By Kelly Hanson
We all will become old one day. This is a fact, an order of nature, a testament to the thought that nothing in this world is permanent. One of the greatest literary works of all time, The Picture of Dorian Gray, was based on a handsome young man’s aversion to aging. While we cannot completely stop the signs of aging, we can make an attempt to prolong it. By taking care of our skin we can make an attempt at ensuring that we do not age prematurely.
A lot of people think that taking care of your skin entails paying visits to expensive salons, buying overpriced creams, or going under the knife; however, the fact of the matter is that the ingredients for making a great skin care product can be found in our home! Yes, from simple food products such as eggs, honey, lemon juice, etc. you can make some great skincare products. In the following paragraphs, we will take a look at the some homemade remedies for anti-aging skin.
Lemon Juice with Honey
The combination of lemon juice and honey can work wonders for your skin. Lemon juice is high in Vitamin C, which is great for the skin. When mixed with honey, lemon juice can have a soothing effect on your skin. Preparing this skincare remedy is very easy. Mix one tablespoon of honey with lemon juice and gently massage it on the skin for some time. Leave it on for around 15 minutes, and then rinse with tap water. It is advisable to do this at night as you will not be exposed to sunlight. Do this every alternate day, and you will see the results for yourself.
Egg with Lemon Juice
We all know eggs are great for the body; however, you will be surprised to know that eggs work wonders for the skin too! Eggs contain zinc, proteins, and biotin, which work to repair the damaged cells of the body. To prepare this remedy, mix one teaspoon of egg white with one teaspoon of lemon juice. Stir well and then apply on the face. Leave it on for around 20 minutes and rinse with tap water. Doing this twice or thrice in a week will help in maintaining vitality in the skin.
Papaya, Yogurt, Honey, and Lemon Juice
This homemade remedy is a variation of the first remedy that we mentioned. To prepare this remedy, mash a papaya, and mix it with two tablespoons of yogurt. Add half a tablespoon of honey and lemon juice to this. Stir well, and apply the paste on your face. Rinse off with cold water after 20 minutes. Do this for around 3-4 days in a week, preferably in the night. This ingredients in papaya and yogurt, combined with the soothing effect of honey, and citric acid of lemon juice will keep your skin rejuvenated.
Bananas with Honey and Oat Flour
Bananas contain Vitamin A and Vitamin E, which help in keeping the skin wrinkle-free. To prepare this homemade remedy for anti-aging skin, mash 1 banana, and add two tablespoons of honey, and 1 tablespoon of oatmeal flour to it. Stir it so that it becomes a thick, heavy paste. Apply on your face thoroughly and leave it on for half an hour. Rinse with tap water and tap dry. Doing this thrice a week can help you in maintaining younger-looking skin.
This remedy is for those who want a quick-fix home remedy. Slice a potato and keep the slices on your face for 20 minutes. Rinse your face with lukewarm water. Doing this on a frequent basis will be beneficial for your skin.
These were some homemade remedies for your anti-aging skincare. As we mentioned in the beginning of the article, aging is a natural process, and no cream or surgery will stop it. We can only prolong the onset of wrinkles and other age-related signs by taking good care of our skin.
- Kelly Hanson has an extensive experience of writing on health-related topics. Her quest to know more about healthy living has developed into a passion of disseminating information through her articles. She appreciates the feedback of the readers, so don’t shy away from commenting.