Better Than Botox: Anti-Wrinkle Facial Scrub

Written by Bhavna Panda
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As you age, your skin is bound to display signs of aging. While wrinkles and fine lines are inevitable, it is possible to delay their appearence. There are those who opt for drastic measures when it comes to looking younger. One of the more popular options is Botox. It is a toxin produced by certain bacterias, which is injected into the skin. It works by paralyzing the facial muscles, which prevents the appearence of wrinkles. But Botox can have some adverse effects.

If you’re looking for a way to get rid of the pesky signs of aging, there are all-natural alternatives that you can make right in your kitchen. A potent anti-wrinkle scrub, made with blueberries, walnuts, and yogurt, can leave your skin smoother, more supple, and visibly younger.

Blueberry, Walnut, And Yogurt Face-Scrub

Ingredients Needed

  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons plain yogurt

What You Need To Do

  1. Add all the ingredients in a blender, and blend till there are no large chunks present.
  2. Apply a generous amount of the paste to your face and neck, and scrub using gentle circular motions.
  3. Keep the scrub on for 10-15 minutes, and rinse with cold water.
  4. Follow up with a moisturizer of your choice. For best results, use this scrub once a week.

Wrinkles and fine lines appear due to the damage caused by free radicals.Blueberries, being an  excellent source of antioxidants, combine with these free radicals and prevent damage to your skin. Walnuts are rich in vitamin E, which helps in  hydrating. It is also a gentle exfoliator, and removes dead skin without being too abrasive. Yogurt has lactic acid, which is an alpha hydroxyl acid. It gently removes dead cells, leaving you with smoother skin. It also infuses your skin with moisture.

Looking younger does not have to be an expensive or risky endeavor. A few simple ingredients are all you need to look better and feel better.

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