7 WAYS TO CURE DRY FLAKY SKIN DURING WINTER!

 

Parched, scaly, cranky skin during winters? No need to worry, just follow these 7 tricks to get healthy looking skin in the Winters. Not only for dry skin only during winters but also for people who have Xerosis.   

1) Use Petroleum Jelly

Petroleum jelly, also known as mineral oil, covers the skin in a protective layer. It traps moisture underneath and helps heal dry skin.

2) Massage skin with Coconut oil

Coconut oil has ingredients which helps in naturally smoothing the skin and hydrating the skins surface. You can even use it on sensitive parts of the body.

3) Bathe with suitable Water temperatures

Too much of hot water on skin can cause scalding and damage. Take short showers with warm water and not hot. Use soaps and shower gels that are gentle on skin and fragrance free.

4) Use mild creams and moisturizers

Mild creams and moisturizers cause less harm as he chemicals use in them are less harmful and helps to protect the skin too.

5) Use Oatmeal Baths

Oatmeal has been recommended since centuries for dry skin. It relieves itching, contains anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that soothe the skin.

6) Avoid too many harsh cosmetics
Don’t use too many cosmetics on skin. The after effects are quite damaging and have harsh results. If you do want to use make sure they are of good brands and are organic in nature.

7) Eat Anti-oxidant foods

Foods play a great role in making skin appear healthy. Anti-oxidant foods can minimize your toxins and help your body create healthy cells. Blueberries, tomatoes, carrots, beans, peas, lentils are all foods that are rich in anti-oxidants.