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Home Remedies for Wrinkles Around Mouth

Wrinkles are common with aging because the outer layer of skin gets thinner due to the collagen loss. Many types of wrinkles are there, however the winkles around the mouth make a person look older. Though wrinkles cannot be avoided, certain tips can be followed to delay them. The following are some of them:

Wrinkles are common with aging because the outer layer of skin gets thinner due to collagen loss.  Though wrinkles cannot be avoided, certain tips can be followed to delay them. 

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• The ultraviolet rays of the sun damage the skin which results in wrinkles. Reduce the exposure to sun. If it is inevitable to go out on a sunny day, use a good sunscreen lotion.

• Smile more frequently as the facial muscles work actively to reduce wrinkles and lines around the mouth.

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• Egg white contains plenty of vitamins and proteins, and helps to nourish as well as tighten the skin. So apply egg white on the wrinkles and lines and wait for some time. Then simply rinse off.

• Smoking produces a large amount of free radicals and causes premature wrinkles. So avoid smoking. Limit your alcohol and caffeine consumption.

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• Add more leafy vegetables and citrus fruits to your diet as they have plenty of antioxidants and help in reducing the wrinkles.

• Drink enough water to reduce the problem of dehydration and drying which results in causing wrinkles.

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• Lip exercises help in preventing and treating wrinkles around the mouth. These include sticking out the tongue, moving your lips left and right side of your face and saying the vowels sounds in an exaggerated way.

• Regular application of odor-free castor oil is beneficial in treating wrinkles around the mouth.

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• Make a mixture of mashed banana with a teaspoon of honey and apply it over the wrinkles. Wash it after sometimes. This is a good home remedy for wrinkles as bananas help in rejuvenating your skin and honey is renowned for its medicinal properties.

• Make a paste with honey, grape seed oil, yogurt and powered green tea. Apply this on the wrinkles and leave it for some time. Then gently rinse it off.

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• Vitamin E has antioxidant properties and help in combating against free radicals produced. So add vitamin E enriched foods like whole grains, sun flower seeds, fruits, nuts, olive oil etc. you can also make this simple cream at home to prevent wrinkles. Empty the contents of 2 or 3 vitamin E capsules in a container. Add 1 teaspoon honey, 1 teaspoon lemon juice and 2 teaspoons yogurt. Apply this mixture on the affected part with a cotton ball and clean after 15 minutes.

• Make a mixture of equal amounts of pure coconut oil and vitamin E oil and apply it over the wrinkles to get rid of them.

Sources: eHow

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Comments (12)

Valli, useful remedy here! Keep up your good work! fb, tweet, buzz!

Good tips. Thanks.

useful information

Wonderful tips! Thanks, Valli!

I love this remedies and the banana and honey is the one I will try tonight! Thanks Valli!

GenessaV

I have been using Shielo's Anti-Aging Complexion Moisturizer for 6 weeks now and there is a noticable difference. Many of my fine line wrinkles have disappeared, specially around my mouth. Other wrinkles are less pronounced and visable. Use it!

Great article, packed with useful tips. Can't see myself putting egg white on my face just yet :D Buzzed up :D

What an outstanding piece of work.

Jenn Jimnez

I am 32 yrs old and while I don't really have deep wrinkles yet! I use the Olive Night Creme (from Made from Earth) - it does help out with deep creases on the sides of my mouth, commonly referred to as laugh lines. But it has smoothed these out and made a more soft and smoother texture. This even helped out my frown lines as well. Some describe a tingle sensation, but I dont feel that.

I'm 45 years old and I'm proud to say that I have neither wrinkles that I need to hide yet nor gray hair. I think I would attribute this to my happy go lucky nature. It's important be stress-free. My younger sister who is ten years younger than me already has wrinkles around the eyes and mouth because she has a stressful job. My other younger sister who is three years younger than me already has lots of gray hair and is even losing hair because of her stressful job. Unlike them, I don't work for a boss. I work at home online and stress-free. A stressful environment is the main cause for wrinkles. Avoid being under such stressful situations and you can avoid having wrinkles too early in your life.

i agree! when my mom started having wrinkles, she became very conscious of how she looks. she is using an anti-wrinkle cream (NeuCell) now to somehow conceal those lines. but she also learned to keep things calm and relaxed. i also told her to not engage in activities that might cause her stress or weariness. stress can really do a lot on our skin.

nisha

hads off to the great advice

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