When your skin is dehydrated, especially the skin on your face that everyone can see all of the time, you want a quick fix. But moseying through the lotion aisle can leave a person confused and unsure if all of the chemicals in the products are good for your skin. Instead of using products that contain ingredients like Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate and Titanium Dioxide, consider grabbing a cream that primarily contains vitamins. They are the natural cure for dry, dehydrated skin.
Vitamin A is a necessity for healthy, hydrated skin because it helps new skin cells regenerate. Dark orange and dark green foods, like carrots and spinach, are high in Vitamin A. However, topical application will make sure that you get the desired results on your face. Skin cells naturally to become dry and flake off, but adding Vitamin A to your normal skin routine will ensure the new cells are much improved.
Medicine cabinets around the country are stocked with a secret weapon against dry and aging skin, and that miracle product is Vitamin C. Exposure to the sun can dry out the skin on your face and cause long-term damage. Vitamin C helps to rehydrate skin and even reverse a little sun damage. Many creams currently on the market to fight dry skin contain Vitamin C so it is probably in your home right now, but you can always look for higher concentrations of Vitamin C for better results.
Vitamin E oil can be purchased at many health food stores and pharmacies. The first thing you will notice about the oil is that it is thick and can be difficult to spread around on your skin. Heating a small amount of oil will thin out of the consistency so that it can be rubbed on your face. Just make sure that you test the temperature on a small patch of skin before slathering it on. If you can only find capsules, break them open and apply the contents topically to your face. Vitamin E is a natural antioxidant and can help ease dry and irritated skin. Dermatologists often recommend applying Vitamin E to scars because it smooths out the skin.