This Article is About
home remedies for wrinkles
virgin coconut oil
harmful uv rays
skin collagen
skin wrinkles
castor oil
causes of wrinkles
diet and nutrition
egg whites
Home Remedies For Wrinkles
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

Home Remedies for Wrinkles

A wrinkle is a fold, ridge or crease in the skin. Wrinkles on the hands and face are a normal part of aging. As you age, your skin gets thinner and losses it's elasticity. Our skin is made up of three layers. The outer layer of our skin is the epidermis, the second layer is the dermis and the bottom layer is called the subcutaneous tissue. The most common place for wrinkles are under your eyes, around your mouth and on your forehead.

There are many causes of wrinkles, these are just a few:

Sun damage - Sun damage is caused by frequent exposure to the sun. Protect yourself from sun damage by applying sunscreen every time you are going to be in direct contact with the sun.

Diet and Nutrition - Make sure you consume a healthy diet, rich in vitamins and nutrients.

Dry Skin - It is very important to nourish and moisturize your skin daily.

Smoking, caffeine and alcohol / drug use - The major cause of wrinkles is the accumulation of free radicals and all of these are sources of free radicals.

There are many home remedies to help you prevent and reduce the signs of wrinkles, these are just a few:

Drink plenty of water - this helps hydrate your skin which prevents and lessens wrinkles.

Egg whites - you can use on your face to tighten your skin and help maintain elasticity.

Coconut Oil - is an anti-oxidant which is needed to fight free radicals. Virgin coconut oil is excellent at fighting free radicals and it is the best natural ingredient for skin lotion.

Pure Castor Oil - helps prevent wrinkles and added with lemon juice, you can use it as a deep wrinkle cream that will show results after a week.

Mashed avocado with a few drops of olive oil. Leave on for 15 minutes and rinse off with warm water. Avocados are a good source of Vitamin E, which will protect the skin and guard you from harmful UV rays.

Green tea strengthens the skin collagen to help prevent wrinkles.

Vitamin A - repairs and helps your skin grow, while protecting it from sun damage.

Vitamin C - This nutrient helps to produce collagen in the skin to make your skin firmer.

Whole grains - Eating whole grains will help to prevent wrinkles by reducing any elevation of blood sugar which leads to the growth of wrinkles.

Learning how to care for your skin will help you prevent wrinkles and age gracefully.


Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
What Are Some Home Remedies For Wrinkles?
As you age you may start to worry about wrinkles and what some of the best home remedies for wrinkles are. The really good news here is that there are plenty of items right in your kitchen or measure you can take within your life every day that will serve…
By: Victoria7 in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Jul 02, 2012  
1
  Likes: 2

Treatment For Facial Lines Under Eyes
Facial lines under eyes are quite common amongst the young and old. They do not always appear in the elderly as there are many different causes of fine lines appearing on the face and neck. A lot of individuals today including men and women spend hundreds of dollars per year…
By: Eleanor Candy in  Health and Fitness  >  Anti Aging   Nov 28, 2011  
1
  Likes: 0

All About Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
Extra virgin coconut oil is very good for you. However, it's important to get a good quality oil which is organic, unrefined, cold-pressed, virgin or extra virgin. This type is easily found in any organic health food store or online. Always read over the container because it will say all…
By: melissa3 in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 16, 2012  
7
  Likes: 5

Benefits Of Coconut Oil for Skin And Hair
Hey Beauty Diva's! Today I'm going to talk about my new favorite product, coconut oil. Coconut oil has many benefits for skin and hair and has been used around the world for it's healing attributes and ability to nourish the skin. It is anti-aging, naturally protects your skin from UV…
By: Jennifer15 in  Womens Interests  >  Beauty Products   Jun 29, 2012  
2
  Likes: 0

Coconut Oil For Weight Loss
Are you starting a weight loss program? It may be useful to know these simple tips and tricks to make your weight loss program more effective! In this article I am going to talk about several ways in which you can better achieve your weight loss goals. Much of this…
By: Leroy in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 20, 2011  
5
  Likes: 3

Coconut Oil Uses- Part 3
In my last two articles, I have brought up discussion in what I see as being two of three major categories of uses for coconut oil. These categories were topical coconut oil uses, uses such as skin and hair care, and culinary coconut oil uses, i.e. cooking with coconut oil.…
By: Leroy in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 20, 2011  
2
  Likes: 4

Coconut Oil For Skin
Using coconut oil for skin and your hair has been very popular as this natural oil can be used for many things such as a moisturizer, massage oil and you can also add it to your meals. There are many reasons why using coconut oil for your skin is better…
By: Eleanor Candy in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Mar 27, 2012  
2
  Likes: 2

Treatments For Heart Disease- Coconut Oil Miracle
Heart disease for many of us, seems like a problem that we just have to live with. We have all been a part of a conversation where someone makes a heart attack joke and everyone laughs about it, even though it really isn't funny at all. There are so many…
By: Leroy in  Health and Fitness  >  Heart Disease   Jul 02, 2011  
1
  Likes: 2

Coconut Oil Uses: Part 1
So you have done some research on the many benefits of extra virgin coconut oil. The next question is naturally going to be, what are some uses of coconut oil? What kinds of things can we incorporate coconut oil into to garner the benefits? The answers here are simply endless,…
By: Leroy in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 20, 2011  
1
  Likes: 4

All About Nutiva Coconut Oil
I have written lots of articles about the benefits associated with organic coconut oil. This article will focus on one brand that I have used every day for the last 8 months, Nutiva Coconut Oil. Not only is this stuff high quality, but it's also rather inexpensive compared to some…
By: melissa3 in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 09, 2012  
1
  Likes: 5

Coconut Oil- Can It Keep Sickness Away?
When is the last time you got sick? How many times in a given year do you get the sniffles, or maybe even a full blown case of the flu? Studies have shown that there is a direct correlation between cleanliness and health. People that don't bathe regularly for example…
By: Leroy in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 29, 2011  
2
  Likes: 1

Dry Skin Care Tips
Dry skin is extremely annoying. It can itch, cause painful, chapped lips or appear as dry patches in various areas of your body such as your face, arms, elbows and hands. Although it can occur anytime of year, it is most common in the winter when the air is dry…
By: Ingrid Palmer in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   Jul 15, 2012  
0
  Likes: 1

Coconut Oil For The Skin
Organic coconut oil for skin is a great way to help clear and heal problem skin since it easily absorbs and helps draw out the toxins and impurities. If you have acne, it may worsen for a few days because the body is getting rid of the toxins. You may…
By: melissa3 in  Health and Fitness  >  Acne   Apr 04, 2012  
0
  Likes: 9

Do Sad Lights Work?
Do Sad Lights Really Work Or Are They A Myth? This is the question I had when I first heard about a SAD light. After all how can a 'sad' light make you happy ;) First of all let's see what SAD stands for. I looked it up and got…
By: Hannah Levi in  Health and Fitness  >  Mental Health   Nov 08, 2012  
2
  Likes: 5

Collagen Skin Care - Finally Revealed How To Naturally Rebuild Collagen For Younger Looking Skin
Whenever you talk about wrinkles and aging skin collagen seems to always be involved. It has been known since the beginning that collagen plays a vital role in younger looking skin, however as you age and produce less of it naturally your skin will begin to get older at a…
By: Ingrid Palmer in  Health and Fitness  >  Skin Care   May 24, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Article Views: 2632    Report this Article