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5 Home Remedies to Get Rid of Dry Skin Around Nose

As we all know weather is changing gradually and currently its really beautiful. As nights are becoming longer and bit colder we don’t want to leave our beds early and want some more nap in our warm and cozy beds. With all the good things about this weather we started to feel its harshness on our skin such as flaky and dry skin around nose, mouth and chin.

Authentic Home Remedies and Reasons of Dry Skin around Nose

With changing weather some people like me often started to feel its side effects such as skin dryness, cold and flu which can also cause irritation and dry skin around nose. Like others my major issue is also dry skin on nose and other parts of my face such as ear and mouth.

There could be some other reasons for dryness around the nose area which we will discuss in this article.

Major Causes of Dry Skin Around Nose

1- Dry and Cold Weather

As we already talk about it earlier weather is the major cause of dry and flaky skin on face and other parts of our body. We all love winters and would love to play with snow but dry air and harsh cold weather can damage our skin if proper attention will not be given to our skin. Therefore, our skin needs regular moisturizer to protect from the side effects of weather.

2- Hot and Long Shower

Another major cause of dry skin is hot and long shower. In winters we often love to take hot and long shower to soothe our body but while taking long shower we neglect the fact that too long shower can also dry our skin on all over body as well as it dry skin around nose area also and can start to flake as well. Even if you wash your face too often sin around the nose become flaky.

3- Skin Type

Apart of above mentioned reason one of the major reason of having dry skin on nose is your skin type as well. Even people with combination skin can face this problem. People with dry skin are more prone to dry skin on nose but if you have combination skin with T-zone than you may also get dry skin on sides of nose.

4- Dehydration

It says drinking 8 glass of water is necessary to get healthy and glowing skin and it is 100% right. If we do not consume enough water our body get dehydrated and it’s effects appears on our skin, Severe dehydration could lead to dry skin on nose also.

Causes of Dry Skin

5- Age Factor

Aging is also one of the main factor of dry skin around nose. When you age your skin tends to lose its moisture and become more thinner this condition further contributes to dryness on nose area.

6- UV Rays Damages

UV rays has several impact on our skin if exposed for longer duration under Sun rays. It can cause sunburn, itchy skin and skin peeling. We can cover our eyes with sunglasses and head with cap or scarf to avoid direct exposure of UV Rays but our nose remain exposed in sun rays which can cause flaky and dry skin on nose. Therefore, it is always mandatory to use a high quality sunblock to fight with the UV damages.

7- Beauty Products

Our beauty products could also be one of the reason of dry skin on nose area. If we have dry and sensitive skin we should be careful while choosing our beauty products. It is advisable to consult with your dermatologists regarding beauty products for daily and regular use.

8- Skin Condition and other Diseases

Certain Skin conditions such as rosacea or seborrheic dermatitis could also be one of the reasons of dry and flaky skin on sides of nose. Rosacea is a chronic genetic condition that associated with flushing, redness, sensitivity, or dryness of the nose and cheeks.

Seborrheic dermatitis is also a common condition which is caused due to the presence of malassezia yeast on the skin. In this condition skin is mostly oily, but there are dry patches of flaky skin on the corners of the nose, behind the ears, around the eyebrows and the scalp.

Moreover, some studies suggests that hypothyroidism can also cause dry skin around nose and its surrounding as well as entire body.

9- Allergies and Cold

If you have allergies such as pollen allergy or cold that enables you to constantly rub tissue on your nose can also cause irritation on nose skin and peels skin around nose area.

So the above are some common reasons of dry and flaky skin over nose. Lets just move further to the home remedies that can easily cure this dryness over nose skin.

Home Remedies to Effectively Get Rid of Dry and Flaky Skin on Nose

As we have already mentioned some of the common causes of dry skin on nose it is suggested to verify your condition at the first place. Consult your dermatologists whether the flaky or peeling nose skin is due to reason of some skin condition or just seasonal effect.

