Dry skin is the most common condition that happens most often during the entire winter months. This is when cold dry air hit your skin directly and robs you indoor natural protective moisturizer faster than your body can replace it. Rather than using chemicals and cosmetics products on your skin, it is recommended to use natural ingredients to make your skin soft, glowing and naturally moisturized in winter.
Basic symptoms of dry skin in winters are: redness, roughness, chapping, cracks in the skin, etc. People with sensitive skin must take proper care as they may face problems like itching and even blister and peel. Only the natural and high quality products can protect the skin with all such symptoms.
Here are 5 important natural ingredients to protect your skin in winter:
Raw honey is an incredible natural ingredients for dry skins which generally people face in winters. It is an excellent moisturizer and has an ability to pull moisture from the air and retain it.
· Honey is clarified, because it opens up pores making them easy to unclog.
· It can also be used as a moisturizer for daily use.
Adding 1 teaspoon of honey with 1 teaspoon of rose water and applying to your face will cleanse the skin, tone it and makes it glowing. This homemade facial mask is best for dry skin.
Aloe Vera is also one of the most popular natural ingredients used worldwide for dry skin throughout the year. It is recommended to apply it fresh to see the effects faster.
· Aloe Vera is an excellent moisturizer and it also forms a protective layer that will keep away from natural impurities.
. It makes your skin soft and luminous. Also used to remove dead skins and aging skins which are generally noticed in winter.
Just slice a piece of fresh Aloe Vera and squeeze the gel out and apply it for around 30 minutes on your face.
Bananas are good for skin and have anti-aging effects in winter. Banana contains Vitamin E which helps your skin to glow with health. Bananas are most common and easily found fruit in the market.
. Banana contains antioxidants, which help in removing and neutralizing the bad effects of chemicals from the skin.
. Banana helps to keep your skin moisturized.
Take a fresh banana and mess it up into smooth paste. Add skimmed cream, milk and add them both thoroughly. Applying this paste will make your skin softer and prevents the dry skin.
Avocado is rich in vitamin E which penetrates within the skin pore. Apply fresh avocado on your face to nourish the skin of all types.
. Avocado is good for rough, itchy and dehydrated skin in winters.
. It contains vitamin C which helps in collagen for maintaining your skin’s elasticity and firmness.
Take a ripe avocado and separate it from seed and mess the avocado with a spoon to make a fine smooth paste. Apply it for 10-15 minutes and then rinse it with cold water. It will nourish your facial skin as well as body skin in winters.
Cucumbers are the most beneficial for treating dry skin. Cucumber contains 90% of water, which is very essential for dry skin especially in winters. Cucumbers are used for centuries, and also they are effective for treatment of skin care.
· Cucumbers are good in tightening the skin and make your skin soft and moisturized.
· Placing cucumber water on your face will cool it down and also it is good for deep cleaning for making your skin soft. Cucumbers are good for dry skin.
Make a paste of 1 cucumber and apply on your face. Leave the paste for 30 minutes and you will see the visible difference as it lightens skin tone.
Verdict: The above are the basic and natural ingredients which will benefit your dry and rough skin during winters. So to protect your skin from dryness during winter, it is your first priority to apply for an EHIC to make you and your family look beautiful.