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9 Effective Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

I personally love winters. The chilly season makes me feel fresh and alive. Cozy jumpers, boots, scarves, and what not! But, unfortunately, winter is the time when our skin does not like to cooperate with us.

During these months, our skin tends to get dry, itchy, and dull due to lack of moisture. We usually look around for good cold creams and body butter to moisturize dry skin. In our search for the best solution, we often overlook things available at our home that can enhance our skincare routine.

In Today’s Post, I Will Discuss 9 home remedies for skin care in winter. Use them, and you will fall in love with your skin all over again.

Papaya Face Pack  

Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

Ingredients

A piece of ripe papaya
A banana
2 tablespoons honey

How to Apply

1. Mash the papaya and banana so that no lumps remain.
2. Add the honey and mix well.
3. Apply this paste on your face and other dry areas on your body.

Benefits

Papayas contain antioxidants and bananas are known for their vitamin content. These two fruits also work as anti-aging agents. Honey is a natural moisturizer for the skin. Using this pack will help rejuvenate your skin, making it firmer and younger looking.

Precautions

None

Milk And Almond Face Pack                         

Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

Ingredients

1 tablespoon almond powder
2 tablespoons raw milk

How to Apply

1. Make a paste and apply it on your face.
2. Keep it for 10 minutes.
3. Massage gently and wash off with water.

Benefits

Almonds are rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids. Milk is a wonderful moisturizer for the skin. Its acid content and enzymes will exfoliate your skin and make it soft, supple, and glowing. Using this face pack will reduce dryness and make your skin softer.

Precautions

Do not use this face pack if you are allergic to milk and milk products.

Avocado And Honey Face Mask    

Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

Ingredients

1/2 avocado
2 tablespoons honey

How to Apply

1. Mash the avocado and add the honey to it.
2. Apply the mixture on your face and neck.
3. Let it dry for 10-15 minutes and then rinse with water.

Benefits

Avocado and honey are both humectants and help cure dry skin problems during winter. Avocado contains healthy fats, vitamins E and C, and carotenoids. They protect the skin from free radical damage and keep it hydrated. Apart from moisturizing properties, the antioxidants in honey keep the skin young looking.

Precautions

None

Coconut Oil     

Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

Ingredients

Virgin coconut oil

How to Apply

1. Dab coconut oil on the affected area and massage until it gets absorbed into the skin.
2. Do not wash off the oil.

Benefits

Coconut oil makes the skins softer and provides moisture to the skin naturally. It is rich in fatty acids and prevents moisture loss. During the winter months, apply coconut oil at night before going to bed.

Precautions
None

Lemon And Honey Solution   

Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

 

Ingredients

Half a lemon
2 tablespoons honey
Cotton ball

How to Apply

1. Squeeze out the juice from half a lemon and add this to the honey.
2. Mix well and apply it on your face with the cotton ball.
3. Leave it for 10 minutes and then rinse with water.

Benefits

Lemon is rich in vitamin C while honey has anti-inflammatory properties and helps to soothe itchy, irritated skin during the cold winter months.

Precautions

Use a good skin moisturizing lotion after using this remedy.

Sunflower Oil   

Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

Ingredients

A few drops of sunflower oil

How to Apply

1. Apply the oil on your face and massage gently using your fingers.
2. Let the oil be absorbed naturally into the skin. There is no need to wash it off.

You can also use sunflower oil to moisturize your whole body.

Benefits

Sunflower oil is an effective remedy for dry skin in winter. It is rich in vitamins and fatty acids. It helps to keep your skin youthful and hydrated as it is an emollient and retains moisture. This remedy is best done before hitting the bed.

Precautions

None

Strawberries Mask   

Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

 

Ingredients

2-3 strawberries
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon fresh cream
How to Apply

1. Mash the strawberries and add honey and cream to it. Mix well.
2. Apply this on the face evenly, avoiding the eyes and lips.
3. Let the face mask dry for 10-12 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
4. Rinse with cold water to close the skin pores.

Benefits

The high vitamin C content present in strawberries helps in relieving dryness. It makes the skin soft, smooth, and moisturized. It is also a natural exfoliant. Its mild acids remove the dead skin cells and impurities that have accumulated and brightened the skin tone. Fresh cream and honey are moisturizing agents as well.

Precautions

If you are allergic to dairy, add an extra teaspoon of honey to the face mask instead of fresh cream.

Banana Mask   

Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

Ingredients

1/2 banana
1 teaspoon honey
How to Apply

1. Mash the banana and add the honey. Mash the banana well so that no big lumps remain.
2. Apply this on your face and keep it on for 15-20 minutes.
3. Rinse with water.

Benefits

Banana moisturizes and nourishes the skin with its vitamin C, B6, and A content. These help in retaining water in the skin and keeping it hydrated. An additional benefit of using this face mask is that banana also possesses anti-aging properties and will smoothen out fine lines and wrinkles.

Precautions

None

Honey And Raw Milk  

Home Remedies For Winter Skin Care

Ingredients

1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons raw milk
Cotton ball
How to Apply

1. Mix the honey and milk.
2. Dip the cotton ball in this mixture and apply it on the face and other dry areas of your body.
3. Let it dry naturally for about 10 minutes.
4. Rinse with water.

Benefits

The moisturizing benefits of honey are well known. Milk will help in gently removing dry and flaky skin and making your skin smooth. It also moisturizes your skin.

Precautions

If your skin is sensitive or allergic to milk, do not use this remedy.

So, now that winter is setting in, your skin may be covered with layers and layers of clothing. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take good care of it. How else will you flaunt those cute short dresses in summer?

With these natural remedies, you can keep your skin soft and glow all through the winter months, and be ready to flaunt perfect skin this summer.

Do you have other tips for pampering winter skin? Please share them with our readers.

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