Many of us spend a fortune on expensive anti-ageing products. However, it is possible to save a fortune by preparing your own simple and effective anti-ageing products. The following three low cost recipes can easily be prepared at home from items you most likely have to hand in the fridge. Have a go at making them and save yourself some money.
Carrot Antioxidant Face Treatment
1 large carrot
1-2 teaspoons of milk
Cook the carrot until soft and then mash it down to a smooth consistency. Add 1-2 teaspoons of milk to the carrot which will help the mixture to spread easily. Let the carrot mixture cool then apply to the face, leave it to set for about 15 minutes. Rinse your face to remove any traces of the mixture.
Lemon Wrinkle Remover
1 cup of milk
2 teaspoons of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of brandy
Place the milk, lemon juice and brandy in a saucepan and warm gently over a low heat. When the mixture is warm (not boiling), smooth over your face, neck and chest. Relax in comfortable position and wait until the mixture has dried, then rinse to remove. The lemon contains vitamin C which helps boost collagen, while brandy is known for its antibacterial properties.
Easy Orange Line Eraser
1 cup of orange juice
½ cup of warm water
Mix the orange juice and the warm water together in bowl. Splash your entire face with the mixture for a couple of minutes, then rinse. The vitamin C in the orange juice helps prevent and diminish wrinkles by boosting collagen which firms the skin.