5 Simple Ways to Reduce Wrinkles


Wrinkles, we all know they’re coming but try to prolong their appearance or at least reduce intensity in every way we can. The truth is it’s completely achievable mostly because wrinkles and other signs of aging are the results of environmental influences, the ones we can control. Therefore, with the right technique you can reduce wrinkles and look younger. In this article you will see five different ways that will help you in your fight against wrinkles, so read on.

  1. Olive oil

Olive oil is rich in antioxidants and numerous vitamins and minerals that fight free radicals that damage your skin and induce the appearance of wrinkles. Using olive oil for reducing wrinkles is easy; you just have to massage it into your skin (usually on your face and neck, especially around eyes) and let it moisturize, repair and rejuvenate your skin. Olive oil is effective because it penetrates deep into your skin’s layers and provides long-lasting protection.

Here is another way of using olive oil to decrease wrinkles:

  • Combine a few drops of honey, olive oil, and glycerin.
  • Massage the mixture into your skin twice a day and rinse it off after a few minutes.

This method eliminates dead skin cells and tightens your skin; this is particularly beneficial for women who notice their skin started to sag.

TIP: you can also use almond oil, coconut oil, and Vitamin E oil to prevent and decrease wrinkles.

  1. Aloe vera

Aloe vera is widely used as an ingredient in many skin care products. It is, particularly, beneficial for people with sensitive skin as Aloe vera doesn’t cause any irritations that could damage the skin. Moreover, Aloevera plant contains malic acid that reduces wrinkles by improving the elasticity of your skin. You can decrease the appearance of wrinkles with Aloe vera in two ways:

  • Extract the gel from Aloe vera leaf and apply it onto your face. Rinse the gel off after 15 – 20 minutes with lukewarm water.
  • Combine one teaspoon of Aloe vera gel and the content of the Vitamin E capsule. Then, apply the mixture on the areas where you notice wrinkles are appearing. Wash the mixture off after 30 minutes with lukewarm water.
  1. Stop smoking

Smoking is bad for your health and your skin as well. Numerous studies have shown that smoking leads to premature aging. For example, in the study from 2010 that included 64 Italian women scientists concluded that their biological age (assessed by the quality of skin, elasticity, pigmentation, etc.) was 9 times older than their actual age. The nicotine in cigarettes leads to narrowing of the blood vessels that impair the blood flow to your skin. When the blood flows is decreased your skin is unable to receive all nutrients it needs. In turn, skin starts to sag and wrinkles appear in a rapid manner. Therefore, quitting smoking is crucial for reducing wrinkles.

When you stop smoking and incorporate one of the techniques from this article, your skin will look healthy and much younger. In the same study from 2010, women who participated in the smoking cessation program were assessed again, and the reduction of their biological age was 13 years!

  1. Ginger

Ginger is effective in reduction of wrinkles due to its antioxidant content. Also, ginger helps in inhibiting the breakdown of elastin that is another reason you should use ginger to reduce wrinkles. Breakdown of elastin is one of the main causes of fine lines under eyes and wrinkles. Unlike other remedies, this one isn’t applied topically, but you consume it:

  • Combine just a pinch of grated ginger with a tablespoon of honey and eat it in the morning.
  • Drink ginger tea twice per day.
  1. Massage

One of many causes for the appearance of wrinkle is impaired blood flow that prevents skin from getting much-needed nutrients for elasticity and healthy glow. Massage is an excellent way to improve blood circulation and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. You should massage your face and neck for 20 – 30 minutes every day. Before you start with massage clean both your face and hands. You can use any skin care product for your massage like face cream or moisturizer etc and move your hands in circular motions while paying special attention to commonly wrinkled areas such as forehead, cheeks, around your eyes, mouth.

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Appearance of wrinkles can be reduced with a healthy lifestyle that includes quitting smoking or drinking and introducing new habits to your beauty regime. Also, don’t forget to drink plenty of water.



Author Bio

Kathy Mitchell was born and raised in USA. She has done MA in English literature and she loves to write health, beauty and skin care reviews for various website. Also she is contributing to consumer health digest since 2011.Her articles are both professional and creative. You can contact her on Facebook and twitter.