Even till a few years back wrinkles on forehead used to be considered as a natural sign of ageing; but in todays’ hectic and over stressed lifestyle getting forehead furrow lines even in your early 30s are not very uncommon. These unwanted wrinkles can make you look older than your age and they can be difficult to hide even with a good dose of makeup. However the good news is that they can be treated medically, through the advanced cosmetic treatments as well as through natural ways.
Treating forehead wrinkles through cosmetic treatments
It is suggested to opt for cosmetic treatments only if you are suffering from furrow lines due to aging that cannot be treated effectively through any other means. The most common cosmetic treatments for treating wrinkles of forehead effectively include
- Botox/Dysport treatment: Botox and Dysport are considered as the miraculous potions in cosmetic treatments. These medicines come in injection form and can be a surefire to remove forehead wrinkles. They offer results for as long as 3 to 6 months, and you need to repeat the treatment after the specified time span in order to maintain the best effects. Botox/Dysport treatments are best suggested for furrow lines that are not very deep. Use of Botox as a preventive treatment for forehead wrinkles is also gaining quick popularity.
- Juvederm/Restylene treatment: Both Juvederm and Restylene are hyaluronic acid based injectable dermal fillers. These fillers can be used effectively to treat even the deep set forehead wrinkles for long time. A proper treatment with either of these fillers can keep forehead wrinkles away for as long as one year, and needs to be repeated afterwards to maintain the same effectiveness.
Treating forehead wrinkles through natural ways
In case you are still in your late 20s or 30s and have started to notice wrinkles on your forehead you actually need not to resort to cosmetic ways to treat them effectively. Forehead wrinkles when not caused due to aging can be treated naturally and erased for long time without resorting to cosmetic ways. For treating your forehead wrinkles you need to implement some changes in your lifestyle and take care of your forehead skin in the way mentioned below
Take a balanced diet
A balanced diet filled with lots pf leafy vegetables and fruits that supply adequate amount of fiber, vitamins and minerals to your daily diet are essential to keep your bodyhealthy from inside; so that you skin can repair the wrinkles through its own regenerative mechanisms. Drink sufficient water to keep your body and skin hydrated.
Quit smoking and drinking
Smoking slows down the regenerative capacity of the body, thus affecting your skin directly. Quitting on smoking can help in treating furrow lines. Alcohol has extensive de-hydrating effect and when consumed in high quantity on a daily basis is sure to harm your skin causing wrinkles. So, stay away from these habits.
Get adequate sleep and do your exercise daily
In order to have your body in a condition that can boost the self-repairing mechanism of your skin to cover up the furrow lines it is essential that you get adequate amount of sleep and continue daily exercise that increases blood flow in your body and keeps the immunity system healthy.
Use an anti aging cream/serum on your forehead
Good quality anti-aging creams come with the ability to re-invigorate the natural repairing mechanism of the skin. These products include active elements like Retinol which has proven effect in erasing wrinkles efficiently. So, using an anti aging cream on a daily basis can be highly effective to treat the forehead wrinkles. The anti aging serums can also be highly effective as they are more readily absorbed into the skin.
Use a homemade anti-wrinkle pack
Homemade anti-wrinkle face packs can be highly effective to not only reduce but remove forehead wrinkles. Here is the formula of an effective anti-wrinkle pack
- The white of an egg
- 1/2 spoon honey
- Juice from fresh carrot
Take the white of an egg and mix the honey with it. Now add the carrot juice and mix it well. Apply the pack on the affected part of your forehead and leave for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes moisten the pack with plain water with the help of soft cotton; then wash the pack off and pat dry. This homemade pack is highly effective to erase forehead wrinkles. You can use this pack daily or on alternate days. This homemade pack is highly effective to erase forehead wrinkles and can provide visible improvements in within a single week.
Avocado with lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon avocado pulp
- 2-5 drops of lemon juice
Avocado is filled with antioxidants and using this face pack on the affected part of your forehead can be extensively effective. Mix the lemon juice with the avocado pulp and simply apply it on your forehead. Leave it there untouched for 20 minutes; then moisten the pack with water and wash it off. You can use this face pack everyday to get visible improvements within a week.
The mixed fruit face pack
- 2 small pieces of banana
- 1 small cube of ripe papaya
- 1 small cube of pineapple
Smash all the fruits together and apply them on your forehead. This face pack is infused with the natural goodness of fruits and can offer visible reduction in forehead wrinkles within weeks. You should apply the thick pack evenly onto your forehead and let it be there for at least 30 minutes, before washing it off with normal water and patting dry.
Fuller’s earth and rosewater face pack
- 2 teaspoons of fuller’s earth
- Rose water as per requirement
Mix rosewater with finely grounded fuller’s earth to make a smooth paste. Apply a thick layer of this face pack evenly on your forehead. Leave it for 20 minutes, till the pack gets dry. First moisten the pack with wet cotton and then wash it off with normal water without rubbing the skin rigorously. While using this pack ensure that you do not make any movement of your forehead skin when the pack is still on.
The oil treatment
- 5 drops of Olive oil
- 2 drops of Sandalwood essential oil
Mix the two types of oils and apply it on the affected part of your forehead with light circular motion. Massage the oil for 5-7 minutes with soft hands. Leave the oil on your skin overnight and in the morning rinse with fresh normal water. This oil mixture can be highly helpful to control and reduce wrinkles within minimum time. Sandalwood oil promotes formation of new skin cells and increases blood circulation promoting the repairing mechanism of the skin.
Nutmeg, milk and saffron face pack
- 1/2 teaspoon of finely grounded Nutmeg
- 1-2 teaspoon of milk
- 2-3 strands of saffron
Put the strands of saffron in the milk and let it soak in the milk for some time. Now add the grounded nutmeg and make a mixture with light consistency. Apply this pack on your forehead and keep for 15-20 minutes until it gets completely dried. Now moisten the pack and wash it off with cold water. This pack can be used daily and offers visible improvement of forehead wrinkles within a week.
Aloe vera and yogurt face pack for treating wrinkles on forehead
Dryness is one of the primary reasons of skin wrinkle formation. Aloe Vera has high natural vitamin E content which can fight signs of aging most effectively. Yogurt on the other hand has a number of enzymes and can nourish the skin from within helping in removing the wrinkles on forehead.
Mix 2 spoons of freshly collected Aloe Vera pulp with 1 spoon of yogurt and apply this pack onto your forehead. Let it set for 40 minutes or until it starts getting dry. Remove the pack with a wet ball of cotton and wash off with water.
Turmeric and sandalwood pack can be effective in controlling wrinkles on the forehead
When you are fighting with wrinkles on the forehead, a pack made from turmeric and sandalwood can actually help you get rid of those stubborn lines. Take 1 inch fresh turmeric root and grind it to paste. Prepare 1/2 spoon sandalwood paste by rubbing the sandalwood stick on the sandstone with water. Now mix the two ingredients and apply the resulting paste onto your forehead. Let it set until it starts getting dry. Wash off with plenty of water.
Egg, onion juice and olive oil pack for removing forehead wrinkle
You can easily get rid of forehead wrinkle by using this pack religiously while maintaining the above mentioned precautions and lifestyle changes. Prepare some fresh onion juice by grinding half of an onion. Take the white of an egg, and add 1 spoon of this onion juice to it.
Now add 1 spoon olive oil to the pack and mix well. Apply this pack onto your forehead in layers. Make it sure that when you are applying the pack, you are lying comfortably and the skin of your forehead is not creased. Also do not talk or express while the pack is on. After you have applied 3-4 layers let it get dry and then remove with a piece of wet cotton.