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Know about preventing and treating wrinkles

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

21st Apr, 2020. 12:24 pm
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The natural aging process causes old people to develop wrinkles, especially on parts of our body, like the face, neck, hands, and forearms.

For most, wrinkles develop between the ages of 40 and 50 as the skin loses moisture and thickness. Genetics also play a big role in the development of wrinkles.

But sun exposure appears to be the biggest cause, especially in people with fair skin.

Wrinkles may also be caused in part by smoking and a diet that isn’t balanced.

Here are few home remedies you need to try which are proven to effectively work on wrinkles.

1. Aloe vera

Aloe vera has numerous healing properties. Taking a daily gel aloe supplement significantly reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Applying aloe vera gel to the skin also added collagen and hydrated skin.

2. Superfoods

Foods rich in nutrients are often called “superfoods.” There are many superfoods that appear to prevent wrinkles and boost overall health.

Focusing on both men and women found that those men with healthy eating habits had fewer wrinkles.

However, women who ate more fruit had fewer wrinkles than those who ate more meat and junk foods.

Foods in the following list below may help reduce the appearance of wrinkles:

  • artichokes
  • avocadoes
  • chia seeds
  • cinnamon
  • egg whites
  • ginger
  • miso
  • oatmeal
  • salmon
  • sardines
  • sweet potatoes
  • tomatoes
  • walnuts

3. Egg whites

Egg Whites may contribute to a small improvement in the skin’s appearance, the thin membrane that separates the white from the shell is more effective.

Using a cream made with egg membrane led to a significant reduction in wrinkle depth.

It can also increase production of collagen, which makes skin smoother and stretchy.

4. Massage

Many people turn to massage to prevent and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Researchers have found that use of a handheld facial massage device can help prevent wrinkles by increasing proteins that keep the skin smooth.

Experts say that a daily facial massage for three to five minutes done with your fingers can give the same effects on the skin.

It can also reduce stress, which can lead to wrinkles as well.

5. Minerals

In the skin, minerals help filter sunlight, promote healing, and prevent damage.

Zinc and selenium are two minerals that are especially important for skin health.

Using a topical cream containing zinc and selenium can block some UV radiation.

It also helps to protect the skin from the sun damage that causes wrinkles.

Dietary supplements containing selenium may provide the same protective effects.

Zinc can be found in:

  • oysters
  • beans
  • almonds
  • oatmeal
  • peas
  • cheese

Foods containing selenium may include:

  • sunflower seeds
  • yogurt
  • spinach
  • oatmeal
  • bananas

6. Probiotics and yogurt

Research suggests that consuming probiotics on daily basis, such as those found in yogurt, might reduce the appearance of stretched lines.

In an animal study, older mice that were fed probiotic yogurt developed healthier skin and fur than mice that weren’t.

In human studies, researchers have noticed applying probiotics to the skin helps make it stronger against stressors like sunlight.

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