If you are worried with the worsening signs of aging on your skin, be assured that they can be erased with proper home treatments; and in fact, these home treatments are more effective and give more long term results than any cosmetics you can find in the market. However, the natural remedies take some time to show the effects, and you need to be patient and follow the treatment religiously every day to get effective results. Here are some most effective homemade face packs for reducing the signs of aging,
It is a natural process of losing the skin elasticity as we age. Loss of elasticity doesn’t sits with a single result it further calls for wrinkles, sagging of skin, fine lines and other aging factors.
To avoid those aging signs many people invest huge amounts on creams and beauty products. Some of the products works great to help reduce the fine lines and other skin problems but going in a way of natural will never leave any side effects and problems. So here are few recipes to be prepared at home to control the signs that follows with age.
Egg and cream mask
To prepare this winter cream what all you need are just three ingredients egg, cream and lemon juice. Take an egg in a bowl and add it cream, beat both of the ingredients well and add the mixture few drops of lemon juice. Again beat and blend them. Apply this paste as a pack on your face and retain for over 15 minutes. Rinse off with cold water and pat it dry.
Egg with its protein amount, vitamins and a component called biotin helps to tighten your skin. Cream acts well to give soft and bright skin. Lemon lightens the dark spots.
The working action of potato on any kind of skin is amazing. Take a slice from a potato and directly scrub it on your face or grate a potato and make it into paste, add it few lemon drops and apply it on your face for 10-15 minutes. The bleaching and anti-aging properties of potato cleanses the skin and brings a new glow. Using potato on the face helps to reduce wrinkles, fine lines and tan.
Rose water cleansing
Our skin is inevitable by many impurities and dirt particles present in the environment. They promotes for the dullness of the skin and they also leads to wrinkles and fine lines. To avoid those conditions that are contributing for skin damage rose water is a good treatment to rejuvenate the skin cells. Take a cotton swab and dip in the rose water, clean your face with it in the circular motions. Try this process before going to bed inorder to hitch-hike the problems like dark circles and swelling of the skin and eyes. This is one good way to improve the blood circulation in the skin as well.
Carrot and banana
This is a unique combination but the results you get are awesome. Take a carrot and grind it to form a thick paste, now add the carrot paste with a smashed banana. Mix both of them well and form it as a thick paste. Apply this paste on your face like a face mask and leave it for about 10 to 15 minutes. Wash off with luke warm water and pat it dry. Both of the ingredients banana and carrot consists of rich minerals and vitamins that essential to tighten the skin and to reduce fine lines and wrinkles.
These are few homemade masks that helps to control your wrinkles, fine lines and other aging factors. Try them out and get the benefits.
Nutmeg, raw milk and kesar
Soak few strands of kesar in raw milk overnight. In the morning crash the kesar strands in the milk and mix 1 spoon of finely grounded nutmeg powder to the mixture to make a runny paste. Apply this runny paste onto your face and neck, and let it get 60% dry and then again apply another coat of the pack. Continue layering for 4-5 times and finally let the pack get 90% dry before washing off with water. Use this treatment daily before going to the bed.
Egg and onion
This is another magical potion that can work wonders for the aging skin. Mix the white of an egg with freshly prepared onion juice to make a sticky pack. Apply this pack allover your face and neck. Let the pack dry out completely and ensure that you do not move any face muscles while the pack is still on. Clean off the pack with wet cotton and then wash off with plenty of water. You should use this treatment every alternate day to get the best results.
Almond, milk and honey face mask
Grind 4-5 almonds with raw milk to make a slightly runny paste. Add 1 spoon honey to this mixture and apply the pack to your cleaned face and neck. Let the pack set for 30 minutes or until it gets 90% dry. Wash off with plenty of water and pat dry. You need to follow this treatment once every day to get visible improvements.
Coconut oil with Aloe vera
Aloe Vera has excellent anti-aging properties due to its high anti-oxidant content. At the same time, coconut oil is also well known for its ability to erase wrinkles. Collect fresh Aloe Vera pulp from an Aloe Vera leaf. Mix 1 tablespoon of this pulp with 1 spoon of extra virgin coconut oil. Now rub in this pack onto your face. You can actually massage your face lightly with this pack and then leave it on for 30 minutes to set. After 30 minutes wash off with plenty of water but do not use soap. It is best to take this treatment before going to bed at night. This pack can show results within 2 weeks.
Carrot with coconut milk
Carrot is rich in retinol which actually has the ability to remove wrinkles; Coconut milk on the other hand is rich in nutrients and has extreme moisturizing properties. Take half of a carrot and clean it well before grinding it to a smooth paste. Collect the flesh of a fresh coconut and grind it in the mixer. Finally squeeze out the milk and mix it with the carrot paste. You can also squeeze out the juice from the carrot and use it with the coconut milk. Apply this pack onto your face and neck, leave on for 30 minutes and wash off with water. Follow this treatment daily before going to bed.
Apple and green grapes
This face pack can be effective to control the advancing signs of aging on the skin. Take a few small cubes of apple and smash them. Take 2-3 green grapes and smash them up with the apples. Do not discard the skins. Apply this pack onto your face and neck. Leave on for at least 20-30 minutes and then wash off with normal water. You should apply this pack twice a day for at least 15 days to see visible improvements.
Avocado, curd and green tea
Smash one avocado and mix it with 1 tablespoon of homemade sour curd. Add few spoons from a strong concoction of green tea into this mixture. Mix well, and apply the resulting mask onto your face and neck. Leave on for 30 minutes and then wash off with water. Use this pack every day and you can see visible results within a month.
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Honey and banana face pack for reducing skin aging signs
Banana has extreme nourishing properties and it can help in not only erasing the light wrinkles from the skin but also in balancing the skin complexion, promoting an even skin tone, which is often disrupted due to the aging process. Honey is also highly moisturizing and it contains a balanced dose of vitamins and minerals that can help in rejuvenating the skin. Take half of an overripe banana. Smash it with 2 spoons of honey to make a soft paste. Apply this mask to your face and neck and leave on for the next 20 minutes. Wash off with plenty of water.
Sandalwood and turmeric face mask for controlling signs of skin aging
Both Sandalwood and Turmeric are considered as the best kept secrets of Indian beauty. A face pack made from Sandalwood and Turmeric can very well help in controlling different signs of aging; be it the uneven skin complexion, patchiness or enlarged pores, this face pack can actually solve all your skin problems when used in the right way. Prepare turmeric paste with 1 inch of fresh turmeric and some sandalwood paste by rubbing the sandalwood stick on the sandstone with clean water. Now mix these two ingredients and apply the mask covering your face and neck. Let it set for 15-20 minutes and then washoff with water.
Fenugreek seed and milk face pack for controlling signs of skin aging
Fenugreek seeds have some active components that can effectively fight the problems of aging skin. Milk on the other hand can meet the moisturizing requirements of the skin making it supple and nourished from within. Soak 2 spoons of fenugreek seeds in 4 spoons of whole cow milk overnight. In the morning grind the soaked Fenugreek seeds to make a smooth paste. Apply this pack all over your face and neck, leave on for 20 minutes and then wash off with water.