Home Remedies For Dry Skin

Home Remedies For Dry Skin
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Just as we need protection, our skin needs care as well. The kind of care that our skin needs is determined by the type of skin we have. There are four types of skin-normal, oily, dry and sensitive and each type of skin has its own complications.

Just as we need protection, our skin needs care as well. The kind of care that our skin needs is determined by the type of skin we have. There are four types of skin-normal, oily, dry and sensitive and each type of skin has its own complications. Having a dry skin means experiencing tightness due to lack of moisture and a need for a proper lubricant to rehydrate it. Many home remedies can help improve your dry flaky skin on face.

1. Cucumber Face Pack:
Cucumber is extremely beneficial for treating dry skin. Cucumber naturally moisturizes dry skin and also lightens skin tone. Make a paste of 1 cucumber and apply on face. Leave the pack for 30 minutes and you will notice visible difference in a matter of few weeks.
2. Banana Paste:
Bananas can also be used as a dry skin home remedy. Just mash 1 ripe banana and apply it like a face pack. Leave it for 30 minutes and then wash off. Not just banana, but banana peels also contains a number of elements that are good for the skin. The peel contains a good amount of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins which contribute to the wellbeing of the skin. Rubbing banana peel on the dry skin surface will relieve skin inflammation and recover the softness and smoothness of the skin.
3. Oil therapy:
Take some olive, almond or coconut oil and massage the body prior to bathing. A hot oil massage will work even better. This will make the skin soft and smooth and will retain the moisture post bath.
4. Fresh Cream And Lemon Face Pack:
Mix one teaspoon of fresh cream with ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder and a few drops of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Then massage the face till five minutes and wash off.
5. Aloe Vera gel:
Apply aloe Vera gel generously on the face and leave it on the skin for 30 minutes. If possible, avoid using readymade gels and try to extract the gel yourself. Just slice a piece of aloe vera and squeeze the gel out and apply on the face. It is not only an excellent moisturizer but also forms a protective layer that will keep away all the impurities from entering the pores. This will make the skin soft and luminous. It will also help to remove dead skin and prevent aging signs. This is one of the oldest of remedies for dry skin.
6. Honey and Rose Face Pack:
Take 1 teaspoon of honey and mix it with 1 teaspoon of rose water and apply on face and neck. This face pack will cleanse the skin, tone it and make the skin glowing. This is one of the most useful remedies for dry skin.
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