Tips for soft elbows and knees in winter

Woman Applying Hand Care Cream

Elbows and knees become rough and dry due to the low winter temperatures and the rustle of clothing. To look attractive legs and arms in the summer just follow a few simple household tips that will return the skin’s smoothness and softness.
  • First you take a shower with warm water to soften the skin of the elbows and knees.
  • Then you have to apply an exfoliating cream in these two parts of the body to remove dead skin cells. Although very good products are marketed, it is very easy to produce it at home. You just have to mix a tablespoon of peanut butter, half teaspoon fine sea salt and almond oil another. This lotion is applied in a circular motion massaging the toughest areas of the skin for about five minutes. It is then rinsed with warm water.
  • To make the skin gets the nutrients it needs and starts to regenerate be applied on the elbows and knees leaving a moisturizer act until the skin absorbs it. It can be prepared at home by mixing 100 grams of grated cucumber and 50 grams of skim milk.

There are many masks that can be easily made at home with ingredients found in any refrigerator. One of the most effective is to mix lemon juice with a teaspoon of sugar. Then it applied for 30 minutes in the elbows and knees. There are other even more simple as yogurt deal with these rough spots to provide softness and hydration tricks. It is also very effective on elbows and knees placing slices of melon or watermelon leave on for 30 minutes.
These treatments must be performed at least once a week, trying to apply all day moisturizer daily to elbows and knees regain softness and natural color. It should be noted that after applying these treatments should not be exposed to the sun, as the results can be counterproductive.