Masks and scrubs for dry skin
 If our skin is good by nature, then we accept it as something self-evident. But she has her own needs. Especially, if the skin is prone to dryness.

Dry skin looks dull due to the fact that is not allocated sufficient amounts of sebum. It is characterized by itching, tightness, flaking. Therefore, a careful withdrawal from the compulsory cleansing, nutrition and hydration.

Here are a few tips on how to care for dry skin. So, what you need to do:

1.   It is not necessary to wash frequently from the tap. If the skin is too dry, then try to use purified water (you can buy at the store) or boiled. And never do not wash with hot water, you can also use mineral.

2.   Despite the fact that you have dry skin, it should be thoroughly cleaned, massage and eat well and moisturize. Furthermore, it requires additional protection. Using a simple washing in soap and water, you will not only wash away dirt, but also removes the natural protective film from the skin.

3.   Use neutral pH means for purification. Use the tools on the basis of the cream. Never rub your skin with force.

4.   Choose creams with lanolin because they are very good to moisturize the skin. Do not spare the cream.

5.   Arrange weekly steam bath themselves with oils of chamomile, lavender or peppermint. The oils can be replaced by grass. Do this procedure must be 15 minutes. Then, to freshen up a little rinse with herbal decoction.

And now I propose mask for dry skin That can be prepared at home. This is an inexpensive way to freshen up.

Honey mask

Mix half teaspoon honey with egg yolk and 1 teaspoon of milk powder. Leave at 20 minutes and rinse with water.

Cucumber mask

Grated cucumber well tones the skin and is excellent for the skin around the eyes. This mask tighten and refresh your skin.

Cucumber Mask-2

Peel and chop the cucumber it in a blender and add 1 teaspoon of natural yogurt (or sour cream). Apply on face and leave for 20 minutes.

Egg Mask

Beat 1 egg. Then add 1 teaspoon of honey and sunflower oil. And wash away 20 minutes with warm water.

Banana Mask

Mash 2 medium bananas with a fork. You can add honey if desired. Remember that honey can cause an allergic reaction. Leave the mask on for 10 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

The mask of dried apricots

Take 1 cup of dried apricots. Fill with water and let swell. Then grind in a blender, food processor or meat grinder. And mixed with 2 teaspoons of powdered milk. Apply on face for 15 minutes. Carefully remove the with a napkin.

Strawberry Mask

Mash a handful of strawberries and mix with 1 teaspoon of honey. Apply na15 minutes. Then rinse with water.

Clay Mask

Take 1 teaspoon of clay, 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of almond oil and 2 teaspoons of water. Mix all ingredients and add a few drops of essential oil of geranium, rose and chamomile. Apply for 20 minutes on the face and rinse with warm water.

Clay Mask 2

Take 1 egg white. Add an equal number of clay (preferably white or pink), corn flour and oat groats. Good move until smooth. Then add 1 teaspoon of wheat germ oil. You can add oil chamomile, geranium, rose, or both. All again and put a move on face and neck until dry. Then rinse with water.

Note. Essential oils for dry skin:   Hyssop, lavender, patchouli, ylang-ylang, rose, chamomile, sandalwood, geranium.

Do not forget to clean the skin before applying the mask. For dry skin to do no more than 1 mask once a week. To clean the skin well Use one of the following scrubs.

Almond Scrub

Take 1 teaspoon of almond oil, 2 teaspoon of nourishing cream. Mix and apply on face. Allow to dry. Then massage your face and rinse with warm water. Then rinse with cold.


Mix equal amount of baking soda and water. Apply to skin and massage your face. Leave for 2-3 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Excellent helps with black spots.

Using these simple recipes, you can make your skin more healthy and beautiful. Remember, dry skin requires very careful and at the same time gentle care. I hope you will be useful, these recipes. Be beautiful!
Author: Vera Karabutova