Dry climates, products used on the skin, and hereditary factors, all contribute to dry skin conditions. People with dry skin complain about rough, dry, cracked skin that itches and flakes. Include early signs of aging, and there is a reason to worry. We should also take a hard look at our environment. Factors in the places where we live, work, and play cause dryness and are difficult to change. In this circumstance, the best suggestion is to protect sensitive dry skin by understanding the causes and using the natural skin treatments provided in this article.
Dry Skin Causes
Of course, heredity, the climate, and environment all contribute to the dry skin conditions experienced by many people. Cold winter air removes moisture from the skin on the face and body. Heat or air-conditioned rooms steal moisture out of the skin. Taking too many hot showers and baths is also another strong contributing factor to dry skin. Using harsh detergent to wash dishes, harsh cleaning chemicals that contact hands, all rob the skin of precious moisture and destroy the outer layer of skin. And it is frequently difficult to avoid these conditions.
Dry Skin Advice
Dermatologists recommend the following:
Moisturize frequently during the day
Keep a good moisturizer on the desk
Carry a compact size moisturizing lotion during the day
Always apply a moisturizer after a bath or shower
Remember to moisturize the skin just before bedtime
Avoid using harsh soaps
Avoid taking hot baths or showers and use cool water
Raise humidity in the home
Use cream-based makeup
Slather body oils on excessive dry skin
Drink plenty of water
Avoid drinking too much alcohol
Natural Dry Skin Treatments
Learn to pamper and protect dry skin with the following home made natural dry skin treatments.
Face Cream for Dry Skin
Two egg yolks
One cup of vegetable oil
One tablespoon wheat germ oil
One tablespoon herb vinegar
Two drops of a favorite essential oil
Take the egg yolks and place them in a bowl. Beat the egg yolks and add the oil to the mixture very slowly. Continue beating the eggs and gradually adding in more oil. Once the mixture starts to thicken, add the vinegar and fragrance. Continue beating the mixture until thickens. Apply the anti wrinkle cream all over the face and throat area. Leave on the face and throat area for about fifteen minutes. Remove with a damp warm cloth.
Olive Oil Body Cream
Two teaspoons boiling water
Four Tablespoons Petroleum Jelly
Four Tablespoons Olive Oil
Place mixture in microwave bowl. Melt the petroleum jelly and Olive oil in the microwave. Remove from the microwave and stir until it is mixed completely. Once the mixture starts to cool beat to emulsify. Store in a cool place.