None of us can stop the natural aging process. Not to mention our current lifestyle and living environment that significantly affects our skin to age prematurely. According to skin experts, one may start to see signs of aging skin problems during their 30s. While most of us have an arsenal of anti-aging lotions, serums, and creams to make our skin glow, it is still best to use some natural ways to slow down the aging process and naturally fight fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots. Below I have listed some useful tips to fight skin aging.
Include green tea on your diet
Green tea is famous for being a useful alternative for weight loss. However, green tea is also rich in EGCG, an antioxidant that boosts cell turnover and fights skin problems. For example, green tea’s EGCG reduces sebum excretions in the skin, thus slowing the development of skin acne. And some researchers even proves that some beauty products that include green tea extracts in their cosmetic formulations have better moisturizing effects.
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Always eat bananas
Bananas are rich in fiber and potassium, and it’s good in fighting digestive problems. But aside from that, it is also rich in powerful phytochemicals that nourish, revitalize as well as smoothen rough and aging skin. Moreover, potassium can also moisturize dehydrated skin, and its vitamin B and C protect your skin against the harmful effects of free radicals, and it boosts the production of collagen. You can even create a facial mask by mixing one mashed banana, one tablespoon of orange juice a teaspoon of thick yogurt. It will gently nourish and exfoliate your skin.
Use olive oil to fight wrinkles
Olive oil is rich in polyunsaturated fats such as omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids, which is good for the heart. But when olive oil is applied to the skin, its natural antioxidant properties can prevent premature aging of the skin. It also contains fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K, which prevents new wrinkles from appearing and also healing the existing ones. To boosts, its effectiveness, mix one spoon of olive oil to one spoon of lemon juice before applying to your face. Let it sit for at least 10 minutes before rinsing it off you face. Do this at least twice a week to prevent the appearance of skin wrinkles.
Eat avocado to lubricate the skin
Avocado is a superfood that can fight cancer and improve digestion. The fruit includes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. It is an excellent source of vitamins K, E, C, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, folate, niacin, pantothenic acid, potassium, and magnesium. Avocado also provides beta-carotene, lutein, and omega-3 fatty acids. Thanks to this nutrient-dense fruit, it helps the skin to retain its natural moisture and work as anti-agers.
Eat orange to remove skin impurities
We already know that orange fruit is packed with vitamin C, and our immune system needs it to function correctly. But the antioxidants it contains also help fight aging skin problems. It cleanses your skin from the inside, removes toxins, and helps removes skin impurities. Using a piece of cotton, soak it in a bowl of orange juice and wipe it to your face, and you’ll surely notice skin brightness over a period.
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