Use these skin care recipes to make your skin smoother and younger
Aging is a natural process and no one can stop it (yet) but we can definitely slow down the aging process and age gracefully. This post shares some do-it-yourself (DIY) recipes that can help you get rid of Wrinkles, Saggy and Dull Skin.
Benefit of these DIY Skin Care Recipes
- They are tried and tested and work very well
- They are safe and natural
- And most importantly, they’ll save you a lot of money
Recipe 1: Milk Cream, Sandalwood and Turmeric Face Pack
This face pack nourishes and tightens skin, heals adult acne, lightens age spots, cools skin and brings glow to your face.
- Sandalwood has cooling and skin tightening properties
- Milk cream nourishes your skin
- Turmeric is known for its anti-bacterial and skin brightening properties
Take one tablespoon sandalwood powder, a pinch of turmeric powder and one tablespoon milk cream. (Boil some milk for about ten minutes and let it cool for sometime, you will be able to see a thick layer of cream on the top). Mix it together and apply on your face. Rinse off after fifteen minutes
Note: Turmeric can stain your cloth so make sure you don’t wear any light colored cloth while applying this mask.
Recipe 2: Coffee and Plum Exfoliator
- Coffee exfoliates and revitalizes your skin and has anti aging properties
- Plum is another effective antioxidant
So this combination of coffee and plum works great in getting rid of the oldest dead skin cells and makes a wonderful anti aging exfoliator.
Take one tablespoon fine ground coffee and mix it with 3 mashed plums and one teaspoon honey. Apply it on your face and gently scrub off after ten minutes.
Recipe 3: Green Tea and Chamomile Toner
Green Tea and Chamomile is a very effective anti aging toner. This toner not only takes care of signs of aging but also soothes puffy eyes and lightens your complexion.
Boil one cup water and steep one green tea bag and one Chamomile tea bag. Let it cool for sometime. Apply it on your face with the help of a cotton ball. Do NOT rinse.
If you follow these recipes religiously it can easily take 10-15 years off your face!
This is a guest post by Leon. If you want to read more DIY anti aging skin care recipes, visit her website.
Picture Credit: Laurafries