6 Effective Homemade Moisturizers For Dry Skin

People with dry skin must take good care of their skin to maintain its health and glow especially during winter seasons when the skin tends to dry up more quickly. You must constantly apply moisturizers to prevent it from drying even further. There are moisturizers of numerous brands at stores. We do not know which one is safe and which one is not. Some of them might be filled with plentiful of chemicals which can cause side effects in the future. Extracting solutions from nature is always the best and safe way for us. There are many kinds of homemade moisturizers that you can effortlessly make at home at your own time and ease. The ingredients are readily available in your kitchen. They contain natural vitamins and minerals which can seep into our skin cells regenerating them and making them younger. Another plus point is that it is cheap and affordable than going to the beautician’s.

You Can Create Any Of The Natural Moisturizers And Try It At Home: 

Avocado Oil And Bee Wax:

Bee wax can help in regaining the condition of our skin by making it supple and moistened. Avocado oil can protect the skin from wrinkles and other symptoms of aging since it contains the essential vitamins and minerals for a healthy skin. Combine bee wax with avocado oil until you get the right buttery texture. Do not pour too much of oil as it can make the paste runny. Then keep the lotion in an air-tight box. You can apply this paste on alternate days throughout the week at least for 2-3 months to see positive results.



Avocado Oil and Bee wax

Aloe Vera:

The white gel extracted from aloe vera plant is filled with miracles. It is used for various health as well as beauty purposes. It can be used to make homemade moisturizer as the gel contains skin moistening ability. The aloe vera gel can prevent our skin from dehydrating. Other than that, it contains anti-inflammatory properties, acts as a disinfectant and can brighten dark skin tones if used for a prolonged time. Obtain some pure aloe vera gel and mix it with equal amounts of coconut oil. Store it in a jar and keep it away from sunlight. Apply the paste whenever necessary.



Aloe Vera

Oil Mix:

This moisturizer consists of a mixture of oils. Take half cups of almond oil and coconut oil. Add about10-15 drops of essential oils to it. You can also add a quarter cup of beeswax pellets. Combine them well. Pour the content in a medium sized heat-proof bowl and place it on a saucepan. Fill the pan with water so that it touches the sides of the bowl. Place the pan on a stove at low heat and mix the contents till it melts and combines. Switch off the flame. Remove the hot water and replace it with cold water. Then whip the paste with a spoon or fork to get the right consistency. Once the texture becomes uniform and thick, store it in a container and apply it on your skin daily to get best results.

Oil Mix





Sesame Oil:

This oil can be used directly or mix it with equal amounts of olive oil before usage. Both the oils contain compounds which can hydrate our skin. Another advantage of this natural moisturizer is its capability to remove dead cells and dirt from the surface of our skin. Use this moisturizer on a daily basis to gain some improvements.

Sesame oil

Milk And Olive Oil:

Milk contains the ability to heal dried and damaged skin. On the other hand, olive oil can protect the skin from lack of moisture by retaining the thin oily surface of the skin. This combination can give you an ideal moisturizer to treat dry and parched skin. Add a quarter cup of fresh milk to 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil and mix them well. You can also add a tablespoon of lime juice which is optional. Combine them well into a creamy paste and store it in a jar. Keep the paste in refrigerator at least for a day before using it so that the mixture can become thick and consistent. Then you can apply on your body every day to get optimal outcomes.




Milk and Olive Oil

Honey And Glycerin:

Glycerin is a great agent in retaining the dampness of our skin by stopping it from evaporating and hence it can be used to make home-produced moisturizers. Take glycerin and honey in the ratio of 3:1. Simply combine them to make a thick paste. Store and use the paste at least once a day. Honey can further moisturize your skin keeping it healthy and nourished.

Honey and Glycerin



by jashima yasmin