Anti-Aging Home Remedies
Aging is a natural process in each and every one of us lives. The beauty industry spends millions of dollars on developing anti-aging techniques and remedies. While they may be effective, they are expensive and, at times, inconvenient. The great thing is that Mother Nature offers us with some equally efficient and natural alternatives.
Here are some anti-aging home remedies that you can try:
Lemon juice. Rich in vitamins and a powerful antibacterial, lemon juice diminishes scars and age spots. It will also gently exfoliate your skin and work as an astringent to heal acne and breakouts. For an efficient face mask you’ll have to mix lemon juice with an egg white and some milk cream. Apply it on your face and leave it on for at least 15 minutes before rinsing it off with cold water.
Papaya. Rich in vitamin A, C and K and with antioxidant properties, papaya brightens skin complexion and treats wrinkles and crow’s feet. It hydrates the skin and prevents signs of aging. For an efficient face mask you’ll have to do is mix a ripe papaya into a paste, mix it with honey and milk. Apply it on your face and neck and leave it on for at least 15 minutes before rinsing it off with cold water.
Cucumbers. A potent antioxidant, cucumbers will rejuvenate your skin and tighten your open pores. It reduces the appearance of dark circles and freckles over time. For an efficient face mask, you’ll have to mix cucumber juice with some lemon juice. Apply it on your face and neck and leave it on for at least 20 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water.
Egg whites. Rich in proteins, potassium and magnesium, egg whites will repair tissues, hydrate and moisturize your skin. It neutralizes free radical damage and lowers oxidative stress. For an efficient face mask, you’ll have to do it separate the yolks from the whites and beat them well until they have a foamy-like texture. Apply it on your face and leave it on for at least 15 minutes before rinsing if off with warm water.
Bananas. Rich in potassium, vitamin B, C and E, bananas are a cheap and natural anti-aging remedy. They moisturize and hydrate the skin and improve the overall collagen production to provide your skin with its needed elasticity. For an efficient face mask, you’ll have to mash some ripe bananas into a paste. Apply it on your face and neck and leave it on for at least 30 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water.
All these anti-aging home remedies will ensure that your skin is hydrated and moisturized. After any face mask you apply, moisturize with a natural lotion. Try them before turning to expensive medicine or professional treatments.