How to Get Rid of the Burning or Stinging on Hands after cutting Hot Peppers

If you cut hot peppers without wearing gloves, you'll often feel a stinging or burning sensation on your skin. Various methods can remedy this uncomfortable feeling.

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Wear gloves when working with hot peppers.

Rubbing Alcohol Method

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After cutting a jalapeno or any other type of hot pepper always wash your hands immediately with soap and warm water to remove any excess oil from them.

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Pour a bottle of rubbing alcohol over your fingers and hands.

Step 3

Let it remain on your hand for at least a minute to give it the opportunity to break down the oils that remain on your hands.

Step 4

Soak your hands in milk for several minutes.

Oil Method

Step 1

Wash your hands immediately with warm water and soap.

Step 2

Cover your hands in vegetable oil.

Step 3

Let sit for one hour.

Step 4

Wash off.