There are many anti aging creams that are available in the market. But very few are effective in hiding those fine lines, wrinkles and age spots on your face. At the same time these anti aging creams contain chemicals that can be really harmful for your skin. This is why beauty experts often suggest indulging yourself with homemade anti-aging solutions.
Apple is a great anti-aging fruit. You can eat apple daily to enjoy healthy and glowing skin. At the same you can use this juicy fruit to make a night cream at home. The recipe of this homemade night cream is very easy and very common ingredients are used.
Things you will need:
- One fresh big apple. Apple contains malic acid that help to make skin smooth and firm. It contains anti-oxidant properties which help in cell re-building and cell rejuvenation.
- Half cup of pure olive oil. Olive oil has polyphenols, antioxidants like vitamins E and K, and essential fatty acids, which work together to delay the aging process.
- Half cup of rose water. Rosewater helps to maintain the skins natural ph. balance, which can guard against various age related skin problems.
Steps to create anti-aging apple night cream
Step 1: First of all wash the apple and then remove the middle portion and the seeds. Chop the apple into small pieces.
Step 2: Now blend the apple pieces in a blender. The blended apple should have a smooth and thick consistency. Put the mixture in a clean bowl.
Step 3: Now add half cup of olive oil and one forth cup of rose water to the blended apple and mix them properly. Keep the mixture aside.
Step 4: Next you need to create a double boiler. Take a pan and fill it with water, and then place another pan on top of that. Put your stove on high flame and wait till water starts boiling in the bottom pan.
Step 5: When the water starts boiling, put the apple mixture on the above pan for a few minutes.
Step 6: When the mixture is warm, add in the rest of the rose water.
Step 7: Remove from fire and then stir the mixture. Add few drops of honey if you want. Honey rejuvenates the skin and tightens it.
Step 8: Once cool you can store it in an air tight container. The night cream can be used for several days.
How to use this homemade night cream?
Before going to bed, apply this homemade apple cream on your face, neck and hands properly. Massage gently and leave it overnight. Next morning, wash it off with warm water. Use it regularly to see improvement on your skin.
To sum up, if an apple a day keeps the doctor away then this homemade apple night cream can surely keep the wrinkles at bay and remove various signs of aging. So, time to include apple in your diet as well as skin care regimen.