Dry Skin Remedies - Take Care of Your Skin

By: John mathew

Dry skin has a low level of sebum and can be prone to sensitivity. The skin has a parched look caused by its inability to retain moisture. It usually feels "tight" and uncomfortable after washing unless some type of moisturizer or skin cream is applied. Chapping and cracking are signs of extremely dry, dehydrated skin.

Dry Skin looks dull, especially on the cheeks and around the eyes. There may be tiny expression lines on these spots and at the comers of the mouth.? Dry skin is the result of lack of water in your skin-not oil. Dry skin can be converted into a healthy skin by natural home remedies

Honey, a dry skin natural remedy, is a substance that is healing to the skin. When applied to the skin it is healing and moisturizing. It helps dead skin cells move from the surface and stimulates renewal and regrowth of skin tissues. It is also antibacterial. In severe cases, you can put honey on skin that needs a bandage. It will keep the bandage from sticking to the wounded skin. Yogurt can be used as a skin cleanser, acting as a natural moisturizer. Oatmeal heals and soothes dry skin, and helps the skin to slough off dead skin cells.

Steam cleaning pulls oil and dirt out of pores, stimulates circulation and moisturizes. Cover your head with a towel and lean over a pot or sink filled with steaming water with peppermint leaves, orange blossoms, rosemary, chamomile, thyme, rose leaves or rose hips.

Remove dried flaky dead skin weekly with a smoothing mixture such as ground almonds or apricot seeds, oatmeal, bran, cornmeal, wheat germ, brewer's yeast or mashed papaya.

The wonder product that is good for your inside and outside. Massage it into excessively dry skin such as your heels, elbows, knees and cuticles. Mix some into warm (not hot) bath water. Massage it into dry hair and scalp. Use it as a facial moisturizer or after a shower or bath as a body moisturizer.

For an exfoliating treatment, mix two parts brown sugar with one part olive oil. Rub gently into your skin before a shower.

Use a night cream containing Alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) as it gently exfoliates the dead and dry skin while moisturizing the new layer of skin.

Warm the honey (1 large tsp) in a small bowl immersed in hot water until it becomes liquid. Put the ground almonds (1 tb sp) into another small bowl. Add the melted honey and mix well, adding a little warm water to obtain a spreadable consistency. Immediately apply the mask to a cleansed face and rest for ten to fifteen mintues. Finally, was off the mask with water and apply a toner and moisturizer.

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