Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Homemade anti-wrinkle facial masks

Homemade anti-wrinkle facial masksWith age our skin begins to loose the appearance of vigor and youth. And one of the signs of aging becomes wrinkles. Sure you won’t find magic cream that will erase every wrinkle off your face. But there are indeed some natural herbal remedies that will improve your skin condition noticeably, and you don’t even have to spend a lot of money doing it. All ingredients for them can be found in your own kitchen. Let’s look together.

Carrot cream. Take 100 grams of carrot and one teaspoon of almond oil. Extract juice from the carrots. Add oil in it and mix well. Refrigerate it for two hour and apply on cheeks, around the eyes and the chin for half an hour. Finally wash with lukewarm water.

Honey anti-wrinkle mask. Take one and half tablespoon of honey, half teaspoon of carrot juice, a pinch of soda bicarbonate. Mix carrot juice and honey and apply on face for 20 minutes with a cotton ball dipped in soda bicarbonate water. Then wash with warm water.

Banana wrinkle fighter recipe. Banana is wonderful as an anti-wrinkle treatment. Mash 1/4 banana until very creamy. Spread all over face and leave for 15-20 minutes before rinsing off with warm water followed by a dash of cold. Gently pat dry.
And another variant of this mask. Take one ripe banana and one teaspoon of rose water. Mash banana and mix it with rose water. Apply it on face and neck and wash it off after half an hour.

Glycerin and honey mask. Take one tablespoon of glycerin and one tablespoon of honey. Mix the ingredients and massage on face and neck before going to bed. Wash your face with soft water in the next morning.

Apple mask. Mash an apple and use it as a mask. It is very good in treating wrinkles as it is rich in vitamins.

Peach and lemon face pack. You need 2 peaches and 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Mash the peaches and to this mixture add lemon juice. Apply on your face and neck for 15-20 min. Wash off and follow it up with a moisturizer.

Anti-wrinkle mask. Beat 1 egg yolk into 2 tablespoons of whole milk. Gently wash face and apply. Leave on for five minutes, rinse with warm water, and follow with your favorite moisturizer.

Egg white and olive oil face mask. Take 1 egg white, 1 teaspoon lemon juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Beat egg white until smooth add the juice of lemon and olive oil. Apply to face and neck a few hours before retiring to bed and leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash off and follow with your moisturizer.