People have paid hundreds of dollars for anti-aging lotion, potions and serums. Many have also paid thousands for rejuvenation procedures, all in hopes to turn back the clock a decade or more. Wrinkles, sagging skin, age spots and dry skin are what we can expect as we age. But, there are things we can do to slow the process down and even stall aging. It’s knowing the right foods to eat and the right oils to use on our skin the produce the most profound benefits. And, they are easy to find.
Frankincense has been used for centuries to even out skin tone and gives our skin that youthful glow we desire. As a potent antioxidant, it can significantly improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, reduce large pores and even minimize scars. It can also tighten skin, fight acne, prevent premature aging and regenerate healthy cells. It also has astringent properties that reduce wrinkles and improves skin discoloration making Frankincense ideal for healing our skin and part of our anti-aging regime.
Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning will improve your skin appearance. It loaded with vitamin C which prevents wrinkles, fights acne, evens out skin tone and gives your skin a healthy glow. As an astringent, lemon water tightens skin and reduces large pores. The result is smoother, plumper and clearer skin. Drink 16 – 32 ounces of lemon water every morning and watch your skin improve.
Lemon oil offers a plethora of benefits for our skin. Its astringent properties can brighten dull skin, perseveres skin tone, improve sagging, and reduces inflammation. Its antibacterial properties are effective against certain strains of bacteria making it great for small wounds or acne. Lemon oil can be diluted with a carrier oil and applied topically to your skin. It can also be added to a diffuser and inhaled.
Rosemary oil has a delicate scent that is inviting and soothing. It has antibacterial and antioxidant properties that help reduce inflammation, reduce excel oil production, fights acne, prevents skin damage, improves circulation, reduces puffiness and rejuvenates our skin.
Lilac oil has a heavenly scent that soothes the soul. It has both antioxidant and astringent properties. Lilac oil can improve fine line wrinkles, blemishes, ages spots, increase elasticity so your skin is tighter and allows your skin to glow. It’s also great for sunburns, scrapes, small cuts, and bruises. It protects open wounds from infection, inflammation, encourages new cell growth and is effective on other skin ailments.
Most of us probably haven’t heard of pomegranate oil, but it’s so beneficial when it comes to antiaging. Know as nature’s power fruit, it’s a high-performance oil. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties which are beneficial for those dealing with acne. Its high antioxidant boosts collagen, improves elasticity, and reduces scars. It shields our skin from harmful UV rays, neutralizes free radical and has superior moisturizing abilities.