You do not have to accept wrinkles as inevitable and natural part of process of aging, as cosmetic industry claims they are. You can surely help yourself, and gain and maintain smooth and clear skin.
What is the Cause of Fine Lines and Wrinkles
Collagen and elastin are reasons why the skin is firm, flexible, and string. However, slower metabolism comes with aging, and the skin is not as capable as before to produce moisture as much as needed.
But there are also other reasons that assist fine lines and wrinkles formation:
- Smoking is huge cause for a loss of skin tone and color, and increases skin aging significantly
- Alcohol causes dehydration of the body, and particularly skin
- Environmental pollution can make your body to use all antioxidants (vitamin E for example)
- Bad eating habits and poor sleep can be reasons why your skin is weak
- Sugar intake in large quantities speeds up formation of wrinkles also
Home Treatments for Face and Neck Wrinkles
- Consume Organic Natural Food
Fruits and vegetables are full with essential antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. Proteins and amino acids are very important for the skin also, so you have to pay attention and take supplements if you do not consume meat. You can also consume nuts because they are great choice as additional food source of protein, minerals, and vitamins.
- Dark Chocolate
Consume dark chocolate that contains as less sugar as possible. Dark chocolate is rich with various chemical compounds that protect the skin.
- Remove sugar intake
Removing of sugar from your meals, especially the refined sugar is critical when it comes to decrement of wrinkles. Sugar destroys collagen and makes the skin weak.
- Topically Apply Vitamin C
The skin requires vitamin C to keep its structure healthy and to build collagen. It is scientifically proven that topically applied vitamin C reduces formation of fine lines, while guarding the skin from sun`s short wave ultraviolet rays.
- Regular moisturize the skin
You should avoid artificial skin products that contain parabens, petroleum, and phthalates that stress the skin. Always buy products that contain organic moisturizers and nutrients.
- Exfoliate the Skin
You should exfoliate your skin on regular basis in order to eliminate dead skin cells and to stimulate skin rejuvenation.
Five Tips for Natural Skin Care that Reduce Face and Neck Wrinkles
Here are five tips for natural skin care that reduce face and neck wrinkles:
- Cucumber Mask
Mash cucumber and mix it in yogurt, apply the mixture on the face and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse with tepid water. The cucumber will sooth your skin and yogurt will nourish and moisturize it.
- Avocado Mask
Avocado is great as a moisturizer, but it also protects and cleans the skin. Avocado contains vitamin C that helps maintaining tone of the skin and makes skin smoother. It also contains vitamin A that slows down the process of skin aging.
You just need to smash 1 avocado and apply it on the face. Leave it for 10 minutes and just rinse with warm water.
- Yogurt and Raw Honey
Raw honey hydrates and cleans the skin while yogurt contains lactic acid that act as exfoliator. Mix equal amounts of these two ingredients and apply the mixture on the face. Leave it for ten minutes and rinse it off.
- Coconut Oil
Coconut oil is great for the skin because it is beneficial in many ways: it moisturizes the skin, it is great against dark spots, and it reduces wrinkles and fine lines. All you have to do is to put a bit of coconut oil on the finger and apply it on the skin (you may apply it under eyes also).
- Egg Whites Mask
Eggs whites contain magnesium that is stimulating for skin cells, and potassium that hydrates the skin. Eggs whites are marvelous source of protein for damaged skin tissue repair.
To make the skin soother and to lighten dark skin spots just mix an egg white from one egg with an orange juice (one teaspoon) and turmeric (one teaspoon). Wash with warm water afterwards.