home remedies for dry skin


Citizen's of Penmai
Nov 28, 2011
hi friends

· Dry skin usually lacks moisture. There are many factors like environment, food habits which causes dry skin.

  • Drinking 8-10 glasses of water keeps the skin hydrated and moisturized
  • Apply moisturizer to slightly damp skin after shower.
  • Mix milk cream with a pinch of turmeric powder and apply it on the face daily.
  • Do not use soap often instead use besan or green gram flour. Instead of soap, you can also use cleansing gel.
  • Soak 4 or 5 almonds overnight, in the morning peel the skin and grind it nicely, mix it with raw milk and apply it on the face and wash it off after 15 minutes to prevent dryness of skin.
  • Mix green gram flour with rose water, tender coconut water and raw milk and apply it on the face.
  • Almonds (4 or5) should be soaked overnight, peel its skin in the morning and chew it .It nourishes your skin from within.
  • Massage your skin with olive oil or coconut oil before going to bath. Bath in cool or lukewarm water as hot water draws out natural oil and will dry your skin further. Oil massage is very effective in case of dry skin.
  • Mix egg yolk, milk cream and rose water and apply it on the face. Wash it off after sometime in warm water followed by cold water. This is a natural mask for dry skin.
  • For flaky skin, dip cotton in cold raw milk to which a few drops of olive oil or sunflower oil is added and cleanse the skin with it. Wash with cold water.
  • Carrot mask is good for sensitive and dry skin .Boil a carrot in a little water. After it cools, grind it to a paste and apply to the face.
  • Honey is an excellent moisturizer. Apply honey on the face and wash it off with warm water after 15 minutes. This natural remedy for dry skin works well.
  • Add a few drops of oil to the water you use for bath. This helps to retain moisture and prevents dryness of skin.
  • Honey mixed in a little raw milk can also be applied to prevent dryness of skin.
  • Mash papaya until creamy and use it as a mask once in a week to prevent dryness.
  • Application of aloe vera gel also prevents dryness of skin.
  • Avoid excessive use of chemicals on the skin. Include food rich in vitamin E and vitamin A for a smooth and glowing skin.

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