Is your skin dry, itchy, tight and generally uncomfortable? Have you tried every possible over the counter and cosmetic product with no success? The good news is that there is help. There are a number of natural treatments out there that can help. Whether looking for an anti aging cream or a remedy for dry skin, you can find a number of natural remedies.
- Coconut Oil
Organic coconut oil is completely safe and effective and can be used on all kinds of dry skin. This includes dry skin due to pregnancy, seasonal weather or ageing. Make sure that you only pick up the organic and virgin coconut oil from the food store, as any other form may have some other ingredients blended to cause further skin irritation.
- Grape Seed Oil
Grape seed oil has antioxidants to naturally fight against the dryness of your skin. It also has anti scarring and anti aging properties. Grape seed oil can be directly applied over the whole body or face. This should be done after your shower for optimum results.
- Aloe Vera
You might have come across many cosmetic and skin care products containing Aloe Vera as an essential ingredient. But did you know that Aloe Vera is best effective when applied directly from the green plant? It is inexpensive and you can keep a live plant at your home and detach a small portion of the leaf to apply the directly over the face or body to fight dryness.
- Emu Oil
Emu oil has been used since centuries as the safest natural remedy for dry skin. Other than your face, you can also use it on your hands, feet and body.
Apart from having oatmeal for breakfast, it can also effectively be used as an agent to hydrate dry skin. An oatmeal bath is an excellent option for extremely dry skin. Simply use the old fashioned oatmeal tied in a cloth to create a soothing bath that will provide instant results.
Honey comes with endless health and skin benefits. It can be used to fight dry skin, wrinkles and other environmental effects.
The mono unsaturated fats of avocado are some of the best natural skin moisturizers. Simply mash a very ripe avocado and use the pulp as a face mask to keep your dry skin hydrated for hours at a time.
The only way to figure out what remedies work best for your skin is by trying as many of these natural sources as possible.