Good hygiene and dryness don’t have to go hand in hand! While necessary, frequent hand washing or the use of hand sanitizers can lead to, or worsen, dry skin problems. Learn how to protect your skin in this article with tips on how to prevent dry hands while practicing good hand hygiene by our Chief Dermatology Resident Andrew Newman, DO.

“Since the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have been experiencing hand dermatitis,” said Dr. Newman. “Others may experience less severe drying of the hands from the use of harsh soaps, sanitizers and disinfectant wipes. This can spell trouble for the integrity of our hands, especially those with pre-existing skin conditions such as eczema.”

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