Remedies for Dry Skin on Face:
Winters are here and I know that you are going to drink a lot less water. Now you must be thinking that what’s wrong with this guy? Why is he talking about water in an article on Remedies for dry skin on face ? Maybe most of you has already guessed why i am talking about water. And those who haven’t guessed, let me tell you that water is most essential to keep your skin hydrated.
Also in winters it becomes more necessary for us to drink more water in order to keep our skin hydrated. Even if you are not feeling thirsty, drinking lot of water is key to hydrated skin unless you want it to become dry. There are lot more benefits of drinking water, but we will discuss about them in some other article.
Today we will talking about “Remedies for Dry Skin on face“. For that, first you have to find out if you have dry skin or not.
Let’s start by symptoms of dry skin.
- Rough Skin
- Tight skin
- Dullness in skin
- If you feel pain in your skin on stretching a little.
If you have any of these symptoms, you most probably have dry skin. There are more severe cases of dry skin in which you should go to doctors. Very likely, you will not be able to cure it at home. Please consult your doctor in case of these symptoms.
When you have deep cracks those bleeds.
- You have infection or open sores on scratching
- Even if you are doing your best your skin is not improving
- Anything is not helping you to cure itching
Now let’s talk about the remedies you can make at home to cure your dry skin. You can also buy products from market or online, but home remedies are always best as they are natural and safe to use. You only need some common ingredients which you can find in your kitchen. I will be telling you 5 best homemade remedies for dry skin on face, you can use whichever you prefer the most and enjoy your winters to the fullest.
1. Mustard Oil
Many of you heard about Mustard Oil, it is extremely good for your hairs. But do you know that apart from hair care, it is also helpful in caring our skin, especially dry skin. It can help you to get rid of wrinkles preventing premature aging and get beautiful glowing skin. So basically what you need to do is take 1-2 drops of mustard oil in your palm and rub in between your hands to make it a little warm. Apply it on your skin and leave it overnight. Repeat it once or twice a day according to your needs. Also make sure to massage it well on your face, so that no excess oil on your face remains. It can lead to collection of dust on your face if applied excessively.
2. Olive Oil
Olive Oil is a really good moisturizer and helpful for people having dry skin. It contains healthy fats which prevents our skin from drying out and forms a protective layer on the surface of skin, thus keeping the moisture inside. Vitamin E present inside Olive oil protects our skin against sun rays and winds. And you can easily find it in your kitchen, if not make it a part of your kitchen as it can be helpful to make your food more tasty.
You can use olive oil by making a thin layer under your regular moisturizer. You can rub and massage lightly some olive oil on your skin half an hour before taking bath. Take a shower afterwards.
Honey, you can also say it is a natural humectant. Those who don’t know, let me tell you that humectant is anything that attracts and store the moisture. That is the main reason honey made it to my list of best 5 remedies for dry skin on face. Moreover, honey has lots of anti aging and anti bacterial properties. You can use it to get fresh glow on the face. Also it can even heals your skin after rashes or pimples. Honey can be used as face pack too. Be sure to read our article on face masks using honey for more information.
Let’s talk about how you can use honey for dry skin. Just rub honey on your dry skin. Leave it on for 8-10 minutes and take baths afterwards. You can repeat it daily to make your skin extra smooth.
You can also make a lotion using honey. Just take some unprocessed honey, olive oil and beeswax in equal amount. Take beeswax in a pan and melt it down using low heat. Take it down after melting and mix it with honey and olive oil. Apply this mixture on your dry skin and leave it fr 10 minutes. Afterwards take a shower or clean your skin using warm water. Repeat it every other day for best results.
4. Almond Oil
Next on our list of 5 best remedies for dry skin on face is Almond Oil. Almond is reasonably priced and can do wonderful to your skin. It can be used as a great exfoliator to remove dry and dead skin cells. You can get rid of fine lines and wrinkles using almond oil. You can even use it with other essential oils for better results.
Vitamin E present in Almond oil is a powerful antioxidant which can nourish and soften your skin along with providing immediate moisture to it.
Just take a few drops of almond oils in your hand and apply on your skin. Gently massage your skin until the oil is absorbed. Make it a habit to use it before sleeping and keeping it overnight. It will give you better results.
Now the last but not the least, we have vaseline in our list of 5 best remedies for dry skin on face. Vaseline is composed of petroleum jelly or you can say petrolatum. So what vaseline do is if applied on skin it locks in the moisture and prevent it from getting out, making the skin hydrated.
Also vaseline is a little greasy, but you can use it overnight. In case you don’t want to leave it overnight, apply it and leave it for an hour and wipe your face afterwards.
I know many of you will oppose or do not like this product, but believe me Vaseline is very wonderful and can help you out if you have dry skin.
Note: Please do not use if you have oily skin or acne prone skin.
I hope you will use these remedies and keep your skin hydrated these winters. We will bring more skin care tips for you this winter, so keep coming back. Don’t forget to subscribe us for our monthly newsletter on various beauty tips and tricks. Enjoy the winters.