It might be wise to explore home remedies for wrinkles before embarking on any anti-wrinkle treatment. Although there are plenty of options out there in all forms and budget sizes, it’s still loads better to try to remove the wrinkles out naturally, that is to say, with no reliance on chemicals and artificial ingredients and invasive techniques.
Mother Nature, indeed, has provided man with a wealth of resources to maintain health and beauty. You might find it surprising that the key ingredients to removing wrinkles are just around the corner, more specifically in your very own pantry!
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Home Remedies for Wrinkles
Coconut Oil. Virtually erasing wrinkles is possible with coconut oil. Coconut oil contains plenty of skin nourishing properties that make the skin soft and elastic. To use it for wrinkles, simply massage it over your face gently before sleeping. Do it everyday with the same degree of consistency and results are sure to become visible sooner or later.
Olive Oil. Olive oil is one of the healthiest oils out there, loaded with essential fatty acids. Simply massage the oil on your face daily to witness your skin looking younger and smoother.
Honey. Honey is one of the best loved all-around home remedies as it offers plenty of benefits. In war-stricken countries and areas where access to medicines is limited, honey is being used to treat wounds, cough and colds, and many other diseases. To use honey for wrinkles, prep your face by washing it clean with warm water.
Alternatively, you can have a hot towel on your face for some time. Either way opens up the pores of the skin, resulting to better absorption of honey. Apply honey on your face, carefully massaging it in areas where wrinkles are most evident. Let your skin bask in the goodness of honey for half an hour. Then rinse it off with warm water first, then with cold water.
Banana. Banana peels, especially are being used in ancient times to heal a number of skin conditions, apparently wrinkles among them. This is because they contain not just vitamins and minerals but also antioxidants that help prevent further skin damage, thereby reducing chances of wrinkle-formation. Applying a banana peel on the forehead and other areas of the face where wrinkles form helps tighten the skin and makes the wrinkles less visible.
Another way you can enjoy the benefits of bananas is to use them as a face mask. All you have to do is to mash up to two ripe bananas until they are creamy enough to stick comfortably on your face. Leave the mask on for half an hour, then rinse it completely with warm water first, then with cold water next. Do this two times a week.
Pineapple. People living in tropical countries like the Philippines have many things to be thankful for, among them the abundance of pineapple. Pineapple is a rich source of fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, that help maintain general well being and skin health. Pineapple makes an excellent anti-aging agent. Take the core of the pineapple and rub it on your face and experience your skin looking lifted, younger, and more refreshed.
Lemon juice and fresh milk. Lemon juice and fresh milk are a great combination especially when it comes to fighting wrinkles. All you need are four drops of lemon juice and enough fresh milk. Massage the mixture all over your face, leaving it there for half an hour. Then rinse your face clean with warm water.
In addition, make sure to drink plenty of water everyday, don’t do drugs, or smoke, exercise, sleep early, and essentially create a healthy lifestyle.