Ageing is an inevitable fact of life. We all want our youthful soft and pure skin to remain as it is. But with growing years we get fine line, under eye bags, blemishes, dark circles and the most dreadful of all, wrinkles. Our age- acquired wisdom seldom shows on our face but we still wouldn’t mind a youthful skin. Below is some DIY anti- ageing masks that you can make at home for a more youthful skin.
Here Are the 6 Best DIY Homemade Anti Aging Face Masks:
1. Yogurt, Lemon Juice And Sandalwood Mask
This is the best face pack to brighten skin tone and also give it a lighter shade. All you need is one tablespoon of yogurt, preferably organic; one teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice; and one tablespoon of sandalwood powder. Mix the three ingredients together and apply on your face. Massage your face well so that the nutrients of the three ingredients sink deep inside and get absorbed by your skin, let it dry and then wash it off. This facemask is best when you feel your skin is getting dull. Lemon has natural skin brightening properties whereas yogurt has lactic acid, which moisturizes the skin. Sandalwood is a magical ingredient that has innumerable benefits and is used a lot in Ayurveda. Once you rinse your face it will turn out to be brighter and healthier.
2. Rice Milk Exfoliating Cleanser
This is more of an exfoliating mask than a normal stay- on mask. Rice is rich in Vitamin E and helps clean pores, exfoliates the skin and leaves us with a smooth skin. Milk is rich in Vitamin A and calcium, which gets absorbed in the skin and helps keep the skin a lot healthier for a lot longer. All you need is ¼ cup of brown rice (you can also use any other rice flour like rice bran flour) and 2-3 tablespoon milk, preferably organic. Now mix the two ingredients and make a paste. Massage well onto your skin in slow and circular motion for a few minutes then rinse with water and follow up by applying a toner and moisturizer on the skin.
3. Egg Mask
This is just super easy to make. All you need is one egg, just one egg! Beat the egg well and apply on your face. Let it dry for whiles then wash it off. This will remove all dead skin cells, dirt and leave the skin looking tighter and more toned. Eggs are rich in protein and the absorbed protein will repair skin damages and prevent wrinkles. This’ll make the skin stronger and sturdier. This will also do well in delaying the effects of aging onto the skin.
4. Avocado And Honey Mask
This is an amazing combination of two super foods. Avocado is known fits creamy texture that will leave the skin moisturized and is abundantly rich in Vitamin E. The fats add to the moisture and vitamin E helps heal damage. Honey is a magical ingredient that binds the moisture in the skin. It helps retain moisture and tighten skin. It has anti bacterial properties, which prevent wrinkles, pimples and blemishes. Honey also has skin brightening properties. So all you need is ½ ripe avocado and on tablespoon honey. Mash and mix the ingredients and apply on your skin. Also for a better effect warm the honey first and then mix avocado. This way it’s go deeper into the pores and cleanse your skin. Leave the mixture for around 15 minutes and concentrated on drier areas of skin. Wash it off once it dries up.
5. Blackberry Walnut Scrub
Blackberries are full of nutrients. They are rich in Vitamins A, C and E and do wonders in removing signs of aging. Walnuts too are rich in vitamin E and act as an exfoliating agent. For this mask you need ½ cup of walnuts and half cup of blackberries. Combine the two and mix well to form a paste, Add water if necessary. You can also blend these two together in a blender for ease. Apply generously on the skin and massage in circular motions. Rinse with tepid water and follow up with toner and moisturizer.
6. Blueberry Granola Exfoliating Mask
For this you need ¼ cup blueberries; ¼ cup almonds; 1tablespoon honey and 1-tablespoon milk. Blend these together to form a thick paste. Then apply on the face. Massage in circular motion and let dry for 20 minutes. Wash off when it dries. Blueberries are rich in anti- oxidants and almonds are rich in vitamin E. Oats have anti- inflammatory properties and exfoliates the skin. Milk and honey help cleanse the skin and brightens the tone.