Goodbye Tender Hands

Two Blisters and a Split

Two Blisters and a Split

Yet another byproduct of consistency, the toughening of skin. I’ve tried my best to take care of my finger skin over the years. Quite a bit learned from trial and error. I’ve read up on what others do, both pro and joe, but have found it tough to distinguish between fact and myth. I suspect much of the confusion about what works is due to the infinite differences in our individual physiologies.

What have been your skin challenges? What works best for you?

~ Climb 4 Real ~

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Husband, Father, Rock Climber, Entrepreneur, and much more.

Posted on January 2, 2013, in Injury Prevention. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. So… the 2 blisters was 3… and they all ripped off as flappers on my next Campus session. I was able to toughen the new skin a bit beforehand, so these are not nearly the worst flappers I’ve ever had. The split on my first crease of my pinky is a bugger to heal though.

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  2. To say this has been a Shock Treatment for my skin, would be an understatement. I sense a breakthrough as they are definitely toughening up. Just so very susceptible to drying and splitting. Just 1 more split to heal right about where you see the blood blister on the above photo. Been using a Climb On! bar daily and it helps quite a bit.

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