Wrinkles appear on the skin as fine folds and it is the most natural consequence of aging, which everybody has to face in some stage of life. For some, wrinkles may appear earlier, while some may be lucky enough to postpone this deformity. These appear as fine lines around the eyes, forehead, neck and hands.
Apart from aging, several causes like wearing too much make up, negligence in skin care may invite premature aging of the skin resulting in wrinkles. Wrinkles, especially on the face is the most unwelcome thing as it mars the facial beauty to a great extent. It is better to take some timely steps to prevent wrinkles, because once this deformity sets in it is tough to remove it completely and gain more prominence with aging.
- Appearance of fine lines and folds on the skin.
- Sagging of the skin.
- Creased lines appearing around the sensitive skin around the eyes.
- Using too much of make up
- Sudden weight loss
- Excessive outdoor activities in the sun
- Vitamin E deficiency
- Excessive physical and emotional stress.
Home remedies for wrinkles
Trying out some simple home remedies and maintaining a healthy lifestyle goes a long way in maintaining the skin elasticity that will prevent as well as treat wrinkles. But one should be consistent while following these remedies.
Diet needs to be modified by including fresh green vegetables and fruits, which are rich in Vitamin E and C. Colored fruits are rich in anti-oxidants that help in destroying the free radicals and prevent wrinkles.
Drinking sufficient water hydrates the skin and maintains the skin elasticity.
Taking a tablespoon of flax seed oil 3-4 times a day produces excellent results. But one should be cautious, as it may cause stomach upset.
Applying egg whites around the eyes and other affected areas reduces the fine wrinkles.
Regular application of coconut oil reduces this skin deformity adding glow to the skin.
Application of a paste of turmeric and sugarcane juice on the wrinkles is effective in treating this condition. It should be kept till dry finally washing it off with water.
Application of green pine apple juice on the face regularly removes the wrinkles. This remedy also cures cracked skin.
A mixture can be made by mixing one fourth cup each of comfrey and witch hazel extract, adding about ten drops of patchouli oil and stored in a bottle. Regular application of this mixture on the affected areas with a cotton pad every night helps in reducing the wrinkles.
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