Due to the lack of moisture in the skin, especially during winters, our skin tends to get dry, cracked and itchy. But instead of buying expensive cosmetics of big beauty brands, its best to opt for natural remedies, because nature is the best cosmetologist with versatile ingredients that not only relieve dryness, but also have amazing curative properties. Here are some natural home remedies to manage dry skin.
Skin softeners for Dry skin
Mix four tablespoons honey, wheat germ oil and one cup milk and keep in it in the refrigerator; preferably stored in a visible container. Apply a little of this lotion on your entire body to relieve dryness and wash off with water after 15 minutes.
The skin on our lips has no oil glands, as it is delicate and thin. So while washing your face, keep your lips wet and wipe it gently with a soft towel to remove the dead skin. Applying milk cream can be beneficial. Just apply it and leave it on for around an hour. Also, applying almond oil and leaving it overnight on a regular basis on your lips is good.
If you have dark and dry hands, mix two tablespoons of lime juice, sunflower oil and three tablespoons of sugar, till it turns into a paste. Apply it on your hands and wash off after 15 minutes.
Did you know that making massage oil at home, is easier than ever? All you have to do is just mix almond oil and sunflower oil and rose or sandalwood essential oil. The body gets a pleasant and natural fragrance and this oil is a better alternative, than using heavily perfumed oils.
Make at home Moisturizers
Blend three tablespoons each of honey and wheat gram oil. Add a little rose water, glycerine and hazel. Mix it well, till it becomes thick and then store in jar and use whenever necessary.
Heat mineral water and aloe Vera gel taken In equal quantities till it forms a cream. You can store it in an airtight jar once the cream is cooled.
Cabbage is rich in vitamins and minerals and good for all skin types. Just boil cabbage in enough water. Cool the liquid and use it to clean your face. Apply grated carrots on your face and keep it for 15 to 30 minutes. Wash off with plain water. Carrots are rich in vitamin A and good for winter skin problems.