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40 Home Remedies For Dry Skin On Face

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Scaly, itchy, patchy, and flaky are some of the symptoms that are relatable to you when it comes to your skin. Dry skin can put you at unease sometimes, especially for people who have dry skin naturally. Reasons for dry skin can vary from natural weather condition or because of the medicines you are taking.

In case of medicines proper hydration can solve problem to some extent. Sometimes in winter’s people forget to take care of their skin. Just with some moisturiser, they feel that we are good to go. But in-fact, in winters your skin needs more than just moisturising. It needs to be taken care properly with proper food and nourishments along with some home made remedies and some oils.

Causes of Dry Skin

Some of the main reasons for the dry skin can be

  • Long hot water bath
  • Cold weather
  • Deficiency of vitamin B3, B6 and vitamin D

So to avoid the skin breakouts and scaly skin we have come up with some solutions. Let’s help you get rid of that pesky skin with these chemical free solutions which can be made at home and then you can say bye to your dry, scaly skin for forever.

  • Sun flower
  • Aloe Vera
  • Almond oil
  • Papaya
  • Fullers earth
  • Yoghurt
  • Honey
  • Tomato
  • Oat meal
  • Petroleum jelly

These are some basic things which can be found at your place that can help you get that dryness off your skin.

Home Remedies For Dry Skin On Face

1. Honey and Coffee

Honey has the properties which can help you with dryness naturally. The antioxidants in particular are very helpful in providing you with feather soft skin.

  • Honey can help you with slowing down the ageing and with antioxidants it can be further useful..

Ingredients required:

  • Honey
  • Coffee

How to make:

  1. Add 1 tablespoon of honey.
  2. Add some coffee to it.
  3. Mix it well.

Apply this mixture on your face and leave it there for 10 minutes. Wash it off with some lukewarm water.

Apply it on your face twice a week for best results.

2. Fullers earth and Yoghurt

Fullers earth is a clay or mud like material which helps in getting rid of the excess oil or excess dryness.

Yogurt have properties which helps to lighten your skin tone.

Ingredients required:

  • Yoghurt
  • Fullers earth
  • Rose water

How to make:

  1. Add 1 table spoon of fullers earth.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon of yoghurt in it.
  3. Put some rose water in it.

Apply this pack and is tight until it dries up. Remove the pack with some lukewarm water.

Apply it thrice in a week for best results. You will have silky smooth skin.

3. Apply coconut oil

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Coconut oil is available in every household. It is used for cooking and also has been used to get the scars off from our skin. It is one of the oldest remedy for various skin purposes.  It contains some fatty acids which are proven great for our health also. With the proper availability of Vitamin E in it, it is recommended for the skin

How to make:

  1. Apply coconut oil on your face every night.
  2. Simply massage it on your skin in circular motion .
  3. Do it every night for the best results.

You can see results within the first week of its use.

4. Apply Aloe Vera Gel

 Home Remedies For Dry Skin On Face  Apply Aloe Vera Gel

People grow Aloe Vera in their kitchen garden for a reason. It is helpful for our skin and also for our immunity. Aloe Vera juice to Aloe Vera gel for our skin, its intake can differ depending on the problem. Aloe Vera gel is used for skin and sometimes even applied on the scalp. These days it’s even used by big companies while making there beauty products.

How to make:

  1. Wash your face with clean normal water.
  2. Apply Aloe Vera gel on your face with the help of a brush.
  3. Let it sit there on your skin until it dries out.
  4. Remove the gel from your face with the help of Luke warm water.

Apply this on your skin every night before going to bed. This gel helps the skin to breathe properly and also gives a soothing effect to your skin.

5. Cucumber face pack

Cucumbers are high on Vitamin A and Vitamin C. People put two pieces of cucumber on their eyes to get cooling effect.  Some likes to eat it raw while some apply it on their faces. There are various uses of cucumber. It has high content of water in it which helps to give certain glow to our skin when applied directly.

  • Cucumber
  • Yoghurt or Aloe Vera gel

How to make:

  1. Take 1/4 of the cucumber.
  2. Take Aloe Vera gel or simple yoghurt.
  3. Grind them both together in a mixer.
  4. You will get a thick paste.

Apply this pack on your face to get rid of dryness. Repeat this pack twice in a week and you can see some amazing results.

