Because they have to wash their hands umpteen times day as little children get into all degrees of dirty.
Because the kids require hands-on attention the moment moms want to apply handcream.
Because every single type of cleaning detergent dries out the skin.
Simply because moms have no time nor energy to be bothered to with moisturising their hands when there’s a million other things wanting to be done.
I learnt that today. *peers at dried out hands*