Home Remedies for Dry Skin on Face

March 14, 2013By

Home Remedies for Dry Skin on Face Dry skin has no permanent cure but the skin can be softened and made smoother by using a few remedies. Most popularly, lotions and creams are used to soothe the dry skin. Using a mild soap or a cleansing body wash might eliminate the problem temporarily. However, this option can turn out to be pretty expensive if the skin is genetically dry or just exceptionally dry. Certain remedies can be used to soften the dry skin right at home.

A face pack made of fruits rich in vitamins and water can have a good effect on the dry skin. Some of the fruits that can be used are papaya, peach, and banana. Mashed avocado can also be applied to the skin for a glowing effect. A mild lotion or moisturizer can follow these face packs, to retain the moisture produced by the face pack. It is advisable to use oil-based lotions in such instances. Moisture has to be applied with upward circular motion always.

Night creams containing alpha hydroxy acids can be used as night cream so as to have a fresh-looking skin in the mornings. These are more oily than the regular creams and work more effectively for longer time during the nights.

A diet consisting of a lot of Vitamin A, Vitamin B, and Vitamin E can be taken to create an inner glow in the skin. Leafy vegetables help the most in replenishing moisture, and  most people’s water intake needs to increase a lot to help the body have the required amount of fluids. Fruit juices are also considered to be very helpful in softening the skin.

Rose water, almond oil, honey, olive oil, and beaten curd can all be used as good face packs. Other than this, a daily massage or facial sauna with herbal oils and use of mild detergent- and fragrance-free soap can work wonders on dry skin.

Calendula softens the skin, and herbal teas are also known to improve the skin. Fresh fruits can also help restore the moisture of your skin: mash some avocado or banana and apply it to your face. Olive or almond oil and egg yolk can also alleviate dryness –  just mix one yolk in a teaspoon of olive oil and add rosewater, then apply this mask to your skin. Leave for 15 minutes and wash with a face wash.

Home remedies are the most effective ones, but generally we don’t have enough time to follow their rigorous and long treatments. The best alternative can be using a cosmetic product which is made up of natural ingredients. Along with that you should avoid hot baths, unnecessary air conditioning, overexposure to sun rays etc. This advice, along quality natural skin care products, will make your skin healthy and soft.

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