Maybe the skin is not the most important organ in our body, but certainly is the mirror of our age! If we only think about against what our skin must fights every day, perhaps we’ll take better care about its condition. The first wrinkles are nightmare for everyone, but first we should learn WHY we develope them and then HOW to reduce these lines and look younger!
The enemies of our skin are many, from inside and outside.
Inner Factors that have bad influence on the skin are:
– Personal habits (like drinking to much alcohol or coffee)
– Bad nutrition
External factors include:
– Sun’s rays ( UVA,UVB,HEV LIGHT)
– Extreme hot or cold temperatures
– Agressive skin products
– Workplace irritants (working with chemicals, paints and detergents)
– Frequent washing
– Some medications and medical treatments
However, all of these influences plus skin changes that come with age , makes the skin vulnerable and good ground for many conditions and disorders.But if you take good care about your skin you can stop the premature aging or even reverse the process!
At this point we are leaving aside all cosmetic skin treatments because we are offering you a natural way to preserve youthful and healthy skin.
So let’s start!
1.NATURAL MOISTURIZERS are always excellent choice for keeping your skin hydrated, soft and without wrinkles. For this purpose you can use:
Coconut oil – because it’s very rich in vitamin E and the essential nutrients for skin health. It’s easily absorbed and thanks to its anti-microbial, antibacterial and antioxidant properties protects your skin from free radicals damage and help cleanse your skin.
Apply a small amount of coconut oil on your skin and gently massage the oil for couple of minutes. Leave it overnight to absorb well, and in the morning rinse your face with water. Repeat this every night to get soft and wrinkle-free skin.
Olive oil– contains linoleic acid that helps retain your skin moisture, vitamin E and antioxidants that helps create a natural barrier against the sun. Just rub some olive oil on your skin and with circular motions, massage until is absorbed completely. You can do this every day or several times a week for soft and glowing skin.
Aloe Vera– reach in many vitamins and minerals that keeps your skin healthy and hydrated. Especially is rich in with vitamins C , E and beta carotene. Improves skin elasticity, heals damaged skin cells and protects the skin from harmful UV sun rays. It’s best to use a raw aloe vera gel, directly from the leaf, apply it on your skin, massage and allow it to dry for 10 minutes. After wash it off with tepid water. Repeat every 3 days and soon you’ll notice positive changes on your skin. You can combine the gel with coconut oil for maximum effect!
Honey and lemon– excellent combination for long lasting effects. Honey it’s the best natural moisturizer that penetrates deeply in the skin which makes it great choice for all of you that have very dry skin. Lemon juice, rich in vitamin C helps balance the skin pH level and lighten dark spots and hyperpigmentation. Mix equal amounts of honey and lemon juice and apply it gently on your skin. Leave it to dry for 20 minutes and after rinse well with water. Do this at least 4 times a week and say goodbye to your dry and wrinkled skin!
2.NATURAL FACE MASKS with little effort to great results! Find some time and prepare these extremely hydrating masks to save your youth!
Avocado, honey and cocoa mask- mash one quarter of avocado in a bowl. In another bowl mix 1 tablespoon of honey and cocoa and warm up a little in a microwave just to be sure that you can mix it well. Then add the avocado, again mix well and apply on your skin for 15 minutes. After wash off with warm water and apply your usual moisturizer.All ingredients are hydrating and great antioxidants. This mask helps nourishing your skin and fights wrinkles.
Eggs, honey, coconut and olive oil mask- on the above mentioned natural moisturizers we’ll add only the eggs , which are rich in proteins that help tighten the skin and reduce the lines on your face. To prepare this mask you will have to blend 1 egg,1 tablespoon olive oil,1 tablespoon coconut oil and 1 teaspoon of honey until you get a smooth paste. On a clean face apply the desired amount of the mask and leave it for an hour. For better effects you can leave it overnight and wash it in the morning. Transfer the remaining mask- cream in a jar and store it in refrigerator maximum 2 weeks. You can use this mask daily or 2-3 times a week and your skin will become baby soft!
Banana, honey and orange juice mask-another great mask for all skin types and for healthy look of your skin.
Mix a half banana with 1 tablespoon of fresh orange juice and 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply the mask and leave it for 15 minutes. After wash off and moisturize your skin.
Face masks will help you with skin problems and will make your skin smooth and wrinkle free!
At the end, remember that beauty comes from inside to, so…. Try to eat enough foods reach in vitamin C and vitamin E.
Drink a lot of water, because that is the best way to stay hydrated.
Manage your stress by exercising or meditation.
Sleep at least 6 hours and possibly choose the back sleep position,to avoid sleep wrinkles.
Massage your face to relax face muscles and keep the skin elasticity.