Aging is a natural part of life, but not everyone wants to show the signs that come with it. Luckily there are different ways you can fight aging and maintain your youthful skin!
There’s no need to spend hundreds on fancy skin care products. Most of the high end lines contain natural ingredients, which are good for your skin but mixed with a host of synthetic chemicals that may irritate or even damage it.
You might already have some home remedies in your cabinets at home to lessen the appearance of wrinkles and improve your complexion. Check out these facial rejuvenation secrets and tips to keep your face looking its best.
Everyone knows what green tea is, but most people are not familiar with white tea that comes from China. This tea comes from freshly picked leaves of the Camellia Sinensis plant from China.
Brew the white tea first and when it’s done, add green tea powder along with lemon juice until it’s a pasty consistency. These two teas mixed together have powerful antioxidants that can help to promote cell production and fight wrinkles. It also contains anti-inflammatory properties that will reduce redness and puffiness around the eyes.
Simply apply to the face, let in on for about 10 minutes then rinse with lukewarm water.
Aloe & Rosewater Facial Spray
This rejuvenating spray will plump your skin and improve its color and tone for a more healthy looking face. You can usually find rosewater in the local health food store but make sure to check for harmful ingredients such as alcohol or other additives.
- 2 ounces pure rosewater
- 6 ounces organic aloe vera juice
Combine the ingredients in a 10-ounce mist bottle and keep it in the fridge to stay fresh. Shake well before use, and spray onto face and neck after cleansing in the morning, and again before bed, after you remove your makeup and clean your face with your normal cleansing routine.
Bee Pollen Mask
Products made from bees may also stimulate collagen production and have anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anti-bacterial qualities. A good health food store will carry raw honey and bee pollen.
- 1/4 cup organic whole milk
- 1/2 of an avocado
- 1 tablespoon of raw honey
- 2 tablespoons bee pollen
After blending the ingredients well, apply them to your face and neck. Allow the mixture on your face for 20-30 minutes, then rinse it away with warm water.
Antioxidant Berry Mask
You get all you need with this mask – anti-oxidants, minerals and vitamins. With its plumping effect from the berries, it leaves skin brighter, with a supple, youthful appearance.
- 5 organic raspberries
- 5 organic blueberries
- 5 organic blackberries
The berries should be mashed down until a “smoothie’ consistency is reached, then apply to the face. The mask should remain on for 15 minutes, then it should be rinsed with warm water and patted dry.
Under Eye Treatment
The best skin care regimen is one with just one ingredient and that’s why this low-budget option will be perfect for those who wake up to dark circles, puffiness around the eyes, or dull looking skin.
The strawberries contain alpha hydroxy acids which are found in many overpriced products but also antioxidants and vitamin Cs as well. This means it can refresh sensitive eye areas resulting in a more vibrant appearance all day long!
Chilled organic strawberry jam
Cotton swab (optional)
With the help of a cotton swab or your fingers, apply enough jam to leave behind an even layer. Let it sit for five minutes then rinse off with water.
We all want to look our best. One of the most important things you can do is keep your skin looking healthy and that’s why we’ve put together this list of facial rejuvenation secrets and tips that will help you maintain a youthful glow for years to come.
You don’t need expensive treatments or fancy products–these are tried-and-true techniques that work wonders!