Home Remedies For Dry Skin

  I have been facing with dry skin problems since many years even though I am staying in a humid country, Malaysia. The air conditioner is pretty crucial for comfort living environment in Malaysia with average weather temperature of 35°C. My whole day is spent in air-conditioning; at the office, car and home. Constantly staying in air-conditioned room has caused my skin to lose moisture. Lotions and moisturizers are there on the market to combat dry skin. But most of them may come with a big price tag. Instead of the commercial products, a handmade lotion is so simple to make, and you wind up with something less expensive and better than commercial products while able to effectively nourishing and hydrating dry skin back to a healthy state.
              I had tried out few of the natural remedies using ingredients you already have in your home. The result is effective, perhaps you can try yours today!

                                                                       Home Remedy for dry skin

Honey
Honey is known as the best natural humectant which means that it attracts and restores the moisture. Thus, it helps lock in moisture to make your skin super soft and smooth.
  • For the body, every day before taking bath, rub honey all over your body and leave it on for 5 to 10 minutes and wash it off.
  • For the face, apply thick layer of honey on face and leave it for 30 minutes daily. Rinse off with plain water.
  • Measure out equal ratios of unprocessed honey, beeswax, and Avocado Oil/Olive Oil.
    1. Melt the beeswax in a small pan over low heat.
    2. Remove it from the heat
    3. Mix in the honey and then the olive oil/Avocado Oil.
    4. Apply this mixture all over your body and leave it on for 10 minutes. Then take a shower. Repeat daily or every other day.
Yogurt
What? Yogurt as a moisturizer? Yes, yogurt is full of protein, calcium, vitamin D, and probiotics. It will help moisturize, fight acne, prevent premature aging, relieved sunburn. Yogurt is good for hydrating treatment.
  • For the face, simply apply the yogurt to your skin and leave it on for about 15 to 30 minutes and rinse off with warm water. For few times a week.
  • Yogurt Mask for the body, do it weekly.
    1. Take ½ cup of yogurt.
    2. Add some honey
    3. Add few drops of lemon
    4. Mix it properly
    5. Apply it on skin before bathing. Leave it for 10 mins before rinsing it off with cold water.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is a common remedy for treating dry skin, especially dandruff. It helps soothe the skin and reduce flaking.
  • Tea Tree Moisturizer
  1. Mix 1 cup of olive oil with 5-6 drops of tea tree essential oils
  2. Blend well and apply on the body an hour before bathing.
Olive Oil
Olive oil contains many antioxidants and healthy fatty acids that are good for your skin. It can soothe and condition dry skin all over your body.
  • Olive Oil Moisturizer
  1. Apply olive oil on the dry area an hour before bathing.
  • Olive Oil Scrub
    1. Prepare 4 tablespoons of fine brown sugar mix with 1 tablespoon honey.
    2. Add 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
    3. Rub this on the dry skin using circular motions for few minutes before taking shower.
Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil, one of the best topical treatments for dry skin. This natural oil, without any chemical or additives content saturated fats that retain the moisture content of skin.
  • Rub coconut oil in hands between palms to warm it up.
  • Liberally apply warm coconut oil over the body especially dry area before going to sleep every night.
Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is very soothing and hydrating for dry skin. Aloe will help soothe redness and even sores you might have from dry skin. It also aids in healing quickly.
  • Cut off the leave of aloe plant and apply the gel on your skin.
  • Rub the gel gentle.
Drinking water
The most common home remedy to treat dry skin is drinking at least 8 to 10 glasses of water daily. Nowadays, we all like to drink coffee.  It is a diuretic which causing the body to lost fluids. All in all, we should drink more water to make sure our skin will be hydrated from the inside out
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10 Amazing Benefits of Using Activated Charcoal!

 

Activated charcoal is a natural compound with millions of pores in its body. It is massively used to remove the toxins from the human body by trapping them in its pores. The medicinal property of this particular compound is extremely popular in healthcare sectors as well as in skincare and beauty products. Usually, charcoals used in healthcare are collected from natural sources such as- coconut shells.

