As we age,the skin tends to lose its elasticity and wrinkles start to form. Exposure to dust, pollution, harsh climatic conditions and poor dietary choices tend to make our skin age prematurely. The earliest signs being dull skin and formation of wrinkles.
Here are some effective natural remedies for skin care that can help in diminishing the appearance of wrinkles:
1 . Fenugreek (Methi)
An elixir for fighting various skin problems including wrinkles. Its leaves are rich in vitamins and minerals which get absorbed by the skin easily. Wrinkles and fine lines can be treated if this remedy is used regularly.
-Grind fenugreek leaves to form a thick paste. Apply it to the face and leave overnight. Wash it off with lukewarm water in the morning.
-You can also wash your face with fenugreek seeds boiled in water or apply fenugreek oil in areas of wrinkles and fine lines.
2 . Cucumber And Yoghurt
Cucumber is rich in B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, folic acid, vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and zinc. Loaded with such a great no. of nutrients it adds immense value to the skin. It tightens, lightens, hydrates and tones the skin. It prevents skin from drying, cracking or peeling and also prevents wrinkles.
-Prepare a mixture of cucumber juice and mint leaves. Mix it in a half cup of yoghurt.
-Preserve this paste in the fridge and use it as a hydrating mask to your face thrice a week.
3 . Olive Oil
Olive oil is a rich source of antioxidants like vitamins A and E. It is used as massage oil which helps skin to get rid of free radicals. It moisturizes repairs and regenerates skin cells providing long lasting protection to the skin.
-Mix equal amounts of olive oil, glycerin and honey.
-Apply this to the skin twice daily to eliminate wrinkles and dead cells.
4 . Almonds
Almonds are rich in fiber, Vitamin E, iron, zinc, calcium, folic acid and oleic acid. These nutrients provide a cumulative effect of delaying the aging process and thereby prevent wrinkles.
-Soak some almonds in milk overnight.
-In the morning, remove the skin and grind the mixture to a paste.
-Apply this to your face daily to get a wrinkle free skin.
Things To Keep In Mind
-Smoking is injurious to health as well as to the skin. Avoid smoking to get a wrinkle free skin.
-Drink plenty of water and juices to keep the skin hydrated.
-Protect your skin from the sun. Apply sunscreen before going out under the sun.
-Get sufficient sleep. Make sure you get a sound sleep of around 6 to 8 hours of sleep for a healthy skin.