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Top 18 Natural Anti Aging Products

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What is the secret to youthful skin? Staying  out of the sun? Getting proper sleep? Regular exercise? Surprisingly, the answer may  not take you far from your kitchen pantry.

As you may already know, the skin is the  largest organ in the body. Taking care of it using organic, chemical free products  will keep it looking youthful and glowing.

Pollution, sleeping with makeup on or  eating unhealthy meals can make it look dull and dry. With thousands of beauty products  flooding the market, it is best to rely on natural sources to achieve real results.

But what natural ingredients should you be looking for? Is milk the best moisturizer? Turmeric  has skin rejuvenating properties? Wait…I should be using bananas for clear skin?

Today we will be talking about natural  products to help your skin stay forever young.

1. Milk

Milk Let’s kickstart our list with one of  the most nutritious foods on the planet. If it is healthier looking skin that you want,  then this breakfast essential is your best friend. Loaded with skin friendly nutrients like vitamin  B6, B12 and vitamin D, splashing your face or just wiping it with cold milk twice a day will get  rid of uneven skin tone and moisturize the skin. Follow this routine regularly, especially if  you are looking for ways to deal with dry skin.

2. Avocado

Avocado You may have seen avocado toast flooding the social media. However, it is more  than just a healthy breakfast. This green fruit is one of the secret ingredients that makes your  skin look and feel young. This natural source of collagen, antioxidants, healthy fats and vitamin  C, can be mashed and used as a face mask. If you don’t get whole avocados you can apply avocado oil  before bed as a part of your skin care routine.

3. Honey

Honey Love having honey as a sweetener? You will love it more when you will  learn about its amazing skin benefits. It has the natural capacity to retain moisture.  Applying it on your face regularly will make it soft and supple along with preventing early signs  of aging like wrinkles and fine lines. Honey is also naturally anti inflammatory that helps in  skin rejuvenation and gives it a youthful glow.

4. Olive Oil

Olive oil has long been used for its natural skin care properties. It’s used as the  base for several face cleansers and moisturizers these days and dabbing a couple of drops will keep  your skin moisturized without that greasy feeling. The combination of olive oil with salt  makes for the perfect natural exfoliator. The potent antioxidant content helps reduce  the formation of wrinkles and signs of aging.

5. Orange juice

Orange juice Brimming with vitamin C, oranges are great for detoxification.  Drinking orange juice helps rejuvenate the skin from within. Blitzing up a couple of  orange peels with rose water gets rid of acne and maintains skin firmness. Replace  your regular unhealthy snack with one orange that will actively detoxify, get rid of  free radicals and keep the skin looking young.

6. Turmeric

When it comes to skin care, turmeric is a super spice. You can combine it with  gram flour and milk and use it in place of soap. This will keep the moisture locked into the skin  while also getting rid of dead skin. Moisturizing and exfoliating in one. The winning combination  of honey with turmeric has some incredible antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties  that treat several skin problems and heals wounds.

7. Almonds

Speaking about skin health, eating almonds regularly  will put a hold on the formation of wrinkles and keep the skin looking youthful. Concentrated  with potent omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin E, antioxidants and other skin friendly  minerals, regularly massaging the skin with almond oil will keep it glowing  and prevent the formation of fine lines. Applying the paste of soaked almonds and  milk will also promote younger looking skin.

8. Sugar

You should avoid eating sugar if it is healthy looking skin you’re after. But when it comes to being used as a skin  care ingredient, it’s a whole different story. Sugar is an excellent skin softener.  To get rid of dry scaly skin, applying a combination of yogurt and sugar will  be just the thing you need. The abrasive nature of sugar scrubs helps get rid of the dull  skin that makes your skin look lifeless.

9. Aloe vera

Aloe vera gel is known for its healing properties. Applying freshly scraped aloe vera gel increases  collagen production in the skin which makes it feel supple and look younger. Collagen is the  main ingredient that increases skin elasticity and reduces wrinkles. In addition to this,  aloe vera gel also hydrates the skin. All these properties together, along with antioxidants,  can get rid of skin damaging free radicals.

