Castor Oil Remedies To Treat Wrinkles

Wrinkles on the face are one of the early signs of ageing and a systematic skin care routine using natural ingredients can help prevent it. Wrinkles can also start appearing early due to lifestyle factors, pollution, sun damage etc.

It is possible to reverse premature ageing with castor oil. Yes, you heard that right. With its natural hydrating properties, castor oil helps in moisturising the skin thus giving a smooth and firm skin. This will also make your skin soft and supple. Castor oil also helps in maintaining the collagen of the skin, which further helps in improving the elasticity of the skin and thus preventing wrinkles.

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Now let us see the different ways in which you can use castor oil to treat premature wrinkles.

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Coconut Oil And Castor Oil

The antioxidant properties of coconut oil help in moisturising the skin and rejuvenating it while the antifungal properties will protect your skin.

What you need

  • 1 tsp castor oil
  • 1 tsp coconut oil

How to prepare

In a bowl, add coconut oil and castor oil. Mix the oils well. Apply this on your face and gently massage. You can leave it on for 30 minutes so that your skin can fully absorb the oil. Later you can cleanse your face with normal water.

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Lemon And Castor Oil

Lemon contains acids that help in brightening the skin and fading away pigmentation and marks. Vitamin C in lemon also stimulates collagen production.

What you need

  • 5-6 drops of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp castor oil

How to prepare

Add a few drops of fresh lemon juice and castor oil in a bowl. Mix the ingredients well. Apply this on your wrinkles and gently massage the area. You can let it stay for 30 minutes and later wash it off with normal water. Use this 2-3 times in a day.

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Turmeric And Castor Oil

The antioxidant properties of turmeric prevent the skin from any kind of damage. Its anti-inflammatory properties will treat inflammation, scars or any kind of redness on the skin.

What you need

  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp castor oil

How to prepare

All you need to do is mix together turmeric and castor oil to make a smooth paste. Apply this on your face and massage for a few minutes. Leave it on for 20 minutes and then later rinse your face thoroughly with warm water. You can repeat this remedy 2-3 times in a week.

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Aloe Vera And Castor Oil

Aloe vera is known to boost the production of collagen thereby reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

What you need

  • 1 tbsp aloe vera gel
  • 1 tsp castor oil

How to prepare

In a bowl mix together aloe vera gel and castor oil. You can either use fresh aloe vera gel or ready-made aloe vera gel. Apply this paste on the face or the wrinkle areas and gently massage. Apply this before going to bed every day and leave it overnight. Wash it off using normal water.

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    Story first published: Monday, November 5, 2018, 16:00 [IST]
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