ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Home Remedy Wrinkle Treatments

Updated on September 8, 2015

Save some money

Let’s face it – wrinkles are inevitable. However, we don’t have to concede defeat just yet! There are many different creams and lotions available to help eradicate wrinkles, however, I decided to see if there were any natural or home remedies that could be effective in our battle with Father Time.

Some of these home remedies may sound a tad strange and I must admit they do read more like grocery lists than wrinkle treatments, but if you can utilize home grown remedies instead of paying out the big bucks for over the counter creams and lotions, then why not give them a try?

They are made from healthy products, that are cost effective, and unless a person is allergic to the ingredients, you don't have to worry about any adverse effects.


Stock up on groceries...

I’m sure nearly everyone has heard of this first home remedy, but there are a few listed here that I hadn’t heard of before. Remember – always cleanse your skin before applying any products to your face!

  • Egg whites - Apply them under the eye to tighten and tone the skin, used to visibly reduce fine lines.
  • Odor-free Castor oil – Apply under eyes and throat to tighten skin, prevent wrinkles and reduce fine lines
  • Preparation H – (I kid you not!) Apply on throat, face (avoiding the eye area) and forehead to tighten skin and reduce wrinkles
  • Coconut oil – Apply to skin before bed to tighten skin and reduce fine lines (natural moisturizer)
  • Fresh pineapple – Apply to skin before bed or after cleansing in the morning to tighten skin (natural astringent)
  • Green (Thompson seedless) grapes – Cut in half and gently crush them against your face so the juice will be absorbed. Leave on for approximately 20 minutes then rinse and air dry. Excellent for reducing wrinkles and tightening skin
  • Cucumbers - help shrink bags under the eyes
  • Tea bags - also used to help reduce bags and fine lines


Homemade facials

For those of you who love a facial, here are a couple of home remedies that are right up your alley! For those of you who are new to facials, they help by improving the blood circulation to the skin which helps to tighten the facial muscles and reduce puffiness and sagging.

Some products have even promised the resurgence of collagen in the skin, and diminishing of fine lines.

The rule of thumb when using facials or cleansers is to start at the neck and work your way up to the forehead, using small circular motions with your fingers.

  • Make a paste with sugarcane juice and turmeric and apply for 10 minutes – used for getting rid of wrinkles and help slow the skins aging.
  • Mix 1 tsp orange juice, 1 tsp raspberry juice, 1 tsp olive oil, 1 tbsp ground oatmeal, and 1 whipped egg yolk. Wait 20 minutes before applying, starting from the neck upwards. When dry, gently, but thoroughly wash with warm water. Helps tighten and firm skin
  • Mix ¼ c. Comfry infusion, ¼ c. Witch hazel and 10 drops patchouli essential oil. Prevents sagging skin, tightens and tones
  • Mix 2 tbsp of plain yogurt, ½ tbsp honey, ½ tbsp lemon juice and the contents of 3 Vitamin E capsules in a small bowl. Apply to your face, leave for 10 minutes, and then rinse well with warm water.


Preventative measures

Something that is overlooked as a remedy for wrinkles is a healthy lifestyle. I know, I know, everybody now-a-days is touting the benefits of diet and exercise. I’m not saying cancel that appointment with the dermatologist or plastic surgeon, I’m just hinting that sometimes a change in lifestyle can go a long way to postponing the inevitable battle with Father Time.

I have still to take my own advice and exercise more. I do try and get enough sleep at night, but as you age, your sleep cycles change, and you end up napping at night, instead of sleeping. By napping, I mean that you wake up often, disrupting your sleep cycles even more.

1. Eat right

A proper diet, including veggies, fresh fruit, whole grains and anti-oxidants is exactly what the doctor ordered, and your skin will love you for it! Cook with olive oil and substitute virgin olive oil for your regular oil in your salads. Believe it or not, these simple steps have been found to protect your skin from something called oxidative stress, and can help you defy wrinkles well into your 70’s!

2. Exercise

Walk, jog, or bike those wrinkles right off your face! Seriously – your whole body benefits from regular exercise, including your skin. Exercise not only strengthens muscles, it improves blood circulation and nutrient intake for your skin.

3. Quit smoking

This is a biggie! Smoking does increase aging – especially the skin. Let’s face it, smoking isn’t good for you at the best of times, and your skin shows the effects of this vice very quickly.

