You probably will not notice the first few crow’s-feet or other permanent wrinkles that humans collect when they age. It is a somber remainder that the time of our youth is slipping through our hands and slowly running out.
No one likes to admit he or she is getting old, aside from very old people who somehow get over this block, so it is of no surprise to anyone that we all feel an instinctive need to hide the signs of old age as they develop. Wrinkles are problematic in this regard, because the skin around our eyes needs to be flexible and additionally, because the expected place to look at when talking to someone is into his eyes.
The main reason for the creation of wrinkles are lower levels of collagen and elastin, two very important proteins responsible for the upkeep of human skin and its elasticity. Unfortunately, in mid-30s human body starts to produce smaller amounts of these proteins, so most of the more popular treatments for wrinkles are based on supplying the body with these much needed elements.
Of course, wrinkles may stem from other causes, such as smoking, unhealthy diet or lifestyle, pollution or high sunlight exposure on skin. In addition to whatever choice of treatment you select, changing or eliminating such a cause will only help you in your effort to have wrinkle-free skin.
Therefore, hiding crow’s-feet requires a delicate touch and effective methods to achieve perfect results, in other words to hide them so completely that no one will even think they are there. Presented below are various natural home treatments and methods that will serve you well in this regard. Their main advantage is a not only a certainty that no toxic chemicals were used in the their production, but a more reasonable price when compared to pharmaceuticals, especially prescription products. This article will show you how to combat wrinkles effectively using home treatments and some common sense. Without further ado, let’s get started.
1. Lemon juice
This citrus is so versatile and useful that there aren’t many articles about home treatments for various illnesses or problems that don’t include it. In the case of wrinkles or crow’s-feet its exfoliant qualities will remove wrinkles, while the astringent enzymes will make your skin smooth again. There are two methods that use mainly lemon juice. The first is simple: acquire some fresh lemon juice and spread is over your wrinkles, before washing it off with cold water after around 8 minutes. Repeat this treatment twice or twice a day until you are satisfied with your revitalized skin. The second version requires combining even quantities of lemon and orange juice, while the method of use is the same, it should be used only once a day.
Avocado is your great advocate and helper. Its high levels of vitamins, especially D and E, will convince your body to once again produce a bigger amounts of collagen, which will help you with eliminating the wrinkles. Simply mash the pulp of one ripe avocado into a paste and apply it to your wrinkles. Wash it off with warm water after twenty minutes. Remember that to attain and then keep the youthful state of your skin, you have to repeat this treatment daily.
Milk is mainly promoted as a bone strengthening supplement, but it could prove useful against wrinkles too. Unless you are allergic to it, you should try to drink it more often than before. Glycolic acid, which is abundant in milk, will renew your skin and promote collagen production. Simply soaking a cloth in milk and placing it for ten minutes on the wrinkled skin is all that is required to use milk to revitalize skin. Of course, you still have to wash it off afterwards with cold water and, additionally, repeat this process twice daily for best results.
Cucumbers contain so many valuable and useful proteins and vitamins that it is hard to list them all. They will sooth your skin and reduce your wrinkles thanks to, among others, riboflavin, niacin and thiamine. Simply cutting the cucumber into slices to place against the eyes for a few minutes twice daily should already bring desired results, but there also exists a different method. It requires grating the cucumbers and extracting juice from them. This juices is then spread over the wrinkled skin and left there for around ten minutes. Repeat this three times a day for several weeks and the result should prove to be very satisfying.
Using cucumber is great for one additional reason: after using one of the methods here you will be likely be left with a tasty snack.
5. Castor oil
This substance is a natural emollient that will prove to be a powerful weapon in your arsenal when it comes to fighting the terrible wrinkles, normal ones too. After using it for some time you will notice that your skin is incredibly soft and that all fine lines or wrinkles disappeared or are greatly reduced. Daily massage into the skin of your face a few drops of castor oil and leave it there overnight. For added effect combine it with an equal amount of sesame oil. Remember to wash your face in the morning.
6. Aloe Vera
This plant is filled with vitamins and minerals that have a gamut of possible uses. It is also a powerful antioxidant, so using it will have an effect on your overall health and not only on your wrinkles. Simply drinking a tablespoon twice daily will help with your health, but to use it specifically against crow’s-feet crush one leaf until you get a thick gel out of it. Spread this gel around your eyes and leave it there overnight. Wash it off with cold water in the morning. Doing it daily for a few weeks will make your skin firmer and smoother.