Aging is inevitable, however, with the right remedies, you can cut back the years and enjoy that youthful look for longer. While a facial serum may go a long way in minimising sagging and wrinkles, the best secret to a youthful look is a healthy lifestyle and taking care of your skin properly. There are various homemade recipes that you can incorporate in your beauty regime to help delay the fine lines, age spots, crow’s feet and sagging skin. The best thing is that these ingredients are locally available and most are already in your fridge.
Vitamin c which is found In lemons is a powerful antioxidant. It has been known to reduce the appearance of freckles and age spots. You can simply squeeze out the juice and apply it onto the skin and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water, and then you can apply your moisturizer and anti aging serum. Start by playing a small dab with cotton wool on the skin and if your skin reacts, you can dilute the lemon juice with water. To get better results, you can mix the lemon juice with milk cream and egg white. Mix the ingredients and apply on the skin then it leave for 15 minutes. You can also use honey which gives a soothing effect and is also effective on ageing skin.
Lack of moisture on the skin causes dryness which gives a less youthful appearance. Coconut milk is packed with essential minerals and vitamins. It has the unique ability to not only moisturize your skin, but also give it a radiant appearance. You can grate raw coconut and then squeeze out the milk. Apply the milk on your face and then leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Papaya is mainly known to be good for the eyes because it has a high concentration of Vitamin A. it is also a strong anti-oxidant which makes it good for the skin. The enzyme papain found in papaya works to digest the dead cells on the surface of the skin and this makes the skin firm and elastic. You can make a papaya mask, but cutting up ripe papayas and blending or mashing them to form a paste. Apply this on your face and leave it for about 20 minutes before rinsing with warm water.
Sunscreen or UV cream remains the ultimate remedy for anti-aging. Asia tends to have harsh weather and be it winter, autumn, summer or rainy days, you must ensure that you apply quality sunscreen to all the exposed parts of the body. Too much exposure from weather elements will damage the skin causing it to lose collagen and elastin. This in turn is what leads to wrinkles, rough skin, dry skin and spots. If you’re a woman past your 20’s, you should begin using products that contain anti-oxidants, retinol and peptides. Retinol and peptides promote collagen production and even cell repair, which gives you a youthful skin. Antioxidants protect the skin from harsh weather and also speed up natural skin repair. The result is a radiant and youthful skin.