Many people think that charcoals work by absorbing the toxins but in reality, the removal process of charcoal does not involve absorption. It involves the binding of two opposite electrical charges- preferably the binding of negatively charged charcoal with positively charged toxic compounds or gases and excreting the whole bonded compound out of the body. Among the various properties of activated charcoals, top 13 beneficiary properties have jotted down especially for you!

In Skincare and Beauty Products:

  1. Treating Body Odor and Acne: If you use activated charcoal regularly under your arms, then you can hope to reduce the pungent body odor. You can take two spoons of aloe vera gel and mix it with one capsule of activated charcoal. Then you can apply this smooth mixture under your arm and wait for it to dry on its own and rinse off. You can use this exact same mixture on your face to treat acne.
  2. Removing Dirt and Exfoliating Skin Surface: If you suffer from black heads, oily skins, bacterial infections and spots on your skin surface, then you can consider using the activated charcoal mask on your face. This mask provides anti-bacterial treatment and exfoliates the skin by removing dirt, oils and other toxins from the skin surface.
  3. Preventing Premature Aging of Skin: In regular activities, our skins are exposed to a lot of environmental toxins and dirt which we cannot avoid all the time. These toxins play a great role in making our skins prone to premature aging. If we can intake two capsules of activated charcoals after every meal containing heavy metals, fatty foods and highly carbonated food, then we will be able to control the problem regarding premature aging of skin.
  4. Increasing the Whiteness of Teeth: Coffee and tea lovers mostly have complains with their stained teeth and tea/coffee stains are hard to remove but embarrassing enough in front of others. In these cases, charcoal containing toothpastes can be highly beneficial in removing and preventing the discoloration and staining of teeth. Charcoals possess the property to re-mineralize teeth which renders as highly helpful for coffee, tea and carbonate drink lovers.
  5. Treating Insect Bites and Rashes: Some of us suffer from highly sensitive skins where even a little exposure of skin to insects cause irritation and end up in rashes. In these cases, activated charcoal can be topically administered like ointments and spread on to the affected area for the removal of bacteria, toxins and germs. It will reduce irritation and also provide with a smooth feeling.
  6. Preparing Organic Makeup: Beauty Sponges are available now enriched with activated charcoals. This sponge will reduce your extra cost of buying a cleanser as the sponge itself will work as a cleanser and an exfoliator on the skin because of possessing activated charcoal in it.

Eye-liner and eye-shadow can be easily made from activated charcoal as well. You can use charcoal powder for the preparation. For eye shadow, preserving the charcoal powder in a tightly capped jar would be fine. Before using it, you can just remove the cap and use a brush to spread the powder over your eyes. For eye-liners, you can mix water with the powder and use a thin brush to add it as a line over your eyelids.

In Healthcare and Cleanliness:

  1. Treating Toxin and Poison: In most cases, to excrete toxins and poisons from the body, activated charcoal is used. Almost all the hospitals all around the world use large doses of activated charcoals in order to remove toxins from the gastro-intestinal tract of the body.
  2. Treating Hypertension and Heart Disease: If any person is suffering from hypertension and heart disease due to the maximum rise of high cholesterol, then doctors often prescribe patients with activated charcoals because studies have shown to reduce the total amount of cholesterol from the body after using activated charcoals.
  3. Treating Virus and Parasites in the GIT: If you have a sensitive gastro-intestinal tract, then there is possibility of the invasion of virus, parasites and toxins. You can intake optimum amounts of activated charcoal because charcoals have anti-bacterial properties which help to reduce toxins from the body. But, ingestion of activated charcoals should be done with the proper advice of a doctor or a physician.
  4. In Treating Mold: Sometimes, corners of houses and rooms are affected with the growth of mold. This mold can be harmful for a resident’s health. Molds are responsible for heart disease, eye irritation, vomiting, headache, depression, reduced brain function and kidney, liver failure. You can use activated charcoals as an anti-toxin to treat molds in different corners of the house.

