The protective oils in the outermost layer of the skin help to hold back water in the skin. When these oils are lost the skin tends to lose these water and becomes dry. Moisturizer act as a barrier and prevent these loss of water from the skin. Regular application of moisturizers also helps in improve skin tone. A well moisturize skin is beautiful, soft and radiant.
The skin can lose moisture when expose to extreme hot or cold weather conditions. Dry air in air conditioned rooms can also leads to dry skin. Harsh soaps and frequent hot water bath can also scrape of the oils from your skin. Dry skin has an unicycle appearance it looks wrinkled and has fish net like cracks over it. Do not worry we tell you how some common ingredients from your kitchen can be used to make some very effective and natural skin moisturizer.
Always put on a moisturizer on the skin that is the little damp this would help the moisturizer retain the water left on the damp skin. Avoid using alcohol base soaps and perfumes which can damage your skin. You may instead source some organic rose water in a glass spray bottle and sprinkle it on your skin at regular intervals during a day also drink 8-10 glass of water every day to keep your skin hydrated. Follow these quick steps and watch your skin look radiant like never before.
Causes: Exposure to harsh weather, Dry air in air-conditioned rooms, harsh soaps, frequent hot water baths
Symptoms: Wrinkled skin, Fish net like cracks
Homemade DIY Skin Moisturizer:
1 # Honey, Olive Oil and Oatmeal:
Honey is humectants which attracts and retains water it also an anti-irritant for sensitive skin. Honey is commonly used in many moisturizing products including creams, conditioners and cleansers. Olive oil acts as a natural moisturizer which is essential for healthy skin. Oatmeal is also known as white oats which has amazing health and skin benefits.
Take ¼ bowl of honey
Add 4 teaspoons of oatmeal
Add 2 teaspoons of olive oil
Mix it well
Apply the mixture on the areas that required moisturization
Leave it as it is for about 10 Mins
Then Rinse it off with warm water
2 # Honey and Avocado:
Avocados are not only used in cooking purpose but it also works as a great moisturizer to protect you from the hot and dry climate. Avocado oil is rich in vitamins, proteins and potassium that provide healthy oil for the skin and to rejuvenate skin cells.
Cut and de-seed half avocado and grind it into a paste
Take 1 tablespoon of crushed avocado
Add 1 tablespoon of milk
Take 1 tablespoon of honey
Mix it well
Apply the mixture on your skin
Leave it as it is for about 15-20 Mins
Rinse it off with warm water
3 # Black Tea, Honey and Vegetable Oil:
Never thought of tea as moisturizer, well believe me it works wonders for your skin. Black Tea moisturizer boosts radiance and provides a healthy complexion. Black tea is also known as Kombucha which contain good source of Vitamin B. Vegetable oils are really good for the skin such as Grape seed oil, Olive oil, Sunflower oil and Apricot kernel oil.
Take 1 teaspoon of black tea
Add 1 teaspoon honey
Add 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
And add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
Mix it well
Gently massage this mixture on specific areas of your skin
Leave it as it is for about 20-30 Mins
Then rinse it off with warm water