Dry skin problem is inevitable, especially in winters. No matter, how expensive moisturizers you use, you still can’t get over the problem of dry skin, sometimes. Dry skin in winters is normal, but people suffer from this problem due to many other reasons too. Therefore, instead of relying on those chemical-based cosmetics, it’s better to try these home remedies, which really work in order to treat the dry skin.
Avocado is an excellent home remedy to treat the dry skin as it is rich in natural oil, which can make the skin soft and smooth all day long. Take a ripe avocado and make puree out of it. Now, mix it with 2 teaspoons of curd along with ½ a teaspoon of honey. Put this mask on your face or any dry part of your body. After 10 minutes, wash it off with water.
Olive Oil and Castor Oil
To bring a soft and smooth texture to your skin and remove its dryness, you can try a mixture of castor oil and olive oil. Blend three parts of olive oil with one part of castor oil. Apply this mixture on the face and on other parts of your body where the skin is dry. Now, immerse a clean washcloth in hot water, and then, squeeze it. Now, place this cloth over the body parts where you have applied the oil mixture. Let it remain until it cools down. Repeat this at least 2-3 times till your skin feel soft and smooth.
Rub some honey all over your face and body and sit for 10 minutes. Then, take a shower. You will come out with a soft glowing skin, which will remain glowy throughout the day.
Mix 1-2 teaspoon of almond oil in a glass, full of tepid milk. Take it before sleeping at night. This will make your skin oily and nourished from within while preventing its dryness.
Give an oatmeal scrub to your dry hands and legs before going to bath. It will make your skin soft and smooth.
Egg & Oil
Mix 1 egg with a teaspoon of honey along with ½ teaspoon of olive oil, and also add little rosewater. Put this egg and oil mixture on your face for a few minutes. Egg is a conditioning agent, which will make your face soft and supple as ever.
This is a tried and tested remedy to treat a dry skin. Take a ripe banana and mash it properly. Apply it as a mask on your face to remove the dryness. Banana acts as a moisturizer while making your skin glow with a shiny smoothness.
Give your skin a chocolaty texture by applying a chocolate mask. You need to make a mixture of 5 tablespoons of cocoa powder, 2 tablespoons of mashed avocado and about 4 tablespoons of honey. Apply this mixture on your face and body in order to have a soft and glowing skin as it will also help to reduce marks and blemishes from the skin.
Take a fully ripe mango and mash it. Now, mix a teaspoon of mashed mango with a teaspoon of sugar. Use this mixture to exfoliate your skin as a pre-mask. Now, take the rest of the mashed mango and mix it with 3 teaspoons of argan oil. Apply it on your face and leave it for about 20 minutes. Then, rinse it off. Mango is soothing for the skin while it also softens it.
Almond & Milk Pack
Take 3-4 almonds and soak them in milk for a night. Next morning, crush the almonds to form a paste. Apply this paste at night before going to bed and leave it. Rinse it off the next morning to get a soft glowing skin.
Baking Soda, Oatmeal & Vanilla
Mix together some baking soda, vanilla extract, as well as oatmeal to form a paste. Mix this paste in a tub of lukewarm water. Soak in this water and get rid of the dry skin.
This remedy is especially useful for dry hands. Wash your hands thoroughly and dry them. Now, apply some vinegar and leave it overnight.
Apply baby lotion as a moisturizer on your skin as it is free from harmful chemicals unlike other moisturizers, which are used by adults. Baby oil is one of the best moisturizers that can be applied to heal dry and rough skin. You can add a teaspoon or 2 of baby oil in your bath water for a long-lasting smoothness. You can also apply glycerine oil or petroleum jelly to have a soft skin.
Preventive Measures to Avoid Dry Skin
Avoid hot showers in winters and use lukewarm water.
Use mild soaps or body washes, and facial cleansers.
Apply body lotion on your damp body. This will keep the skin soft for a long time.
Drink plenty of water. This will hydrate your skin while avoiding dryness.
Don’t drink alcohol as it causes dehydration.
I hope these will work for you guyz…. happy styling… 🙂