Dry skin can be caused by many things. There are some people who have extremely dry skin due to a certain medical condition. If you have tried everything but still cannot see results, then I would advise that you seek professional help.
The other cause of dry skin may be due to external factors such as dry air and soap. You might find that your skin gets dry when you use a certain soap.
We all have different skin types and it’s very important to know your type of skin. Knowing your skin type helps a lot when it comes to maintaining your skin.
Now lt’s dive into different kinds of home for remedies to achieve a beautiful smooth skin.
A diet rich in vitamin A, B and E is a dry skin remedy as deficiency of these vitamins lead to dry skin. Nutritious diet works really well for your skin. They can help your skin to heal, soothe, and smooth it. Your metabolism and waistline will thank you, too.
These are the foods that can help with dry skin:
Nuts and seeds
When taking a shower, avoid using hot water. Make sure that your water is warm all the time. Long, hot showers and baths are not good at all for your skin. Taking long, hot showers damages your skin so bad.
Using hot water is one of the causes of dry skin. That is why it is important to always use lukewarm water. Hot water can wash away the natural oils that protect your skin and when you get out of the bath or shower, your skin will feel tight.
Petroleum Jelly and Moisturizer
When you have dry skin, you must always make sure that you moisturize your skin all the time. Your skin is very dry and lack some moisture so using petroleum jelly and moisturizer will help your skin a lot.
This is the most effective home remedy for dry skin. Petroleum jelly locks in any moisture on your face without adding other ingredients that might irritate your skin.
After washing your face, apply the moisturizer and use petroleum jelly, it is safe and even highly recommended for use on skin.
Aloe Vera is a plant known as a miracle worker for your skin. The Aloe Vera plant has been used for a very long time for skin treatments. You can use Aloe Vera gel and apply it to your face twice a day to get rid of dry skin.
There are many recipes for dry skin using the Aloe Vera. If you have an extremely dry skin, you can make a mixture of Aloe Vera and Olive Oil. All you need to do is to add a dash of olive oil in aloe Vera gel and mix it well. Apply it on your skin and let it stay overnight. When you wake up in the morning, rinse it off with warm water.
Coconut oil is good for treatment for your skin. It contains fatty acids that help to cure any of loss of moisture from the skin. You can use coconut oil for two weeks to get rid of flaky dry skin.
Just like Aloe Vera, you don’t need to mix Coconut oil with anything. Coconut is gentle enough for substantial everyday use. You just need 1 table spoon of Coconut oil and gently rub it on your hands. Apply it to your face and neck. Leave the Coconut oil on your face overnight and rinse with warm water in the morning.
Avocado and Honey Mask
Honey is said to be one of the natural moisturizers which have splendid antioxidant and antimicrobial and humectants properties. Avocado and honey mask is easy to make and it works wonders to treat your skin.
To make the mask, you need 1 full Avocado, and mash it up into creamy pulp in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of honey and mix well until it turns into a uniform paste. Apply to skin and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse off the mixture with lukewarm water and pat dry your face with a soft towel.