Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Wrinkles _Cause and treatment at Home

Wrinkles are caused by thin, sagging skin. These are especially visible on the face, neck and hands. Wrinkles appear when the collagen and elastin present in the connective tissue of the skin is weakened or decrease in number. Skin that has suffered such damage appears thinner, loses fat content, elasticity and smoothness.

Causes of Wrinkles Skin

  • Ageing
  • Over exposure to sun
  • Smoking
  • Exposure to dust and chemicals
  • Pollution
  • Drug use
  • Stress
  • Rapid weight loss
  • Depletion of vitamin E in the body

Symptoms of Wrinkles Skin

  • Lined and creased skin
  • Sagging skin
  • Areas that are more affected include sensitive skin near the eyes, lips and neck.

Home remedies for Wrinkles

  1. Apply egg whites to the skin under your eyes.
  2. A mixture of 1/4 cup comfrey infusion, 1/4 cup witch hazel and 10 drops of patchouli essential oil is effective in treating wrinkles. This can be stored in a clean bottle and applied on affected areas with a cotton ball.
  3. Eat 1 tsp of shredded ginger along with a few drops of honey every morning.
  4. Rub the core of a pineapple all over your face for sometime and leave it for 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Applying of lemon juice several times a day will fade away the blemishes and wrinkles.
  6. Mix turmeric powder and sugarcane to form a paste and apply it on the skin for preventing wrinkles.
  7. A paste of turmeric made with sugarcane juice is great to get rid of wrinkles and slow skin ageing.
  8. Gently massage coconut oil on portions of skin prone to wrinkles every night a bedtime.
  9. Apply odorless castor oil to the crepe-like skin under the eyes or on the throat.
  10. Prick 3 capsules of vitamin E and drain into small bowl. Add 2 tsps plain yogurt, 1/2 tsp honey and 1/2 tsp. lemon juice. Apply to face with cotton ball. Leave on skin for about 10 minutes. Rinse.
  11. Eating one tablespoonful of shredded ginger with honey will provide the skin with healthy glow.
  12. Application of pure castor oil regularly prevents wrinkles.
Wrinkle Treatment with Coconut oil
Apply coconut oil on the portions of skin and face where wrinkles set in and gently massage every night at bedtime.

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