Best lotion for dry skin
There are a lot of people all over the world who suffer from dry skin quite often. A person can be affected by dry skin throughout the entire year but the problem is a lot more common during winter and summer months. The best way to deal with the problem is to use a lotion. However, the problem is how to choose the right one because not all lotions are as good as the commercials claim.
There are a lot of reasons why the skin may become dry and unhealthy diet is one of them. A person who consumes the right foods will have a healthy looking and glowing skin. The skin needs a layer of fatty substances that will keep the moisture and make the skin soft. When there is no layer, the skin becomes dry. People need to know that the lotion should not be used only when the skin is dry but every day. That is the best way to prevent dry skin.
People should also be aware of the fact that they can make their own lotion at home, with some simple ingredients.
Homemade face lotion for dry skin with ginger juice
Ginger is very good for the skin because it get rid of dullness and makes the skin glow. It will also better blood circulation when applied.
In order to make this lotion, a person will need 1/8 tablespoon of ginger juice, half a cup of cocoa butter, two tablespoons of light sesame oil, vitamin E oil and light apricot kernel oil and two drops of orange essential oil.
When making the lotion, people should place all the ingredients in a double boiler and stir the mixture until all the ingredients have melted properly. After that, the mixture should be poured in a jar and allowed to cool. Once cooled, the lotion should be kept in a fridge.
Homemade body lotion for extra dry skin with cocoa butter
Cocoa butter is very popular in treatment of dry skin because it is an excellent moisturizer.
In order to make such a lotion, a person will need two tablespoon of coconut oil and grated beeswax, one tablespoon of olive oil, three tablespoons of sesame oil, half a cup of cocoa butter and two teaspoons of distilled water.
When making the lotion, people should first melt the beeswax with distilled water over low flame. The cocoa butter should be added then and then sesame oil, coconut oil and olive oil should be added gradually. After proper mixing, the lotion should be placed in a jar and allowed to cool.