Dry skin, also called xerosis, is skin that lacks moisture in its outer layer. There are many reasons for dry skin like climate, underlying health condition or genetics. Having dry skin can cause itchy skin, white patches, etc in severe conditions dry skin can even cause eczema and psoriasis. Keeping the skin moisturized is the key solution for dry skin. All though many moisturising products are available in the market, not all can be safe and trusted.
Using cheap or bad quality products can make your skin greasy and further aggravate the problem. One of the easiest ways to get rid of dry skin is to stick to natural home remedies as they are safe and reliable and don’t burn a hole in your pocket.
- Cabbage juice – one tablespoon
- Honey – one tablespoon
- Yeast – one tablespoon
- Take a piece of cabbage and grind it in a juicer/mixer then extract juice by straining it.
- Add one tablespoon of honey, one tablespoon of yeast with one tablespoon of the extracted cabbage juice to a bowl.
- Apply this mixture on your face and leave it in for about 15 minutes. Rinse out with lukewarm water.
For better results follow this method thrice a week.
Why it Works:
Cabbage is a treasure-trove of vitamins and healthy antioxidants like vitamin C, K, Folate, and vitamin B6.
Among minerals, cabbage happens to be a good source of magnesium, manganese and potassium that treats dry skin.
Honey Is An Excellent Humectant. Humectants are substances that help in preserving the natural moisture levels of your skin.
Yeast contains lipids that act as biosurfactants, which help in moisturising and nourishing the skin and thus increasing the skin hydration levels.