In the busy and stressful days, most women get so engrossed in their work that they completely ignore their personal well-being. Stress, pollution, bad habits, undernourishment and exposure to chemicals, all lead to premature aging. Lines and wrinkles appear on the face and the once supple skin starts to lose its glow. It is only when it becomes too late that we realize that we need to take precautions to stay and seem younger. Everyone assumes that going to the salon and getting an expensive skin care treatment is effective. But the chemicals used will damage your skin more. What you can do is try some remedies at home, which are natural and it will help to prevent premature aging. So, here are some effective homemade face masks for anti aging.
Homemade Face Masks for Anti Aging
1Egg White and Honey Mask
Egg white is known for its anti aging properties for many years. Adding honey to that only increases the nourishment contained in the mixture, required for smooth and firmer skin. This is said to be one of the best homemade face masks for anti aging. Take 1 egg white and 1 teaspoon honey. Mix the two well. Apply the mixture on the face and massage in an upward direction. Leave it on until it dries and then rinse off with water.
2Buttermilk and Oat Meal Mask
To ward off fine lines and wrinkles from the face, prepare this homemade face mask for anti-aging. This mask is known to work wonders. By using this mask regularly, you will get long lasting and effective results. Take half a cup of buttermilk and 2 tablespoons of oatmeal. Warm it a bit so that the oatmeal gets soft. Then add 1 teaspoon almond oil and 1 teaspoon olive oil to the mixture. Apply it on your skin and let it dry for 20 minutes. Rinse off with cold water.
3Papaya and Greek Yogurt Mask
Early signs of aging appear due to the dead cells in the skin. In order to get rid of these dead cells and to rejuvenate the freshness of the skin, papaya and greek yogurt mixture is the best. Take 2 tablespoon papaya pulp and 2 tablespoons of greek yogurt. Add half a teaspoon of lemon juice to the mixture. Mix it well till it forms a smooth paste. Apply it to the skin and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes before rinsing it off with cold water.
4Banana, Honey and Milk Cream Mask
Bananas are rich in vitamin E and it boosts collagen production in the skin, whereas a milk cream and honey are rich in anti-aging properties. A mixture of all three ingredients will leave the skin smooth and younger look. Take a ripe banana and add 1 tablespoon of honey and milk cream. Mix it well until it becomes a firm paste. Apply it on the face. Leave it on for 20 minutes before rinsing it off using cold water.
5Glycerin, Lime Juice and Rose Water Mask
All the three ingredients are rich sources to obtain tighter, softer and healthier skin. Take 1 tablespoon each of glycerin, lime juice and rose water. Mix it well and apply it to the face using a brush. You can leave it on for 20 to 30 minutes before rinsing it off with water. You can also wear this mask before going to sleep, leaving it on for the night.
6Aloe Vera Mask
Aloe Vera plant has been the most effective remedy for skin treatments. The gel of this plant has miraculous properties that rejuvenate the skin and keeps it from aging. Take 1 tablespoon aloe Vera gel and 1 tablespoon lime juice. Mix it well until it becomes a fine paste. Apply it on the face and leave it for 15-20 minutes before washing it off
7Strawberry and Egg White Mask
For obtaining wrinkle free and smooth skin, this mask makes a great choice. Mash a few strawberries and add one egg white to the pulp. Mix the ingredients well before applying on the face. Leave it on until it dries off completely and then wash it with cold water.
8Avocado and Olive Oil Mask
A rich source of fats and soluble vitamins, avocado helps in slowing down the aging process and keeps the skin from wrinkling and sagging. Take 2 tablespoons of avocado pulp. Mix 1 tablespoon olive oil to the pulp. Apply it gently all over the face. Leave it on for 15 minutes before rinsing it off.
9Egg White Mask
10Apple, Potato and Cucumber Mask
All the three ingredients have various properties that are highly beneficial for skin treatment. This mask will help in reducing fine lines from the face as well as brighten the skin’s complexion. Take one small potato, apple and half of a medium sized cucumber. Grate all three of them and mix well. Apply the paste on the face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Then rinse off with cold water.
BY M. DIVYA SRI