10. Cucumber

Cucumber is over 90% water, which makes it one of the best skin hydrating ingredients.  From its cooling properties to treat puffy eyes to soothing burnt or damaged skin, there are  many ways to include it in your skin care regime. A cucumber face mask is a simple natural  way of moisturizing and nourishing the skin. It has astringent properties and soothing agents  that provide relief from sunburn and acne.

11. Fig

Figs fall under the category of superfood.  Along with boosting the immune system, their ability to remove toxins from the skin is  also widely appreciated. All you have to do is mash 2 or 3 figs along with a couple of drops of  lemon juice or a dash of milk. Applying this face mask at least three times a week will enhance  the glow of the skin. Being mildly abrasive in nature massaging this mixture on the face will  exfoliate the pores and keep the skin healthy.

12. Papaya

Papaya is often eaten for  its amazing health benefits. It also contains a secret beauty ingredient  called papain which works wonders for the skin. When applied as a face mask this enzyme exhibits  skin, blemish and scar lighting properties. Combining 2 scoops of mashed papaya pulp  with a couple of lemon drops and a tablespoon of honey also reduces pigmentation that  will result in a natural young glow. It has natural exfoliating properties  which gets rid of dry, dead skin.

13. Lemon

Lemons are one of the most common ingredients featured in skin care products.  Rich in vitamin C, antioxidants and citric acid, applying lemon boosts collagen production  that increases skin elasticity. Not just that, it also brightens the skin while moisturizing  it at the same time. Acne won’t go away? Lemons are naturally antibacterial which prevents  infection. Sure you can drink lemon juice to detoxify but you can also add a couple of  lemon drops to your homemade face mask as well.

14. Yogurt

Packed with probiotics, yogurt is popular for keeping the gut healthy and  digestive system running. Rich in lactic acid, it is amazing for the skin. It helps in reducing sun  damage and getting rid of dark circles along with protecting the skin from premature aging. Being  antibacterial and antifungal in nature, applying a face mask made from yogurt, honey and oats will  stop the development of acne and soothe sunburns.

15. Oats

Packed with vitamins and minerals, oats are the ultimate skin friendly food. When  used as a face mask they make for an effective anti tanning agent and exfoliator. The zinc  in them can fight off pimples by absorbing the excess oil. They deeply moisturize dry,  itchy skin while making it feel satin smooth. The combination of oats, yogurt and lemon drops  are the perfect skin moisturizing face mask.

16. Coconut oil

Coconut oil This all natural light moisturiser, provides extra hydration to the  skin making it look radiant. Coconut oil is the ultimate solution to several  skin issues like smoothing out chapped palms, lips and elbows. It has highly potent  anti-inflammatory properties like antioxidants and fatty acids which reduces redness, inflammation  and minimizes wrinkle formation. You can apply a generous layer of coconut oil and wipe out the  extra oil with a cotton pad, before going to bed.

17. Banana

Packed with the goodness of natural vitamins, minerals and carotene, bananas are one of  the most underrated fruits for skin care. A great source for potassium, this humble  moisturizer makes the skin look clear, radiant and youthful. Dehydrated skin makes  you look dull and lifeless. Applying a face mask made from mashed ripe banana, honey and  lemon will make it look healthy and supple.

18. Rosehip oil

Rosehip oil Unlike rose oil, which is derived from rose petals, rosehip oil is  extracted from the fruits and seeds of the flower. This oil is somewhat of an elixir of youth which  is concentrated with antioxidants and fatty acids. These help the regeneration of damaged skin cells  and tissues. Gently dabbing a couple of drops of rosehip oil everyday, can get rid of crow’s feet  that develop around the eyes and any other signs of aging. For more effect you can add this oil  in your everyday moisturizers for face masks.

Natural sources of essential vitamins and  minerals work much better than manufactured ones especially when it comes to achieving that younger  looking skin, because they are present naturally.

These chemical cocktails that come in fancy  bottles may cause irritation to your natural skin, cause acne, blemishes and accelerate wrinkle  formation. Your skin will thank you for making the switch to natural, organic alternatives.  If it is healthy skin you want then…

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