Saturday, December 5, 2020

11 Natural Skin Remedies


Dietary And Lifestyle Related Holistic Skin Care Tips For Preventing Wrinkles And Aging Skin

Natural Remedies For Skin Care

1. Diet And Overall Nutrition:

Our food should be rich in fiber, vegetables, fruits, polyunsaturated oils and organic products. Water should be consumed in sufficient quantity to maintain proper hydration.

2. Alcohol And Coffee:

Alcohol and coffee should be in moderation. Alcohol causes puffiness below the eyes and takes away the firmness of skin. Alcohol three hours before bedtime is definitely bad for skin health.

3. Moisturizer And Sunscreen:

Use moisturizer and sunscreen daily. Sunscreen protects our skin from harmful ultraviolet radiation of sunlight.

4. Weekly Or Fortnightly Skin Care:

We should devote some time for skin health in the form of exfoliation, scrubs, facial massage and sauna at least once a week or a fortnight.

5. Seasonal Skin Care:

Take proper skin care during winter and summer seasons.

6. Facial Expressions:

We get wrinkles on those parts first that we use often in our facial expressions daily. So facial muscle exercises are a good wrinkle preventive. And here nobody can deny the positive benefit of laughing!

7. Proper Sleep:

Sound sleep is essential for overall health as well as healthy skin. Train yourself to lie on your back during sleep as it keeps us from assuming various facial expressions at night.

8. Relaxation And Stress Reduction:

Relaxation of body and mind and adopting various means to decrease stress in our lives help us to stay and to look younger and energetic. We can adopt yoga, meditation, prayer or any other modality appropriate for our nature.

9. Aerobic Exercises:

Brisk walking, jogging and yoga are some of exercises that increase peripheral blood circulation in muscles and skin. This provides nutrients to skin and flushes away waste metabolites.

10. Detoxification And Rejuvenation Therapies:

Herbal detox and rejuvenation therapies offer great value for the health of our body and mind. Ayurvedic Panchakarma therapy is greatly beneficial if we are ready to devote a few days once or twice a year for more intensive purification and rejuvenation protocols. Herbal supplements can be taken to promote skin health anytime during the year.

11. Optimal Weight Control:

Very thin and obese individuals are more prone to wrinkles. And one should not be fanatic and extremist while losing weight as rapid weight loss makes us susceptible to premature wrinkles.


Present day life is full of stress with busy lives and emotional problems. Unnatural living and working conditions like air-conditioned offices, crowded cabins, polluted air, and a dangerously thinning ozone layer all contribute.

The overload of chemicals and preservatives in food items and skin care products make our overall and dermal health prematurely susceptible to aging and degenerative changes.

The age between 35 to 45 years is said to be subclinical period for wrinkles. Wrinkles should be in their early conditions with fine lines, some spots and early lines during this age group. During the age of 45 to 55 years, wrinkles manifest clearly on our face and neck area.

Though the earlier we start to take care of our skin and overall health, the better it is. And it is never too late to take this initiative! So ideally any sign of wrinkles should not be entertained before 35 years of age. And it is during and before this time, we should attempt preventive measures  and natural remedies for wrinkles.

As a native Indian and an Ayurvedic holistic healer, Arjun writes in the lane of herbal healing and home remedies. Certification: BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery With Modern Medicine).

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