How to Prevent Pepper Burn on Hands

If you love to cook and you love it spicy, I’m guessing you have had a few incidents of touching…something…with washed hands only to find that HOLY HELL IT STILL BURNS. So how do you prevent it? Gloves are the best option, but not everyone has a stash of latex gloves around the house.

Marche Jean-Talon Hot Peppers

Hot peppers at Marche Jean-Talon in Montreal

I do, but then again I color hair. Believe me, applying or even washing out blue Pravanna color without gloves will make it look like you did some unspeakable things to a Smurf, and the only way it’s coming off is when those skin cells get scrubbed off. Takes awhile.

So with no gloves to be found, how do you prevent pepper burn on your hands?

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