Skin care and beauty is the most talked about topic in our day to day life. All of us want to reduce wrinkles and stop premature aging process. Everyone wants beautiful and healthy skin. We want to keep the freshness of our youthful days even though we can’t stop time. Many things cause our skin to age. Some things we cannot do anything about; others we can influence.
One thing that we cannot change is the natural aging process. It plays a key role. With time, we all get visible lines on our face. It is natural for our face to lose some of its youthfulness. We notice our skin becoming thinner and drier. Our genes largely control when these changes occur. The medical term for this type of aging is “intrinsic aging.”
We can influence another type of aging that affects our skin. Our environment and lifestyle choices can cause our skin to age prematurely. The medical term for this type of aging is “extrinsic aging.” By taking some Natural preventive actions, we can slow the effects that this type of aging has on our skin.
1. Stop eating processed & Fast foods!
Foods that create inflammation have an immense pro-aging effect on our skin. To prevent it, stop consuming processed, packaged and fast foods, as well as gluten, dairy and sugar. Eating too much sugar will make you more prone to wrinkles and make you age quicker.
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2. Water is your savior
Good skin starts from within. Stay hydrated with Water, Coconut water and Green tea, which are full of anti-oxidants and help prevent premature aging and reduce wrinkles. Not only moisturizing from within important, but Water rids your body of harmful toxins and other bad substances. This effectively gives your skin a fresh feel and healthy life.
3. Olive Oil & Coconut Oil
Olive oil can help your skin stay soft and supple naturally. Gently massage your face with few drops of Olive Oil, twice a week, before bedtime and rinse. Olive oil is rich in vitamins, including A, D, and K, as well as vitamin E plus antioxidants which help to moisturize your skin and keep it fresh and healthy.
Coconut oil improves blood circulation in your skin. Since coconut oil promotes Collagen production, it can help repair skin cells, meaning our cuts and rashes will heal faster. The antibacterial properties make coconut oil ideal for preventing infection in small cuts and lacerations. Use it on your skin to help sooth sunburn and prevent peeling.
Take few drops of Coconut oil and massage all over your face, especially the affected areas like, foreheads, under-eyes and around your mouth. Do this 2-3 times a week.
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4. Use Sunscreens
Sunscreens are one of the most important tool when it comes to fighting premature aging and wrinkles. Whether its a sunny or rainy day, you should always apply sunscreen on your face, neck, hand etc. Since Sunscreen blocks the harmful UVB and UVA rays, which damage our skin and make it dry, it should be a must in our to-do list to prevent skin dryness. So, next time when you are out, be sure to apply sunscreen as not only does it prevent harmful rays from affecting your skin, it also helps in preventing wrinkles and premature aging.
5. Massage away Wrinkles
Not every solution to get rid of wrinkles comes inside a bottle, there are solutions that take no investment at all and one of that is a simple face massage. This one does not cost a penny and gives you the best results too. Face massage stimulates blood circulation, prevents fine lines, slows wrinkle formation, tightens the skin and works against puffiness of the skin. Face massage makes your skin glow and feel young.
Get your face massage at your convenient time of the day. The best time however would be before you go to sleep. This will not only give you better result but also relax you and helps in inducing good sleep.