Homemade Anti-Ageing Face Masks:
Here are a few highly effective face masks that helps you to keep your skin hydrated, boosts the collagen production, rejuvenates and restores the skin. These masks can preserve the youthfulness of the skin for more years to come, if used on a regular basis. Devote one hour in a week to take extra care of your precious skin and help it to preserve your natural beauty.
Peel a half of cucumber and blend it. Add one tbsp lemon juice and one egg white. Mix well and apply to face. Leave it for 10-15 minutes and rinse. Repeat at least twice a week to keep the skin fresh and younger looking. Egg white and cucumber possess a great moisture retaining capacity to preserve the youthfulness of skin. Egg white also contains 40 different kinds of proteins that helps to restore the skin.
Mash some strawberries and mix with one egg white, add a tbsp of coconut oil and apply to your face. Leave for about 10-15 minutes. The natural, gentle acids in the strawberries will help to fight acne causing bacteria and keeps the skin clear. It also reduces the appearance of fine lines. Coconut oil nourishes the skin. The lauric acid, capric acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid etc present in the coconut oil are very powerful in keeping the skin youthful and glowing.
Cocoa powder is packed with antioxidants that help repair skin cells and neutralize harmful free radicals. In a bowl, combine 1 tbsp cocoa powder, 1 tbsp honey, 1 tbsp oatmeal powder, and 2 tbsp full-fat plain yogurt. Gently massage onto moist, washed skin. Leave on for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse off.
Banana helps to boost the production of collagen in your skin and honey has anti-bacterial properties. Mash up one ripe banana and mix one tbsp of honey. Apply to your face and leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
This mask keeps the skin rejuvenated and re-hydrated. Mix the three ingredients in equal quantities. Apply the paste to skin and leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
6. Blueberry and sweet almond oil
Blueberries are rich in Vitamin C. They also contain anthocyanins, which boosts the production of collagen in the skin. Sweet almond oil is rich in essential fatty acids and nourishes the skin. Blend a handful of blueberries with a tablespoon of sweet almond oil in a blender, apply and leave the mixture on the skin for 10-15 minutes and rinse.
Blend apple, potato and cucumber pieces of equal sizes in a blender. Apply the paste to your skin and leave on for 10-15 minutes. This mask reduces the signs of lines, wrinkles and gradually removes age spots as well.
Yogurt is a rich source of protein for nourishment. The lactic acid in the yogurt tightens the skin pores. Coconut oil nourishes and softens the skin. Papaya contains an enzyme called papain, which helps to remove dead skin cells. Mix equal parts of yogurt and mashed papaya to make a paste. Add a little bit of coconut oil, apply to your skin and leave for 10-15 minutes. This mask keeps the face looking fresh and young.
Mash an avocado and add one tbsp of raw honey and 3-4 drops of tea tree oil. Mix well and apply this paste over the skin. Leave for 10-15 minutes. This face mask reduces wrinkles, prevents acne and hydrates the skin leaving it young and glowing.
Mix well one tbsp olive oil, one tbsp lemon juice and an egg white. Massage it into your skin and leave for 10 -15 minutes or until it dries off completely. Rinse with lukewarm water. Repeat twice a week to keep the skin rejuvenated and youthfully glowing.