Rejuvenate your face by lifting

how to lift youthful skin

Many women over the age of 40 are faced with the fact that the skin quickly begins to lose its elasticity, become lethargic and lifeless, sagging. But not always the main reason for the deterioration of the skin condition is the natural age-related changes. And to achieve youth and lift the skin, you do not need to immediately contact a plastic surgeon. Excellent effect can be achieved at home.

Causes of loss of skin elasticity

In addition to natural aging, which can not be completely stopped, the skin loses its elasticity under the influence of other factors, the main ones of which are described below.

  • Exposure to UV rays.This phenomenon is called photoaging. Under the influence of direct sunlight or strong exposure to ultraviolet radiation in the solarium, the skin is dehydrated, and collagen fibers are destroyed.
  • Dehydration.If drinking rules are not followed, especially during active sports, in hot climates or in winter, with the constant use of a heater, the skin becomes very dry, begins to peel and is covered with fine wrinkles.
  • Vitamin deficiency.Especially the lack of vitamins B, retinol, as well as antioxidants C and E. With vitamin deficiency, the skin becomes lethargic, sagging, becomes unpretentious, may peel off.
  • Bad habits.Smoking, alcohol, lack of sleep and physical activity have a negative impact on the condition of the whole body. However, the most noticeable change is in the skin of the face, especially in women after 40 years.
  • Irregular and improper skin care.Excessive use of decorative cosmetics, improperly selected care products, as well as irregular care cause the skin to become matte and lifeless.

Home Rejuvenation Techniques

home remedies for skin rejuvenation

Since skin beauty is directly influenced by external and internal factors, in order to achieve youthfulness, lifting effects and visible renewal, it is necessary to approach the solution comprehensively.

Changing habits

First, you should review your habits, lifestyle and make certain adjustments to it, which will quickly have a positive impact on your appearance and overall body condition.

  • Regular and systematic skin care.We have provided the main recommendations for care below.
  • Sleep well and be healthy.You should rest for at least 7-8 hours at night, the pillow should not be too high, and the bed should be soft. It is better to sleep on your back so that new creases and wrinkles do not form on your face.
  • Adhere to drinking rules.To keep the skin and body from dehydration, you need to drink at least 1. 5-2 liters of clean water daily. It is better to drink natural mineral water without gas or herbal tea.
  • Walking in the fresh air.Saturates cells with oxygen, activates blood circulation, improves skin. The skin regains a healthy glow and looks fresh.
  • Using sunscreen.Protects the skin from the harmful effects of ultraviolet rays, prevents premature aging. You must use sunscreen not only in summer, but also at any time of the year if you are going to be in the sun for more than 30-40 minutes.
  • Stop bad habits.Or at least a significant decrease in the amount of cigarettes and alcohol consumed. In a month you will see an improvement in the condition of your skin.
  • Careful selection of care products.Choose creams and masks that suit your skin type and the problems that need to be addressed. When buying, keep in mind the shelf life and storage conditions. After 40 years, it is not recommended to use cosmetics that contain alcohol.
  • Proper use of cosmetics. Replace the high-density foundation with a light BB balm that corrects the skin while nourishing and moisturizing the skin.
  • Diet review.Include in your diet as much fresh vegetables and fruits as possible, limit your intake of coffee and black tea. Take a multivitamin if necessary.

Peeling the house

In order for a woman's face to remain fresh and beautiful after 40 years, it must be cleaned regularly and thoroughly from impurities and dead cells of the upper layer of the epidermis. It is very easy to do this at home with leather, which you can buy in the store or make your own.

You can provide universal exfoliation for all skin types using regular gel for washing. Put a little gel in the palm of your hand, add ½ teaspoon of baking soda and salt to it, mix well. Apply the mixture to a wet face and massage gently with a circular motion, then rinse with warm water.

Ice Cream Massage

After exfoliation, it tightens and tightens the skin, massaging with ice cubes. Ice for the best massage is made from strong green tea or herbal ingredients:

  • chamomile;
  • wise;
  • celandine;
  • St. John's wort;
  • calendula;
  • mother and stepmother.

The broth should be saturated, until it is prepared at the rate of 1 tbsp. one tablespoon of dried ingredients per 100 ml. air. Pour boiling water over the ingredients, leave for 5 minutes over low heat, then cover and wrap with a towel until the broth is well incorporated. When completely cool, pour into ice cubes.

In the morning, after washing or exfoliating, wipe your face with ice cubes with a circular motion along the massage line. The duration of the procedure is individual, depending on your skin condition and your mood. The skin should not freeze; after the ice massage, it will acquire a fresh pink color. Severe redness means that there is hypothermia and the procedure should be shortened.

Firming Mask

Also, at home, you can provide a lift mask that can tighten and refresh the skin perfectly. The most popular of these are proteinaceous and agar-agar.

Protein with aloe and honey

tighten the mask recipe

This mask, in addition to giving an excellent lifting effect, is also a real vitamin bomb. Honey contains more than 300 vitamins and micronutrients, and aloe porridge rejuvenates the skin, moisturizes it perfectly, and initiates the cell regrowth process.


  • 1 egg white;
  • 1 tbsp. one tablespoon of honey;
  • 1 aloe leaf.

Recipe:Beat the protein with honey until a white foam. Separate the aloe pulp from the skin, cut carefully, add to the protein foam, stir well. Apply the mask to the face and leave on for 20-30 minutes. Then remove the leftovers with a napkin and rinse with warm water.

Gelatinous with bananas and lemon

Cleanses the face perfectly, brightens and refreshes it. Bananas contain many valuable nutrients needed to improve skin condition, and lemon juice contains large amounts of young vitamin C.


  • 1 tbsp. a spoonful of gelatin;
  • half a banana;
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice.

Recipe:pour 3 tbsp agar. tablespoons of water and leave for 30-40 minutes to swell, and then heat in a water bath until the details are completely dissolved. Crush the bananas until thick. Slowly pour a little cold agar-agar into the banana smooth, stirring constantly. When the mass becomes homogeneous, pour in the lemon juice, mix again and apply on face evenly. Leave on for 20-30 minutes, then lift with a napkin and rinse with warm water.