Make Diy Skin Care Anti-Aging Products

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People, especially women, generally want to look younger than their biological age. This requires diligent and conscious effort, not to mention money, to stay and look their best through the years. To be complimented for not looking their age makes them feel amazing. There are those who go to the extent of spending hefty amounts of money for dermatological products and enhancements to slow down or reduce the effects time has on our skin. Those who have modest means submit to slower processes by using a commercial product in jars, bottles or tubes. Perhaps the best way is to make your own products - your own homemade or DIY skin care anti-aging products and treatments.

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Who Can Benefit From DIY Skin Care Anti-Aging Products?


Everyone who wants to stay looking young can benefit from natural and homemade skin care concoctions that can be created in their own kitchen using ingredients from the home and garden. It's a good idea to start using these home treatments as early as possible, like in your mid- to late 20s. Doing this helps slow down the aging process, and working toward reversing the effects of time. While there are many products out there on the market today that can delay the ravages of time, these are generally expensive or loaded with chemicals - usually both.

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Fortunately, DIY skin care products for anti-aging are easy to prepare if you know how. These offer safe and healthy options for people who want to look young using fresh through using naturally mild ingredients while enjoying the sense of accomplishment for having made it yourself.

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Anti-Aging Facial Cleansers/Washes

In this polluted world filled with toxins, always start - and end - with a clean face.

Homemade Honey Cleanser

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    What you need:
    1. 3 tablespoons honey
    2. 2 tablespoons liquid Castile soap
    3. 1/2 cup vegetable glycerine
    4. Mixing bowl
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    How to prepare and apply
    1. Put all the ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
    2. Stir until they are all blended.
    3. Apply to the skin on your face and neck (or body if you want a body scrub).
    4. Massage it into the skin for at about 30 seconds to soften and loosen dirt and debris.
    5. Rinse the skin using warm water.
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Plain Yogurt Cleanser

Use plain yogurt on your face. It is a natural face wash or cleanser. Yogurt is an excellent source of lactic acid, protein, and fat that all aid in keeping the skin clean. This is not only an effective cleanser, but the two combined creates a nice scent. This can be made with or without lemon.

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    What you need
    1. 1 tablespoon plain yogurt
    2. 1 teaspoon lemon juice (optional)
    3. A drop of essential oil (optional)
    4. A bowl.
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    How to prepare and apply
    1. Mix the ingredients together in the bowl.
    2. Enhance the scent. Without the lemon, you can add a drop or two of any essential to create a sweet-smelling cleanser.
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    Apply a few dabs of the mixture to the skin
    Massage it continuously until deep-seated dirt or makeup is thoroughly cleansed. Leave on the skin for a minute or two before rinsing it off with warm water.
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Anti-Aging Facial Masks

Look for ingredients in the kitchen that can be used for your mask. Some of the benefits using facial masks include:

  • Skin firming.
  • Moisturizing.
  • Pore refining.
  • Restoring the skin's protective lipid layer
  • Anti-aging.
  • Reduces wrinkles.

Banana-Egg-Honey-Oat Mask

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    1. 1 very ripe organic banana
    2. 1 large organic, free-range egg
    3. 1 tablespoon raw honey
    4. 4 tablespoons organic rolled oats or oat bran
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    1. With the use of a fork, mash the banana by hand.
    2. In a small bowl, add the mashed banana and raw honey; make sure to blend it well.
    3. In a separate bowl, crack the egg and beat it until it turns light and foamy.
    4. Add the egg to the mixture and blend it well.
    5. Blend rolled oats in the food processor or the blender for a short amount of time. But, make sure to keep the rolled oats chunky.
    6. Mix well and add two tablespoons of oats. If needed, add one or two more tablespoons. The goal is to create a thick and pasty liquid that is going to stick to your face.
    7. Before applying the mask on your face, make sure that both your hands and face are clean. Apply this mixture on your neck and the backs of your hands.
    8. Leave this mixture on your face for at least 15 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water.
    9. Rinse your face, neck and the backs of your hands again with cool water and then apply natural toner.
    10. After that, use a natural moisturizer such as plain jojoba oil.
    11. This mixture can be refrigerated and it can be used in the succeeding days. However, make sure that you use it within two days after it is made.
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  • Curd-Turmeric Mask

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      1. 1 tablespoon of lemon curd
      2. Turmeric
      3. Curd
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      1. Mix a tablespoon of curd with a small amount of turmeric.
      2. After that, apply the mixture on your face.
      3. Let it dry up for 10 minutes.
      4. Rinse it with cool water.
      5. This anti-aging face mask is good for avoiding blemishes and protecting the skin from wrinkles.
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    Anti-Aging Facial Moisturizer:

    There are many natural ingredients you already have in your home that will help your face feel and look years younger.

