Get rid of dry skin naturally

Today nobody is satisfied with their skin some have oily skin while some have too dry skin. Dry skin is really a big trouble these days. How many soaps or face wash you use your skin still remains dry. So here are some homemade scrubs which actually work to get rid of dryness.


Coffee grounds are good to revitalize all types of skin. They work very efficiently for dry skin. This is the simplest homemade face scrub for dry skin. You just need to grind some coffee beans. You can also use the leftover grounds from your morning coffee. In 1 tbsp. of coffee, add 1 tbsp. of water. Mix well. Apply this mixture on your face and scrub it in a circular motion. Scrub for 4 – 6 minutes. Rinse it off. Pat your face dry.

Cleansing Cream and Sugar

Splash a little lukewarm water on your face. Using a soft cloth, gently scrub it to dry. Take 1 tbsp. of cleansing cream in a bowl. Add 2 tbsp. of fine ground sugar to it. Mix well to create a gritty paste. Apply this mixture on your face. Scrub it in the circular motion. Try covering little lines, dry spots, and side of the nose. Avoid applying it on your eyes. Now wet a soft washcloth with lukewarm water. Remove the scrub from your face by using the washcloth. Finish this scrubbing session by splashing cold water on your face. This scrub for dry skin will close your pores and freshen your face. Dry your skin using a soft towel.

 Green Tea and Honey

Green tea acts as an anti-aging agent for your skin. Brew a mug of extra-strength loose green tea. Pour 1 tbsp. of it into a bowl. Allow it to cool down for few minutes. Add 1 tbsp. sugar into it. Stir well. Now pour 1 tbsp. of honey to it. Mix thoroughly. Honey has great antibacterial and moisturizing properties. Apply this scrub on your face. Scrub all over your face focusing on the spots that are dry. Remove it using a washcloth. Rinse your face with cold water.

Coconut Oil and Lemon

Coconut oil is a good age-old skin tonic while lemon exfoliates and softens your skin. Oil-based scrubs are best suited for dry skin. Take half cup of coconut oil. If coconut oil is not available, you may use olive oil or almond oil in its place but the use of peanut oil, vegetable oil or canola oil should be strictly avoided. Add 2 tbsp. sugar to it and mix well. Now add 1 tbsp. lemon juice to this mixture. Wash it off by splashing cold water on your face.


Almond face scrub not only combats dry skin but also promotes healthier skin in general. Almond is very high in vitamin C so that it is an excellent lubricator and emollient for dry skin. Mix almond meal 1 cup with the organic almond oil half cup. You can use coconut oil because it works great here too. To the mixture, add some drops of lavender oil for soothing and antibacterial properties. Lightly scrub it all over the face for some minutes. Finally, wash it with cold water and pat dry the face with a soft towel.

Sandalwood with Rose Water

Take the sandalwood powder and add saffron powder (a ½ spoon) and milk (2 teaspoons) in it. Next, mix the three ingredients thoroughly until you get a paste. Presently, apply this mixture on your face and scrub your face lightly for 10 minutes. Lastly, wash your face by using cold water. This process needs to be repeated 3 times a week to get optimum results.

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