Sunday , December 16 2018

Will egg whites help ageing skin too ?

EggLet’s face it – Wrinkles make you look more aged than what you are. These unsightly nuisances can make you self-conscious and depressed.

Why not try a simple homemade solution for a natural face lift! Of course, it is possible with eggs – an ancient and time-tested remedy for reducing wrinkles.

What Makes Egg so Efficient?

  • Collagen present in egg white fills the fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Eggs contain protein which increases the elasticity of the skin.
  • They tighten the skin and shrink large pores.
  • Albumin present in it reduces wrinkles.
  • It removes excess oil and sebum.
  • Magnesium present in it slows down the aging process.
  • The vitamins present in it nourish and hydrate the skin.
  • Potassium in it preserves the moisture in the skin cells.

How to Use Egg for Reducing Wrinkles?

Listed are methods using egg whites and yolks with different ingredients. Try them and bring back the smooth and youthful look.

1. Egg White

This process is effective for wrinkles under the eyes, neck, face, feet, forehead and hands.

  • Separate egg white from 1 egg.
  • Spread an even layer of egg white on your face.
  • Let it dry for 10 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water and mild soap followed by cold water.
  • Or instead of tossing out the egg shells, scrape the inner layer of it and apply the liquid obtained on wrinkles. Rinse off after 15 minutes.
  • Repeat daily.

2. Egg White with Honey

Honey hydrates and nourishes the skin making it rejuvenated.

  • Combine egg white of 1 egg and 1 teaspoon of honey.
  • Mix thoroughly and apply it on your face.
  • Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse it off with cool water.
  • For extra benefits, add 1 teaspoon olive oil or soybean flour.
  • Repeat 3 times a week.

3. Egg White with Yogurt

This mask exfoliates the accumulated dead skin and tightens the loose facial skin.

  • Mix 1 egg white with 1 tablespoon of yogurt.
  • Apply the mask generously on your face and gently massage for 3 minutes.
  • Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
  • Follow 3 times a week.

4. Egg White and Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice lightens dark spots, removes dead cells and excess oil.

Process 1:

  • Mix egg white with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice.
  • Whisk the ingredients into a frothy consistency.
  • Apply it evenly on your face and leave it for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • For added benefit, mix 1/2 teaspoon honey or a pinch of turmeric.
  • Repeat 2 times a week.

Process 2: With Olive Oil and Salt

  • Whisk 1 egg white, juice of half lemon, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Spread an even layer on the face and leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Repeat 3 times a week.

5. Egg White with Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar soothes and lightens the skin.

  • Combine egg white of an egg with 2 teaspoons of apple cider vinegar.
  • Stir thoroughly and apply an even layer on the skin.
  • Leave it on for 30 minutes and wash with tepid water.
  • Repeat 3 times a week.

6. Egg White with Sugar and Corn Flour

Sugar exfoliates the skin and corn flour removes excess oil and lightens the skin.

  • In a blender add egg white of 1 egg, 1 teaspoon each of sugar and corn flour.
  • Blend for 1 minute and apply the mixture on the face.
  • Leave it on for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
  • Repeat once in a week.

7. Egg White with Glycerin

  • Whisk 1 egg white, 1 teaspoon glycerin and enough amounts of chickpea flour.
  • Apply the mixture on the face and leave it for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • For extra benefit, add 1 teaspoon honey.
  • Repeat once in a week.

8. Egg White with Cabbage and Rice Flour

Vitamin A, B, C and other nutrients and anti-oxidants present in cabbage prevent and tighten the sagged skin. Rice Flour removes excess oil and sebum.

  • Whisk 1 egg white, 5 tablespoons cabbage juice and 3 tablespoons rice flour.
  • Apply the mixture on face and leave it on for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse off with cold water and pat dry.
  • Repeat once in a week.

9. Egg White with Apples

Apples exfoliate the skin to remove accumulated dead skin cells.

  • Peel, chop and blend 1/2 apple.
  • Add 2 egg whites and 2 tablespoons of honey and blend again for 1 minute.
  • Apply the mixture on the face and leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Repeat 3 times a week.

10. Egg White with Cucumber and Mint Leaves

Cucumber and mint leaves help to shrink the open pores and lighten the skin.

