Top 7 Anti-Aging Secrets from Around the World Revealed
So-called anti-aging secrets have come from different sources and forms. From drinking a full gallon of water to hydrate your skin up, to using egg yolk as serum for your face – we have heard it all. Funny thing is, we follow them even though we are not even sure if they are effective or not.
Rather than guessing whether or not a certain technique is helpful or not in fighting the signs of skin-aging, I have gathered some of the best secrets from all over the world. This guide will show you the top 7 anti-aging secrets from around the world revealed!
1) Polynesia – Noni Juice
Perhaps you have heard about this before. Noni juice is not just good for the health and well-being, but it is also an amazing beauty product. In Polynesia, models have been raving about it.
The Noni fruit has actually been around for several thousands of years already, and is common especially in the southeastern part of the world. Natives in Polynesia use the Noni fruit because of its anti-aging and moisturizing properties.
According to studies, drinking Noni juice is highly effective in lessening the appearance of early signs of skin aging, such as fine lines, crow’s feet, as well as wrinkles. Take a look at this video to discover more benefits of Noni Juice.
Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhHt_nVofX4
2) Russia – Coffee Scrub
In Russian saunas, otherwise called Banya, women can be seen rubbing wet coffee grounds as their body scrub. As they enjoy the steam, they usually massage these coffee grounds onto their damp skin. This is found to be highly effective in exfoliating all dry, dull, and even flaky skin.
Aside from these main features, using coffee scrub is also a great away in fighting cellulite, because caffeine works in reducing cellulites and firmness of the skin. As a result, you can enjoy smooth, youthful, and not to mention, delicious glow.
Among the other benefits of a coffee scrub includes its anti-inflammatory and exfoliating properties. This further results to improved circulation, reduction of cellulite, reduction of eye puffiness, and overall smooth skin.
Watch this video to see how coffee scrubs benefit your skin.
Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wi9urpRhFpY
3) France – Grape Seed Extract
Studies on the role of grape seed extract in skin care show that it has the capacity to boost antioxidant levels in the blood. At the same time, it is also known to provide protection to elastin and collagen in your skin. These are the very proteins that give firmness and elasticity to your skin.
For this reason, a lot of supplements containing grape seed extracts are now famous in France. While consuming grapes may help, but you may have eat more than a pound of grapes every day just to enjoy the same benefits that you can get by taking 50 mg of its supplement.
Grape seed extract, by nature, contains nutrients that are commonly used in modern skin care products. One of them is Resveratrol. It is a powerful antioxidant that occurs naturally in the body, and offers a vast amount of benefits for the skin.
Spend some time reviewing this video in order to see how you can take advantage of grape seed extract in your skin care regimen.
Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lntqJUdhp-I
4) Japan – Camellia Oil
For thousands of years, the Japanese have been using Camellia oil for cooking. Recently, however, they have discovered more of its amazing properties. For example, they found out that women who harvested camellia oil naturally had youthful and beautiful skin and oil. They discovered that these women used the oil on their hair and skin.
After they further observed the capabilities of camellia oil, Geishas started using them to remove heavy makeup, and to cleanse their skin at the same time. Unlike water and soap which has the potential to dry skin, camellia oil makes skin supple and smooth. Since then, women all over the country began using it too.
This amazing quality of camellia oil is a result of its powerhouse of ingredients. It contains Omega-6 Linoleic fatty acids, Palmistic acids, Vitamin E, and several other anti-aging polyphenol antioxidants. Check this video out to see the benefits of camellia oil in your skin health.
Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6XOtzH9tKI
5) India – Ginger
Women in India usually start their day with a cup of warm ginger tea. To make it tastier and suitable to your taste, mix shredded ginger with honey and hot water. One cup of this concocted tea is filled with anti-aging benefits. Honey comes with organic anti-bacterial properties which helps in reducing inflammation. On the other hand, ginger is known to be rich in antioxidants referred to as Gingerol, which is effective in protecting against breakdown of collagen.
Ginger and honey tea is also filled with high levels of magnesium, Vitamin C, as well as other minerals, making it beneficial to your overall health as well. If you do not like the taste of ginger, you also have the option to add lemon or peppermint in order to mask the taste.
As another option, you can also create a mask out of combined grated ginger, honey and fresh lemon juice. Use this mask two times a week, leaving it on your face for 30 minutes. After rinsing, you can immediately feel that healthy glow of your skin!
Check out other benefits of Ginger in skin health by watching this video.
6) Mexico – Lemon Juice + Sugar
Did you know that you can actually combine together lemon juice and sugar in order to create a highly effective scrub? The earlier signs of skin aging does not just effect the more visible parts of our body, such as the face. It also attacks our hands. Through time, the skin on our hands eventually loses fullness and elasticity.
In Mexico, however, women combine together sugar and lemon juice in order to create a perfect scrub. Its exfoliating properties is due to the presence of sugar crystals. As such, it helps in sloughing away dead and dull skin.
On the other hand, lemon juice is filled with AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acid), which is a common ingredient in several anti-aging products. This helps in peeling away dead skin cell layers.
The process of exfoliation is very important because it helps in making sure that moisturizers penetrate even better. Since older people do not shed skin as effectively as before, exfoliation is very important. Rather than purchasing ready-to-use products, this natural solution is a better option.
Check this video out on how to perform exfoliation using lemon juice and sugar scrub.
Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZ-Z299t4LI
7) Brazil - Carrot Juice
Have you ever wondered why Brazilians are known for their amazing skin and perfect tan? Of course, they do not just spend hours under the sun to get that perfect glow, drinking raw and unprocessed carrot juice before heading to the beach is a common practice in Brazil.
Carrots are known to be filled with amazing amounts of beta-carotene. This is the reason for their orange color. This substance helps in giving the skin a bit of a bronze glow when consumed regularly. It further enhanced the tanning even more. Aside from tanning, beta-carotene is also known to work wonders with its anti-acne and anti-aging properties, even providing protection against sun damage.
If you are up for a gorgeous tan, all you have to do is to drink a full glass of carrot juice every day, at least two weeks before tanning. Avoid going overboard, however, as you may end up looking orangey. Even though this may not be dangerous, but it certainly does not look good.
Check this video out to see other benefits of carrot juice, not just on your health, but also on your skin.
Video Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyctlryuuDo
Now, you are finally on the right track! Did you like the list presented above? I did. Had I known it earlier in my twenties, I would have made sure to soak myself in all these secrets. It’s not yet too late though. By following the tips mentioned, you can fight those nasty signs of skin-aging!
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