Home remedies for dry skin end the cracking and flaking fast!
Home remedies for Dry Skin
help return that youthful look.
Our bodies and skin are 70% water. Heating units in homes and
offices, fireplaces and hair dyers are just some of the things that can
make skin dry and brittle. Coffee, soda, processed and sugar laden
foods and alcohol also can dry us out and make us look old with
rubbery, cracked and wrinkled skin before our time.
deodorant soaps, cosmetics and even over bathing can
all contribute to this condition. Our hands and face often suffer the
most because in addition to all of the above they are also most often
exposed to all the environmental conditions that can contribute to dry
Remember that the authors of
this site are not doctors and have
training in the medical industry. The remedies offered here are our
opinions and for educational purposes only.
We do not diagnose, treat
or cure any illness or disease. Please
consult a health care professional before using these or any other home
If you`re cracking up because
of dry skin, but think its no
laughing matter, then try these natural remedies.
Illness is an imbalance
mind and spirit. To regain
balance eat more whole foods, exercise, meditate, do daily deep
breathing and find a spiritual faith of your choosing to actively
- Home remedies for dry skin #1: Aloe
vera gel has a
special acid that can remove dead skin cells. It is best to use fresh
from the plant. Cut the leaf at the base and split open. Take the gel
from inside and place on the needed area`s.
- Natural remedies for dry skin #2: Eat more cold water fish such
as salmon, herring, tuna, mackerel or even sardines. The fatty fish
contain omega 3 oils which are great for skin.
Japanese are world famous for having youthful looking skin well into
middle age in part from our regular inclusion of these kinds of fish
several times a week as part of our meals.
- Home remedies for dry skin #3: Rice
Vinegar known as
Komezu in Japanese, is also great for skin. In Japan this particular
vinegar has long been held to aid longevity of life and youthful skin.
One reason is it increases the potency of vitamin C a powerful
antioxidant and is great for complexion.
- Natural remedies for dry skin #4: Add ten drops of lavender,
12 drops of chamomile and 8 drops of rosemary essential oils into 2
ounces of sesame oil. After your daily bath rub this on the dry area`s
while the skin is still moist from the bath.
- Home remedies for dry skin #5: Take two teaspoons of flaxseed
oil each morning. This will help replenish skin oils which will
- Hydrotherapy for dry skin
#6: Prepare a bath and place
in it 2
cups of Epsom salt and several pieces of dried seaweed. Try to
relax and enjoy this bath for 30 minutes. After finish while your skin
is still moist rub a handful of Epsom salt on the most difficult area`s
to further aid the healing.
- Home remedies for dry skin #7: Mix rice bran known
Japanese as Nuka with avocado puree and water into a paste and
a mask. Leave on for 30 - 60 minutes and rinse off.
- Home remedies for dry skin #8: Drink half your body weight in
ounces of water. Eat more fruits, vegetables and soups as these are all
good sources of hydration.
- Natural remedies for dry skin #9: Either eat foods high in beta
carotene and zinc or take supplements of 15 milligrams each of
important nutrients for the skin. Orange vegetables are great for skin
such as pumpkin and carrots and good sources of beta
carotene. Oysters and crab along with Soba,
(buckwheat noodles), are good sources of zinc.
- Home remedies for dry skin #10: Azuki
beans help control
water in the body. It will reduce bloating and swelling from excess
water retention while aiding the skin to remain supple and moist. If
your skin is really cracking and painful seek medical advice
as this could be a sign of a more serious condition. Our skin is the
largest organ we have and is often the first indicator of something