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Anti Aging Secrets: Home Remedies

 

Do you know that you can mix up your own holistic, natural skin care treatments by using ingredients found in your own home?

Yes! Homemade beauty treatments which are fun and economical way to create an indulgent spa-like facial at home. Containing natural ingredients, these homemade skin care recipes have a powerful impact on the health and appearance of the skin.

Here are some home remedies made easy for skin care that will help prevent and reverse signs of aging, while helping your aging skin look healthy and radiant.

 

RECIPES FOR DRY AND AGING SKIN

 

(1)  Avocado Hydrating Anti-aging Facial Mask

 
Ingredients: 1/2 Avocado (peeled and mashed); 1/4 cup Milk (whole milk preferably); 1 Egg White (beaten until stiff).

Procedure: Mix into a smooth paste. Apply to face and throat. Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with water, followed by a cool rinse.

(2) Banana Anti-aging Mask

Ingredients: 1 ripe Banana; 1 tbsp Honey; 2 tbsp. Milk (whole milk preferably)

Procedure: Mash banana until creamy, add milk and honey; mix well. Apply to face and throat. Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with water, followed by a cool rinse.

(3) Cucumber Anti-wrinkle Peel

Ingredients: 1/4 Cucumber (peeled/seeded); 1 Egg White (beaten); 1 tsp Lemon juice

Procedure: Mix all ingredients and puree in blender. Apply to face and throat. Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, followed by a cool rinse.

(4) Anti-Aging Skin Firming Facial Cream

Ingredients: 1/2 tsp Vitamin E oil; 2 tbsp. Plain Yogurt; 1 Egg (beaten)

Procedure: Mix all ingredients and apply to face and throat. Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, followed by a cool rinse.

(5) Anti-Aging Moisturizing Body Lotion

Ingredients: 1 tbsp Honey; 1 tsp. Extra-virgin Olive oil; 1/2 fresh Lemon juice

Procedure: Mix well and massage into dry patches on elbows and knees. Leave on for 20 minutes. Wash off with warm water.

 

RECIPES FOR OILY AND ACNE PRONE SKIN

 
(1) Honey-Apple Mask

Ingredients: 1 medium Apple; 3-4 tbsp. Honey

Procedure: Mix ingredients and apply to face and throat. Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, followed by a cool rinse.

(2) Strawberry-Honey Acne Mask

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Fresh Strawberries; 1 Egg white; 2 tsp Honey

Procedure: Puree all ingredients in a blender. Apply to face and throat, leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, followed by a cool rinse.

(3) Apple Cider Vinegar Skin Toner

Ingredients: 2 tbsp Apple Cider; 1 cup Pure Spring water

Procedure: Mix ingredients in a glass jar. Soak a cotton ball with toner and gently rub over the face, leaving solution on the face Do not rinse off. Use 1 to 3 times daily for acneic skin. The mixture will last up to 2-3 months in the fridge. Undiluted apple cider vinegar can also be dabbed on pimples as a spot treatment.

 

RECIPES FOR SENSITIVE SKIN

 
(1) Aloe and Cucumber Facial Mask

Ingredients: 1/4 Cucumber (peeled/seeded); 2 tbsp Pure Aloe Vera Gel; 1 tbsp. Plain Yogurt

Procedure: Puree cucumber in a blender. Mix in remaining ingredients and apply to face and throat. Leave on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, followed by a cool rinse.

(2) Skin Exfoliant for Sensitive Skin

Ingredients: 2 tsp Baking Soda; 1 tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil; 2-3 tbsp Whole Milk

Procedure: Mix all ingredients and gently massage into the skin a circular motion. Rinse with warm water, followed by a cool rinse.

 

RECIPES FOR ALL SKIN TYPES

 
(1) Green Tea Toner

Ingredients: 1 Green Tea bag; 1 cup Pure water

Procedure: Make 1 cup of green tea, steep for 10 minutes. Remove tea bag and let cool at room temperature. Mix with pure spring water. May stores in a glass jar or small spray bottle. Soak cotton ball with green tea mixture and apply to the face or lightly mist with spray bottle. This green tea will last in the fridge for 1 week.

(2) Pumpkin Mask

Ingredients: 1 tbsp Pumpkin Puree (canned without spices); 1 tsp Honey; 1 tsp Whole Milk

Procedure: Mix all ingredients and gently massage into the skin in a circular motion. Rest or relax for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, followed by a cool rinse. This mask, if use regularly will brighten your skin.

(3) Brown Sugar Scrub

Ingredients: 2 tbsp Brown Sugar; 2 tbsp uncooked Oatmeal; 1 tbsp Honey; 1 tsp Lemon Juice; 1 tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Procedure: Grind oatmeal in a blender until very fine. Mix all ingredients into a paste. Rinse face, and massage it with this scrub mixture (make sure skin is moist with water). Rinse off with warm water. (You can also use the scrub mixture for the body. Use in the shower while skin is moist. Massage in circular motion with a washcloth. Rinse off with warm water.)

 

ALL THE INGREDIENTS THAT WERE USED ARE NATURAL. HERE ARE THEIR SKIN CARE BENEFITS:

 
APPLE – It contains malic acid which is a very powerful antioxidant. Apples are also gentle exfoliants.

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR – It detoxifies and heals. A raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar restores skins natural pH balance and helps absorb excess oil from the skin.

