It is important to cleanse your skin. Basically you need to remove the dirt and dead cells on your skin, all you need to do is to take a spoon of salt and add up 10 drops of lemon juice to it. Mix it well and spread the mixture on your palms and knuckles. Make sure to exfoliate it properly by using circle motions on your skin while spreading the mixture of salt and lemon. After 15 minutes rinse your skin with lukewarm water.
All the chemicals, and dirt that we get from holding and touching stuffs affects the natural moisture and texture of our hands, and to regain that moisture back, you need to use a heavy oil based moisturizer every night before you sleep, make sure to cover your hands with a glove or even a sock to let it sit overnight to soothe your dry and damaged skin.
If you're driving make sure to use cotton gloves to protect your hands. Cotton Gloves can protect you while you're driving from any pollution, sun damage, and even UV radiation. Also you should use rubber or plastic gloves whenever you do daily chores.
All you need to do is to follow these 3 steps to get softer and smoother hands!