Wrinkles are caused by the lack of elasticity of the skin which will cause fine lines and puffy skin. A lack of elasticity is inevitable with age, but winkles can be prevented with long-term care and treatment. The best cure for wrinkles is prevention. However, there are many home remedies that are said to help reduce the look of wrinkles or prevent them.
Smoking is a big no-no when it comes to wrinkles let alone other aliments associated with its chemicals and toxins. What people don’t know is that smoking blocks AcetylCholine, which is a neurotransmitter that controls muscular contraction. Because of this, smoking causes a lack of tone. This can make the muscle and skin to look puffy. Moreover, the thousands of toxins cause free radical damage. These free radicals will cause cell damage. High sun exposure will cause topical skin damage by burning as well as damage at the cellular level. Avoid smoking and apply sunscreen every day, if you are going to be in direct sunlight for extended periods of time. You definitely want to avoid burning. But an optimum level of sunlight is essential for health.
B-vitamins are great for the skin. Foods high in B-vitamins are meat, eggs, and whole wheat products. Antioxidants A, C, and E directly benefit the skin because these vitamins seek out free radicals and stop their damage. Be sure to eat a variety of fruits and vegetables containing these nutrients as each antioxidant seeks out a different free radical type.
- Lemon juice is said to fade wrinkles by tightening the skin. Apply lemon juice several times a day for ten minutes for the best results. It is recommended to speak with a dermatologist to determine if the acid within the lemon juice will damage the skin. Pineapple juice is also said to achieve the same results.
- A homemade toner can be created by mixing two tablespoons of vodka, one tablespoon of fennel seeds, and two teaspoons of honey. Even though this may sound like a cocktail, let this mixture soak overnight, strain and apply.
- There are also various wrinkle creams available over the counter. If these are used, massage in an upward motion before bedtime. This will help tone the skin.
Here’s a video about wrinkles’ causes and remedies