Home Remedies For Dry Skin

Dry skin is caused by aging, an underlying skin condition, environmental factors or as a result of medication. Having dry skin are often uncomfortable and itchy. There are treatments available to treat dry skin at home – but which are most effective?

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Below are the few of the effective remedies that are easily available to get rid of dry skin

Coconut Oil

Presence of nourishing fatty acids and Vitamin F helps to hydrate and protect the skin also retain skin moisture. And Lauric Acid, which has antibacterial properties. If you’ve got dry, flaky skin, use coconut oil rather than your regular moisturizer. The oil will soften and hydrate your skin, leaving it looking refreshed and soft. It’s best to apply Coconut oil right after shower as slightly damp skin helps to absorb the oil better.

Sunflower seed oil

Sunflower seed oil is a great source of vitamin E which helps to trap moisture inside skin cells, keeping hydrated for an extended period., as it is rich in nutrients and antioxidants, and is therefore effective for combatting skincare issues like acne, inflammation, general redness and irritation of the skin. Also, Sunflower Oil has skin softening properties that help the skin to retain moisture.

Aloe Vera

Because of its soothing, anti-inflammatory properties, Aloe Vera is an excellent remedy for dry skin. Studies found that the plant has Infection control and can provide successful treatment for dry and wrinkled hands. You can use a ready-made gel or take it directly from the plant to alleviate skin discomfort and bring it back to a smooth texture.


Rich in antioxidants, honey contains antibacterial properties that help to open pores in the skin and supply moisture in. Apply honey directly to the skin like a mask or mix it with something like lemon or milk, which will help moisturize the skin.

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