7 Ways to Fight Aging on a Budget

Sep 17th, 2012No Comments




Budget Friendly Tips

Many people think it takes a great deal of money in order to maintain a youthful appearance. This is not the case, as there are a number of inexpensive anti-aging tips that anyone can utilize.

Raw Potatoes to Remove Age Spots

One of the best anti-aging tips available involves using raw potatoes to remove age spots on the face, neck and hands.  Simply cut off a small piece of potato and rub it on any area that has a different pigmentation.  After doing so, simply throw the potato away. This method can be used two or three times daily, and it may take a few days for results to be noticed.

Use Honey to Remove Wrinkles

Honey is an excellent moisturizer that also helps to firm the skin. Simply apply some natural honey and leave on the skin for up to 20 minutes before rinsing off. Honey can also be placed underneath the eyes before going to sleep at night. Following the application, rinse the honey off with some mild soap and cool water. This anti-aging technique can be repeated daily if needed and improvement is normally noticed with the first application.

Lemons to Improve Skin Tone

The juice of a fresh lemon can be used to remove age spots, exfoliate dead skin cells and dry up blemishes. Simply squeeze the juice from a lemon and apply this to the face with a clean cotton ball. Those who have especially sensitive skin can partially dilute lemon juice in water and use it as a cleanser. This method can be used multiple times each day.

Avocado Mask

Take a fresh avocado and blend it until it is smooth. Apply the blended avocado to the face and neck. Leave it on for around 20 to 30 minutes and then wash it off. This is especially good for people who have extremely dry skin, as the oil found in the avocado tends to replenish much-needed moisture. The result is skin that has a healthy glow to it rather than appearing to be flaky or scaly. This makes it one of the most effective anti-aging techniques for people with extremely dry skin.

Use Pineapple to Remove Wrinkles

Take a fresh pineapple and cut out the core of it. Take this section of the fruit and rub it over the face to remove wrinkles. Leave the solution on the face rather than rinsing it off.  Some results are noticed immediately, with long-term results appearing after several uses. This method of removing wrinkles can be used daily if needed to keep the skin looking as young as possible.

Sugar Cane Juice and Turmeric

Another effective away to remove wrinkles is to use a paste made from sugar cane juice and turmeric powder. If possible, pure sugar cane juice from a health food store should be used, since regular sugar cane juice could contain pesticides. Add just enough turmeric powder to make a thick paste and apply directly to wrinkles. This can be done in the morning or evening, and can be included with other anti-aging techniques such as a honey or avocado mask.

Coconut Milk

Cut a fresh coconut in half and catch the coconut milk in a bowl or cup. Take a clean cotton ball and dip it into the coconut milk. Rub this all over the face and neck; it can also be used on other parts of the body as well. This helps to bring about a glowing complexion but does not contain the harsh chemicals found in many microdermabrasion kits.

When it comes to anti-aging tips, there are plenty of simple and effective methods for people to use. This means that even those who are on a budget can look and feel their very best.

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