Clean the skin of the elbows and knees no less carefully than the skin of the face. When cleaning, use a scrub. Very carefully apply the product on the moistened skin and soft massaging movements work on the peeling areas. Of course, the scrub is not indicated for daily use, but it is necessary to get rid of dead skin particles 3 times a week.
Even more optimal is the use of gentle peelings containing fruit acids or salicylic acid. This procedure will be less traumatic for the skin, but you can not spend it 2-3 times a week.
And after using the scrub, and after a normal daily water treatment session, be sure to use an emollient. And even before applying the usual milk or body cream. After letting the skin on your elbows and knees slightly dry, apply a very fat nutritious cream or usual olive oil on it, and then massage with light movements.
By the way, natural oils of karite and cocoa are ideal for eliminating the dryness of the skin. These are the means of nature itself given to women in order that they remain beautiful as long as possible.
Very often, dry skin on the knees and elbows is not only flaky, but also darkens, which does not look very aesthetic. Lemon juice will come to the rescue. All you need to do is grease the darkened areas of the skin with juice and, after taking a few minutes, wash it off. By the way, with improper use of autosunburn, lemon juice is also irreplaceable. It will remove stains and defects of staining in a second.
In addition to lemon juice, you can use other folk remedies to lighten the skin. For example, juice of fresh cucumber, parsley juice. Good clarity and toning of the skin curdled milk and sour milk. Just apply, hold for a few minutes, then rinse. Repeat daily until the desired result appears.
After your knees and elbows have found the desired smoothness and softness, go into support mode. Apply scrub, peeling and do not forget to go out in the summer, apply sunscreen not only on the face and décolletage area, but also on the elbows with the knees. This will prevent them from darkening and overdrying.