Left: Sheetal Rawal, scientist (human genetics) & founder of Apsara Skin Care
By: Marty S.
Home remedies by Sheetal Rawal
After a nice, relaxing visit to the spa, it is enticing to purchase some or all of the products that the aestheticians and masseuses use on your skin. Given that you can instantly see how your face looks after hours of scrubs, massages, and facials, you may want to try replicating the spa experience at home to figure out if you can get the same results. However, your time and effort are better spent using a skincare product or homemade anti-aging cream that is composed of natural ingredients. Natural ingredients are capable of reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles without harming your skin with harsh chemicals. One such ingredient for a homemade anti-wrinkle cream that we want to talk about today is aloe vera.
Here are 2 aloe anti-aging creams that you should use at home to readily minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Both of these aloe vera for face anti-aging creams are intensely nourishing, and they have the power to make your skin healthier and look more glowing. You don’t need a spa or a fancy anti-aging cream when aloe vera is able to do the same job in a simple, all-natural, cost-effective manner. Continue reading to get these easy anti-aging home remedies and learn more about aloe vera’s benefits and what it can do for your skin.
1. Aloe & Rosewater Homemade Cream for Firm, Ageless Skin
To achieve a more flawless, youthful complexion, your skin needs to produce collagen, a protein that keeps your skin firm and elastic. Over time, collagen will naturally break down at a rate faster than it is produced. In order for your body to create more collagen, you need more protein. Without collagen, your skin might start to sag and make lines and wrinkles look more pronounced. Thankfully, aloe vera contains multiple components that help your skin produce more collagen. First, aloe vera contains amino acids, and your body uses these compounds to synthesize proteins. Second, Vitamin C has been studied to promote collagen production. Third, aloe vera is believed to stimulate fibroblasts, which help with collagen and elastin production.
Besides encouraging collagen production, aloe vera anti-aging benefits include improving the rate of cell turnover. By producing newer skin cells at a faster rate, it is easier to generate and sustain more youthful skin. Aloe vera contains a good source of skin-friendly vitamins (such as Vitamin A, C, and E) that keep your skin healthy, plant hormones such as auxins and gibberellins, and enzymes that have exfoliating properties, all of which assist in this regard.
1 tbsp. of aloe gel
1 tbsp. of smooth almond butter
Rosewater, as needed
Mix the aloe gel and almond butter together. Add enough rosewater until you get a paste with a creamy consistency.
Apply this homemade anti-wrinkle cream and massage your skin for 2 to 5 minutes with upward, circular strokes.
Use 1 to 2 times a week.
“My face feels balanced: not too oily, not too dry. It really is perfection.”
2. Aloe & Almond Oil Homemade Cream for Nourished, Even, Glowing Skin
In addition to aloe vera’s restorative properties, aloe vera can give your skin an even, glowing tone. It also protects your skin sufficiently. One major aspect of aloe vera anti-aging is that it has been studied to be an antioxidant. Antioxidants neutralize the effect of free radicals, molecules that are capable of doing a lot of damage to our skin; this includes impairing our cells from functioning properly and making our skin look more prematurely aged. Because free radicals originate from many sources (for example, sun exposure and pollution), they can accumulate within your body at a fast pace. As a result, we need to use antioxidants regularly to get rid of those free radicals and keep our skin looking youthful.
Moreover, aloe vera is antibacterial and anti-inflammatory. When used externally, aloe vera can eliminate harmful bacteria and minimize any unevenness, redness, and inflammation your skin might be suffering from. This is why many people use aloe vera after any intense sun exposure. Aloe vera soothes sunburns so that the skin returns to a normal, healthy state; it is even thought that aloe vera may lessen the impact of UV radiation on your skin.
Finally, due to its high water content, aloe vera can nourish and moisturize your skin sufficiently. Since dry skin is more likely to be prone to skin problems and look more aged, using aloe vera as a natural moisturizer is a great way to maintain youthful skin.
8 drops of almond oil
⅛ tsp. of turmeric powder
1 tsp. of aloe juice
1 tbsp. of applesauce
Mix the ingredients together.
Apply the homemade anti-wrinkle cream and massage your skin for 2 to 5 minutes with upward, circular strokes.
Wash it off with warm water. Follow with a daily skin care routine based on your skin type. Click here to find out what your skin type is.
Use 1 to 2 times a week.
Here is yet another easy aloe anti-aging home remedy you should use on your skin to fade lines and wrinkles. This remedy also contains banana and Vitamin E. Enjoy and don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel!
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