6 DIY Remedies For Irritated Skin

To soften skin…
Coconut oil isn’t just for cooking—it’s great for soothing dry skin, sore nipples from breast-feeding, and diaper rash; moisturizing hair; and pouring in the tub for a skin-softening bath. It’s so versatile—I love it!

- Advertisements -

To relieve a burn…
Lavender oil really takes the sting out of a burn. Follow up with aloe.

To stop an itch…
Raw potatoes relieve itching, insect bites, and burns. Slice and place on the affected area.

- Advertisements -

To soothe skin…
I frequently use witch hazel on my skin. I find it so soothing.

To prevent blisters…
A trick I learned in cooking school: Never put ice on a burn–it will blister. Apply cool water instead.

To heal hives…
Soak in an oatmeal bath to relieve hives and itching. [Derm tip: Oatmeal also calms itching associated with sunburn.]

- Advertisements -
Previous Post

5 Healthy Foods that Contain More Potassium Than a Banana

Next Post

Thai Shrimp and Green Bean Curry

Related Posts