13 All-Natural Moisturizers You Can Find In The Kitchen 

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Avocado

The avocado is a popular fruit that grows in warm climates. In addition to being delicious, this fleshy green fruit can be used as a natural moisturizer.

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Shea Butter

Shea butter is an extremely hydrating and soothing natural humectant that is particularly good for dry skin.

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Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has a long history of use for both skin and hair. Best for dry skin, coconut oil can be used after bathing to help retain moisture.

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Mango Butter

Made from the kernel of the mango seed from the tropical tree, mango butter is extremely moisturizing. Because it is hard at room temperature, it is often mixed with other oils

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Buttermilk

While buttermilk won't moisturize by itself, it will help any moisturizer you do use absorb more easily into the skin.

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Olive Oil

Olive oil mixes well with other oils and is used as an ingredient in many skin care products. Choose cold-pressed, virgin, organic olive oil for use in skin care.

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Honey

Honey can be used on its own or blended with other ingredients as part of a natural skin care routine.

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Cocoa Butter

This replenishing butter is appropriate for dry skin. Unlike some other natural butters, cocoa butter is comedogenic, meaning it can lead to clogged pores.

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Aloe

The gel in the leaves of the aloe plant is high in antioxidants and vitamins, including vitamins A, C, and E.

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Cucumber

This hydrating vegetable is good for all skin types. Chilled, sliced cucumbers can be applied directly to the eyes to reduce swelling.

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Colloidal Oatmeal

Colloidal oatmeal—plain rolled oats that have been finely ground—has been used as a gentle and soothing moisturizer for centuries.

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Yogurt

This fermented dairy staple also makes a moisturizing natural face treatment that is good for all skin types.

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Sweet Almond Oil

Like other plant-based oils, sweet almond oil—made by pressing and extracting the oil from almonds—hydrates and moisturizes skin.

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