If its not related to any Skin conditions following home remedies would do great job to cure the dry skin around nose and its sides:

Dry Skin Home Remedies

1- Aloe Vera Gel

We all already know about the benefits of Aloe Vera Gel. This post would not be enough to discuss health benefits of Aloe Vera Gel but we can talk about its usage to cure the dry skin around nose. Its long succulent leaves is filled with the gel which contains water and useful minerals, vitamins and other nutrients. Almost most of the skincare and cosmetics brands are including Aloe Vera gel in their Products.

Since Aloe Vera is packed with water and several minerals and vitamins therefore its regular application on skin is highly beneficial in hydrating Skin.

How to use Aloe Vera to cure Dry Skin around Nose?

Aloe Vera Gel and Almond Oil Pack


  • 1 tbsp. Aloe Vera Gel
  • 1 tsp Almond Oil


  • In a  clean and dry bowl take one table spoon full of Aloe Vera Gel.
  • Blend it and than add 1 teaspoon of almond oil.
  • Blend the mixture properly. Now apply this mixture on the effected area specially dry skin around the nose and its side or you can apply this pack on full face.
  • Keep it on your face for 30 minutes than wash your face with normal tap water.
  • Gently dry your face with the help of face towel than apply any moisturizing cream
  • Within few days you can observe its visible effects on your skin.

And the dry skin around nose would go in first application of the pack however, if you have severe peeling skin than it may takes few days to cure the problem.

2- Banana & Honey

No one deny the health benefits of Bana and honey. Banana is rich with Vitamins B6, Vitamin C, Potassium and Magnesium, these minerals and vitamins are quite beneficial for our skin and overall health of our body. Its natural moisturizing properties hydrates our skin naturally.

Whereas honey is also equally beneficial for our healthy skin. It is natural humectant that helps in preserving natural moisture of skin. Honey has super hydrating properties that can bring our skin back to life. Together both ingredients  can enable us to cure dry skin around nose and its surrounding.

How to apply Banana and Honey to Get Rid of Dry Skin on Nose:

Banana and Honey Pack:


  • 1 full Banana Pulp
  • 1 teaspoon Honey


  • Peel banana and than mesh it in clean and dry bowl with the help of fork or spoon.
  • Once mesh completely add honey in it.
  • Mix it well.
  • Gently apply this mixture on your face or on the effected area.
  • Keep it on your face for about 15 minutes.
  • Wash your face with the tap water.
  • Gently dry your face and see the visible results in just one application.

In order to get most benefits out of it use this pack twice a week. You will get flawless, hydrating and wrinkle free skin in few days also flaky and dry skin around nose would also go away in few application.

3- Yogurt and Turmeric for Dry Skin around Nose

We are so lucky that we can find remedies in our home for most of our problems. Have you ever wonder yogurt and turmeric are such blessings on mankind. If we start to count its benefits on our health we should be thankful to our God for such miraculous gift upon our lives.

Turmeric has several cosmetics and health benefits which can never be neglected. It is natural antioxidant and antidepressant. It is not only beneficial for our health but also improves our several skin conditions. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties provides natural glow on our skin.

At the same time Yogurt also has several cosmetics benefits. It help us to treat sunburn, skin inflammation and skin dryness. If your skin needs a boost of moisture than yogurt is number one source of moisturizer. It immediately get rid of skin redness, moist our skin and bring natural glow to the skin.

How to Apply Yogurt and Turmeric to avoid dry skin around nose area

The pack I am about tell does wonder and this is the best mask to immediately get rid of visible  dry skin around nose area. Lets unfold the miraculous recipe:


  • 1 table spoon full Yogurt
  • A pinch of Turmeric


  • Mix pinch of Turmeric Powder in yogurt.
  • Apply this mixture on face.
  • Leave it on face for about 30 minutes.
  • Wash your face with Normal or cold water.
  • Hurrah!! no more trace of dryness on the face also flaky and dry skin around nose is also cured.

It’s only one application does wonders but in severe cases you can apply this pack twice or thrice a week.

4- Olive Oil and Coconut Oil does wonders to your Skin

We already heard a lot of benefits of Coconut oil. We know how beneficial is coconut oil for hair growth not only this but we can do shaving with coconut oil. The fatty acid in coconut oil contains antibacterial and antiviral properties. Several people got its benefits while using certain skin conditions such as acne and rosacea.

