Home Remedies for Dry Skin

Skin is actually the largest organ on the human body, so it’s important to keep it as moisturized as possible. It’s quite common in the wintertime when dry air removes the moisture from skin. However, there are many other factors that can cause sky to dry up, including nutritional deficiencies, DNA, aging, and DNA. If you want to save money and use a natural/healthy treatment you should definitely consider a home remedy. Here are some of the top home remedies for dry skin:

Home Remedies for Dry Skin

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Milk Cream

Lactic acid in milk cream helps to remove dry skin. Milk cream can also help to maintain the skin’s pH levels. Not only that, but milk cream is also a great moisturizer. First mix a couple drops of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of milk, and 2 teaspoons of milk cream. Rub it on your hands/legs. Let it set for a while before you shower. Follow this process once every day.

To make a thick past add milk cream to 3-4 tablespoons of gram flour. Then put the paste on your face/hands/legs. Let it sit for 15 minutes. The next step is to use lukewarm water to rinse. Follow this process once daily.


This is generally considered one of the top natural moisturizers. It’s full of properties that can improve the health of your skin. This helps to keep moisture in to make your skin very soft/smooth. Besides that honey has several vitamins and minerals that will boost the health of your skin.

Before you take a bath/shower, rub honey over your body and let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Repeat this process daily in order to enjoy very moisturized skin.

Another remedy is to measure equal parts honey/beeswax/olive oil. Use a small pan to melt the beeswax over low heat. Then remove it from the heat and blend in the honey, followed by the olive oil. Place this mixture all over your body and let it sit for 10 minutes, then take a shower. Repeat these steps daily or  every-other day.

Olive Oil

It contains several antioxidants as well as “good” fatty acids that are helpful for your skin. It’s able to condition and soothe dry skin throughout your body. First dab some extra-virgin olive oil below your everyday moisturizer. Around 30 minutes before you take a shower, rub olive oil on your hands, legs, as well as other body parts that are dry skin. Then massage the area lightly. After taking a shower and then put on a light moisturizer.

Another remedy is to mix 2 tablespoons of oil from olives, 4 tablespoons of brown sugar (fine), and also 1 tablespoon of bees honey. Then rub the homemade scrub using circular motions on your dry skin for a couple of minutes. Finally, shower yourself and then put a light moisturizer onto your skin.


Not only is milk good for the bones but also for the skin. That’s due to the anti-inflammatory/soothing features that can help to remove dry as well as itchy skin. Besides that the milk’s lactic acid helps to remove dead skin cells and boost the skin’s ability to keep moisture in. Besides that it also helps to make your complexion lighter.

First, let a washcloth soak in cold milk and place the cloth onto your super dry skin for 5-7 minutes. Use a different cloth that was soaked in some lukewarm water to gently wash off the milk. This will allow the natural moisturizer to stay on your skin. Follow this process every 2 days.

Another option is to add a couple droplets of rose water to 4 tablespoons of milk. Next, rub the solution over your entire body. Let it sit for 10 minutes. Then use cold water to cleanse our body. Follow this home remedy twice every day.

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