Reasons for dry and cracked skin & Home Treatment (Home Remedies)


 Reason for Dry and Cracked Skin:-

1. Hardwater

Hard water when it mixed with the soaps can actually drain out the moisture from our skin. So just check the quality of water and if the water is hard try using a water softener on your bathroom tap.

2. Hot showers-

Hot showers usually drain out moisture from my skin and scalp. The longer time we spend under the show the more oil it drains out. Try not to take long hot showers and try taking cold showers too as they are really relaxing not only for the body and mind but also for your pores.

3. Pollution

Pollutants block our skin pores and in longer time period it also may cause other skin problems. Cleansing of skin is essential but make sure not it overdo cleansing as it can also cause dry skin.

4. Using wrong product

It’s always recommended to visit a dermatologist to check your skin and use the right product. It’s also essential to stick to the same or the same kind of product and not get lured by so many options in today’s commercial market.

Home Remedies for cracked/Dry Skin :-

1. Skin Balms or moisturizers:-

-Moisturiser/balms contain ingredients to moisturize, soften, and exfoliate dead skin.

You can find these Moisturiser/balms over the counter at a drug store or online.


Honey may work as a natural remedy for dry/cracked skin.

3.Coconut oil:-

-Coconut Oil is often recommended for dry skin, eczema, and psoriasis. It can help your skin retain moisture.

Coconut oil’s anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties so it prevent to skin infection .

4.Other natural remedies:-

There are many other home remedies for crack & dry skin , although none are proven to specifically treat crack & dry skin.

These include:


-Olive oil

-Shea butter

-Mashed banana



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