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Ancient formulae to age slow

14-07-2017 03:00 PM | Pooja Nevewani | My Indian Dream


Ancient formulae to age slow | My Indian Dream

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Nature has remedies for all your problems! Here are some for anti-aging.

Who doesn’t want to stay young forever! Youth is a symbol of beauty. Many of us spend lots of money at beauty salon just to retain the youth of your skin and delay the aging effects. But what about the ancient times when there are no such technological or chemical advancements? These people relied on natural remedies and believe me they weren’t disappointed. Nature has solutions for all our problems. The natural anti-aging remedies not only delays the aging process but also ensures the longevity of your beauty. Here are certain natural products that have anti-aging properties.

Olive Oil

The ancient civilizations that lived on the borders of the Mediterranean Sea used olive oil for many purposes. They had the knowledge of olive oil’s excellent properties and hence used it as food, medicine and also as an anti-aging remedy. The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, known for her timeless beauty, use olive oil to retain her beauty and youth. Olive oil is rich in anti-oxidants like Vitamin E and thus helps you to maintain a smooth and glowing skin. You can put drops of olive oil in your bath water or massage your dry skin with the oil. You can also make a face pack by mixing honey, olive oil and egg together. Olive oil also works wonders on your hair. Apply some warm olive oil on your hair and wash your hair 20 to 30 minutes later.

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Oil was used by Native Americans for centuries to treat wounds, to moisturise skin and for hair and scalp treatment. It is an indigenous plant to South Western United States. Now, jojoba oil is used in wide range of soaps and moisturisers. Jojoba oil is available in a medical store. Adding few drops of this oil to your moisturiser will make your skin smooth and glowing. Also, you can add the drop to your hair conditioner. Even directly using the oil onto your hair will give you a shiny, smooth texture and prevent dandruff.

Honey

Ancient Mediterranean women have used honey as an anti-aging remedy for centuries. Honey is rich in antioxidants and is mixed with various other ingredients to make face masks. Honey when exposed to air naturally absorbs moisture. Thus it can be used as a natural skin moisturizer. It doesn’t leave behind excess oil onto your skin. Now, honey is used in a wide range of skin care products like creams, moisturizers, anti-aging serums and various face masks.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is famous among Indian women from ancient times for its strong beautification properties. It is not only good for your skin and hair but also a healthy oil for cooking. Thus usage of coconut oil has been prevalent in India for centuries. Coconut Oil I used in scalp and hair treatment to calm split ends and make hair thick, long and silky. Application of coconut milk on face and lips is an old anti-aging practice among Indian women. It acts as a moisturiser for your skin. The oil also protects your skin from ultraviolet rays from the sun and prevents premature aging.



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