Looking for some eco-friendly dry skin remedies? Let me help you out with my top suggestions for moisturising and hydrating weary hands.
Come winter, I always struggle with dry skin. Between cold air outside, warm air inside, and other factors that suck moisture from our bodies, it’s almost inevitable that our skin suffers from a lack of moisture in the winter.
Luckily, I’ve found some ethical and eco-friendly dry skin remedies that really work.
Top Eco-Friendly Dry Skin Remedies
Here are some of my favourite moisturising soaps and eco-friendly moisturisers. These really help washed out hands and dry skin in winter:
Little Soap Co.
We are using Little Soap Co’s, Eco Warrior Moisturising Hand & Body Bar* (£4.50) at the moment to hydrate our hands. This remedy for dry skin has definitely been a hit with all of our hands – from the littlest to the oldest.
Made with 99.5% naturally derived ingredients, their soaps are free from detergents, SLS, sulphates, alcohol, parabens, sorbates, silicones, and synthetic preservatives.
What’s more, Little Soap Co’s range is also vegan and plastic-free, and Leaping Bunny certified cruelty-free. I would prefer it to be palm oil-free too, but at the moment Little Soap Co appears to be making steps in the right direction.
Soap Daze is a long-standing favourite of mine. I’ve always found their handmade soaps to be rich and moisturising, and this unscented Oatmylk Soap* (£6.50) is a great dry skin remedy choice for sensitive skins.
Oatmeal is known to be an anti-inflammatory and can help calm skin irritations. What’s more, Soap Daze soaps are palm oil-free, cruelty-free, plastic-free, and vegan-friendly. An unpackaged bar* is available if you wish to eschew packaging, and will save you £1 on your purchase too.
To give dry and washed-out hands a boost the dry skin remedy I swear by most is Skin Food* by Weleda.
All these years later, I still swear that it’s magic in a tube. This incredibly rich and moisturising cream makes it a great choice for a facial night cream. It’s also equally great on elbows, knees, and, you guessed it, hands subject to a lot of washing. I tend to have a tube on me at all times, for an on-tap dry skin remedy!
Packaging-wise, it’s packaged in a recyclable metal tube and a cardboard box. Please note, Skin Food contains beeswax, so it isn’t vegan-friendly. If you’re after an effective vegan dry skin remedy then do try this Weleda vegan one* instead.
Any eco-friendly dry skin remedies that you swear by? Do let me know!