(Last Updated On: 11th May 2016)

Aging is a natural process and not a disease. We are all bound to experience it one day.
However, we can look younger for a longer period of time if we take care of the second layer of the skin (dermis).

The dermis is beneath the uppermost layer (epidermis).The dermis has a high content of collagen and elastin fibers that keep the skin strong and supple.aging

As we age or are exposed to harsh environmental factors such as UV rays in sunlight, and toxins, the collagen fibers lose flexibility and the skin becomes dull, wrinkled, and sagging.

All we need is to naturally take care of our skin. Some factors like age related diseases such as arthritis, depression, stress, frailty, and cancer can affect the way we look.

Harsh skin care products also destroy the acid mantle of the skin. Life style factors such as poor diet, lack of exercise, alcohol, cigarette smoking, make the aging process more apparent.

Once we identify our problem areas, there are excellent anti aging remedies that can be applied to restore and prevent our youthfulness and natural beauty to the body.

Aging is a natural phenomenon on the other hand nature itself has given so many natural ways to slow down this aging process of our skin, by properly taking care of it through natural processes. Following are the anti aging tips that can be used to control the aging factor of our skin.-

Coconut milk: Coconut milk contains anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that prevents wrinkles. It is also rich in vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6; iron, selenium, calcium, iron, magnesium and phosphorus. Coconut milk can also be used as a make-up remover, skin moisturizer and also for treating sunburns.

Red wine: Red wine contains antioxidants that sop up damaging free radicals that play a role in aging and age-related diseases. And keeps your skin glowing and young.

Turmeric Powder: Turmeric powder contains curcumin, an anti-oxidant which scavenges the free radicals in our body.

These free radicals are responsible for the early death of cells and early aging of skin. Start consuming turmeric powder with warm milk to keep the wrinkles away.

Also turmeric’s anti-microbial property enables it to be used it as a face and skin pack with mustard oil to be used on our skin to prevent and treat skin infections and sunburns.

CalendulaCalendula helps to create new blood vessels to the skin at the time when blood supply to the skin is diminishing.

Calendula has a lot of carotenoid pigments(nutritive properties found in the red, yellow, and orange color of fruits and vegetables), and lutein, an important antioxidant.These antioxidants can reduce the damage caused by other molecules called free radicals on the skin, and help it to stay younger.

Calendula also stimulates cell regeneration for younger looking skin. Use the Calendula cream, serum, or oil, 2 times daily for treatment.

Green tea cream or serumGreen tea has some plant chemicals known as poly phenols. They are 20 times stronger than the plant chemicals found in vitamin E.

When green tea cream or serum is applied to the skin, it protects the skin cells from damage by free radicals. Alkaloids in the green tea, also acts as an anti inflammatory, so use skin care products that contain green tea.

BilberryThe antioxidant rich fruit we eat works in our body to fight free radicals. Regular consumption of bilberry improves circulation of blood from the heart to arteries, capillaries and veins which helps the skin.

Bilberry extracts are also used as natural cosmetic agents. Study shows that bilberry not only increases the eyes’ beauty but also helpful in improving the vision.

Bilberry is not available easily in every part of the world, so you can also use the berries available in your area (but under the guidance of dermatologist), or it is better to use skin creams and lotions containing bilberry extract where bilberry is not available.

Other well-known anti aging remedies to be used include aloe vera extracts of the highest quality and vitamin A for aging due to sun exposure.

Combining these natural anti aging secrets with other alternative remedies such as exercising, meditation and yoga you will surely provide good results. Please do not forget to share if found informative and comment your valuable suggestions below to help us improve the quality of the content. 🙂

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