Home Remedies for Wrinkles

How to get rid of wrinkles

As we grow older, the skin starts loosing its elasticity and wrinkles start appearing on our skin, which is a cause of concern for many.There is no need to panic. These simple natural home remedies can help one to tackle or at least reduce the wrinkles to some extent.

Stick to  mild skin care products or home made products as the chemicals does more damage to the skin.

Protect your skin from excessive exposure to the sun as it causes wrinkles. It is better to avoid going out in the afternoons when the sun is very strong from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Protect yourself by wearing sunglasses or a wide brimmed hat, if you cannot avoid going out at that time.

Natural remedies to prevent wrinkles

Massage your skin with olive oil or pure coconut oil regularly to prevent wrinkles. Do not use soap that day, instead use bengal gram flour (besan) to wash your body.

Massaging pure sesame seed oil mixed with equal quantities of almond oil also prevents wrinkles .

Massaging face with apricot kernel oil moisturizes the skin and slows down the aging process.

Mix milk cream with a few drops of lemon juice and apply to your skin, 20 minutes before bath.Then have bath in luke warm water. If done regularly for a month, you will notice positive changes in your skin. Dry skin are more prone to wrinkles, so keep your skin moisturized and hydrated. Try to avoid  using soap often.

Eggs and wrinkles

Apply egg white to the wrinkled skin and wash it off after it dries with warm water. This home remedy is very effective for fine lines under the eye. Within a few days of following this remedy, you will find the lines reducing.

Mix egg white, rose water and glycerin and use it as a face pack once or twice a week .

Ginger in reducing wrinkles

Take half a tsp of ginger paste in the morning with a tsp of honey as it is an effective home remedy for wrinkles.

Alternate method of including ginger –

Wash ginger well, wipe it dry, peel the skin and cut it into round slices. Dry it in the shade. After that, soak it in honey and bottle it. Take 2 pieces daily in the morning to have a youthful look. Make this preparation every week as it tends to get spoiled soon.

Diet and exercise

Include green tea, almonds, olive oil, fenugreek in your diet as they are rich in antioxidants and slows down the aging process. Exercise regularly to improve blood circulation. 

Utter the words ‘E’ (smile widely) and ‘O’ (pretend to whistle) to prevent wrinkles. Do this 10 to 15 times, two or three times a day.

Avoid alcohol and smoking.

Lastly to summarize, take a balanced & healthy diet, stay away from strong sunlight, have a good sleep and be happy to keep wrinkles at bay.