Winters are approaching and the change in season can make your skin dry flaky. The weather can make your skin dried out and itchy so it’s very essential to keep skin hydrated nourished every time. The lotions and creams available in the market contain preservatives, chemicals and hare hardly nourishing. But don’t worry you can hydrate and seal in the moisture using few homemade things which act as excellent skin moisturizers.
Oils: To moisturize dry skin, natural oil are one of the best treatments due to its natural moisturizing properties. The oils penetrate deep into the skin keeping your skin moisturized and glowing. Olive oil is used as moisturizers in old times and it’s also used in many creams and lotions as the main ingredient. It not only hydrates and nourishes your dry skin but the rich antioxidants also benefit your skin in many ways. You just need to apply 1-2 drops and it will get absorbed into your skin within seconds. If the oil doesn’t get absorbed then it means you’re applying more than required.
Honey: We all know that honey has natural moisturizing agents and it’s used in many creams, lotion, face packs to get rid of dry skin. You can start using honey daily on your face to hydrate your skin in a natural way. Just take a small amount of honey in your hand in the morning and massage your skin with it for around 5 minutes. Then, wash off your face with a cleanser and you will notice smooth, hydrated and radiant skin instantly. Not only will it make your skin nourished but it will also make your face glow day-by-day.
Milk Cream: Milk cream or malai is also a very popular moisturizer used since ages. You can just massage your face and hands with it for 5 minutes and then rinse off. It will leave your skin nourished, hydrated and smooth. Repeat it daily for better results.
Glycerin: Applying glycerin on dry flaky skin can make it nourished and hydrated. Apply glycerin on your skin directly (you can also mix equal amount of rose and glycerin) and then wear gloves because it is a little sticky. Always use glycerin during night because it makes your skin photo-sensitive. Let it stay overnight and in the morning you will wake up with smooth and nourished skin.
Grapeseed Oil: Grapeseed oil is also very good natural moisturizer you can use to get rid of dry flaky skin on your face and other parts. This oil is high in vitamin C and thus it brightens up your skin when used religiously. Not only will it hydrate your skin but it will also reduce aging signs like fine lines and wrinkles. Just apply little on required areas and you will feel the difference yourself.