand is called Rexall. its good and cheap, works in well and if you keep rubbing your hands together it sloughs off the dead cells.put on at hs and wake up with new hands and softened cuticles.
  3. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    Quote from mamason
    So......where might a person find white cotton gloves. Don't know if I can handle sleeping with them, but, it's worth a try.
    In the same aisle as the body wash poufs, bath brushes, and sleep masks.
  4. by   mamason
    Thanks...
  5. by   Sis123
    Cetaphil cream. Excellent stuff!
  6. by   adrienurse
    Quote from Sis123
    Cetaphil cream. Excellent stuff!
    I have to agree, it's good stuff.
  7. by   Hoozdo
    Quote from mamason
    So......where might a person find white cotton gloves. Don't know if I can handle sleeping with them, but, it's worth a try.
    On Ebay, coin collectors use them all the time. I buy 6 pair at a time and give away some to my coworkers.
  8. by   Gompers
    Here's a tip for people who have REALLY sensitive hands...

    There is lotion in the diabetic section of most drugstores. These lotions are often hypoallergenic, fragrance and dye free, and very gentle on the skin. They are specially formulated for diabetics with their very sensitive skin problems, and I've found these to work well when my hands used to crack and bleed.

    My personal choice, though, will always be Aquaphor. We use it in the NICU on the babies - originally got it for the tiny micropreemies - and many of us use it at home ourselves. You can't use it at work though because it's petroleum based and will break down many gloves, plus it's kind of greasy. But it's a great choice to rub into your hands before bed or when you're sitting around the house watching TV or on the computer. Pair it with some cotton gloves and you'll have healed hands overnight. This stuff even heals small cuts and abrasions.
  9. by   Indy
    I've been using Curel because it's in the tiny tubes at walmart for 50 cents so the little tubes fit in my pocket. However, I do have to refrain from trying to turn doorknobs immediately afterwards. It's a little greasy, not too bad.
  10. by   ICRN2008
    My sister, who is a pharmacist, recommended Lac-Hydrin lotion. It isn't cheap, but it works really well and doesn't leave my hands greasy like other lotions.
  11. by   SmilingBluEyes
    There is a diabetic skin care cream I found at a local pharmacy that is the BOMB. No scent/odor and WORKS LIKE A CHARM! It's made by Neoteric. I love it.
  12. by   RNAnnjeh
    Glysomed. Not cheap, but lasts forever. Gold Bond Ultimate healing is good, too. Anything with a silicone base works for me.
  13. by   RN and Mommy
    I like the Bath and Body Work's body cream. It's thick and works well. Plus it's got all kind of yummy smells!

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