Anti aging skin care should be done naturally. How do organic and natural remedies help? Let’s first understand what age does to our skin, as we grow older…
As our years advance, the outer skin,(epidermis) becomes thinner. Changes in the connective tissue, reduces the skin’s elasticity and strength. Besides internal changes, there is a noticeable effect of external factors, such as: weather, pollution and most of all sun exposure.
Natural anti aging skin care methods are safe, effective and gentle. Here, we list the four best natural ways you can take care of your skin, and get the desired anti aging result.
Read on for a comprehensive list of all the food products and ingredients that can help…
Foods containing anti oxidants form a significant part of an anti aging diet.
Berries of all kinds: Blue berries, raspberries, cranberries and strawberries are all rich sources of anti oxidants. Dark colored berries are also rich sources of Vitamin C, which helps to repair tissue that is damaged due to age.
Green leafy vegetables like spinach and kale; they are rich in anti oxidants and anti aging vitamins.
Chocolate can increase circulation in blood and improve the ability to
retain moisture, which reduces the formation of wrinkles.
Fish oil supplements are rich in omega D3, and its consumption contributes to healthier, younger looking skin.
Avocados are considered to be the supreme anti aging nutrition food, and promotes skin health.
Eating whole grains, instead of refined ones, helps to cleanse the system, which in turn, shows on the skin.
Anti aging herbs for skin care, have been used for ages and their goodness holds true today also. The main ones are:
Ginseng is one topmost herb for anti aging skin care; it prevents wrinkles and helps to reduce puffy eyes and dark circles.
Sage has antiseptic qualities, and it can be boiled and preserved to be used as an astringent.
Oregano is also a most effective anti aging skin care herb. Apply a few drops of 100% oregano oil to the skin and massage.
Rosemary herbs help to lessen the sagging of the skin.
Turmeric is the age old spice, know to promote anti aging health and consequently effective for skin care. It can be applied as a paste to the skin and included in the diet too.
Anti aging creams mostly have a moisturizing effect, promising
to make the consumer look younger by masking or preventing signs of skin
Despite their demand and popularity, studies have shown that the best performing creams reduce wrinkles by less than 10%, which is not even perceivable by the human eye. A good natural moisturizer with anti aging vitamins, is as effective as any proclaimed anti aging cream
You can make these at home on your own, for the best anti aging effect.
A mixture of 2tsp rose water, 3/4 drops of glycerin and 1/2tsp lemon juice applied at night, is excellent for toning of the skin.
A cucumber and curd pack helps to rejuvenate skin and lessen under eye dark circles.
Coconut milk helps to moisturize the skin and keep it supple.
A papaya or tomato mask, or one made with white of egg and honey, helps to firm up the skin.
A combination of lemon juice and honey in equal proportions, has strong anti aging properties for skin care.
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