Every experience, pleasant or unpleasant, leaves a mark. The good times leave a mark on your face in the form of laugh lines. Wrinkles are scary, but can you afford to give up the fun of laughing? No. But if you are desperately looking for solutions for the laugh lines that you have already had, here are some.
1) Direct application of the aloe vera gel obtained from the leaves, without breaking the green peel, helps the skin look healthy because of the malic acid that it contains. 2) Make a face pack with plant oil that is cold pressed, raw egg and oatmeal. It has nourishing ingredients that make the skin look plump and healthy. 3) You can also apply avocado on your skin. It contains vitamin E and antioxidants that protects the skin from the harmful rays of the sun. Mash avocado into a pulp and apply it on the face. Wait for about 20 minutes and wash it off. 4) The mixture of honey and banana is also quite effective. Apply it and leave it for 10 minutes. You will the instant firmness that it provides to the skin. 5) Always use a good sunscreen before going out in the sun.
What to eat and avoid
To keep the skin in good health you have to have 1) lots of fruits and vegetables, and 2) lots of water. You need to strictly avoid 1) smoking and drinking, 2) having junk, fried and oily foods, 3) depression and stress, and 4) too much sugar. Smoking and drinking drastically dehydrate the skin and makes wrinkles and fine lines appear more prominent. Depression steals the glow from your skin and makes it look aging with lines.
Though there are several modern techniques like dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, botox and lasers, it is still preferable not to go much for the artificial way. Natural means have not yet lost their power. You need treatment both from inside and outside which is possible only by natural means. They may take some time to show their effects but they are no doubt long lasting and cost effective too.
Prutha Bhosle is peppy yet shy, urbane yet uncouth, ambitious yet indecisive, feminist yet equalist writer of WSL. She is a true fashion lover and keeps her eye on all the updated trends & city lifestyle.