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Dry Skin Care In Winter Home Remedies
Yes: Eat a diet that is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, vit c, beta-carotene and magnesium to nourish your skin from the inside out. (fatty fish like salmon, halibut and sardines, walnuts, flax seeds, yellow and orange fruits and veges, and chocolate!) long showers and baths can dehydrate skin! use moisturizers (and or olive oil) and gentle cleansers. Exfoliate with yogurt, and drink plenty of water! ...Read more
Yes!: Wintertime wreaks havoc on skin due to dry air. Try humidifier in bedroom. Avoid long hot showers and harsh and drying cleansers like Ivory, Irish Spring, or Lever 2000. Apply fragrance-free moisturizer like Vanicream immediately after shower to damp skin. Reduce itch with OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec. For break-through itch, oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and/or Sarna lotion can be added. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
very dry scalp..oil caused dandruff.tried ANT-DD shampoo but dry scalp Will steam treatment help to control dry scalp? any home remedies?
No steam: Use natural oil massaged at night , sampo 2-3 times a wk. ...Read more
Live in dry climate. Mouth, nose, skin very dry. Constant dry nose. Is it better to sleep w/ a warm, or cool mist humidifier? Have asthma & allergies.
Use hydrating cream: Cold weather tend to dry up the skin. Hydrating lotions, oil or body butter will help right after shower when body is still damp ...Read more
Fruit peel: One of my favorites is to exfoliate with a fruit mask. To make a fruit mask, mix a small amount of apples, oranges, strawberries, and grapes in a blender or food processor--about 1/2 cup of each. Clean your face and apply a thin coat of honey and the fruit mixture. Allow the mixture to set for 12 to 15 minutes and rinse. This natural mask is good for all skin types and will leave your skin glowing. ...Read more
Ate orange-like fruit in peruvian jungle. chapped and dry lips and surrounding skin for over 7 days. ?
Contact Dermatitis: What you are describing sounds like a contact dermatitis (likely allergic contact dermatitis more so than irritant contact dermatitis). This can happen with some foods. Interestingly, there area certain foods that cross react with a latex allergy. These foods include Avocado, Banana, Chestnuts, Kiwi. Sometime the skin of a mango can cause this problem as well. If persists, seek medical help. ...Read more
Dry scalp? Shampoos and conditioners don't help, even dry after salon visit? Possible cause: dehydration?
Doubt it!: I'm assuming your dry scalp is manifesting as dandruff. This is usually not due to any dehydration but is due to excess oil (sebum) production. You will need to use special medicated shampoo to control and avoid saturated or trans fats which can worsen things. Some people use tea tree oil which can help. It doesn't hurt to stay hydrated but that alone is unlikely to fix everything. ...Read more
Frequent washing, sanitizer use and dry air leave my hands chapped and sore in winter. Lotion helps some. What else can I do to fix?
Chapped hands?: In addition what u mentioned , u can wear gloves. ...Read more
Bag Balm: Bag balm is an old vermont formulation that was originally made for cow udders. (yes, cow udders - that's the "bag" part.) it comes in a little square green 1-ounce tin; some drug stores carry it, and i think you can get it online. Nothing works better on chapped lips, in my experience. Good for really dry hands and feet, too. (no financial interest.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's a good over-the-counter face wash, mask, or home remedy for extreme blackheads on the nose and chin area? I have oily skin.
Blackheads: Mix one fourth cup of hot water and one teaspoonful of Epsom salt with 4 drops of iodine. Mix well and allow to cool. Dip a cotton ball and apply to the blackhead and surrounding areas. When mixture is dry gently remove with a clean cloth. This is one of the good and effective home remedies for blackheads. ...Read more
What are the home made remedies to improve skin complexion which became dark due to sun exposure?
Sun discolored skin: The sun causes the formation of melanin in the skin, which makes the skin darker.If you are unhappy with the way your skin looks from too much sun, you must first prevent any sun exposure at all, by wearing protective clothing, and hats, and by using sun blockers every day. You can try to lighten the skin with bleaches that contain hydroquinone, and by using a glycolic acid lotion. ...Read more
Which weather is best to check humidity of home? (rooms) recently moved and room is really humid and skin getting worse and sore, used creams but stil
Always: humidity needs to be controlled by proper air conditioning, in all weathers. You need a comfortable environment all the time for comfort and good health ...Read more
Hi, in winter season my skin become darker. please tell me the home remedy, the problem is severe in case of face and hands?
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