November 21, 2010

dry skinSoft, glowing and healthy skin is sometimes a dream especially for those young ladies who have too dry skin. The problem of very dry skin peaks in very hot or very cold time of the year, when the skin starts looking tight, flaky and very unhealthy. Specialists say that maintaining a healthy diet, keeping away from alcohol and drinking plenty of water plays an important role for preventing skin dehydration. What else can we use for more effective moisture control?

The following herbal solutions and natural moisturizers for skin can help to revitalize and hydrate it, make it look healthy and glowing.

  • Avocado. One of the best natural cleansers and moisturizers loaded with a variety of essential vitamins and nutrients, avocado has a vast use in modern cosmetic industry. If you have an opportunity, use fresh avocado puree or extracts for your skin care procedures. Avocado is rich in special natural proteins which can make your skin look glowing and luxurious.
  • Coconut oil. This is one of the most potent natural moisturizers for skin as it is not only rich in nutrients and refreshing enzymes, but also considered to be a great source of antioxidants which can rejuvenate and tone your skin in a gentle natural way. Besides, it is one of the safest solutions for dry skin and hair.
  • Natural Moisturizers For SkinJojoba oil. For the last decades this natural product became on of the most used cosmetic ingredients which is valued for its amazing moisturizing and emollient properties. It is used for effective moisture control, anti-oxidant effects and protection of the skin against negative effects of the environment.
  • Cocoa butter. This is one of the oldest known natural solution for dry skin which can be used for baths and other skin care procedures. This effective natural exfoliant and moisturizer can make the skin look smooth and soft, protect from dehydration cause by excessive sunlight, speed up healing various types of skin damages and irritations, and so on.
  • Other moisturizing essential oils like myrrh, cedarwood, juniper, sandalwood and so on. This oils are known natural moisturizers which can nourish, soothe and relieve our skin from daily stresses. They can be used as ingredients of your daily skin care products or in the form of face-wash (adding several drops of your favorite moisturuzing essential oil to warm water and rinsing your face with it will do just great!) Be sure to use only high quality 100% organic moisturizing essential oils.
  • Yolk. This natural solution for dry skin usually plays a role of an important ingredient for various moisturizing face masks. It has best properties to reduce the appearance of acne and problematic pores, as well as to make your skin soft and elastic. Yolk is considered to be of of the safest and least inexpensive moisturizers for skin.
  • Milk and yogurt. Yogurt is mostly used for moisturizing face masks and milk can be used even for your bath: adding 4-5 cups of whole link to your bathtub can help your skin feel fresher and hydrated.
  • Shea butter. This natural product is rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids which play a great role in moisturizing skin. Chemical composition of these natural oil is quite close to the one of natural moisturizers produced by our sebaceous glands. Use shea butter to soften and soothing your skin.
  • Berries, pears and plums. Adding these great natural superfoods to your diet will help your body in keeping a good water balance, assisting your skin in retaining moisture and making it feel smooth and youthful.

Author Info: Hi! My name is Carla and I am a 5th year medical student at HYMS. I am interested in alternative medicine and I have done months researching the topic of herbal medicine. Besides, I like interviewing people and learning more about their experiences with one or another type of herbal treatments. I am willing to contribute to this site with my knowledge, and I would be happy to help you out to the best of my ability with any specific questions or problems related to alternative medicine.

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