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Our skin is the first and foremost thing that reflects our age. If we take proper care of it, we can achieve a healthy glow. But guess what? It can be the complete opposite, if you neglect it. Yes, it’s true — trouble strikes, as soon as you step into your 30s; that’s because this is the time when your skin needs maximum care. But worry not, as always we are here to help you. This time around, we have some dermat-approved skin care tips that can make you look flawless, way beyond your 30s.
Mix all the ingredients, except the milk. Blend well and then add just enough milk to make a thick paste. Apply on the face and neck and let it sit till it is semi-dry. Wet your hands with some more milk and gently rub the mask off in circular motions.
“Almonds and oranges are rich in vitamin C, E, and retinol. They help exfoliate and negate the effects of sun, while oatmeal nourishes the skin, and potato brightens it,” suggests Dr Rinky Kapoor, consultant dermatologist, cosmetic dermatologist & dermato-surgeon, The Esthetic Clinics.
Mix all the ingredients well. Now, take a piece of bread and dip it in this mix. Use the bread to apply the pack on your face. Let it sit for 15 minutes and wash with cold water. Use this two to three times a week.
“Saffron infuses the skin with iron, potassium, calcium, zing, copper, and other vitamins such as A, C, and niacin. This will also help in increasing blood circulation in the skin, resulting in less dark circles and fine lines,” suggests Dr Kapoor.
Massage the juice on your neck in an upward direction, leaving it on for five minutes before washing. Pineapple is full of antioxidants and works like a charm on the thin skin of the neck. It also helps to increase the collagen production and improves skin elasticity.
Mix and apply it on the face, neck, and hands. Let it sit for a few minutes and gently scrub it off. Turmeric heals the skin and improves collagen production, while sugarcane exfoliates the skin.
Massage the oil on your forehead in an upward motion for five minutes. Relax for 20 minutes and wash the oil with lukewarm water. Jojoba oil acts as a liquid wax, which penetrates into the deep layers of the skin. It is also high in vitamin E and prevents free radical damage.
“If you see any persistent problem on your skin, make sure to consult a dermatologist for the correct treatment, before using any home remedies or new products,” concludes Dr Kapoor.
So ladies, it’s time to look ageless with these simple beauty hacks.