Do you have sensitive skin? It means that you experience irritation, redness, dryness, and flaking very often due to the reactions caused by environmental factors and some cosmetics. To take care of your sensitive skin, you can seek natural solutions available as home remedies. Here we have listed some home remedies that are rich in certain properties that heal the dry skin symptoms.
Aloe Vera Gel:
Aloe Vera gel is packed with therapeutic values for skin and health. You can use it to soothe the sensation occurring in your sensitive skin. It contains vitamin E which is useful in redness and itchiness. It is very simple to use. All you need to take fresh aloe vera leaf and peel out its outer layer. You will get a gel like substance. Rub that substance on the affected skin areas. Use it before going to your bed so that it can sit on your face overnight. Next morning, rinse it off with plain water in morning.
You may feel mild itchiness after applying aloe vera which is normal.
Turmeric powder is effective solution for various skin problems for ages, thanks to its antiseptic properties minimizing skin breakouts and rashes. The powder contains curcumin which keeps your skin glowing. Add a tbsp. of turmeric powder to 2 tbsp. of raw milk and add few drops of honey. Make a paste and apply it over your face and neck. Make a paste and apply it over your face and neck. Let it dry and then wash it off with plain water.
Coconut oil makes to the list of home remedies for sensitive skin because of its moisturizing properties. It contains several fatty acids which prevent dryness and keep your skin in good texture. Coconut oil penetrates deeply into the skin pores and provides nourishment from within. You can use coconut oil in other skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. Use coconut oil before going to the bed by massaging your face, legs and arms. Rinse it off next morning. Alternatively you can add few drops of coconut oil to your lukewarm bathwater.
Raw milk acts as natural cleanser for sensitive skin. Besides, it contains anti-inflammatory and soothing properties to ease itching and dryness. It is an effective home remedy for improving moisture and skin tone as well.
Dip a cotton ball in raw milk and dab it on the affected part. Leave it for 5 to 15 minutes, and then wash off your skin with lukewarm water.
You can also make a face wash by adding ½ tbsp. of gram flour to raw milk to make a paste. Also mix few drops of raw honey and rose water. Apply it over your skin and let it sit for 10 minutes before washing it off. Use it once a week.
Honey is a popular natural remedy for treating wide range of skin problems, including dryness and itching due to sensitive skin. It keeps your skin hydrated with its moisturizing properties, thereby providing you a relief.
All you need to mix honey with unsweetened cocoa powder, coconut oil and milk to make a scrub. Apply the paste on your face and rinse it off with lukewarm water after 15-20 minutes. Honey also soothes your sunburns.
So, these are some effective home remedies to take care of your sensitive skin. Besides using them, you should develop a good skin care routine that includes…
- Avoid using hot water bath
- Avoid using petroleum based products on your sensitive skin
- Choose hypo allergic cosmetics for your skin
- Don’t aggressively massage or rub your skin
- Avoid alcohol and smoking
- Drink more water to keep your skin hydrated