BEST WAYS TO MAKE MOISTURIZER FOR DRY SKIN + Why it is important and what causes it

    DIY moisturizer for dry skin

    Moisturizing is one of the most important steps of your skincare routine following cleansing that helps cure dry skin. When your dry skin is not treated it can further cause flakiness and can lead to fine lines and wrinkle formation which as a result can make you look older than your age. 

    To avoid such problems one should moisturize their skin daily with natural and fresh homemade ingredients and this is why we are here to share some homemade remedies for you to make your moisturizer just for your dry skin. 

    WHAT CAUSES DRY SKIN?

    Your skin, when it is low on water or produces less to no oil, tends to get dry. There are several deodorant soaps and some harsh cleaning products that cause your skin to become dry. Other factors include your age, external environmental factors, and vitamin deficiency. Thus, to cure dry skin it is crucial to give your skin a healthy amount of oils and other nutrients. This is why you should moisturize your skin daily.  

    WHY MOISTURIZER IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR SKIN?

    Moisturizing will help your skin maintain its skin barrier function and prevent water loss from the outermost layer of your skin. It also helps out in balancing your skin’s natural oil which results in shiny-looking glowy skin.  

    BEST WAYS TO MAKE MOISTURIZER FOR DRY SKIN

    1. COCONUT OIL MOISTURIZER FOR DRY SKIN

    • COCONUT OIL AND HIBISCUS TEA MOISTURIZER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    2 tablespoons hibiscus tea

    1 cup extra virgin coconut oil

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Blend the hibiscus tea into a fine powder.

    2. Warm up the coconut oil using the double boiler method. 

    3. Add 2 tablespoons of hibiscus powder into the coconut oil and put it aside a room temperature.

    4. Strain the mixture using cheesecloth for the tea to detach itself from oil and let it solidify a room temperature.

    5. Add the oil to the blender and blend it well.

    6. Pour the mixture into a jar and use it on your face.  

    • COCONUT OIL AND VITAMIN E MOISTURIZER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    ½ cup of organic coconut oil

    1 teaspoon vitamin E

    A few drops of lavender essential oil

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Liquefy coconut oil in an oven.

    2. Take it out and let it cool own.

    3. Now add vitamin E and lavender essential oil. 

    4. Mix it well and store it in the refrigerator for a few hours. 

    • COCONUT OIL AND OLIVE OIL MOISTURIZER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    ¼ cup beeswax pellets

    ½ cup coconut oil

    ½ cup olive oil

    10 drops essential oil (patchouli, Roman chamomile, vanilla, sandalwood, frankincense, clary sage, lavender, or geranium oil)

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Warm-up some beeswax to have a melted mixture.

    2. When beeswax is cool down and the rest of the ingredients in it.

    3. Mix it well and pour it into any small jar.

    2. BEESWAX MOISTURIZER FOR DRY SKIN

    • BEESWAX AND AVOCADO OIL MOISTURIZER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    3 tablespoons sweet almond oil

    1 tablespoon avocado oil

    3 teaspoon beeswax

    2 drops lavender essential oil

    2 tablespoons mineral water

    1 drop peppermint essential oil

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Dissolve the beeswax in the oils and keep stirring warm mineral water in between.

    2. Take it off the boiler and put it aside a room temperature. 

    3. When cooled down, add the essential oils to it.

    4. Pour the mixture into a small jar.

    • BEESWAX, LANOLINE, AND CHAMOMILE TEA MOISTIZER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 teaspoon chamomile tea (or dried chamomile flowers)

    ½ cup water

    1 tablespoon lanolin

    1 tablespoon beeswax

    ½ cup sweet almond oil

    1 vitamin A capsule

    1 vitamin E capsule

    3 drops geranium essential oil

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Brew some chamomile tea or dried flowers in water for a few minutes until the water changes its color.

