As we all know, aging is inevitable. Luckily, there are a number of ways to help slow down the appearance of the signs of aging. From anti aging creams to cosmetic surgery to regular anti aging facials. However, these procedures can burn a hole in your pocket. So if you really want to combat the signs of aging without spending a lot, just be resourceful. You can actually find great anti aging products right in your kitchens and pantries.
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Yes, you’ve read it right. Some of the most effective anti aging products are found right in your kitchen. Isn’t Mother Nature so amazing? Let me share to you some natural homemade anti aging home remedies that you can try. But remember that these remedies won’t give you long term effects and it’s not as good as skin care devices that really penetrate down to the layers of the skin. Nevertheless, it’s still worth trying out.
1. POTATO. Unknown to many, the humble spud has great anti aging effects. Potatoes can give you can instant lift and can even diminish fine lines from your skin. To use potatoes as an anti aging remedy, you have to apply it to your face. You don’t have to eat it. Eating it is a completely different story. So to use it, just cut 2 slices and put it over your eyes. Yes, just like what you do with cucumber slices. Put them on for about 10-15 minutes.
That’s for the eye region to erase dark circles and fine lines. For the face, you need to grind one medium size potato and apply it on your face, just like a mask. Leave it for a bit longer, about 15-25 minutes. It’s best if you just lay down on your bed when you do this and not move because the goop on your face might fall. After about 25 minutes, rinse your face with lukewarm water. Pat dry and see your skin glow.
2. VITAMIN E. As we all know, drinking vitamin supplements especially Vitamin E can help improve our skin’s texture and appearance. But did you know that you can also apply these supplements topically? Just pop a capsule of Vitamin E and smooth it over your face every night.
3. PAPAYA. This popular tropical fruit can also do wonders on your skin. To use it as an anti aging remedy, just mash some ripe papaya and apply it to your face. Leave it for about 20 to 30 minutes. After about 30 minutes, rinse it with warm water and pat dry. Slather on some of your favorite moisturizer and voila! Hello, youthful looking skin.
4. BANANA. Just like papayas, you can also use bananas as an anti aging remedy. Just make sure that you use ripe bananas and not over ripe ones for best results.