6. Papaya and Honey

Papaya is a tropical fruit which is overall less in nutrients but have rich properties like Vitamin D and folate in it. These properties make it special for skin care. Not only papaya but its leaves are also considered very necessary as they can be used for the treatments of various illnesses such as malaria, dengue, or boost immunity.

Ingredients:

  • 5-6 pieces of papaya
  • 1 teaspoon honey

How to make:

  1. Take 5-6 pieces of papaya in a bowl.
  2. Add honey to it.
  3. Mash it well.

Apply this paste on your skin and leave it there for 10 minutes. Honey will give smoothening effect to your skin instantly and papaya help to give you the glow that you lost because of the dryness.

7. Apply Almond oil

Apply Aloe Vera Gel  40 Home Remedies For Dry Skin On Face

Almond oil can be used to remove makeup or to apply in the hair for treating hair fall. It can be applied on skin directly. It contains Vitamin E which is extremely necessary for our skin. It reduces the effects of sun rays on skin, helps to get rid of wrinkles, gives your skin a smooth texture and many more.

How to make:

  1. Apply almond oil in circular motion on your face.
  2. Gently give yourself a massage while applying the oil.
  3. Let your skin absorb it.

You can use almond oil every night before sleep.  This will help your skin to stay away from dust also and will keep your skin smooth.

8. Banana with coconut oil

Rich in  antioxidants, biologically active compounds, and moisture, banana is a very important fruit for our skin.This  fruit helps to get back the glow and nourishment that our skin lost because of the dryness. Helps in treating acne, high in potassium , zinc and Amino acid banana has it all.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Ripe banana
  • Coconut oil

How to make:

  1. Take half of the banana in a bowl.
  2. Add coconut oil in it.
  3. Now with the help of a spoon mash the banana.
  4. Now you will get a thick paste for yourself.

Apply this pack on your skin every day for the best results. Wash it off with cold water.

9. Apply honey

Apply honey 40 Home Remedies For Dry Skin On Face

Honey is made with the help of nectar which is made by bees. Well before applying honey, make sure you don’t have allergies related to it. Honey contains natural properties which can even help you lose weight if taken with hot water. And it is useful for skin as it provides with the smooth texture that everyone wants. Alone honey has some healing properties in it. Just imagine if applied with something more than it can do wonders for your skin.

How to make:

  1. Apply honey on your face with the help of a brush or cotton.
  2. Apply it evenly all over your face.
  3. Let it dry up naturally.

Apply this pack every day for best results. Always wash it off with normal water.

10. Rosewater

Rose water is a water which is made out of soaking the petals of rose into water. It is made very naturally. In early days , rose water was used to wash hands and nowadays its used to put in perfumes and some likes to apply directly on their face in winters.

How to use:

  1. Spray some rose water on your face.
  2. Now with the help of cotton pad, clean it.
  3. Use it as a cleaner or as a moisturiser.

This keeps your skin fresh and clean all the time. Use it once in a day for good results.

11. Apply plain Yoghurt

Yoghurt has got cooling propertis along with anti tanning properties with it. Yoghurt is made by bacterial fermentation of milk. Yoghurt is a rich source of vitamin B12 which helps to keep the dark spots away from your skin, keeps it even and moisturised all the time.

How to use:

  1. Apply yoghurt on your face with the help of a brush or you can use your fingers as well.
  2. Leave it there until it dries up.
  3. Now wash it off with clean water.

Apply dahi on your face once in a week. Dryness from your skin will go away quickly.

12. Apple face pack

Apple is rich with antioxidants which can help to protect your skin from the UV rays which does a lot of damage to the skin. It can be helpful for problems like pre mature ageing,  and can help in getting a glow skin as well.

Ingredients:

  • Apple juice
  • Glycerine or honey

How to make:

  1. Put apple juice in a bowl.
  2. Mix it with honey or glycerine.
  3. Apply it on your skin.

Wash it off with normal water once it dries up. Use it once or twice in a week to see the best results.

13. Honey and raw milk

Rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin D, proteins, Lactic acid, Vitamin B12, and Potassium, raw milk has it all. It can help you fight ageing, can be promoted for providing moisture to the skin, and can even heal the uneven rough skin patches all over the skin. Raw milk is used for various purposes.

