The advent of summer and the ability to wear open dresses do not always please those women whose skin on the elbows is too dry, rough or dark. This is due not only to the lack of care, but may be due to malfunctions in the endocrine system. However, it is quite possible to make the skin soft and gentle on the elbows. If you have long suffered from the fact that the skin on your elbows is coarse and dry, and the means of care help a little, you should contact an endocrinologist to check if it is a consequence of hormonal disorders. In other cases, such manifestations are a sign of a lack of vitamins A and E or simply a lack of proper care. When there are not enough vitamins, you should include olive and linseed oil in your menu, there are more eggs, lettuce, spinach, broccoli and liver. To bring a dry skin on the elbows in order to help you and regular care.
Darkened skin on the elbows should be whitened, regularly wiping it with a piece of fresh lemon or cucumber. You can also soften it with the help of trays. To do this, lightly heat 100 g of olive oil, add 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed orange juice into it, pour it into two bowls and, putting elbows in the oil, hold them there for 15 minutes. Then, rub the elbows with pumice stone or a special brush, wash the elbows skin with warm water, dry with a towel and apply a nourishing cream on it. This procedure can be done twice a day – in the morning and in the evening or repeat it daily in the evenings. In a week or two, the skin on the elbows will become soft and tender.
A good effect is provided by a special mask based on hydrogen peroxide. For its preparation, you need to take an 1 teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide, sour cream and freshly squeezed lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients and apply to the previously boiled and pumice-treated skin of elbows. Wrap the elbows with a plastic wrap, over which you can make a warm bandage. Hold the mask for 30 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
To the steamed and peeled skin of elbows, thinly sliced ??lemon slices can be applied or compresses made from squeezed lemon juice can be applied. Hold them for 20-30 minutes, then rinse the lemon juice and thickly oil the skin on the elbows with a nutritious cream. But such procedures can only be done if there are no cracks on the skin, otherwise lemon juice can cause irritation.
Of the general recommendations can be advised regular use for the skin on the elbows nourishing cream, which contains chamomile and alfalfa. Do not wash the skin on the elbows with soap, it is better to use a pH-balanced shower gel. Twice a week, steaming the skin on the elbows, treat it with a scrub containing the milled apricot or peach bones. After the scrub treatment, use nourishing cream. They can be applied to the skin of the elbows in the morning, half an hour before you dress, so that the cream has absorbed.