Olive oil also contains antioxidants components such as Vitamin A & Vitamin E that helps in stimulating and repairing skin cells and make our skin look younger, healthier and smoother.

In order to cure dry skin around nose apply mixture of these oil in night, take equal amount of both coconut oil and olive oil on palm of your hand mix with finger and apply gently on your face or effected area.

Massage for few minutes and than leave overnight. Wash your face in the morning and observe the visible effects on your face specially you will not find any trace of dryness on your nose and other areas of your face.

5- Glycerin and Rose water an old remedy to cure dry skin around nose

Last but not the least, when I discuss topic about skincare I can never forget about the mixture of Glycerin and Rose water. Its an authentic and tested home remedies that have been used by my Grand Mother and Mother since ages. Even at the age of 80 my Grand Mother never had dry skin however, during winters she often get cold and due to constant blow of tissue she get dry skin around nose and its sides.

So was only using this mixture of Glycerin and rose water. If you are not aware than I must tell you that Glycerine is an excellent moisturizer. If you have dry patchy skin than use Glycerin for instant results.

All you need to do is that just take equal part of Glycerin and rose water. Mix it well and store in a bottle apply this mixture as a moisturizer.

These are all effective home remedies that can be done with easily available ingredients at home. However, in case if you have serious condition of dry skin around nose than it is better to speak with your dermatologists to find the route cause of the problem.

Some Expert Tips for Preventing dry skin around nose

Apart of aforesaid home remedies you can take some easy steps to prevent the dry skin on your nose and its surrounding areas.

Expert tips

1- Avoid hot water: Be ready to cleanse your nose with cold water. I know it could be pretty hard during winters to wash your nose with cold water but it is best way to prevent from dry and flaky skin on nose. You can start with Luke warm water.

2- Don’t wash your face too often: I know its good to cleanse your face for healthy skin however, if you cleanse your face too often it can remove natural moisturizer of your skin and gives you dry and peeling skin on nose.

3- Use Cleansing Foam and say bye bye to your Soap: Shop some good quality Cleansing Foam and start washing your face with cleansing foam only.

4- Avoid Exfoliating: It has been often notices that when you get flaky and dry skin around nose you get tempted to exfoliate this dry skin regardless to know that it can damage your skin. Therefore, avoid over exfoliating if you have dry and peeling skin.

I am not saying to completely avoid exfoliating it’s just stop over doing it. You can do it after two weeks or three weeks.

5- Use Humidifier: Environment is also one of the contributors in dry skin on your nose and face therefore, use a humidifier in the room where you spend most of the time. It will prevent your skin becoming dry.

Also, use humidifier in the room while you sleep at night. You will wake up in the morning with more moist and hydrated face.

6- Keep your Skin Moist: It is most important to keep your skin moist and hydrated. All of the aforesaid home remedies are natural source of moisturizer, you can use any of these home remedy to achieve hydrating skin. However, if you are too tired and bit lazy to apply these remedies than you can also buy some good moisturizer from Amazon.

7- Protect your Skin in Winter: Dry and harsh winters can cause windburn and cause more dryness on your nose and face therefore, keep your face moist all the time.

8- Improve your diet: Improvement in your diet is must if you want to avoid flaky and dry skin around nose and other part of the body. Include fresh fruits and dry fruits in your diet such as banana, strawberries, walnuts and almonds. It is most important to avoid spicy and fried items as much as you can.

In the end, it is highly important to understand that having dry skin around nose is not only due to external factor but it can also indicate other skin condition or disease.

If properly followed dry skin around nose can easily be cured with above mentioned natural home remedies however, if you are using all the home remedies and moistening your skin appropriately but still facing the issue than consult with your dermatologists and doctor asap.

Dry skin around nose can be due to external factors such as environment, weather or improper/ no pampering of your skin. It can also due to some skin condition.

In order to prevent dry and flaky skin around your nose keep it fully moisturize and nourished.

Noreen Fahad

Noreen Fahad is a freelance writer, content marketing specialist and social media marketer with more than 11 years of experience. As an expert writer, she makes sure that readers have access to the most relevant and helpful information . She writes about different topics such as Fashion, beauty, parenting, lifestyle, health & fitness and food & Beverages.

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