As the years go by, signs of aging tend to crawl up to the skin. Wrinkles are one of those aging signs and their intensity tends to vary from person to person. But aging is not the only cause of wrinkles, factors such as intake of drugs, sunburns or long exposure to sunlight, weight loss, genetic predisposition and defiance of vitamins in the skin also contribute to forming wrinkles. As with every problem, there is always a solution, when it comes to wrinkles here are the best ways of getting rid of wrinkles at home.
1. Olive oil
Olive oil is one of those items that can be found in most households and it is one of the best ways of getting rid of wrinkles. It has a high concentration of vitamin A and vitamin E that help defend the skin from damaging bacteria.
Olive oil can be directly applied to the wrinkled skin and acts as a moisturizer while promoting natural skin glow. It helps to heal the skin from within by reducing the elasticity of the skin to keep it tight and firm.
Mixing olive oil with a few drops of glycerine or honey has proven to be very effective in treating wrinkles. Apply this mixture on the wrinkled skin twice or trice a day. This is help get rid of dead skin cells and tighten loose skin. If olive oil is not available, almond oil and coconut oil can be used as alternatives.
2. Aloe Vera
Inflammation can add to the formation of wrinkles on the skin. Anti-inflammatory agents in Aloe Vera help in getting rid of wrinkles from forming. These agents and some beneficial acids have proven to be dominant over wrinkles. It also contains a number of nutrients that help improve the elastin in the connective tissues of the skin to keep the skin firm and tight. Aloe Vera can be used diversely while treating damaged skin.
Aloe Vera gel is a common product in the market that can be used. Apply the gel on face and leave it on for about 20 minutes before washing it gently off the face. Another way of using Aloe Vera is to mix Vitamin E with Aloe Vera Gel to make a solution. Apply this solution on the skin for 30 min before washing it off. For faster and better results, implement this remedy for at least twice a day. Aloe Vera helps to increase the natural healing power of the skin to cope with wrinkles and elasticity. It also works as a moisturizer and helps keep the skin fresh.
Banana is a natural container of all of the essential vitamins such as Iodine, iron, potassium, zinc etc. so it would be unfair not to use it for the skin. It helps in both preventing and getting rid of wrinkles. Banana can be applied directly to the wrinkled area of the skin by mashing it up into a paste. Mash the banana until it gets smooth (You can also grind it into a paste).
Apply the paste of the wrinkled skin and after 15-20 minutes wash it off with luke-warm water. Mixing the banana paste with honey or mashed avocado amplifies bananas ability to treat wrinkled skin
One of the least known remedies for treating wrinkles at home is with the use of rice. Not many people know this but rice masks were initially used by our ancestors to cure a number of skin problems and in some cases to heal wounds.
Rice masks are easy to make at home, all you have to do is grind about 2 tablespoons of rice and mix it with 2 tablespoons of rose water and milk.
Form a paste and apply on the wrinkled skin. Leave it on until it dries before washing it off with lukewarm water. Rice masks are one of the best remedies for getting rid of wrinkles from the hands and forehead.
Ginger is a powerhouse of anti-oxidizing agents that help keep the connective tissues of the skin strong and inhibit the breakdown of collagen and elastin which are the main causes of formation of wrinkles.
Grind a piece of ginger and mix it with a teaspoon of honey. Eat this mixture every morning after breakfast to replenish the much-needed nutrients of the skin. Ginger tea can also be used as an alternative.