Age is just a number, You say as you indulge in some crazy youthful antic that raise eyebrows. While it may hold true for your youthful spirit, your skin will fail to follow your vision.
Our skin gradually starts maturing when we hit 25 and for some lucky ones, 30! This means that your skin will slowly stop regenerating new skin cells and you will be left with old dirty cells that enhance those fine line and wrinkles. The pores will start clogging more often and the teenage prone acne will be replaced with a more fluctuating pimple situation triggered by changing hormones.
How do you know you skin has started to age?
Some of these noticeable signs of mature skin are:
As these signs emerge, you may find your stress levels rising up, too! You find yourself staring at your reflection in agony as your once youthful face starts to show signs of aging!
While you may not be able to halt the aging process, you can try to slow down its speed. Keep the youthful skin as long as you can by adopting a proper skincare routine.
The beauty industry has a solution for all these aging problems cropping up, including: night creams, exfoliants, serums, anti-aging creams, moisturizers, etc. In the long run you will probably be paying a heavy price to keep your age in check.
Or you can always opt for some easy homemade solutions to keep the mature skin at a distance.
Where to begin?
You should probably start your DIYs with homemade scrub!
If you are wondering: why should we start with a scrub? Then you aren’t aware of all the benefits a little scrub session has on your skin. With their grainy gritty textures scrubs help remove the dead cells from the skin and create space for new cells to occupy.
To help you kick start your anti-aging regime we have the recipe for the perfect DIY face scrub:
What you need:
I tbsp honey
Handful of almonds
2 tbsp of crushed mint leaves
- Squeeze the lemon in a small bowl.
- Finely chop the almonds and then add them in with the lemon juice.
- Mix in the tablespoons of honey and mint.
- Stir the mixture well.
Gently massage your face with the scrub. Leave it on for a few minutes and then wash it off with warm water. Remember to dab not rub the towel as you dry off your face!
Why this blend?
This particular DIY face scrub acts as a skin brightener, moisturizer, exfoliant and a toner. This is because of the presence of lemon, honey, almond and mint respectively. Hence, making it the perfect DIY for mature skin needs.
Weekly or monthly scrubbing with this special face scrub will help your skin get rejuvenated!