Home Remedies for Dry Skin

Do you have dry skin? Try these natural alternatives that are healthy, easy to use, and beneficial.

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Olive Oil

One of the most versatile oils that you use with cooking can also be used on your skin!

Also called the “miracle” oil, it’s actually used as a base in many store brand lotions. Using it in its natural state eliminates harmful chemicals that can irritate your skin. Olive oil contains many antioxidants that repairs dry, irritated, inflamed, and damaged skin.

To Use: Apply onto cotton ball and massage into problem areas. Leave for 3 minutes and rinse.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil can combat dry skin through its super moisturizing powers. It makes skin extra soft and also smells delicious.

To Use: Apply onto skin as needed. Add a spoonful with your next bath.

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil is a perfect moisturizer for skin and hair, and can be used for both dry and oily skin. It works wonders by balancing out the sebum production of your skin, leaving your skin healthy and smooth.

To Use: Apply onto skin, hair, or nails. Apply as desired.


At first thought, honey seems more like an added sugar fix, but it’s also a great dry skin fix! Honey is known for its cleansing and antibacterial properties. It also moisturizes and softens dry skin.

To Use: Apply directly to dry areas and massage in. Leave in for 3 minutes and rinse completely.

Aloe Vera Oil

Aloe’s thick clear gel has anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-inflammatory benefits. It’s so powerful it can treat serious skin disorders. It contains vitamin E, C, and Zinc which aids in cell growth and repair.

To Use: Massage gently into skin. Apply as desired.

Skin gets dry from time to time – use these natural home remedies and see the difference! Remember when trying new beauty regimens always test a small area of skin before going full throttle. Although not common, anyone experiencing a bad or allergic reaction should consult their dermatologist or physician.