 

Activated Charcoal To Apply On Face
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Home Remedies For Dry Skin

              I have been facing with dry skin problems since many years even though I am staying in a humid country, Malaysia. The air conditioner is pretty crucial for comfort living environment in Malaysia with average weather temperature of 35°C. My whole day is spent in air-conditioning; at the office, car and home. Constantly staying in air-conditioned room has caused my skin to lose moisture. Lotions and moisturizers are there on the market to combat dry skin. But most of them may come with a big price tag. Instead of the commercial products, a handmade lotion is so simple to make, and you wind up with something less expensive and better than commercial products while able to effectively nourishing and hydrating dry skin back to a healthy state.
              I had tried out few of the natural remedies using ingredients you already have in your home. The result is effective, perhaps you can try yours today!

                                                                       Home Remedy for dry skin

Honey
Honey is known as the best natural humectant which means that it attracts and restores the moisture. Thus, it helps lock in moisture to make your skin super soft and smooth.
  • For the body, every day before taking bath, rub honey all over your body and leave it on for 5 to 10 minutes and wash it off.
  • For the face, apply thick layer of honey on face and leave it for 30 minutes daily. Rinse off with plain water.
  • Measure out equal ratios of unprocessed honeybeeswax, and Avocado Oil/Olive Oil.
    1. Melt the beeswax in a small pan over low heat.
    2. Remove it from the heat
    3. Mix in the honey and then the olive oil/Avocado Oil.
    4. Apply this mixture all over your body and leave it on for 10 minutes. Then take a shower. Repeat daily or every other day.
Yogurt
What? Yogurt as a moisturizer? Yes, yogurt is full of protein, calcium, vitamin D, and probiotics. It will help moisturize, fight acne, prevent premature aging, relieved sunburn. Yogurt is good for hydrating treatment.
  • For the face, simply apply the yogurt to your skin and leave it on for about 15 to 30 minutes and rinse off with warm water. For few times a week.
  • Yogurt Mask for the body, do it weekly.
    1. Take ½ cup of yogurt.
    2. Add some honey
    3. Add few drops of lemon
    4. Mix it properly
    5. Apply it on skin before bathing. Leave it for 10 mins before rinsing it off with cold water.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is a common remedy for treating dry skin, especially dandruff. It helps soothe the skin and reduce flaking.
  • Tea Tree Moisturizer
  1. Mix 1 cup of olive oil with 5-6 drops of tea tree essential oils
  2. Blend well and apply on the body an hour before bathing.
Olive Oil
Olive oil contains many antioxidants and healthy fatty acids that are good for your skin. It can soothe and condition dry skin all over your body.
  • Olive Oil Moisturizer
  1. Apply olive oil on the dry area an hour before bathing.
  • Olive Oil Scrub
    1. Prepare 4 tablespoons of fine brown sugar mix with 1 tablespoon honey.
    2. Add 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
    3. Rub this on the dry skin using circular motions for few minutes before taking shower.
Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil, one of the best topical treatments for dry skin. This natural oil, without any chemical or additives content saturated fats that retain the moisture content of skin.
  • Rub coconut oil in hands between palms to warm it up.
  • Liberally apply warm coconut oil over the body especially dry area before going to sleep every night.
Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is very soothing and hydrating for dry skin. Aloe will help soothe redness and even sores you might have from dry skin. It also aids in healing quickly.
  • Cut off the leave of aloe plant and apply the gel on your skin.
  • Rub the gel gentle.
Drinking water
The most common home remedy to treat dry skin is drinking at least 8 to 10 glasses of water daily. Nowadays, we all like to drink coffee.  It is a diuretic which causing the body to lost fluids. All in all, we should drink more water to make sure our skin will be hydrated from the inside out
                                                                         Essential Oil