    Cocoa-Jojoba-Pomegranate-Aloe Vera

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      1. 1 tablespoon cocoa butter
      2. 2 tablespoons jojoba
      3. 1 tablespoon pomegranate seed oil
      4. 1 tablespoon Aloe Vera gel
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      1. Use a double boiler to melt cocoa butter with jojoba and pomegranate oil over low heat.
      2. Allow this mixture to cool.
      3. After cooling, mix this with the Aloe Vera gel.
      4. Apply this mixture on the face using your fingertips.
      5. Store this in a glass container away from heat and direct sunlight.
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    Almond-Coconut-Shea Butter Anti-Aging

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      1. ¼ cup almond oil
      2. 2 tablespoons coconut oil
      3. 2 tablespoons beeswax
      4. ½ teaspoon vitamin E oil
      5. 1 tablespoon Shea butter
      6. Essential oils of choice (optional)
      7. Note: Makes about ½ cup (lasts about three months)
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      1. Put all the ingredients in a glass jar.
      2. Fill a pot with three to four inches of water and let it simmer.
      3. Place the jar in the pot and make sure to remove the lid.
      4. Let it simmer until all the ingredients in the jar melt.
      5. Be sure to stir it occasionally.
      6. When it's melted, and evenly mixed, transfer into a small glass jar.
      7. Let it harden at room temperature with the lid off.
      8. Then close the jar and store away from heat and direct sunlight
      9. After washing your face, apply this mixture.
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    Scrubs and Exfoliants

    Stripping the old, damaged skin is one of the kindest things you can do to improve your complexion.

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      Salt or sugar
      Salt and sugar both work well to exfoliate dead skin. You can start with either one of them. They are natural, cheap and provide excellent results. Epsom salts can help exfoliate the skin when used in high concentrations. These salts can be used for anything, like cleaning the furniture, removing calluses from your feet and soothing skin; depending on the concentration. This kind of salt can also help deal with rashes from poison ivy.
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      Versatile baking soda
      Baking soda is also a good fine-grained exfoliant. Baking soda also has brightening and antiseptic qualities. Mix baking soda, salt or even sugar with any cleaner you have to turn it into a scrub.
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    Get Rid Of Old And Puffy Eyes

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      Healing tea bags
      Take advantage of the antioxidants in tea bags. Pamper your skin with antioxidants that are found in tea. This is better than using berries that often leave stains marks on the face.  
      1. Dip the tea bags in hot water and pat off the excess liquid.
      2. Place the tea bags over the eyes and compress for at least 10 minutes.
      3. These can greatly help in de-puffing the eyes. The best tea for this is white tea.
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      Cool as a cucumber
      Cooling cucumbers relax the eyes. The benefits of cucumbers are still a subject of debate and research, yet, it is undeniable that there are many articles gushing over the wonderful rewards of cucumber over tired and puffy eyes. It could be another of those old wives' tales, but the fact remains that cold, moist cucumbers have some very relaxing effects on puffy eyes. Perhaps it's because cucumbers are 90 percent water, or it could be because it is like a cold compress, but there is something in cucumbers that relieves puffy eyes.
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    Tips, Tricks and Warnings

    • Eggs and Salmonella go together. If you are worried about salmonella growing on the outside of the eggshell, wash it before using.
    • CTM every day. Cleansing-Toning-Moisturizing. No matter what product you use, stick to these three daily cardinal steps to attain beautiful and young looking skin. *Before retiring at the end of the day or before bedtime, take the time to apply a moisturizer. Water-based moisturizers work best for oily skin.
    • Block the UV rays. Sunblock that is not less than SPF 30 must be applied whenever you go out into the sun. Solar radiation is the most overpowering enemy of skin that can cause premature wrinkling of skin as well as the dreadful skin cancer.
    • Embrace the regimen. To see visible results on the face, using the natural masks mentioned above, make sure to apply this concoction at least three times a week.
    • The extra mile. Using these facemasks is not enough. For natural beauty to result, it is important that you have a balanced diet and live a healthy lifestyle. Steer clear of raw vegetables, excess beans, bread, and cauliflower.
    • Relax and de-stress by seeking peace. Begin meditating for at least 10 minutes every day. This can help in avoiding the stress that can produce wrinkles.
    • Drink plenty of water.
    • Use organic when DIY - always. There is no way you will improve your skin by putting chemicals and pesticides on it.
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    Questions and Answers

    Skin looks old compared to my age.

    Pimples caused by oily skin.

    Oil isn't necessarily bad for your skin. In fact, people who live in certain climates find that the oil on their skin helps them stay looking young. It's only when they move away from those climates that they end up suffering. If you're having problems with pimples that are causing you to look older than you are, you will probably benefit from an Aloe Vera Facial Mask to Treat Acne. There are other things you can do as well, but your first priority should be clearing up your acne, before you try any of the Anti-Aging skin care recommendations in this article. Some of them will just irritate your existing acne.

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