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Avocados and honey are particularly moisturizing. This mask is great for mature, wrinkled and dry skin. It's best to use a ripe, fresh, organic avocado. Make sure to mash it up into a creamy pulp.
A great facial mask can hydrate and soften dry skin. This one uses as its main ingredients super hydrating aloe vera gel, avocado and honey.
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This face mask is full of antioxidants and moisturizing agents needed to bring back moisture to skin while fighting free radicals that cause aging. You will find all the ingredients in your kitchen and you'll love the way this mask leaves your skin.
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Brown sugar is a wonderful natural exfoliant that works for all skin types. I adapted this recipe from one suggested by Lena Korres, founder of Korres Natural Products, and makeup artist Jemma Kidd
, in the July 2008 issue of Cosmopolitan.
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This is a classic milk mask for the face. Milk works beautifully to moisturize dry skin. This recipe makes enough for two.
If you are familiar with my Website, you know how obsessed I am with coconut oil. I smooth it on my face every day in the winter and wipe off the excess with a damp washcloth before applying my SPF tinted moisturizer. It acts as the absolute perfect foundation primer and keeps my super dry skin hydrated while the washcloth acts as the perfect exfoliant. So imagine my joy when I tried this recipe out and fell in love immediately with it.
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Turmeric is a bright yellow spice used in many Indian, Southeast Asian and Middle Eastern dishes, but what many Western don't know is that when combined with olive oil, it's also a brilliant face mask for dry or aging skin.
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Who says chocolate is bad for your skin? The cocoa solids in chocolate are excellent for moisturizing, so this mask is the perfect remedy for dry skin. This video shows you how to make a dark chocolate face mask at home.
Treat yourself to a luxurious wax treatment like they do in posh spas around the world. Dip hands into warm wax and then peel away leaving hands soft and supple.
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Dry, cracked feet are never sexy. While this tends to be a summer hazard, it can happen all year-round. If you can't afford a fish pedicure, get rid of dry heel syndrome with this 5-step process I cobbled together and use myself from time-to-time.
Head to a posh spa and you can treat yourself (for a mere $100-$300) to an all-over body scrub. Or you can spend up to $50 on a fancy body scrub
. Why buy when you can make a homemade body scrub out of basic ingredients yourself? All you need is salt or sugar, body oil and a nice, warm bath.