Dry winds blowing in winter and harsh chemicals incorporated in creams and soaps stripe natural moisture from the skin leaving it dry and itchy. Though dry skin is not associated with any serious health issue, people try to get rid of dry skin on nose out of cosmetic concern.
Naturally, your skin is surrounded by natural oil that guards it from impurities and dry skin. Because of external factors mentioned above and also due to aging the sebaceous gland responsible for secreting sebum (natural oil) fails to keep your skin hydrated.
It’s really embarrassing to scratch your dry nose in public, isn’t it?
How to Get Rid of Dry Skin on Your Nose?
Avoid pricey cosmetic creams for few days, they harm more than benefit. As natural remedies are incorporated with high nutrients, renowned beauty experts recommend trying home remedies to treat most skin disorders.
However, we recommend you to consult your dermatologist for serious issues.
1. Drink enough water
Though this seems so simple, it’s not practiced by most of us. Water plays vital in metabolism and in regulating the body temperature. A study concludes that more than half Americans don’t drink enough water.
Drinking 8 glasses of water a day will bring drastic change in the skin functioning. Like your diet you must follow a time table to drink water.
Yes, seems weird but you must force yourself if you want to look good. Below is the time table for drinking water.
1st Glass – 7:00
Take your breakfast at least half an hour after the first glass.
2nd Glass – 9:00
Approximately 1 hour after your breakfast.
3rd Glass – 11:30
30 minutes before lunch.
4th Glass – 13:30
1 hour after lunch.
5th Glass – 15:00
During your tea break.
6th Glass – 17:00
7th Glass – 20:00
1 hour after dinner.
8th Glass – 22:00
Before going to sleep.
2. Coconut oil for dry skin around nose
Now that you’ve commenced hydrating your dry skin from the inside by drinking enough water, remove external dry patches by washing affected part with water or face scrub.
When the skin is still damp apply organic coconut oil over the dry skin. Optimal time to apply this innate remedy is before going to sleep. You can rinse it off in the morning.
Use cotton swab to apply coconut oil inside the nostrils.
Assorted properties in coconut oil are renowned to hydrate dry skin and thwart infectious bacteria. Don’t apply coconut oil while going out; the sticky nature of the oil attracts dust and impurities on your face.
Related: Coconut oil on dry hands
3. Almond oil to get rid of dry skin on nose
Emollient activity of almond oil helps to moisturize your dry skin from the outside. Almond oil exhibits antibacterial activity and can restrain bacterial infection over the dry skin.
Mix almond oil (1/2 tea spoon) with aloe vera gel (1/4 tea spoon) thoroughly and apply over dry skin on nose using cotton swab. Apply this home remedy before going to bed.
You can avoid aloe gel and replace it with other essential oil. Regularly use these home remedies to get rid of dry skin on your nose.