    2. Remove it from heat and strain the liquid in a bowl.

    3. Melt lanolin and beeswax together in an oven or using the double boiler method and put it aside.

    4. Mix chamomile tea in the melted mixture. 

    5. Squeeze out the liquid in the mixture and add the remaining essential oil.

     6. Give everything a swirl until you see a creamy mixture. 

    7. Transfer the mixture to a glass jar and keep it in a cool place. 

    • BEESWAX AND ALOE VERA GEL MOISTURIZER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 cup aloe vera gel

    12 tablespoons beeswax

    ¼ cup coconut oil

    ¼ cup almond oil

    10 drops essential oil

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Warm-up beeswax and mix coconut and almond oil in it. 

    2. When the mixture is cooled down, add aloe vera gel and essential oil to it. 

    3. Mix it well and pour it into a small jar. You can refrigerate it for the rest of the day. 

    3. HONEY MOISTURIZER FOR DRY SKIN

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 teaspoon honey

    2 teaspoons glycerin

    1 teaspoon lemon juice (diluted)

    2 teaspoons green tea

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Mix honey and glycerin in a bowl.

    2. Further add lemon juice with green tea and stir it.

    3. Apply it to your face and leave it overnight.

    4. Rinse it away the next morning.

    4. FRUIT MOISTURIZER FOR DRY SKIN

    •  APPLE AND OLIVE OIL MOISTURIZER FOR SOFT SKIN

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 apple

    1 teaspoon olive oil

    A few drops of rose water

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Cut apples into small cubes and add them to the blender to form a smooth paste.

    2. Pour the paste into a pan and add olive oil.

    3. Bring the paste to a boil and remove it from the heat. 

    4. Pour in rose water with olive oil and jumble it well.

    5. Store it in a cool place

    • PEACH MOISTURIZER FOR DRY SKIN

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 tablespoon coconut oil

    1 ripe peach

    1 tablespoon almond oil

    Few drops of orange essential oil

    Rosewater

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender to form a smooth paste.

    2. Pour it out in a glass jar and store it in refrigerator.

    • PAPAYA AND HONEY MOISTURIZER FOR SOFT AND GLOWY SKIN

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    A few slices of papaya slices

    1 tablespoon honey

    1 teaspoon milk

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. In a bowl, cut the slices of papaya and transfer them to the mixer with honey and milk.

    2. Blend the ingredients to get the smooth paste. 

    3. Pour it out in a small jar and store it in a cool place. 

    • BANANA AND HONEY MOISTURIZER FOR DRY SKIN

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 banana

    1 tablespoon honey

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Mash the banana using a fork and add 1 tablespoon of honey.

    2. Mix it up and pour the paste into a small glass jar.

    5. MAYONNAISE AND BABY OIL MASK FOR DRY SKIN

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    2 tablespoon mayonnaise

    1 tablespoon baby oil

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Combine 2 tablespoons of unflavored mayonnaise with 1 tablespoon of baby oil.

    2. Transfer the mixture to a glass jar.

    3. Keep it in a cool place. 

    6. SHEA BUTTER MOISTURIZER FOR SMOOTH SKIN

    • SHEA BUTTER AND AVOCADO OIL MOISTURIZER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    Two tablespoons of shea butter

    1 teaspoon of avocado oil

    5-6 drops of lavender oil.

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Take 2 tablespoons of shea butter and warm it up.

    2. Once melted add the remaining ingredients.                   

    3. Whip everything and pour the mixture into a glass jar.

    4. Store it in a refrigerator. 

    • SHEA BUTTER AND SWEET ALMOND OIL MOISTURIZER

    INGREDIENTS YOU WILL NEED

    1 tablespoon beeswax

    1 tablespoon shea Butter

    1 tablespoon sweet almond oil

    2/3 cup of water

    STEPS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW

    1. Bring 2/3 cup of water to boil and let it cool down a bit.

    2. Melt shea butter and beeswax together.

    3. Add sweet almond oil into melted butter and combine.

    4. Transfer the prepared mixture into a container and refrigerate before use.

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