Dry skin not only becomes rough and coarse but it also looks lifeless and colorless. It creates creases and wrinkles and gives you a shriveled look which greatly detracts from your looks and makes you lose your self esteem and confidence. Dry skin is mostly caused by harsh weather conditions like extreme cold and hot weather with little humidity.
It can also be caused by less production of the natural oil sebum, lack of proper nutrition, strong soaps and detergents, stress, certain medications allergies and eczema. When there is insufficient moisture, the skin begins to crack and peel and becomes very itchy. Angry red welts appear on the skin which makes it very unsightly and ugly. There are innumerable home care measures which can restore your skin back to its healthy softness.
Natural Treatment For Dry Skin
Milk cream is a natural moisturizer. Take some milk cream and add a little besan to it. Make a thick paste and apply it on the face, hands and neck. Leave it for half an hour after which gently rub off the paste with a little pressure.
Bathe with warm water. Discontinue using soaps and other commercial products. Regular use will soon remove the dryness and the itchiness and your skin will stay soft, smooth and velvety.
Curd is another natural remedy which will keep your skin well moisturized, soft and silky. Take some curd and add a pinch of turmeric to it. Mix in some oatmeal to form a thick paste.
Rub the paste all over your face, neck and the entire body. Rub well till your skin starts tingling. Then bathe with warm water. Your body will not only become absolutely clean but it will also become extremely soft to the touch.
Take some warm olive oil and mix a few drops of lemon with it. Rub your whole body with this mixture. Rub well, your face neck, hands and legs.
Keep for ten minutes then bathe with warm water. The roughness from the skin will vanish and your skin will stay well nourished and moisturized throughout the day. Use this remedy every alternate day for a skin as soft as a baby’s.
Take half a bottle of glycerine and mix one quarter of rose water and one quarter of lime juice with it. Shake the mixture well. Rub this mixture all over your face, hands, neck and legs.
You can apply it all over your body too if you want. Keep it overnight. In the morning bathe with warm water. You will at once notice the difference. Your skin will be so wonderfully soft and smooth to the touch.
This oil is very nourishing. It has superb antifungal, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties which deal with all types of skin infections and keep the skin strong and healthy.
If you happen to have any type of skin condition then coconut oil is the best natural remedy to combat it and clear it. Massage your whole body with some warm coconut oil. Massage well and thoroughly. Keep for fifteen minutes the bathe with warm water. Coconut oil also has the ability to remove dark spots and blemishes.