Most people tend to neglect their skin, until it is just too late. And then when it is really too late, they talk to doctors and try medications to reverse aging. That is why prevention is always better than cure. What if we told you there are natural ways to help your skin age gracefully? In this article, we share with you the best anti-aging tips and natural remedies from Ayurveda.
First let’s understand how ayurvedic anti-aging remedies work. What are the broader things Ayurveda tells us in order to age slower? The truth is, we are all going to age and aging is beautiful. With the anti-aging ayurvedic remedies you can ensure that you keep your skin looking youthful and glowing for as long as you can. Ayurveda has specified certain conditions under which we age slower.
With the help of ayurvedic techniques, you can detoxify your body. In this process, your skin is detoxified from the inside and outside as well. This prevents toxin build up in your system and also helps in keeping your skin radiant and clear.
Through foods and naturally occurring products, you can keep your skin nourished and healthy. Thinking of consuming ghee. If your skin is nourished all year round from the inside, it will also appear nourished on the outside.
Free of stress
We all know that stress is a big contributor to those fine lines and crow’s feet. A great benefit of following Ayurveda is that it frees your skin from all the day to day stress that you have due to various factors. For instance, meditating everyday can actually keep you looking physically young for years!
Rehydration of the skin
I cannot emphasize enough on the importance of drinking water. For hydration, drink up! Your skin gets rehydrated with water. It keeps the moisture levels in your skin intact and is vital for a healthy glow.
There are also some natural ayurvedic home remedies that you can make with ingredients straight from your kitchen!
- Rose water & lime juice
Add a few drops of lime juice to some rose water and apply it on the skin before going to bed. Wash it off with water after 20 minutes. This brightens the skin and prevents wrinkles.
2) Neem paste
Neem is a powerful herb that can treat many skin problems like acne, infections, itchiness, odour, and much more! Put some neem leaves in a bucket of warm water. Use this to rinse your body naturally. It will instantly cool down your body, and keep skin problems at bay!
3) Coconut water
Coconut water takes your hydration game to the next level! But who said you only have to drink it? You can use it as a toner on your skin too. Take it on a cotton round and apply to your skin like you would with a regular toner. If it feels sticky, you can wash it off with some water. Coconut water also has anti-aging benefits as it hydrates the skin.
Carrots are rich in Vitamin A- which is what the anti-aging ingredient Retinol is derived from. Grind a carrot and mix it with 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply this paste onto your skin for 20 minutes for a boost of Vitamin A.
Saffron is one of the most expensive ingredients in the world, now you know why! Saffron has anti-inflammatory properties that can treat dry skin, acne and also get rid of dead skin. Our sandalwood saffron face mask is a must have anti-aging product as it was formulated using ayurvedic principles, making it effective for mature and dry skin as well.
6) Coconut Oil/ ghee
I’m sure you may have already heard about the benefits of massaging your skin. Massage promotes lymphatic drainage which detoxes the body. Massage your skin with coconut oil or ghee as this revitalises your skin. If you want the added benefits, you can opt for our anti-stretch marks massage oil.
7) Anti-aging face mask
Mix 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of turmeric and some milk to make a paste. Use this as a face mask twice a week, it will prevent premature aging.