You want to look and feel your best, but painful, stiff joints often get in the way. “When you have arthritis, holding a makeup brush or razor can be difficult,” says Jeanne Harper, an occupational and certified hand therapist in Portas, California. These tips and devices can make looking good easier and less painful.
BRUSHING AND FLOSSING: An electric toothbrush does some of the work for you, Harper says, and its large handle may be easier to grip than a standard toothbrush. Or you can build up a handle with foam tape. For flossing, opt for a pick or floss holder that’s easier to handle.
SHAVING: “For some, the vibration of an electric razor is uncomfortable,” ...more