Bath + Beauty Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

Published on February 19th, 2015 | by Becky Striepe

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Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

Winter is rough on my skin. Without a moisture boost, it gets super dry and painfully cracked. Here are DIY winter beauty tips to help you kick your winter skin and get ready for spring.

The weather here in Atlanta has been so up and down lately. It’s been going from shorts weather to freeze warnings and back again. But those warm days have me dreaming of spring. I am so ready to get rid of that winter skin and get back to shorts weather!

9 DIY Winter Beauty Tips to Heal Winter Skin

Heal Your Lips

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

1. DIY Lip Scrub – Heal chapped lips with a moisturizing scrub. I would not recommend this on a split lip. Wait for the split to heal before using this scrub.

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

2. DIY Lip Balm – Protect your lips from dry winter weather with a healing lip balm. This is great for a split lip, too. The moisture helps preventing it from splitting further, so it can heal.

Heal Your Skin

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

3. Solid Body Lotion – Julie’s homemade lotion bar is great for moisturizing dry winter skin.

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

4. Coconut Oil Lotion – If you want a more traditional cream-style lotion, try this DIY lotion made from rich coconut oil.

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

5. Miracle DIY Moisturizer – Leah at our sister site Feelgood Style says that this DIY moisturizer is basically a cure-all cream. Check out all of the uses she lists and get the simple recipe!

Fix Your Feet

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

6. DIY Foot Scrub – Dry weather can also leave you with dry skin on your feet. Slough it away with a simple foot scrub.

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

7. Homemade Foot Spray – Has a winter of boots left your feet a little…well…stinky? Fix ’em up with this healing spray!

Soothe Your Face

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

8. Oatmeal Face Scrub – Rejuvenate the skin on your face with my favorite, gentle face scrub recipe.

Heal Your Hair

Winter Beauty Tips: 9 DIY Recipes for Healing Winter Skin

9. Oil Your Hair – Your hair isn’t immune to harsh winter weather. Heal a dry scalp and brittle hair with this beauty secret from India.

Image Credits: Lip scrub, coconut lotion, diy moisturizer, hair oil photos via Shutterstock; lip balm, foot spray photos via Vibrant Wellness Journal; solid body lotion by Julie Finn, happy feet photo by bark; oatmeal face scrub by Becky Striepe

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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



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  4. I love DIY’s especially beauty related. The lip scrub is my favorite! They are so easy to make, and make such a huge difference during the winter when lips are extra dry.

  5. Hey, Awesome! Thanks for sharing your tried and tested beauty tips! totally happening and thank you for the reminder!

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