ALOE VERA – It is rich in over 200 nutrients. It has soothing, healing, moisturizing, and firming effects.

AVOCADO – It is rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Avocado is excellent for dry and aging skin.

BAKING SODA – It aids in cleansing. Baking soda is an inexpensive and effective gentle exfoliating treatment.

*** You can ADD 2 tsp of Baking Soda to any of the facial mask recipes or even your commercial skin care products to further enhance gentle exfoliation.

BANANA – It is high in potassium and vitamins. Bananas nourish, soften, and moisturize the skin.

EGGS – It is high in protein. Egg whites give the skin a lifting and tightening effect and also helps reduce large pores.

EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL – It is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids. It has nourishing, soothing, and extremely moisturizing effect.

HONEY – It is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. A raw honey is rich in vitamins and minerals, and soothes, softens, tones, and heals skin.

LEMON – It is anti-wrinkle, anti-bacterial, antioxidant and antiseptic. Lemon brightens dull skin. Diluted lemon juice is also an effective toner for acne-prone skin.

MILK – It contains lactic acid which helps gently in exfoliating, soothing, moisturizing and softening of skin.

PUMPKIN – It is an excellent source of anti-aging antioxidants. Pumpkin promotes skin repair, exfoliation, and hydration.

SUGAR – It is a gentle exfoliant, rich in natural glycolic acid. Sugar promotes cellular renewal.

STRAWBERRIES – It is rich in salicylic acid. Strawberries gently exfoliate dead skin cells, removing impurities, while helping make pores appear smaller.

YOGURT – It is a natural skin moisturizer. Yogurt is a gentle cleanser and exfoliant that gives skin a beautiful glow. Yogurt also reduces pore size and improves skin`s texture while restoring skin`s natural pH balance.

 

Final Thoughts

 
I know there are so many beauty skin care products available commercially – some cheap and some are very expensive. I have gathered these simple beauty skin recipes which use natural ingredients. Why not try these, make sure it is according to your skin type, you will never know, it may work for you and at the end you may never use any of those skin products available in the market.

 

 

Thanks for reading and hopefully this helps. Leave a comment.

 

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16 thoughts on “Anti Aging Secrets: Home Remedies

  1. Green tea is really great for fighting acne and skin issue.
    I used to use matcha powder but it is quite expensive, so I guess green tea is a good alternative.

    I have also used apple cider vinegar and aloe vera before too.
    Both are also great.

    I love using natural remedies, and I think I should try out the others recommendation you have here and see what works best for me =)

    Thanks for sharing this.

    1. You`re welcome Frosteer! Green tea, apple cider vinegar and aloe vera are the commonly used natural ingredients.. but i can assure you that the others work well too. Try the pumpkin mask.. it really does brighten your face!
      Thanks!

  2. Hello Hanna. what a great article that’s packed with information I just showed this to my wife and daughters as they love to make their own facial scrubs and they love it. I’m quite sure they will be returning to your website for more articles.
    Thank you so much,
    David

    1. You`re most welcome David! I am very glad you and your family find this article very helpful! And for sure, i will try my best to write more articles in the future that will give lots of useful informations. Cheers!

  3. Hi Hanna, thank you for the recipes for making these wonderful facial scrubs and toner,I just love the green tea toner, I have posted this to my facebook page (Ruthlyn’s Store) so my friends can get this information too.

  4. Wow. This is something I can actually use. I love your avocado and cucumber skin remedies. Thanks for the information, This is a good website I will bookmark.

  5. This post was great. There are a lot of skin care products out there, but most of them seem to be filled with chemicals that I cannot even pronounce. I love the natural ingredients, it is a new take on items we use all the time for other things.

    I had bad acne as a teenager, wish I would have seen this then. It would have been extremely helpful!

  6. Hi Hanna, I think this post is really helpful and also important for women since we are all obsessed with having a beautiful and healthy skin. Most of the products available in drug stores contain too many chemicals and can irritate the skin, but with home remedies one can work wonders as well. I’ll definitely give it a try! Thanks for sharing this post

    1. Thanks Ruya! I think nowadays, more and more people are into the natural way of doing things. It`s true, there are a lot of products out there, and you`re not even sure what it is made up of. It is also safer to use natural based ingredients. I`m glad you find this article helpful!

  7. This is a GREAT post! I’m a huge fan of natural remedies, treatments, and medicine. Why use expensive, synthetic, artificial, added chemical concoctions when it’s easier, cheaper, healthier, safer, AND more effective to use things you probably already have at home? I mean, really?

    All I can say is the big cooperations and advertising giants sure have done a number on the general public, making everyone think they NEED their products. Makes me sick. That’s why, even in business, I remain an honest and genuine person.

    People always use the excuse, business is business. It’s the kill or be killed mentaility. Work your way up by stepping on others. Not for me. I’ve been very successful in business by gaining people’s trust, and earning their respect. That’s where loyal customers come from, and they are the one who will refer others to you as well.

    Anyway, love this post. Couldn’t agree more!

    1. Thanks Freya for sharing your thoughts. I understand what you`re saying.. and sometimes, because there are already “big” names out there, small businessess get intimidated. But i think, people are smarter now. They are more into the natural way. People are more aware what`s best for them. It`s true, you will always have good and loyal customers if you have gain their trust by being true and honest to them.
      Cheers!

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