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Top Remedies for Dry Skin on the Face

If you’ve been struggling to find relief from itchy, flaky, and dry patches on the face, here is how natural remedies backed by Aromatherapy can help you bring back supple and glowing skin. 

Dry skin on the face brings with it a host of other problems like redness, itchiness, and overall tightness on the skin. For people facing extreme dryness, the skin can also flake, crack, and even bleed. Dry patches on the face are not only super uncomfortable to deal with but can also look unappealing, which often lowers the confidence of those struggling with it.

 If you have tested every moisturizing balm, cream, and face wash for dry skin that’s there in the market, we are here to tell you that there is one solution you probably might not have tried yet - essential oils. Skincare paired with aromatherapy can do wonders for your dry and dehydrated skin, and we are here to show you how.

Why do we get Dry Skin


Your genetic makeup plays a huge role in your skin type and researchers say that dry skin can be hereditary. 


2. Soaps

Using soaps, shampoos, and detergents that are formulated with harsh chemicals can strip the moisture from your skin as they are created to remove oil. Look for nourishing face and hair care products and gentle laundry detergents that do not dehydrate the skin.


3. Hard water

Water that contains a high concentration of minerals can create a film on your skin that prevents nourishing skincare products from getting absorbed. Frequently cleaning your skin with such hard water leads to dry patches on the face.


4. Medications

Certain acne medications and ingredients like salicylic acid and retinol can also cause skin dryness.


5. Dry air

Air that lacks humidity is a common cause of chapped lips and red, itchy, and dry skin on the face.


6. Overwashing

While cleansing your skin with a mild face wash for dry skin is important to keep it clean and healthy, frequently washing your face is a sure way to get dry and dehydrated skin.


7. Hot showers

Standing under a hot shower can feel relaxing after a long, tiring day, but steaming showers dry out the moisture from your skin. Switch to warm or room-temperature showers if you want to keep your skin hydrated and supple.


8. Ageing

Even people with oily and combination skin experience dry skin on the face as they grow older. As you age, your skin produces less oil, and other hormonal changes in the body also lead to dry skin.

Natural remedies to Prevent Dry Skin

If your internet search history is filled with questions like how to treat dry skin on the face, we’ve got you covered. Here are some natural remedies that you can add to your daily and weekly skincare regime to bring back the hydration and natural glow on your face.

  1. Coconut Oil - Used for centuries, coconut oil is a great way to hydrate and protect your skin and keep it feeling moisturized and supple. 
  2. Oatmeal - Oatmeal is a great natural remedy if you are struggling with dry patches on your face. Rich in antioxidants, the anti-inflammatory properties of oatmeal make it a must-have for those struggling with dry skin. Vedaearth’s Nourishing Cream with Chamomile and Oatmeal provides intense hydration and deep nourishment to keep your skin’s barrier healthy and hydrated.
  3. Apply a moisturizer for dry skin immediately after cleansing your face, while your skin is still a little damp. This allows the moisture to get trapped within your skin and gives your skin an extra boost of hydration.
  4. If you live in a cold, dry place, use a humidifier in your home to offset the effect of dry air on your skin.
  5. In addition to smelling divine and calming your mind, essential oils also help soothe and heal dehydrated skin. Make essential oils a part of your daily skincare regime to get soft, supple skin. 

Role of Essential Oils in treating Dryness

Essential oils cure dehydrated skin and help soothe and reduce dry patches on the face. Here are the top 3 essential oils at Vedaearth that will combat all your dry skin woes.



Apart from promising a good night’s sleep, the lavender essential oil is one of the most popular oils for dehydrated skin. The natural analgesic heals the skin and helps reduce pain. 


2. Chamomile

Rich in antioxidants, chamomile essential oil fights free radicals and helps boost your skin’s inner glow. This gentle herb soothes your skin and nourishes it from within. The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of this essential oil make it especially beneficial for those dealing with uncomfortable, itchy flakes.


3. Frankincense

This ultra-nourishing essential oil not only soothes dry skin on the face but also assists in cell regeneration and improves your skin’s overall health and vitality. Frankincense also minimizes fine lines, wrinkles, and scars and helps reduce inflammation.

Stay Nourished with Vedaearth’s Vegan Products

The right skincare products for dehydrated skin can nourish and repair your skin from deep within and restore moisture levels. If your skin needs an instant and intense boost of hydration, pamper it with Vedaearth’s Lavender Essential Oil and improve its hydration and even soothe eczema. You can also try using our Rose Water Facial mist extracted from Bulgarian roses for a refreshed day look. 

We at Vedaearth make products that not just heal your skin but also help nature. Free from harmful chemicals like sulphates, parabens, mineral oils, and silicones, our products are also vegan and cruelty-free. Powered by the learnings of Ayurveda and the power of Aromatherapy, we deliver only the best products to nourish your dry skin.


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