The passage of time is inevitable. Hoping to stay young forever is just an illusion. Of course, we can always prevent premature aging of the skin or even reduce the wrinkles that gradually appear on the face. Some opt for the radical method through invasive techniques, such as cosmetic surgery. Others, more cautious, prefer milder remedies, stocking up on vitamins or anti-aging creams. But sometimes, some natural tricks also prove their worth!
Although the aging of the skin cannot be stopped, we can try to delay it as much as possible. Because yes, the arrival of wrinkles is often accompanied by strong anxiety in many people who refuse to see their image deteriorate. It is therefore one of the most common aesthetic problems today. Fortunately, there are remedies to compensate for the loss of elasticity and collagen in the skin. Factors that trigger the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
How to stimulate cell regeneration? Have you ever heard of Chia seeds? This natural ingredient, rich in antioxidants and omega-3s, has the ability to reduce cell damage caused by free radicals. To regain firmer, smoother and more elastic skin, this is the ideal solution!
Quickly discover how to prevent or reduce wrinkles by preparing a rejuvenating chia mask at home. Simple, ecological, effective and inexpensive!
Stop signs andaging it’s impossible. But with a little perseverance and goodwill, you can certainly slow it down or push it back.
The mask that we present to you today is made of natural ingredients rich in benefits for the skin.
Very popular, Chia is considered an excellent anti-aging in the cosmetic world. Thanks to their omega-3 fatty acids, high vitamin E content and antioxidants, the seeds prevent and reduce cell damage caused by free radicals. In addition, they are suitable for all skin types, providing beautiful hydration, elasticity and shine. In a few days, the skin is visibly plumper, smoother and more radiant.
Below are step-by-step recipes for making a chia seed face mask, as well as a natural exfoliant.
chia seed mask
- a ripe avocado
- 5 tablespoons of chia seeds
- 6 drops of lemon juice
- 3 drops of lavender oil
Start mashing the ripe avocado. Gradually add the other ingredients, starting with the Chia, the lavender and finally the lemon juice. Mix until a homogeneous substance is obtained, which must be applied to the face with circular movements. Leave on for ten minutes then rinse with lukewarm water.
A natural anti-ageing agent, avocado is enriched with vitamins (B, C and E) and minerals that promote the renewal of collagen and effectively fight against skin aging. Avocado pulp will make the face smooth and rejuvenated.
Impossible to miss: lemon works wonders on the skin. Its juice is astringent and antioxidant, helping to restore radiance to the complexion, fade dark spots and dark circles. As for your citric acids, they erase dead cells and allow cell renewal.
In turn, thanks to the synergy of its components (citronellol, geraniol and linalool), lavender oil accelerates cell renewal and limits the appearance of wrinkles.
chia seed scrub
To promote the renewal of dead cells, this exfoliating it is ideal. How to prepare this homemade scrub?
- Half a cup coconut oil
- A teaspoon of lemon juice
- Two tablespoons of chia seeds
Mix all ingredients. After washing your face with warm water, apply the resulting mixture on your face in circular motions. Leave on for a few minutes and rinse. You will notice a slight change from the first application, but for the most satisfying result, repeat two or three times a week. It is a natural, economical and effective alternative to traditional anti-aging cosmetic products.
Note: rich in antioxidant properties and saturated fatty acids, coconut oil is excellent for delaying the first signs of aging and deeply hydrating the skin.
The benefits of natural ingredients
All the ingredients used to prepare the two masks contain different skin nourishing substances.
Vitamins such as potassium in Chia seeds are present in greater amounts than in oranges or bananas. Chia is therefore the most suitable natural ingredient for making masks and other beauty products such as hair masks and skin scrubs. When mixed with water, the seeds release substances that are particularly effective in the manufacture of beauty products.