Dry skin can be caused by a variety of factors – weather, chemicals, diet, dehydration, and so on. Whatever the reason may be, it’s easy to bring moisture back to the skin without investing in expensive products that are loaded with chemicals.
Here are 5 natural remedies for dry skin:
Water: Although you may not feel as thirsty as you do in the summer months, it’s essential that you keep drinking plenty of water throughout fall and winter to keep your skin moisturized from the inside out.
Olive Oil: Using your cooking oil on your skin may feel a bit odd, but once you get past that, you’ll see how wonderful olive oil is for your skin. Rub it all over your body before taking a shower to stop the warm water drying out your skin. You can also safely use olive oil to cleanse and moisturize your face. Just rub some oil on your face, place a warm cloth over until it cools off, then wipe off the excess oil.
Avocado: Add more avocados to your diet to keep your skin hydrated. You can also make an avocado face mask – just puree the avocado and add a teaspoon of olive oil, apply the mixture to your face and leave it on for 10-20 minutes. Then wash off with lukewarm water.
Honey: This is one of the best natural moisturizers for your skin. Just apply some organic honey to the areas that need hydration 10 minutes before taking a shower, then wash off with warm water.
Coconut Oil: Rub warm coconut oil over your body right after taking a shower, which will allow the oil to be more easily absorbed.
Avoid very hot showers: The best part about coming home on a cold day is heading straight to the shower and getting warm under hot water. As enjoyable as that is, it’s not really good for your skin. The high temperature causes your skin to dry so try to lower the temperature or the amount of time you spend in the shower.