Wrinkles, dark circles, and age spots! There comes a time when we all face the inevitable…the aging process. It’s a part of life, however, there’s nothing wrong with a little help from mother nature to reduce their appearance.
In today’s article, I will share my top 3 home remedies for each!
Top Home Remedies For Wrinkles:
- Aloe Vera
- Olive Oil
Top Home Remedies For Dark Circles:
- Tea Bags
Top Home Remedies For Age Spots:
- Apple Cider Vinegar
- Onion Juice and Honey
- Castor Oil
Let’s get started!
Home Remedies For Wrinkles
Almonds are a great source of vitamin E, calcium, fiber, iron, zinc, oleic acid, and folic acid. All of these combined make an excellent remedy to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
Combine a handful of almonds and raw milk and allow to soak overnight. The following morning, remove the skin and grind the almonds until a thick paste is formed. Apply this paste onto your skin and leave for 30 minutes. Next, wash off with warm water.
This remedy can be done daily.
Note: The almond paste can also be applied under the eyes to reduce the appearance of dark circles.
Malic acid within aloe vera improves elasticity in your skin which, in turn, can reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
Extract the gel from inside an aloe vera leaf. Apply the gel to your skin and leave on for 20 minutes. Next, rinse the area with warm water.
Alternatively, you can combine fresh aloe vera gel with oil from one vitamin E capsule. Apply to fine lines and wrinkles and leave on for 30 minutes. Rinse the area with warm water.
Both remedies can be done daily.
Olive oil is a great source of antioxidants and when it’s combined with honey and glycerin it’s becomes a great remedy to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
Combine a few drops of olive oil, a few drops of honey, and a few drops of glycerin and mix well. Using small circular motions with your index finger, massage this mixture into your skin and leave (no need to rinse)
This can be done twice a day.
Home Remedies For Dark Circles
The antioxidants and caffeine in tea makes this a great remedy to reduce the appearance of dark circles and puffiness around the eyes.
Chill 2 used green tea bags inside the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Next, place the chilled tea bags over your eyes for 15 minutes. (Be sure not to get tea in your eyes!)
Repeat this remedy once a day for a few weeks for best results.
The mild astringent properties in cucumbers makes this an excellent remedy to reduce the appearance of dark circles.
Cut a cucumber into thick slices and place slices in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Next, place the chilled slices on the affected areas of your eyes for 10 minutes. Remove and rinse with cool water.
This remedy can be done twice a day for 1 week for best results.
The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of turmeric makes for an excellent remedy to reduce the appearance of dark circles. It will also soften the skin around the eyes which a plus!
Combine 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder and a few drops of fresh pineapple juice. Mix into a paste. Apply this paste to the affected area and leave for 10 minutes. Next, gently wipe away the paste with a soft, damp cloth.
This remedy can be done once a day for best results.
Home Remedies For Age Spots
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is used for a number of skin problems, including reducing the appearance of age spots.
Combine equal amounts of ACV and water. Apply to age spots and leave for 3-5 minutes. Next, rinse the area with warm water.
For best results, do this once a day for 3-5 days.
Onion Juice and Honey
The acidic nature of onion juice combined with honey makes this a great remedy to reduce the appearance of age spots.
Combine 1 tablespoon of onion juice and 2 tablespoons of honey and apply this mixture to the affected area. Leave on for 15 minutes and rinse well with warm water. You may use scented, gentle soap to remove the onion odor.
This remedy can be done twice a day.
The healing properties of castor oil makes this an excellent remedy to reduce the appearance of age spots.
Soak a cotton ball in castor oil and apply to the affected area. Next, massage the area for 3-5 minutes. Next, leave the castor oil on the affected area for a few hours then wash the area with warm water.
This remedy can be done once in the morning and once in the evening for best results.
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