"Our hands are an extension of our hearts"
Why 20 Seconds?
The theory comes from the idea that we need to spend at least one second or more for each area.
Sing the chorus line of your favorite song twice
And take note of this checklist:
Spaces between Fingers
What they didn't tell you is that washing your hands this much will cause your hands to dry up and make your natural skin defenses go down.
So, how can moisturizing your skin help?
Creates a defensive layer of film
Restores the protective epidermis barrier of your skin
Increases water content
Covers and protects tiny fissures that can become cracks & wounds if not attended to quickly
Slows down evaporation of your skin's moisture
Prevents wrinkles & lines