Skin Tightening: 5 Easy and Effective Remedies

As we grow old, our skin loses its elasticity and starts to show the tell-tale signs of ageing in the form of fine lines, wrinkles, and saggy skin. We’ve found the 5 best homemade facemasks that work brilliantly for skin tightening which simply use ingredients that are easily available in your kitchen! Include these in your daily routine and start the fight against ageing today!

Try these below stated remedies at home to induce skin tightening right away!

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Coconut Oil

Coconut oil penetrates into the deeper layers of the skin and rejuvenates the skin cells while slowing down the ageing process. It delivers a host of beneficial nutrients, lowers clogged pores, keeping the skin hydrated and nourished. Its antioxidant properties eliminate free radicals that damage your skin and accelerate skin aging.

Take virgin coconut oil and massage in upward circular motions on the affected area for about 5- 10 minutes. Oil massage will not only tighten your skin but will also make it soft and supple. You could leave the oil on overnight or use a towel (dipped in lukewarm water) to wipe your face. Do this every night before going to bed and see the astonishing results for yourself!


Yoghurt + Fuller’s Earth Mask

Fuller’s earth mixed with yogurt is marvelous for tightening and uplifting the skin. Multani mitti, as it is called locally, helps cleanse the skin, boost blood circulation, and rejuvenates the skin as well. Yogurt face masks help minimize fine lines, wrinkles and boost skin elasticity. Moreover, the presence of lactic acid in yogurt aids in shrinking the pores, bestowing a natural glow to your face. Moreover, it is one of the most available ingredients in the kitchen.

Mix Multani mitti with rose water and raw honey to make a fine paste. Apply the paste evenly on your face and neck. Let it dry and tighten for 15- 20 minutes, then rinse it off using cold water. Fuller’s earth provides a deep cleansing action, absorbing all the impurities, leaving the skin even-toned and fresh. Yogurt conditions your skin while the rose water fights your blemishes and uneven skin tone. For best results, use this pack twice a week. However, it’s recommended not to use this remedy in case you have extremely dry or sensitive skin.

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Vitamin E Capsules

Vitamin E is a key ingredient for healthy, glowing, and firm skin. It contains vital antioxidants which are essential for both skincare and haircare. Its antioxidant nature protects the skin from free radical damage while guarding the skin against ageing. It also absorbs harmful UV rays from the sun. Spinach, sunflower oil, avocado, almonds, broccoli, olive oil, etc. are some of the popular sources of Vitamin E that help elevate your skin’s health and appearance.

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Banana Mask

Bananas are a beauty powerhouse and are popularly known to detox the skin. Bananas contain iron, magnesium, zinc, and vitamins A, B, C, and D, all of which are essential vitamins and minerals required for skin tightening. They contain anti-ageing properties that help hydrate the skin and slow the tell-tale signs of ageing.

To make the mask, mash ripe bananas and combine them with a few drops of lime juice. Mix it well and apply the mixture evenly all over your face and neck. Leave it on for about 10-15 minutes and wash it off with warm water. You can make another mask combining banana with cream and honey. Give it a little whip and then apply the face mask on your face and neck. It smoothens and gives your skin an adequate lift. Follow this remedy twice a week for excellent results!


Coffee Scrub

Coffee is the go-to morning beverage to get an energy boost for millions of people all over the world. Not only does it kick-start your day, but it can also act as a great skin tightening agent. Caffeine makes your skin soft and supple like that of a baby, deeply nourishing your skin. It contains antioxidants that slow the signs of skin ageing. Coffee works as a gentle exfoliator and gives you firm skin by eliminating fat deposits.

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You can make a coffee scrub in combination with other substances like a bit of brown sugar, olive oil, and mix into a paste-like consistency. Apply the mixture and use your fingers in small upward circular motions to scrub your face and neck for 3-5 minutes. Rinse the scrub off using lukewarm water. For best results, apply this scrub once a week and feel the difference.

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Shreya Paul
Moody, Floaty, Fire & DESIRE!


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