Today, not only women are conscious of how they look. Some men these days are more mindful of their visage than women. Everyone wants to look young. For the well-off, they resort to plastic or aesthetic surgery like face lifts, facial contouring, rhinoplasty, and a lot more to delay ageing. Yet, you need not spend that much just to stay young. What you have in your kitchen can actually help you on this.
Here are some do-it-yourself beauty treatments that you can make to maintain a healthy, glowing skin.
Green and White Tea Mask
Green tea and white tea are rich in EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate). It is an antioxidant that helps battles wrinkles and helps cell regeneration.
Mix green tea powder and brewed white tea to create a face mask. Apply it on your face to reduce appearance of wrinkles. Let it stay for 5-10 minutes then wash away.
Ginger Tea with Honey
A warm cup of this tea is loaded with anti-aging benefits. Ginger is rich in gingerol, an antioxidant that helps the skin from collagen breakdown. Honey, on the other hand, has natural anti-bacterial properties that help reduce inflammation.
Mix shredded ginger and honey into a cup of hot water. Drink regularly.
Sugar and Lemon Scrub
The hands are one of the parts of the body that age early. Because of work, it loses elasticity and fullness. To maintain skin elasticity, you can create a sugar and lemon mask. Sugar crystals exfoliate the skin. It helps slough away dead skin. Lemon juice contains alpha hydroxyl acid which is also an exfoliator.
Mix sugar and lemon juice to create scrub. Scrub on the skin for a minute then rinse.
Papaya is known to be rich in Vitamin A. Aside from being good for the eyes, papaya has a strong antioxidant property called papain. It helps exfoliate the skin and makes it more elastic and firm.
Mash a totally ripe papaya fruit into paste. Apply it on the face and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Cucumber and Curd Pack
Cucumber reduces dark circles and puffiness of the eyes. Curd contains lactic acid that exfoliates and rejuvenates the skin. This pack will help you maintain a healthy skin and reduce dark circles around the eyes.
Mix half cup of curd with two teaspoons of grated cucumber and apply it on your skin. After 20 minutes, rinse it with warm water.
There are a lot of ingredients available at home that you can use to help you stay young looking. You’ll just have to discover them.…