Process 1:

  • Blend 1/2 cucumber, 1 egg white and 5 mint leaves.
  • Apply the mixture on cleansed face and neck.
  • Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse off with cold water.
  • Follow 3 times a week.

Process 2: With Rum and Cranberry Juice

  • Mix 1 egg white, 1 teaspoon dark rum, 2 teaspoon cranberry juice, 1 teaspoon lemon juice and 2 tablespoons cucumber juice.
  • Apply the mixture on clean face and neck.
  • Leave it for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Repeat 3 times a week.

11. Egg White with Carrots and Aloe Vera

This mask is effective in reducing wrinkles under the eyes. Carrot contains retinol which helps to regenerate the cells and aloe vera hydrates the skin.

  • Combine 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon shredded carrot and 1 teaspoon aloe vera.
  • Apply the mixture around the eyes except the eyelids.
  • Leave it on for 20 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
  • Pat dry and apply a little moisturizer.
  • Repeat 3 times a week.

12. Egg Yolk with Banana and Olive Oil

Olive Oil locks the moisture in the cells and keeps it hydrated. High amounts of vitamin E present in banana slow down the aging process and fights off free radicals.

  • Combine 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon olive oil, and 1/2 ripe banana.
  • Stir thoroughly and apply the mixture on the cleansed face.
  • Let it rest for 20 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
  • Pat dry and massage 3 drops of coconut oil or olive oil.
  • Repeat 3 times a week.

16. Egg Yolk with Wheat Germ Oil

  • Whisk egg yolk and 2 teaspoons of wheat germ oil.
  • Apply an even layer of the mixture and leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Repeat 2 times a week.

17. Egg Yolk with Almonds and Rice

  • Blend 1 tablespoon each of cooked rice, ground almonds and lemon juice.
  • Add 1 egg yolk and blend again for a minute.
  • Apply the mixture on the face and leave it for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Repeat 3 times a week

18. Egg White with Orange Juice

  • Combine 1 egg white, 2 teaspoons orange juice and 2 tablespoons kelp powder.
  • Mix thoroughly and apply it on clean face and neck.
  • Let it rest for 20 minutes and rinse off with cold water.
  • Repeat 3 times a week.

19. Egg White with Apples, Grapes, and Chamomile Flowers

  • Blend 1 egg white, 1/4 peeled apple, 4 green grapes (seedless), 2 tablespoons heavy cream, 1/2 dried rosemary, 1/2 tablespoon dried chamomile flowers and 1 teaspoon lime juice.
  • Gently apply the mixture on clean face and neck.
  • Let it rest for 20 minutes and rinse off with cold water.
  • Store the remaining mixture in the refrigerator and future use.
  • Follow 3 times a week.

20. Egg White with Beetroot

  • Blend 1/2 beetroot to a smooth paste.
  • Add 1 egg white to the beetroot paste and stir well.
  • Apply the mixture on clean face and neck.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water followed by cold water.
  • Follow 3 times a week.

21. Egg White with Orange Peel Powder

  • Whisk 1 egg white and 1 teaspoon orange peel powder.
  • Apply an even layer of the mixture on clean face and neck.
  • Leave it on for 10 minutes and apply another layer.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water gently massaging in circular motion.
  • Dip washcloth in cold water and place it over the face.
  • Remove after a minute and repeat 3 times.
  • Follow this method 3 times a week.

Tips and Precautions:

  1. Application of egg can clog the pores and increase breakouts so if you have acne prone skin avoid egg.
  2. If the application of egg is making your skin dry, apply a small amount of coconut oil or olive oil.
  3. They can spread bacteria on the skin as raw eggs often contain salmonella bacterium.
  4. Keep hydrated and consume food rich in protein.
  5. Certain yoga postures can decrease wrinkles as well.

 

About Sridhar Venkatraman

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Progressive and open minded Business Professional with over 30+ years of experience in Automobile, IT, Education, Real Estate Industries. He has a passion to ensure "No child goes to bed hungry" and is involved in an NGO called "No Hungry Child". He is a Social Entrepreneur and added a new service "Art of Self Treatment" to help more and more people who are suffering from health issues. He learnt the art of Self Treatment from his guru Mr Healer Baskar.

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