After you come back from an outdoor trip, you often may notice that your dry skin looks flakey and is lacking the much-needed nutrients. In such times, you wish to know about cheaper alternatives rather than going to the salon and spending a couple of hundreds of dollars.
Those people who have dry skin need to put in the extra effort to keep their skin hydrated. Having dry skin is a common issue that can easily be combatted with a few moisturizing ingredients.
If you suffer from dry skin, here are some face treatments for dry skin you can make at home yourself.
1. Coconut Oil And Shea Butter Mask
Coconut oil and shea butter have the properties to hydrate, soften, and restore the elasticity in the skin. Use this mask once every week and you will see the astonishing results.
Ingredients needed to make your mask:
1) 1 tablespoon Shea butter
2) 1 tablespoon Coconut oil
3) 1 tablespoon Aloe vera (if you prefer)
Mix together the shea butter and coconut oil until well combined. Add aloe vera and mix until you get a smooth mixture. Apply the paste onto your skin, especially the dry areas. Wait for 15 minutes for the mask to dry, and then rinse with lukewarm water. The results of this will leave your skin soft and glowing, something every individual desire.
2. Yogurt and Strawberry Hydrating Face Mask
If you are going on a first date, not only do you have to worry about what to wear, you also have to give consideration to your skin. You want it to glow and look radiant. This DIY mask is just what you need to restore the elasticity in your skin.
Strawberries contain powerful antioxidants and vitamins needed in the skin. Add that with yogurt and you have a mask that will clear away all the dead skin cells from your face in no time.
1) 3 medium-sized strawberries
2) 2 teaspoons Greek yogurt
3) Honey (if you prefer)
Blend the strawberries till you form a paste. Add in the Greek yogurt and honey and continue to mix. Stir till you get a smooth consistency. Apply the mask for around 10 to 15 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
3. Aloe Vera and Cucumber Mask
Aloe Vera is not just used to soothe tanned and sunburned skin. It can also be used as a remedy for dry skin. Combine it with cucumber and you will have a hydrating mask that will do wonders for your dry skin.
1) 2 tablespoons Aloe Vera gel
2) ½ cucumber
Cut the cucumber into slices and blend it until you get a watery mixture. Add Aloe Vera gel to the mixture and blend until you get a smooth paste. Massage the mask onto your face and rinse off with cool water after an hour.