4. Reduce stress levels

Adopt a mantra – Don’t sweat the small stuff. Take some time to relax and revitalize. A quick five minute break to breathe will have an amazing effect on not only your nerves, but your skin.

5. Don’t worry – be happy

A positive outlook and a smile go hand in hand with reducing your stress. Both of these things can help ward off unnecessary wrinkles, especially the ones between your eyebrows...

All of these simple and sometimes overlooked remedies can do so much for your health, happiness, longevity and looks. There are a lot more pro-active remedies out there, including solutions that can cost a lot of money, however, sometimes the simple things in life are best.

I will do my best to follow my own advice. I am eating better, however, since it is so good, I have to adjust the amounts so that I don't end up wider than I am tall. I am also working on the quitting smoking. This can be tough, but like I am told, anything good is worth working for.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Enelle Lamb profile imageAUTHOR

      Enelle Lamb 

      5 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      My pleasure Gals - I figured what the heck I can share some of my beauty tricks for 'old gals' LOL...truth is....I'm just too lazy and cheap to buy the store brands!

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile image

      Susan Hazelton 

      5 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Greaat natural beauty tips and advice. I had heard of the egg whites but didn't know about the coconut oil. Thanks for sharing.

    • Enelle Lamb profile imageAUTHOR

      Enelle Lamb 

      7 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      Thanks aslanlight - how could I forget water? So pleased you stopped by!

    • aslanlight profile image


      7 years ago from England

      One more thing, drink plenty of filtered water! A great and useful hub. I grow Comfrey and make skin cream with it. I'm glad you mentioned it.

    • Enelle Lamb profile imageAUTHOR

      Enelle Lamb 

      7 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      Of course :) supplements are a great addition to your health.

    • ImChemist profile image


      7 years ago

      This great hub , may you mix this with taking some foods rich in vitamin C which act as anti-oxidant

    • mecheshier profile image


      7 years ago

      A great article. Wonderful and unique suggestions. Thank you for the Hub

    • Enelle Lamb profile imageAUTHOR

      Enelle Lamb 

      7 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      Most welcome LensMan999 - some of them are a tad messy LOL, but you sure feel great afterward!

    • LensMan999 profile image


      7 years ago from Trans-Neptunian region

      thanks enelle lamb for giving such a nice home treatment for removing wrinkles. I will uses all the methods described by you.

    • Enelle Lamb profile imageAUTHOR

      Enelle Lamb 

      7 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      Thanks for stopping by identalhub :) I'll check out your wrinkle hub.

    • Enelle Lamb profile imageAUTHOR

      Enelle Lamb 

      7 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      fadibody 24 hours ago

      The bottom line is that many would always want to have that stunning look and prevent aging. Thanks for your great hub!

      You are welcome fadibody - I appreciate the compliment. Instead of your link, I offer that readers should check out your profile for some great tips on getting fit and looking vibrant.

    • Enelle Lamb profile imageAUTHOR

      Enelle Lamb 

      7 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      Thanks lanealanea :) I appreciate you stopping by :D

    • lanealanea profile image


      7 years ago from Orange County, California

      I am loving your hub on this topic. Great hub good stuff thanks!

    • Enelle Lamb profile imageAUTHOR

      Enelle Lamb 

      7 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      Thanks RedElf - I couldn't resist :P Thanks for the compliment! Always a pleasure when you drop in :D

    • RedElf profile image


      7 years ago from Canada

      Love the workout. This is another great hub, Enelle - I really like your style. ...and the title of your first hub in this series is most excellent - "A Wrinkle In Time" LOL!!

    • Enelle Lamb profile imageAUTHOR

      Enelle Lamb 

      7 years ago from Canada's 'California'

      Hi creativelycc, so glad you enjoyed the hub, thanks for reading and commenting :D pleasure to meet you!

      Hi suziecat7, I found the egg whites and tea bags were very soothing :D

    • suziecat7 profile image


      7 years ago from Asheville, NC

      This is a great Hub. I'm going to try the egg whites. Thanks.

    • creativelycc profile image

      Carrie L Cronkite 

      7 years ago from Maine

      Luv the natural beauty advice in this hub! Thank you!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)