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Skin Care 5 natural ways to reduce wrinkles

Wrinkles and fine lines are bound to appear as you age. But, other factors may expedite what is a natural process. Aloe vera helps in preventing these early signs of aging.

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Let’s face it, no one actually wants wrinkles, but wrinkles, sadly, are a part of the natural process of getting older.

Some dermatologists say that skin starts to age as early as the age of 20, and from then on, the collagen and the elastin in the skin starts to begin to deplete and, eventually, that leads to the appearance of wrinkles.

  • Get more sleep

Sleep is another important tip on how to reduce wrinkles. Sleep is so important for a well-functioning body.

If you don’t get an adequate amount of sleep, your body will inevitably produce too much cortisol, which is a hormone that attacks your otherwise healthy skin cells. This can cause wrinkles.

If you get enough sleep each night, your body will work hard to remain elastic and less wrinkly. Try going to bed at the same time each night and waking up at the same time the next day.

  • Swap coffee for cocoa

Caffeine can make you feel hydrated because it’s a diuretic that makes you urinate more often. This, in turn, can have a damaging effect on your skin.

Cocoa, on the other hand, is good for your skin because it’s rich in dietary flavanols that protect your body from sun damage.

Cocoa can also improve circulation to your skin cells, as well as make it look smoother and more toned in general. Grab a few cups of cocoa each day and you could be looking better in no time at all.

  • Wear a banana mask

In the world of  beauty,  bananas are popularly known as “Nature’s Botox”. Why go under the knife, when you can have natural, painless, cheap and pure bananas to apply on your skin?.

  • Eat more fish

Eat more fish especially salmon. Salmon is an oily fish that is rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Protein itself is the main building block of fantastic skin, while fatty acids help to look after your skin, keeping it youthful and glowing.

Salmon is really easy to introduce to your diet, too. You could eat it in the morning with scrambled eggs, at lunch with a cream cheese bagel, or at dinner with an assortment of potatoes. You can eat it raw or cooked  however you want.

  • Try aloe vera

Aloe vera can protect you from wrinkles and other signs of aging. It also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that prevent the skin from the damage of the ultraviolet rays.

See more: How to treat acne scars and wrinkles with Aloe Vera

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