How You Can Get Rid of Peeling Fingertips

Skin peeling on fingertips and on other parts of the body is common. Peeling can be through external damage (infection, injury) or internal disease or deficiency. Peeling of skin if persists more than few days you must consult a doctor. Causes of peeling skin on the fingers include Eczema, Kawasaki disease, Psoriasis, vitamin deficiency, dry skin, allergies, sunburns, climate etc…

Though finger skin peeling is not dangerous and common, you may find it uncomfortable and it can be embarrassing too. So, here are few simple home remedies to get rid of finger skin peeling.

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#1 Hydrate from the inside (Drink more water)

Skin starts peeling because of dry skin. When you hydrate your skin with enough amount of water then surely you can get rid of most of skin problems. It’s recommended to take 2 liters of water daily. (7-8 glasses of water)

Along with water take natural energy drinks like coconut water and other fruits/vegetables with high amount of water content. And keep yourself away from smoking, alcohol, tea and soft drinks, as these dehydrate you.

#2 Moisturize from the outside (apply moisturizer cream)

Applying moisturizer cream on affected area will hydrate the skin cells which will then help form new skin and remove/stop peeling.

You can also try homemade moisturizers.

#3 Try highly nutrients filled oils

Natural products have much nutrients and mineral value to cure any disease. Massaging with castor oil, Myrrh, Helichrysum, Germanium, Lavender Oil  can reduce most of skin problems.

Few more ways

  • Use Aloe Vera gel on affected part.
  • Massage hands with Olive oil.
  • Use ripe banana and apply on hands. Consuming banana daily can help you reduce most of skin problems caused by nutrients deficiency.
  • Consume all vitamin rich foods like nuts, leafy vegetables etc…
  • Practice good healthy life style.




  1. It is quite nice to see this info about how to get rid off Peeling Fingertips. One of my friend suffers a lot with this problem. Her nails are so very sensitive. Even some soaps will not suite her. I will definitely recommend this tips for her. It will be quite helpful …….. 🙂 .

  2. I had this problem earlier. But after drinking more water, it helped me to get rid of that. I think drinking more water is more effective

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