The Secret to Younger Looking Skin Naturally With Herbs
Natures Way Younger Looking Skin
Looking Young Naturally
Herbal Beauty Secrets
Pretty skin can be handed down from one generation to another and even if it isnt there are secrets in nature that can change that! Lucky for me my grandmother always had skin that looked younger than she actually was. A wise woman she was and she always told me that there are some things that improve with age, but our skin is not one of them. Its no secret that she was right,for as our skin ages it becomes less elastic, our natural collagen production slows down. Bottom line is that our skin loses the substances to snap back into place. Dead skin cells don't shed as quickly and the turnover of new skin cells decreases. And so we start to see lines and wrinkles. Nature herbs are a well know secret to repairing and rejuvenating skin to a healthy glow and keeping that skin at its best.
Anti aging treatments can help and encourage the healing and regeneration process. To stay healthy and fresh, remember that our skin needs proper nourishment to achieve this. Know that you need a good daily routine. And that is the just the first step.
Skin Secrets from Nature
The healing properties of plants have not changed since the beginning of time. what was a healing herb thousands of years ago is still a healing herb today.Looking young naturally using herbs is not only smart but it is easy, all it takes is a little knowledge. So with a little extra help from mother nature we can turn to the herb Gotu Kola to encourage our skin to produce cells that have slowed down, we can use Aloe Vera to add moisture and rid the old skin to encourage new growth and some may even chose to embrace the natural aging process rather than color our hair. (Maybe that persons skin has a glow that enhances her natural beauty!)
Here are just a few herbs, and the ways we can use them to look younger naturally. I thank my grandmother of course for most of this knowledge, the luck of some good genes and a few of her recipes to keep that perfect complexion!
Gotu Kola - Centella Asiatica
- collagen production
- reduce fine lines and wrinkles
- stretch marks care
- natures way to help look younger
- scar care
- wound healing support
Gotu Kola Powder
Naturally Increase Collagen
The Scientific Name for this herb is Centella asiatica. And in Sinhalese there is an old proverb in regard to the herb Gotu Kola;
"Two leaves a a day, keep old age away"
Sounds like we have a perfect solution to look younger!
It is a known fact that Gotu Kola can help rejuvenate your skin cells quickly. Natures way of helping is in promoting skins natural restoration.
Way back in time the root of gotu kola was used as a cure for leprosy, is it any wonder that today this herb still can rejuvenate your skin cells quickly as well as promote natural healing. There is a special compound in Gotu Kola called Triterpenoids that strengthens the skin and increases blood flow, which is how it helps to speed up skin cell regeneration. Benefits are that it will reward you with skin looking young and smooth.
Triterpenes in Gotu Kola are the secret to this perennial extract unique. These triterpenes have been shown to not only stimulate collagen production it also increases circulation, and encourages the bodys ability to naturally recuperate.
Beauty Secret - Gotu Kola serum is applied topically to the face and is worn beneath standard moisturizers and make up.
Grandmas Favorite Comfrey & Cream Mask
- 1 Tbls Dried Comfrey Leaf- finely ground
- 1 Tsps Heavy Cream (enough to make a thick paste)
- Using a coffee grinder or a grinder and mortar - grind the leaf.
Combine the heavy cream with the grounded comfrey. Apply this mixture to clean dry skin and leave on for 10 minutes. Wipe off with warm water. Moisturize skin as usual.
Moisturize and Heal Skin
The ancient Greeks and Romans were right about Comfrey and its aid to healing. The name comfrey is believed to come from Latin ‘confera’, meaning knitting together.
Using Comfrey for your skin will keep it soft and younger looking in helping to rejuvenate and re-hydrate your skin, allowing you to fight all signs of aging effectively. Comfry is natures way to help with excerma.
Comfrey in an easy to use cream, good for the skin and dramatically reduces the appearance of wrinkles The major active ingredients of Comfrey are mucilage and allantoin.
Comfrey is a very easy plant to grow. In fact, it is a little too easy and can spread quickly. Comfrey will thrive in full sun or in partial to near full shade. Its lavender flowers are bell shaped and delicate, contrasting well with comfrey's hairy leaves.
Natures Comfrey Cream
Nature Best Kept Herbal Secret
Aloe Skin Exfoliate
1 Tbl Baking Soda
Aloe Gel or Aloe Juice Extract
Mix one tablespoon of baking soda with enough aloe vera juice or gel to make a smooth paste. You can add more baking soda if the mixture gets too wet. Best if you use bottled or fresh aloe vera. Gently scrub face with circular motion for 1-2 minutes then rinse, tone and moisturize.
A member of the Lily family, Aloe Vera is also known as the burn plant, and whose name in Sanskrit, kumari, means princess.It is no secret that Cleopatra massaged Aloe gel into her skin to make it shine. And still today as nature gives us Aloe you will find this herb in some of the best skincare moisturizes and treatments in skin care today. As Cleopatra used the fresh leaf gel we should follow in her as we all know that she had beautiful skin.
For skin to look young there needs to be fresh new skin cell growth and as we age the secret is to encourage and rev up the process. Exfoliation helps to eliminate the outermost layer of older dead skin cells. The dead skin needs to be sloughed away so that the skin can keep to the natural rejuvenation plan. Aloe Vera with its jellylikfe gel is good for removing dead skins cell. And it is twofold as it is also great for soothing and treating dry skin, breakouts and sun burns, moisturizing the skin, soothing for insect bites and many other skin irritations.
Aloe for Younger Looking Skin
GRAPE SEED EXTRACT
When it comes to skin care, grape seed extract is said to enhance skin smoothness and elasticity. It is also known to fight against free radicals which are the main culprit in the development wrinkles and fine lines. One study in the 'International Journal for Cosmetic Science' found it more potent than vitamin E in reducing sun damage (which is one of the biggest enemies to our skin looking younger and healthy).
Grape Seed extract is an extract from the seed of grapes. The skin and seeds of grapes are rich in proanthocyanidins, which is a class of flavonoids that are commonly found in juice and red wine which which help to Neutralize Skin Damaging Free Radicals.
Grape seed oil is full of nutrients that are easily absorbed into the skin. Helping new collagen growth is so important if you want your skin to look younger using grape seed oil is a wise choice for it does not sit on top of the skin, it penetrates deep,helping to fight free
radicals and stop some of the enzymes that destroy collagen, elastin
and other connective tissue.
Herbs Are Natures Way to Help Skin Look Younger!
Turning to natures secrets and using herbs for anti aging treatments are an effective and inexpensive way to younger looking skin. The herbs are supplied by mother nature and they are not only good for your skin but for your overall health. These are just a secret few age old tips for looking younger and even better they are much cheaper than the anti wrinkle treatments that you can buy in the stores. And because of the natural ingredients there is a less likely chance that you will have an allergic reaction.
Go plant your garden of Herbs and look and feel the best ever!