Whether it is a few wrinkles at the corners of the eyes or the corners of the lips, or the skin that loosens at the neck, there are other solutions that surgery and sometimes too chemical care to fight the signs of age. Nature is well made and there are some natural recipes and ingredients “bonus ” to favor in your creams to help you firm up all that.
-Pineapple, by promoting the elimination of dead cells, has anti-wrinkle and brown-staining properties.
How to use it? Ingredient: Pineapple juice 100% pure juice.
Soak a cotton of pineapple juice, and pass it over the whole face. Allow to dry for 20 minutes, then rinse.
-The banana, its potassium and its vitamin A help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
How to use it? Ingredients: 1/2 Well ripe banana, 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt, 1 teaspoon of honey, and possibly 1/2 teaspoon of Argan oil
Crush the banana in a bowl, and add all the other ingredients by mixing well to obtain a homogeneous dough.
Place the dough in a mask on the entire face, avoiding the eyes, and on the neck if necessary, for 15 minutes, before rinsing with lukewarm water.
Cake way recipes, or almost!
-Egg white and coco
Egg white, rich in protein, is known to fight skin ageing, and coconut oil will soften and nourish the epidermis to maintain its tone.
How to use them? Ingredients: 1 egg white, one teaspoon of coconut oil.
Mix the ingredients, lay on the face until the mask dries and make a tensor effect, then rinse.
-Honey and lemon
The lemon stops the free radicals that are at the origin of the birth of the wrinkles, while the honey nourishes the skin in depth, and the sweet almond oil gives it elasticity.
How to use it? Ingredients: 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of sweet almond oil.
Mix the ingredients, and apply to the face by massaging lightly, before letting it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
Oils and Clay
Oils are a real ally against skin ageing. Whether it is castor oil, olive oil or Argan oil, all are ideal for taking care of the face and even the body. It is possible to add honey so that they become the perfect anti wrinkles, and thus keep a skin youthful, tonic and soft. Borage oil is not left out since its omega-6 gives it restorative and regenerative properties that are very useful for mature skins.
The green clay is also recommended to take care of its skin, and thus to fight wrinkles.
How to use it? Ingredients: 1 tablespoon of green clay, 1 tablespoon of Borage oil.
Mix the green clay and Borage oil to make it an ultra nourishing and rejuvenating mask, to be allowed to lay 15 minutes before rinsing gently with lukewarm water. Use a glove if the clay sticks too much to the skin.
-Jojoba and Borage
How to use it? Ingredients: 1 egg yolk, 2 teaspoons of Borage oil, 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil.
Whisk the egg yolk, then stir in the oils. Apply the mixture to the face, avoiding the contour of the eyes, let it sit for 15 minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water.
Fruit acids, peptides, vitamin E…
They have, in particular Glycolic acid, anti-aging effects incomparable to the skin as an exfoliating, moisturizing, firming and toning action.
How to use it? You will not find the fruit acids to create your own home care. Indeed, their dosage must be very precise to avoid burns and irritations. To test fruit acids, you will need to buy a ready-to-trade care.
According to the peptides used, the skin knows a cellular renewal, a regain of elasticity, or a decrease of the chronic inflammation, cause of the ageing of the skin.
How to use it? The peptides are made by synthesis and resemble the trait of the peptides contained in the plants. You will not find them for purchase in their raw form. To benefit from their benefits, you will have to buy a business care that contains them.
Just like vitamin C, it has the property to promote the production of collagen, and thus allows to fight the ageing of the skin. Its application on the skin has mostly a preventative effect.
How to use it? Vitamin E is present in some commercial care creams. You can also add the contents of 5 capsules of vitamin E to your usual home made care jar.
First of all, it is recommended to use organic products to realize the recipes, and to prepare them just before applying them on the skin to benefit from all their virtues. The idea is to pamper yourself with ultra healthy products.
These masks can be renewed every week, so that their effect is durable.
And beyond natural recipes, a healthy lifestyle helps a lot in slowing down skin aging. Laughter, above all, is a real sport for the face and a real makeover.