Desk elbow begone!

I dunno if I’ve mentioned this, but I suffer from a horrid little condition called desk elbow… as I rest my left arm on a rough wooden desk when I type, it’s resulted in a rough patch of skin on that elbow.

In an attempt to treat it, I used to make a point of rubbing whatever hand lotion I had on me onto it, but it never did anything aside from give the patch a brief moisture boost. As I was still inflicting the desk on it every day, it never got any better… until now.

Check out my rad elbow pad thing!

It feels like a squishy silicone implant and I can't stop fiddling with it.

Since getting it, I’ve made a point of ensuring it’s always under my elbow. Then, at night, I apply a bit of Environ Alpha Hydroxy Derma-Lac lotion.

Derma-Lac is brill. It’s like a clear, slightly oily textured lotion that contains AHA which help sizzle away dead, dry skin. I like to use it on those white patches I get on my knees and ankles when my skin dries out in the dead centre of a droog Kaapstad winter.

Now, two weeks into ‘treatment’, my desk elbow is, like, totally cured. Woop, woop!

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