How to Remove Dry Skin on the Face

by Penelope Dene ; Updated September 28, 2017

Ingredients that you have in your home may aid against dry skin.

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Dry skin on the face is very common, especially during cold weather months. It can peel, itch and feel extremely uncomfortable. Your face is the first thing people see when they meet you, so you want to make sure that it looks as healthy and vibrant as possible. There are quite a few things that you can do right at home that will remove the dry patches and reveal your natural radiant skin again.

Items you will need

  • Exfoliating cleanser
  • Towels
  • 1/2 tsp. Vitamin E
  • 3 drops lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp. glycerin
  • Bowls
  • 1/2 cup whole milk

Vitamin E Mixture

Step 1

Apply an exfoliating cleanser to your face.

Step 2

Rinse with lukewarm water. Pat dry with towel.

Step 3

Mix 1/2 tsp. of Vitamin E, 3 drops of lime juice, and 1/2 tsp. of glycerin in a bowl. Mix well.

Step 4

Apply the mixture to your skin. Leave on for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Rinse the mixture off with lukewarm water. Pat dry with towel.

Milk

Step 1

Wash your skin with a non-drying facial cleanser. Pat dry with towel.

Step 2

Pour 1/2 cup whole milk into a bowl.

Step 3

Dip a clean, soft towel into a bowl. Gently wring out the towel so that the milk does not drip.

Step 4

Dab the towel onto your face. Continue dabbing for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Rinse well with cold water. Pat your face dry with towel.

Photo Credits

  • Container of milk. Plastic milk bottle image by L. Shat from Fotolia.com