One cause of the skin on the palms and hands peeling is psoriasis, according to WebMD. Another explanation is Kawasaki Disease, Mayo Clinic states. More »

Some of the common causes of desquamation on children's feet include dermatitis, lichen planus, psoriasis, pink disease and Kawasaki syndrome. The flaking and shedding of the skin may occur on both feet and hands. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Environmental elements, such as excessive humidity, sun exposure, heat and dryness within the air, typically cause peeling skin on the hand, according to Mayo Clinic. Illnesses and disorders, such as staph and fungal inf... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

According to WebMD, red spots on the palms of the hands are a common symptom of psoriasis, a skin condition in which the skin cells rapidly multiply, resulting in plaques and patches on the skin. Red spots on the palms c... More »

Some causes of peeling hands are exposure to irritants, allergic reactions, staph infections, eczema and psoriasis, states Mayo Clinic. The most common cause of peeling hands is excessive exposure to sun, heat and wind. ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Aloe vera use is found to be possibly effective for cold sores, rashes on the mouth or exterior skin, psoriasis, and constipation, according to WebMD. Aloe vera can be ingested or applied topically depending upon the int... More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care

To stop skin from peeling, soak in a cool tub immediately after getting sunburn, and apply a cold milk compress to further cool the skin. Once skin has started peeling, remove the skin flakes and moisturize. More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care