How to get rid of Peeling Fingertips in Coming Winter

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It was Abhijit and Devashree’s first date after he proposed her and asked her to meet for a romantic candle light dinner. She gave a positive response and promised to meet at Hotel Express Inn at 8:00 PM. Both were getting ready for their life’s first date. Devashree wore a simple yet stylish dress and was looking elegant. Both arrived in hotel in time and were glad meeting each other. It was a loving moment when Abhijit took her hand in his hand, but OUCH… he suddenly left her hand, why?? Well, you might have guessed it…

Winter has arrived! The city is experiencing a chill ambience from past few days. Arrival of winter is good sign for fitness freaks. The King of all seasons has just step up in city which is indeed a good sign, but yes, it could be a bad sign when you do not take the right care of your skin. Yeah, Devashree faced a peeling fingertip problem and so had to suffer a discomfort and an awkward moment in front of her boyfriend.

Skin problems usually heads up in winter season mostly the dry skin issues, peeling fingertips, cracked skin and the problems may vary from person to person. Today we shall discuss about how to take proper skin care for peeling finger tips.

Peeling skin around the fingertips is very common problem seen during the winter season. The skin around the fingers is gentle and sensitive and if not taken proper care, you can suffer from peeling fingertips. There are several reasons behind this skin issues. Some of the known causes are dry skin, sunburn, cold and dry weather, frequent washing of hands and allergies.

Peeling fingertips is usually a temporary problem and will heal in a few days when new skin is generated. However if peeling fingertips is causing a problem for you, there are some natural treatments that you can try at home to speed up the healing process.

Here are some home remedies that are simple yet effective to get rid of peeling fingertips in coming winter.

  1. Warm Water Soak
Warm Water Soak

Warm Water Soak

Soak your hands in warm water for about 10 minutes every day with peeling fingertips. There are two profits of this simple home cure. First, the skin around your fingertip will become svelte and secondly, the dry skin will start falling off. For extra best result, add some honey and lemon juice to the warm water before soaking your hands in it. After soaking, apply good quality moisturizer on your hands. I am sure doing this will clear your problem in few days.

  1. Cucumber


Cucumber can also be used to treat peeling fingertips. It will help keep your skin fresh, moisturized and smooth.

How to apply Cucumber:

  • Cut a fresh cucumber into thick slices and gently rub the slices on the affected skin so that the juice absorbs well into skin.
  • You can also apply grated cucumber over the influenced part for about 30 minutes and then wash it off using lukewarm water. Repeat daily until you are satisfied with the results.




Another kitchen item that can be used to treat peeling fingertips is oats. Oats will act like a scrubber on your skin. Applying oats on your hands will remove dead skin cells from your fingers and make them soft and smooth.

  • Mix handful of powdered oats in a large bowl of warm water/milk.
  • Soak your fingers in it for 15 minutes.
  • Wash your hands with clean water and pat dry gently using a towel.
  • Apply a gentle moisturizer.
  • For beneficial results follow this remedy daily before going to bed.

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil


Coconut Oil is an excellent and traditional way for keeping skin problem away. Application of coconut oil on skin is followed since ages. It moisturizes your skin and keeps it soft and supple. It contains medium chain fatty acid that penetrates in your skin and thus, combat skin dryness, itching and flaking. Additionally, it also protects the skin from bacterial or fungal properties.

Simply apply coconut oil generously on your peeling fingertips several times a day. For superior result, keep it overnight and was it off next morning.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

A simple remedy for treating peeling finger tips is to use pure Aloe Vera gel. Aloe Vera is usually found in every home garden. It has cooling and soothing properties that will treat dry, painful or irritating peeling fingertips. It will also lock moisture and protect skin from various types of infections.

  • For applying use fresh leaf. Extract the succulent gel from an Aloe Vera leaf and apply it on the affected skin a few times a day.
  • You can also drink two tablespoons of Aloe Vera juice daily.

FYI: Drinking Aloe Vera juice may have laxative effect so do not drink in excess and women should not drink Aloe Vera juice during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Did you also suffer from peeling fingertips problem? Devashree has tried and have a successful result on her skin. Do try these remedies, you are sure to get relief.

Page3Nashik wishes you Happy winter!!


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