For many of us, the cold weather brings dry and flaky skin.
The culprit is the lack of moisture in the air, and it dries out the skin. To combat dry skin, try these natural treatments for skin care.
Apply olive oil
When it comes to strategies for natural dry skin care, olive oil gives amazing results. Instantly nourishes dry skin, works wonders on hands and elbows, removes makeup and soothes itchy skin. You can apply a thin layer of extra virgin olive oil after a shower.
Try a natural peels
You can find plenty of opportunities for natural dry skin care in your kitchen. Yogurt, especially Greek, is an excellent gentle scrub to remove dry skin and leave it soft and tender body. It is particularly safe for a very dry skin, the removal of dead cells by using lactic acid, rather than granules.
- mix ½ cup Greek yogurt 3 tablespoons of mashed papaya and apply on your face or body for 5 to 15 minutes
Make a homemade scrub
Economical and efficient, with sugar and any oil make peeling for dry skin. Simply mix equal amounts of brown sugar and oil. Rub the skin with circular movements.
For an extra dose of vitamins and minerals, add a tablespoon of honey.
Take advantage of the healing power of honey
During verified cure for chapped, cracked lips.
Apply a little honey on the lips in the evening and leave on. This trick also recommended for cracked heels and rough elbows.
And do not forget to feed your skin from the inside to out!
A diet rich in magnesium, essential fatty acids, vitamin C and beta-carotene nourishes the skin from within and makes it less prone to dryness. Eat dark chocolate, salmon and other oily fish, orange, mango and carrot.