Dry skin in the wintertime can be a pain, literally! There are plenty of foods and DIY tips that can help alleviate the dryness, but how about something even simpler? Check out these natural remedies that will keep your skin supple all season long.


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Egg yolk paste: Have some extra eggs in the refrigerator? Mix one egg yolk, one teaspoon of milk powder and one teaspoon of honey and apply to all dry areas. Leave on for 20 minutes and rinse with warm water.

Extra virgin olive oil: A little EVOO can go a long way. Just place a small dab on any skin that needs a little TLC. It also works great on dry cuticles and even removing makeup!

olive oil

Cucumber: We know that cucumber slices are great for reducing dark under-eye circles, but what about relieving dry skin? Use one cucumber to make a paste and apply to your face. Leave this mask on for 30 minutes and feel the freshness. Not only will it moisturize your skin, but it will also lighten your skin tone for a radiant look.

Avocado: Create a spa-like feeling in the comfort of your own home with a soothing avocado mask. Puree half an avocado with a teaspoon of olive oil. For extra dry skin, add a tablespoon of honey. Apply generously to the entire face, leave for 15 to 20 minutes and rinse.

Avocado sliced in half

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Plain Greek yogurt: This triple-threat remedy will clean, exfoliate and heal your skin in one simple step. Apply directly to skin and leave for about 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the severity of your skin. For an added boost, mix half a cup of yogurt with three tablespoons of mashed papayas and apply to any dry area.