One of the most common problems encountered as we age is sagging skin. This can lead to buy expensive medicines counter for skin tightening. But the fact is that many people can use a home remedy with the same success. Best of all, these remedies are good for your pocket and the environment.
One of the easiest and fastest way to tighten the skin is through the use of an astringent on a regular basis. Lemon juice is an excellent natural astringent along with honey, rosemary and witch hazel. Honey and lemon have natural astringent and antibacterial properties. Witch hazel is an anti-inflammatory and astringent, and rosemary is also an astringent, but also helps to improve circulation. You can use each of these ingredients alone, mix them together or mix them with nutritious ingredients like milk cream, rose water or almond oil. Milk is rich in nutrients and contains acids that gently exfoliate the skin, rose water is a mild astringent and anti-inflammatory, and almond oil is a great moisturizer and a natural astringent.
You can use a simple egg white to tighten skin instantly. Apply the clear on the face, let it dry and gently rubbed into the skin with a clean towel. You can also apply honey directly on the face and let it dry for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water. You can also make a paste of powdered calamine and milk, let it dry on your face for 20 minutes and then rinse.
The best way to stretch the skin in the long run is to promote the growth of new skin and protect against free radicals from UV rays, pollution and antioxidants. Using cleaning products with alpha hydroxy acids help exfoliate the skin gently, promoting regeneration of the same. Make your own cleaner using any type of berry (eg cranberry) and chunks of apples, oranges, pineapples, grapes and papayas. Make a paste or puree rub some of these fruits, a little sugar and milk. Apply the paste with a move round and rinse. You can let this sit for a few minutes to more intensive cleaning, but that does not dry out the way a mask would.