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a question that only I can ask

the cornea on my fingers is very brittle and of course also very rough, now my question is, how do I best care for the fingertips so that the cornea does not become brittle there?

all in all, how do you care for your fingers?
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The one whose cornea grows!
I also had the problem with the fragile cornea. But since I've been using Nivea and now and then milking fat, the callus is soft and does not crumble. I limit myself to doing Nivea in the evenings and pretending otherwise everything in the house would be slippery. :-D
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this occurs to me spontaneously:
Exceptional guitarist Eric Clapton (58) is currently struggling to get the cornea on his fingertips. After all, he wants to go on a world tour soon, which will also take him to Germany in March and April. "If I haven't played for a long time, then I have to rebuild the cornea. And that's really painful. I've asked other guitarists. But none of them seem to have my problem," he told the English newspaper "Express" .

This is why Clapton, who is considered to be one of the best guitarists in the world, bathes his fingers in witch hazel floral water, because he has found that this remedy does not remove the necessary calluses on the fingertips. "I develop hard skin - and then I have to do everything I can to keep it. It's a nightmare."


:-D
hm, i don't really care for my fingers, i wash them 2-3 times a day, but at the beginning my cornea is always peeling off, meanwhile it's like the other hand again, only that the front 1-2mm consist of cornea
that will with time
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If it happens to me, I take the nail arrows (fine side) and simply grind the cornea off.
@crazymike .. if I should give you a tip, then I would not care for your fingertips extra. if you use nivea or another cream then they will only become supple .. and the cornea should stay that way.
yes, it is clear to me that you can best preserve the cornea with little care!

The problem is that my cornea became brittle and rough and I got stuck with the strings!

therefore my question!

I've already done that
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The one whose cornea grows!
So I think hornhaw is important, otherwise it bursts and you get stuck on the strings or you play on young skin and that hurts. X (
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hm, I don't mind, I've had it before, and by the way,
i was in judo - i know what pain is
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Run against a wall, stand in front of a truck, jump off the bridge, no matter what, but


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Quote:Original from Fishi:
hm, I don't mind, I've had it before, and by the way,
i was in judo - i know what pain is

Hey
I also did judo. Still it hurts. : p
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then try aikido, they knock their fingertips in gravel beds, as far as I know.
If you are not pain-free then ...
Quote:Original from Niteblind:
then try aikido, they knock their fingertips in gravel beds, as far as I know.
If you are not pain-free then ...


Cool! I think then I'd rather stop playing the guitar than mutilate my fingertips first. : p
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Quote:Original from Niteblind:
then try aikido, they knock their fingertips in gravel beds, as far as I know.
If you are not pain-free then ...

sounds damn like ouch

: p

There is also a melody that you produce or that is completely submerged in the screams of pain * g *

but does that really bring something or should i rather harden myself by playing the guitar? (shameful)
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The one whose cornea grows!
Quote:Original from crazymike:


but does that really bring something or should i rather harden myself by playing the guitar? (shameful)


I would continue to play the guitar and harden my fingers instead of pounding my fingertips into gravel beds in the morning and in the evening. : p
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Everything that \ "hurts \" helps, as the body tries to counteract it. Exactly the same with broken bones and scars etc.

With gravel you had to take round pebbles and start with small stones (5mm) - then increase over time to 2cm. Sharp-edged stones (such as lava stuff) tend to grind everything off again

You can also hit a wooden board (has no one seen Kill Bill?) Or pierce it with needles until the fingertips petrify - or have titanium plates implanted by the cosmetic surgeon of your choice (in the piercing shop this may be cheaper).