Go ahead eat your fruits and veggies! But apply them to your skin too. Edible masks are fun, simple, and easier on your wallet than expensive anti-aging treatments.
Vitamin C is a natural anti-aging compound and strawberries are full of it!
How to make it: In a food processor or blender, combine 1 cup frozen or fresh strawberries (or a mix of strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries-they’re all antioxidant stars). Stir together blended berries, 1 cup vanilla or plain yogurt, and 11/2 tablespoons honey (a great moisturizer) in an 8-ounce glass. Enjoy smoothie, setting aside enough to coat your face. Apply once or twice a week.
Yogurt contains lactic acid, a compound found in some chemical peels, that may help clear blemishes, discoloration, and reduce fine wrinkles.
How to make it: Mix 1 cup Plain Greek yogurt with 2 to 3 drops of almond or olive oil and a tablespoon of honey; apply to face, leave on for 20 to 30 minutes, then rinse and pat dry.
Green tea is loaded with anti-inflammatory compounds and tannins to help reduce puffiness on your skin. Green tea also provides antioxidants to fight against premature aging.
How to make it: Chill damp tea bags in the fridge and put on eyes for 10-15 minutes.