As we all know, many women all over the world want to reduce wrinkles in order to look younger. Wrinkles appear during the process of aging. These age-related skin changes are the result of genetically programmed changes and environmental wear-and-tear on the skin.
As we age, the production of the elastic tissue (elastin) reduces in our skin and it causes the skin to hang loosely. Not only the skin becomes slack, but more transparent and fragile as well.
However, you don’t have to spend money on expensive creams and treatments in order to improve your skin, instead you should use this homemade anti-aging face mask which is amazing. It is made of cucumber that has the ability to rejuvenate your skin and to strengthen the connective tissues. It also helps maintain elasticity and combat wrinkles, because of the trace mineral silica in it.
Moreover, cucumber is a rich source of vitamin C and a lot of antioxidants that will help you maintain clear, glowing and younger-looking skin. It will also help you reduce those stubborn dark circles under your eyes. Not only you can use cucumber topically, but you can also eat it fresh which will help you in maintainig healthy and younger-looking skin.
- Lemon juice
- Rose water
- ½ cucumber
- Aloe Vera gel
First of all, peel the cucumber and cut it into slices. Then, put the cucumber slice in a blender and add 2 tbsp of fresh Aloe Vera gel, ½ teaspoons each of fresh lemon juice and pure rose water. Blend all the ingredients together for a couple of minutes. You can also add 1 teaspoon of honey because it will make the mixture more moisturizing.
Before applying the mask, you should wash yout face and neck (pat dry). Once applied, leave the mask on for 20 minutes to act. Then, rinse it off with cold water. Repeat this method twice a week for better results.
Keep in mind that consuming fresh cucumber will help you maintain healthy and younger-looking skin. According to Korean researchers, taking Aloe Vera gel internally can also help reduce wrinkles and improve elasticity.