Treat yourself with these dry skin recipes using herbs and essential oils

 

Dry skin mask – Obtain a smooth paste by mixing 6 ounce of plain yoghurt with a few finely crushed almonds, 2 teaspoons of honey and 2 teasppons of wheat germ oil. Apply and massage on your skin for 10 minutes. Wash off with cold water. Crushed almonds exfoliate and eliminate dead skin, whilst honey soothes,rejuvenates and aids in adhering the mask to skin.The vitamin E in the wheat germ oil fights free radicals.

Home made balm for dry, chapped lips – Heat ½ cup almond or grape seed oil. Add 2 tsp of melted beeswax, ½ tsp alkanet root. Strain the oil removing the root. Add 8-10 drops of natural flavoring oil and 3 drops of vitamin E oil.