Ingredients:

  • Raw milk
  • Honey

How to make:

  1. Put some honey in a bowl.
  2. Add some raw milk to it.
  3. Apply it with the help of cotton pad.
  4. Leave it there for 10 minutes.

Apply it twice in a week. And remove the pack with the help of cold water.

14. Fenugreek for dry skin

Vitamin C can lighten the skin tone and also helps in reducing dark spots from your skin. Fenugreek seeds can be used to exfoliate the skin, or as a moisturiser, even as a cleanser as it contain vitamin K and vitamin C that help in reducing dark circles from the skin.

Ingredients:

  • Methi seeds
  • Olive oil

How to make:

  1. Soak some methi seeds in water for over night.
  2. Add this water and seeds in the mixer.
  3. Add some olive oil in it.
  4. Now grind it in the mixer.
  5. Pack is ready.

Apply this paste on your face twice in a week. You will have silky smooth skin without any blemishes and dryness on it.

15. Green tea face pack

Green tea is used for various purposes- like loosing weight,  fight acne, helps in reducing redness and irritation, helps in problems like pre mature ageing. All these issues are of great importance to everyone. Imagine alone green tea can solve these problems of yours.

Ingredients:

  • Green tea leaves
  • Fresh Cream

How to make:

  1. Put some cream in a bowl.
  2. Add green tea leaves to it.
  3. Mix it well.
  4. Keep it aside for a few minutes.
  5. Apply it on your skin.
  6. Massage it on your face in circular motion.

Rinse it off with the normal water. Apply this on your face twice a week. And if there is not much dryness then apply it only once in a week.

16. Rich Avocado Mask

Rich Avocado Mask 40 Home Remedies For Dry Skin On Face

People like to have avocado smoothie, but this fruit can do more than just a smoothie. It can be used for your skin care as well. It can help you with your skin-dryness problem as it contains fatty-acid. Rich in lecithin and Vitamin E avocado can be very useful for skin.

Ingredients:

  • Avocado puree
  • Olive oil

How to make:

  1. Make a puree of avocado.
  2. Add some olive oil in it.
  3. In case of extreme dryness- add some honey as well.
  4. Mix it well and apply it on your face.

Apply this face mask once in a week and you can see some splendid results as your skin will be hydrated and glowing .

17. Mix of almonds and olive

As mentioned earlier almond contains Vitamin E and so does the olive oil,  which holds extreme importance for our skin care. It’s an important one for those with scaly and dry skin.

Ingredients:

  • 5-6 Almonds
  • Olive oil
  • Fresh Cream

How to make:

  1. Soak the almond in water for overnight.
  2. Now with the help of mixer blend the almonds.
  3. Add some cream in it.
  4. Now add oil to it and mix it well.
  5. Apply this rich Vitamin E supplement on your skin.

Keep it on your face for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with normal water. Dab your skin dry. Use this pack once in a week.

18. Sugar and olive oil scrub

Properties of olive oil are rich for skin care. Sugar can be used to get the scrubbing effect.

Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Sugar

How to make:

  1. Add 2 tablespoon of oil.
  2. Put half cup of sugar in it.
  3. Now gently apply it on your skin as a scrub.
  4. Clean it with water.

Don’t forget to use a moisturiser after using this scrub. You will get a gentle effect on your skin. You can use this scrub twice a day for best results.

19. Egg mask

Egg is usually used to improve the texture of the skin. So it is helpful for both dry and oily skin. Eggs are rich in fatty acid which can help in dryness part of the skin.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Egg
  • olive oil/coconut oil
  • lemon juice

How to make:

  1. Put egg yolk in a bowl.
  2. Add olive oil or coconut oil to it.
  3. Now add some lemon juice to it.

Apply this mask on your skin and let is rest there for 20 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Use this mask twice in a week for getting radiant skin.

20. Use Besan as a Scrub for glowing skin

Besan also known as gram flour is usually used as a scrub. Depending on what all you add with besan determines the effects of it on your skin.

Ingredients:

  • Rose water
  • Cream
  • Lemon juice
  • Gram flour
  • Honey

How to make:

  1. Put some besan in a bowl.
  2. Add some cream alongwith lemon juice and rose water in it.
  3. Now add some honey in it.
  4. Mix it will.

Apply besan on your skin and leave it to dry up naturally.

