Dry skin is one of the most difficult skin types to deal with. It needs regular moisturizing with oil rich moisturizer to satiate the thirsty skin else the skin will dry-up soon, making it appear dull. The problem doubles up in winter, when the skin dries and dead layers flake off from the surface.
Honey pack: Honey is boon for dry skin. Apply honey of face. Let it sit for 10 minutes and wash off. It leaves skin silky and soft. Also, it smoothens out wrinkles.
Egg yolk mask: Separate egg yolk from the whole egg. Take the egg yolk and mix it evenly with rose water, olive/castor/almond oil. Let the mask sit for 10 minutes and wash off.
Gram floor pack: Gram floor (besan) hydrates skin. Take 2 tablespoon besan, pinch of turmeric powder (if it suits your skin), 1/2 spoon honey and little milk. Make paste and apply on face. Wash off with lukewarm water for better result.
Curd pack: Take two spoon of curd and mix it with honey. Apply on face and leave for 30 minutes.
Chironji pack: Soak 1 teaspoon chironji in 1 teaspoon full cream milk 5-6 hours or overnight. Grind the ingredients in a mixer and add a pinch of turmeric. Apply the mixture all over your face and let it dry for 15-20 minutes.
Use cleansing oil: Take 2 parts of olive oil and 1 part of castor oil. Apply on affected area. Let the oils sit on your skin for at least 30 minutes. You can warm the oil for easier penetration. After that, take a towel soaked in lukewarm water, spread it on oiled area to absorb the excess oil. The process will make your skin smooth and shiny.
You should know:
- Castor oil penetrates the skin up to three layers. It repairs damaged skin very well.
- Chironji provides natural oils to the skin and improves the overall texture of the skin.