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  • Works for Me: Moisturize while washing dishes (plus a deal on rubber gloves)

    Since I’m spending more time at home now, I’ve been washing my hands and dishes with greater frequency, and my poor hands were paying a heavy price – cracked, dry skin that was painful. I don’t remember where I first read this tip a few years ago, but it really works: put on a thick moisturizer before washing dishes with rubber gloves. There’s just something about the skin being encased while bathed in hot water that speeds healing and moisturizing.

    Walgreens has the gloves pictured to the right for 50 cents per pair this week. Even if you’ve never shopped at Walgreens before, you could do two transactions for cheap gloves:

    Transaction #1:
    1 Fullbar Fit Appetite Control Bar $1.99

    Pay: $1.99 + tax
    Receive: $2 Register Rewards (a coupon you can use on your next purchase)

    Transaction #2:
    4 pairs of Homecenter Gloves 50 cents each with in-ad coupon

    Use $2 RR from previous purchase

    Pay: tax only

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    1. Kathleen@so much to say, so little time says:

      I might just have to try that. I struggle all winter with shredded & cracked fingers.