Now scrub it off gently . Wash it with Luke warm water to see the immediate change in the texture of your skin.

21. Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil helps to reduce redness and contains the Vitamin E along with Vitamin B. Both of these vitamins are important for the skin.

Ingredients:

  • Cotton cloth
  • Lukewarm water
  • Jojoba oil

How to use:

  1. Dab your face with the lukewarm water soaked cotton cloth.
  2. Now gently rub jojoba oil on your face.
  3. Massage your face in circular motion.

Use this jojoba oil everyday at night for the best results. This can help improve the texture of your skin and get those patchy dryness off your skin.

22. Neem leaves for dryness

Neem has the medicinal values in it which make this even more special. If no effect, then no harm done as well. Neem has the ability to heal the skin from dryness, patches, scaly skin. All in one.

Ingredients:

  • Neem leaves
  • Honey
  • Turmeric
  • Water

How to make:

  1.  Make powder of the neem leaves.
  2. Add honey and turmeric into it.
  3. Now add some water to it. This will help the paste become little liquid.

Apply this pack thrice in a week for best results. This pack has medicinal values added to it. It will help you get rid of redness from the skin and give your skin a nice tone and texture.

23. Apply Butter on Face to reduce dryness

Shea butter has oils in it which has healing qualities in it. You can use other kinds of butters as well like, cocoa butter, mango butter and many more.

Ingredients:

  • Shea butter

How to apply:

  1. Take some butter in your hands.
  2. Let it melt.
  3. Apply it on your face evenly.
  4. Leave it for overnight.

Use this butter at night so that you can leave it for whole night on your face. Your skin will absorb it and you will have a nice smooth skin in the morning.

24. Oatmeal Scrub

Oatmeal can treat acne and can also absorb extra oil from the skin. It acts as a natural cleanser and removes the dirt from your face and skin.

Ingredients:

  • Oatmeal
  • Honey
  • Milk

How to make:

  1. Take some oatmeal in a bowl.
  2. Add warm milk in it.
  3. Add honey to it.
  4. Let that pack get some air for a while.
  5. Apply it on your face and leave it there for 20 minutes.

Rinse it off thoroughly from your face with cold water. Honey will give smoothness to your skin while oatmeal cleanse the dirt off from your face.

25. Rice Flour

Rice flour can make your skin look bright and radiant. It helps to de tan your skin and can be useful in acne problems as well.

Ingredients:

  • Rice flour
  • Turmeric
  • Milk

How to make:

  1. Put some rice flour in a bowl.
  2. Add turmeric powder to it. Now add some milk .
  3. This will make your paste ready to be applied.

26. Chocolate mask for dry skin

 Chocolate mask for dry skin Home Remedies For Dry Skin On Face

Chocolate can be very beneficial for your skin. Chocolate has-

  • Anti inflammatory properties.
  • Healing properties
  • Anti oxidants

Ingredients:

  • Cocoa powder
  • Honey

How to make:

  1. Take cocoa poder.
  2. Add honey to it.
  3. Apply it on your skin evenly.

Wash it off with clean normal water. You will notice that your skin is soft like butter. Apply this mask twice a week.

27. Chandan face pack for dry skin

Chandan also known as sandalwood has coming effect on our skin and also helps in removing dark spots from our skin. Chandan oils are also very productive and useful as well.

Ingredients:

  • Chandan oil
  • Milk powder
  • Rose water

How to make:

  1. Out some milk powder in a bowl.
  2. Add rose water in it.
  3. Now add Chandan oil as well.

Apply this pack daily for a week for the results to be as smooth as your skin.

28. Sour cream

Cream has lactic acid in it which can remove the dirtiness off the skin as well as helps in promoting the generation of new cells for skin.

Ingredients:

  • Sour cream
  • Gram flour

How to make:

  1. Add gram flour in a bowl.
  2. Put some sour cream in it.

Apply this paste on your skin for alternate days for whole week. After one week you can see the difference in your skin.

29. Apply Tomato Pulp

Tomato juice can help you gain the moisture that was lost in dryness. Also it has de-tan properties in it.

Ingredients:

  • Olive oil
  • Tomato pulp.

How to make:

  1. Take the pulp out of tomato in a Bowl.
  2. Add some olive oil in it.
  3. Apply this on your face with the help of brush.

