These 8 Natural Recipes Can Make Your Skin Look Younger

Written by Tanya Arora  • 

Youth is transient. It is as fleeting as that brief moment of happiness you felt that is now past. Okay, maybe not that transient, but the extent of youth is certainly way shorter than what it should be. And I think most people can agree with me on that!

When glory days of youth are gone, a lot goes away with them. Including the wonderful glow of your skin. Wrinkles and fine lines take over, dark circles and bags give you a ghostly appearance, and you’re left with a dull complexion that looks like a sad remnant of what you used to be! If only there was a way to make your skin look younger again…

Well, good news! There is a way to regain the blush of your younger days! Actually, there are 8 ways. Check out these natural recipes that can make your skin look younger.

1. Avocado Moisturizer

As you age, your skin loses its luster, giving it a dry appearance and texture. While commercial moisturizers are available in the market to fix that, do you really want to go down the chemical route when you have natural alternatives?

Make your own moisturizer with avocados, honey, and fresh cream! Just mix all the three ingredients in a blender to make a thick, smooth paste. Apply this to your face and let it sit for an hour before washing it off.

2. The Anti-Aging Fruit Salad

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Sounds fancy, doesn’t it? Anyway, you have to eat right to look good, and cannot in anyway ignore nourishing your skin from within. The salad I’m going to talk about here will do just that, along with improving blood circulation and preventing your skin from sun damage. Get a mixing bowl and add kiwi, strawberries, blueberries, walnuts, and fresh orange juice. Mix well and have it for breakfast or a snack whenever you’re hungry!

3. Lemony Acne Spot Remover

Even though acne is a problem of youth, the spots they live behind can live with you forever! These can get particularly bad when your skin starts to lose its youthfulness. However, there’s a quick fix that can help you lighten these spots to a great extent! Simply mix a little bit of yeast and lemon juice in water and apply this mixture to the problem areas. Keep it on for 10 minutes and then wash off.

4. Basil Toner

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Toning your skin is an essential part of any beauty regime, especially if you want your skin to look healthy and younger for a longer time. Toners help reduce the size of the pores on your face and even help fight oiliness and pimples. To make a natural toner for yourself, you’ll need two tablespoons of dried basil and boiling water. Mix the two together and once the water’s cooled, pour the mixture into a spray bottle to use whenever you need.

5. Rice Age Spots Eliminator

Even though age spots do appear on the rest of the parts of your body eventually, the first place to get them are your hands. This location makes them pretty easy to remove too! All you need is a cup of boiled rice, lemon juice, and agave nectar. Mix them up to form a scrub and rub it on your hands to fight age spots.

6. Anti-Aging Sugar Face Scrub

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To get youthful skin, it’s best to start fighting signs of aging even before they make an appearance. And one of the ways you can do that is by using this anti-aging sugar face scrub. Take a bit of regular brown sugar, olive oil, and ground almonds, and mix them to form a scrub. Rub it on your face gently, allowing it to sit for a few minutes before rinsing. This’ll help remove dead skin cells.

7. Coffee Lip Scrub

The corners and outer edges of your lips can wrinkle as you grow older. And since the skin of the lips is more delicate and gentler than anywhere else, you need to take special care of it. To make your lips smooth and supple and to remove dead skin cells, apply a scrub made out of ground coffee, salt, and some lotion.

8. Coconut Hair Conditioner

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It’s not just your skin that suffers as you grow older. Your hair loses its shine and volume too, thereby reducing your beauty! Prevent that from happening with a simple coconut and mayonnaise hair conditioner. Add coconut extract, coconut oil, and some mayonnaise in a small bowl and condition your hair with this mixture after shampooing. You’ll get back your silky and voluminous tresses!

While there’s no magic pill out there to fix all your aging woes, you can definitely turn to nature to find a cure for most of its symptoms. And as natural remedies have no side effects, you have nothing to lose!

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