Thursday, March 5, 2009

Shun Dry flaky skin with Home remedies.

Skin our largest organ can act strange as our weather keeps fluctuating. The humidity in air keeps changing resulting in dry flaky skin. Other factors like genes, diet and skin care we take plays a major role. Here are few pointers for maintaining healthy and supple skin.

Diet wise: Have more water approximately 8-10 glasses of water. Have fruits rich in antioxidants, Vitamin E and Vitamin C. Exercise for at-least 30 minutes everyday.

Buy a good moisturizer: Buy a moisturizer according to your skin type and weather.

Home remedies for Dry Flaky Skin

Milk cream(Malai): Milk cream is very oily and is one of the best remedies for dry flaky skin. Even for extremely dry skin this works wonders. You can apply store brought heavy cream or you can prepare it at home.  

How to prepare milk cream (malai) : Boil your full fat milk for few minutes and cover it with a lid. Open the lid after 20-30 minutes. There will a layer of fat floating above the milk. Take this cream and put it in a mixer and you will have a smooth cream. Apply this on you face or the affected area and leave it for couple of hours. Wash it with a mild face wash. Now you can see the results of smooth skin. You can do this everyday for a week for best constant results.

Coconut oil : You can apply coconut oil not just for you scalp but also for dry flaky skin. Apply it on the affected area only, don’t apply all over your face. Apply for 20 minutes and wash it off with mild face wash.

Other Oils : Oils Like almond, olive and sesame are great for dry flaky skin. Apply for 20 minutes and wash it off with mild face wash.

Egg yolk : Apply egg yolk mixed with honey for 30 minutes. Not only your will be moisturized it also nourishes the skin.

Go to Dermatologist : Visit your dermatologist if its not getting under control in a couple of days.


  1. These are some nice cool tips to get rid of flaky dry skin. It is also a fact that wrinkles tend to appear early if the skin is dry.

  2. Wow!! nice one
    Skin is a single of the most vulnerable organs of the entire body. Pores and skin is the greatest organ of the integumentary program. Skin also aids preserve a constant body temperature.


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