Apply this mask and keep it for 15 minutes for three days in a week. Wipe it off with cold water. You can see the difference in your skin within the first week of its application.

30. Baking soda for dryness

Baking soda can shrink the pores and have anti inflammatory properties in it. This makes it a good exfoliator.

Ingredients:

  • Baking soda
  • Coconut oil

How to make:

  1. Put some baking soda in a bowl and mix it with coconut oil.
  2. Now that you have a paste ready, apply it on your skin evenly.

Let it rest there for 10 minutes. Clean it with water which is at room temperature and do this for twice in a week. You can find some amazing results.

31. Lemon juice on face with dry skin

Lemon contain citric acid in it which can help you to lighten the skin tone. Presence of Vitamin C is also very useful in getting the smooth skin.

Ingredients:

  • Lemon juice

How to make:

  1. Take out some lemon juice.
  2. Apply it with the help of cotton.

Keep it on your skin for only 5 minutes. Apply it only twice a week. You can get a lighter skin tone along with smooth skin.

32. Ginger with Honey

Ginger has anti ageing properties in it. It has anti oxidants present in it. Ginger is a healing plant.

Ingredients:

  • Ginger paste
  • Honey

How to make:

  1. Mix the ginger paste with honey.
  2. Put some rose water in it as well.
  3. Dab it with cotton pad.

Let it sit on your skin for 10 minutes. Apply it only once in a week.

33. Sunflower seed oil

This oil helps to slow down the ageing and is effective in dryness problems.

Ingredients:

  • Sunflower seed oil

How to use:

  1. Apply this oil on your skin every day for 10 days.

Apply this every night . See the results for yourself. You will have radiant and bright skin.

34. Petroleum Jelly

Well we all have petroleum jelly hat our place. To get rid of the dryness, apply the petroleum jelly everyday. You can spot the difference in your skin within a week of the application.

Petroleum jelly improves the texture and fills up the cracks in the skin caused because of the dryness.

35. Manage your baths

Well one should never take bath from too much of hot water and neither with too much of cold water.

While taking bath try to maintain the temperature of the water . It should be neither warm nor cold, just the normal water.

Yes, even water has its effects on your skin.

36. Cinnamon and Honey

Cinnamon has healing properties, it can slow down the ageing and can also provide you with the glowing radiant skin.

Ingredients:

  • Honey
  • Cinnamon Powder

How to make:

  1. Take some cinnamon powder in a bowl.
  2. Now add some honey to it.
  3. Apply this on your skin.

Well with both these ingredients together it won’t take more than once after the application of this pack for you to see the difference.

37. Apply moisturiser

Well applying moisturiser twice in a day can do wonders. We tend to get lazy with the skin care. Every night before going to bed, we should always wash face and then apply moisturiser to the skin.

It helps our skin to breathe and also to absorb the moisture.

Next morning you can get a healthy moist look on your face.

38. Apple Cider Vinegar

It helps to remove the dead cells of our skin. Helps to prevent the clogging of the pores.

Ingredients:

  • Water
  • Apple cider vinegar

How to make:

  1. Take 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar.
  2. Take 1 teaspoon of water.
  3. Apply this mix on your skin

Keep it on your face for 8-10 minutes to see the best results.

39. Vitamin E

Direct use of Vitamin E Supplements can be used in order to help your dryness problem.

It is advised to use this only when the dryness is a lot and can’t be easily cured with the packs. These supplements are not harmful if taken properly and under prescription,

40. Watermelon Face pack for dry skin

Watermelon is great for keeping your skin hydrated, that ways you won’t even have dry, flaky skin.

Ingredients:

  • Milk powder
  • Watermelon juice
  • Yoghurt

How to make:

  1. Take some watermelon juice.
  2. Put some milk powder in it and add yoghurt.
  3. Apply this mask on your skin.

Use it everyday for a week and you can find the difference in the skin when you will feel it.

Dry skin can be a huge problem for many people. It can create insecurities and help you loose confidence sometimes. So in order to help you out there these are some solutions which may help you get rid of the dry patches. It’s easy to make and even easier to apply. Give your skin the time it needs and the care it wants. It will be helpful for you as these packs can help you forever.

Don’t forget to share your experience and tips, if any, when you applied the masks that are suggested for you to use. We would love to know your opinion on it.

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