Are you growing old and missing the youthfulness of your skin that you had during your teenage? During the teenage, your skin is tight and has the best texture. But, the skin loses its elasticity, as we age.
The deterioration of the skin texture is a natural process as we age. There is no way by which we can maintain the skin elasticity and firmness throughout our life.
But you don’t need to worry there are some ways to keep your youthful skin texture for a longer period. Read on to find how to make your own facial skin lifting face mask at home.
Why Our Skin Loses Elasticity When We Age?
Our skin has collagen, which is responsible for tightening of the skin. It’s a kind of protein comprising of a DNA structure.
As we grow old, we lose collagen and consequently our skin loses its elasticity and youthfulness. Besides aging, there are also some other factors, which result in to the diminution of collagen.
I will share with you today one of the best DIY homemade natural masks that will lift your face skin naturally. This skin firming facemask helps to restore natural elasticity of the skin without any side effects. Your skin will look firmer, toned up and younger, but it won’t take a fortune to do it.
The three ingredients mentioned in this remedy are usually found easily at home. So, start taking care of your skin right now! These three ingredients deal with different skin issues like dryness, sagging, and wrinkles. Once these issues are done away with, your skin will definitely be firmer and smoother.
What Skin Benefits This Mask Provides?
(a) Egg White: Egg whites contain enzyme Lysozyme, which has been found to preserve the skin’s natural elasticity and tightens pores. They are a good source of protein, which helps heal, rebuild the skin and thus can reverse sagging skin conditions. In fact, egg whites act as a mild astringent – which contribute to shrinking of the skin pores. They also help absorb excess oil in the skin and
Tip: You can use the left over yolk for an incredible hair treatment.
(b) Lemons Or Limes: They contain alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) which act as exfoliants, rejuvenating and cleansing your skin and leaving you feeling refreshed. They can help prevent blackheads, and can also help relieve skin ailments like acne. They also have astringent properties, which cause a minute, temporary tightening of muscles. They can be used to tighten pores and temporarily reduce oil production for a clearer, brighter complexion.
(c) Raw Honey: Honey provides mainly four incredible skin care benefits. It’s a natural antibacterial agent, so works great for acne treatment and prevention. Full of antioxidants, it is great for slowing down aging. It is extremely moisturizing, so can boost your complexion and provide a natural glow. Honey also cleanses your skin, unclogs and opens up pores.
So by simply combining these three natural ingredients you can create a great skin lifting facial mask that will make you looking years younger in just 20-25 minutes.
You will need:
(i) Egg white: 1 – tightens, lifts, and firms up your skin.
(ii) Lemon or lime: 1 wedge, squeezed – brightens and balances your skin.
(iii) Raw honey: 1 teaspoon – moisturizes and hydrates.
How To Make Natural Face Mask To Tighten Skin?
(i) Take an egg, separate the egg white from the egg yolk and put the egg white in a glass or ceramic bow.
(ii) Add in 1 teaspoon of raw honey and squeeze in the lemon or lime wedge.
(iii) Whisk the ingredients together until you have smooth, spreadable mixture.
How To Apply Natural Face Mask To Tighten Skin?
(i) Take sufficient amount of the mixture and using your fingertips or a makeup brush apply it evenly all over your cleansed face and neck, avoiding the lips and areas around the eyes.
(ii) Let the mask sit for about 20 minutes, or until it dries completely. You may feel a tingling sensation, and the mask may begin to feel extremely tight.
(iii) Once dried, rinse of the mask with lukewarm water. When done, splash your face with cold water to seal the newly tightened pores.
(iv) Follow with a light, oil-free moisturizer such as Neutrogena Oil-Free Sensitive Skin.
(v) You can store the leftover in fridge and use it within 2 days.