Every person have different kind of skin and can suffer different kind of irritation due to any reason, like the exposure to severe sunlight, rashes, burns etc. This article is about sharing the natural home remedies that can be used instantly if someone suffers from irritated skin. In the end one of the recipe to resolve skin issues is explained in detail, hope you all will like it.
- To soften skin…
Coconut oils one of the best ingredients, it isn’t only used for cooking purpose, one of the good advantage of it other than used in cooking is it soothing effect. It can be used to sooth dry skin, as hair moisturizer; you can pour its small amount in bath tub for a skin softening bath. It is a versatile ingredient.
- To relieve a burn…
If someone is stung by some insect, lavender oil is one of the effective ingredient, you can massage it over the effective area and it help taking the sting out of a burn. Follow up with aloe vera.
- To stop an itch…
For the problem if itching, bites of insects and burns, raw potatoes are very effective, slice it and place on the effective area and it will help in soothing and reducing the itching till one gets proper treatment.
- To soothe skin…
Witch hazel has also a quite soothing effect on skin. But definitely everyone should know about the sensitivity of their skin if they are allergic to something.
- To prevent blisters…
Instead of using ice on a burn as it will blister. Apply cool water.
- To heal hives…
Oatmeal is a very delicious food which many people enjoy. But here is the best thing about oatmeal and that is; it is not only for a tasty breakfast in the morning but it is a wonderful thing that help you in soothing all kinds of irritated or itchy issues related to skin. They are naturally hydrating to the skin and milky emollients are released from them that in turns helps in soothing the irritation and itching problems of the skin.
Soak in an oatmeal bath to relieve hives and itching. Oatmeal also calms itching associated with sunburn. Oatmeal baths are very effective for sensitive skins as well as for:
- eczema and psoriasis
- boils, burns, and blisters
- chicken pox and measles
- bug bites, poison ivy/oak/sumac
Following is the recipe for a very soothing Oatmeal Bath.
After having bath with oatmeal, there is no need to wash with soap as oatmeal is a natural skin cleanser, rather some skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis do better if you cleanse with non-soap cleansers just like this oatmeal bath.
- ¾ cup oats
- ½ cup baking soda
- ¼ cup coconut milk powder (or other milk powder of your choice)
- 10 drops each lavender and chamomile essential oil (optional – adds extra soothing and skin-healing benefits and makes your bath smell nice!)
- In a blender or food processor, combine oats, baking soda, and milk powder. Blend until oats are powdered and everything is blended together.
- Add essential oil drops and pulse your food processor a few times to mix them in.
Store in a mason jar, in a cool dry location when not in use
Run bath water at full force and sprinkle ¼ cup of oatmeal bath mixture underneath running bath water. Stir any oatmeal that might settle at the bottom into the bath. Soak in the oatmeal bath for at least 20 minutes, and more if desired!
To heal dry skin, do not wipe your skin dry when getting out of the tub, PAT it dry instead. Follow with a healing body butter to lock in the moisture and further heal dry skin.
Have a Healthy Life Style.