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2/20/16 at 06:10 AM 0 Comments

Crows Feet: Know These Symptoms & Get Rid of It

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As we age, undesirable crow’s feet begin to take over our once wrinkle-free faces. Crow’s feet are also known as character lines or laugh lines, that are clusters of fine lines and tiny wrinkles that form around the outer corners of the eyes. It usually develops with age, and begins during the mid-30s. This is due to the decrease in collagen production and elastin, which are two proteins that are responsible for elasticity in your skin.

Along with the formation of crow’s feet, we also start to notice other signs of aging like wrinkles, sagging breasts, and brown spots. But how exactly does one develop crow’s feet? This is often due to excessive sun exposure, high pollution, and smoking, squinting, frowning and even smiling.

Here are 10 of the best was to get rid of crow’s feet:
1. Papaya
Papaya is extremely rich in vitamin C as it helps to fight off any free-radical damage to your skin as well as stimulate the production of collagen. Another bonus is that papaya contains papain, which is an enzyme that helps remove dead skin cells as well as tighten the skin.

Gently apply a piece of raw papaya as a facial mask and leave it on for at least 10 minutes until dry. You can also scrape out the pulp and mix with old-fashioned oatmeal.

2. Cucumber
Cucumbers are extremely nourishing as it contains riboflavin, niacin, thiamine, and vitamins B5 and B6. It is great for reducing fine lines and crow’s feet as it has great soothing properties.

Start a weekly beauty regime and apply cucumber juice around your eyes. Keep it on for at least 10 minutes and repeat this regime at least twice a day. You can also cut a cucumber into thick slices and rub them around your eyes.

3. Egg Whites
Eggs whites are a great choice for helping to reduce the appearance of crow’s feet by tightening the skin. Simply beat one whole egg until you achieve a foam type consistency. Follow through by applying the egg white mixture along the outside of the eye area and the cheekbones. You can also use the egg whites as a face mask and allow it to dry completely before you apply a second layer. Make sure to leave the egg mask on for at least 15 minutes until it is completely dry and wash off with warm water.

4. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera contains antioxidant properties that help to fight off free radicals that are known to cause crow’s feet and wrinkles. It is considered to be one of the best natural ingredients, especially from getting rid of crow’s feet. Aloe Vera contains essential vitamins and minerals that help brighten, tone and moisturize the skin.

You can simply drink one cup of aloe Vera juice daily or take a fresh leaf and squeeze the gel out and apply a generous amount around the eyes, preferably before bedtime. Make sure to wash your face thoroughly with cold water in the morning to remove any residue and continue this regime weekly to achieve firm, hydrated smooth skin – along with less visible crow’s feet.

5. Avocado
Avocados are highly-known to be rich in vitamin D and E which helps to stimulate collagen production. IT has a strong antibacterial and antioxidant properties that helps reduce the appearance of crow’s feet. Avocados are also rich in monounsaturated fatty acids that helps rejuvenate dry and dull skin.
Start a weekly regime by mashing the pulp of a rope avocado and apply it directly to your crow’s feet area. Leave the mixture on for about 20 minutes and wash off with warm water. Doing this daily will help keep your skin feeling young, moisturize and wrinkle free.

6. Vitamin E
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that is quite essential for new skin regeneration so it can help keep the skin moisturized and finely plump. It can also tighten the skin that often tends to sag about the eyes to help reduce the appearance of deep lines, especially crow’s feet.

Start a nightly regime by breaking two vitamin E capsules and pour the contents into a clean bowl. Apple the contents directly onto the problem areas and gently massage.

7. Coconut Oil
This natural moisturizer contains a high amount of vitamin E that lubricates and nourishes the tissues and skin cells. Coconut oil also has linoleic acid that helps to reconnect broken skin tissues as well as the delay of crow’s feet formation, sagging skin, and fine lines that come with age.

Make a nightly regime with coconut oil by rubbing extra virgin coconut oil around your eyes every night.

8. Castor Oil
This natural emollient is known to make your skin super soft and help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fin lines, and crow’s feet.

Massage a few drops of castor oil directly onto your crow’s feet and leave it on overnight. Always make sure to wash it off in the morning to prevent unwanted oily residue.

9. Milk
Milk contains glycolic that promotes collagen production and exfoliate the dead skin cells in the skin. It can be used to lessen the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines around your eyes.

You can take milk in various ways along with daily consumption. You can soak a clean cloth in milk for a few minutes and gently place it on the affected skin area for about 10 minutes. Try adding a few drops of almond oil into a bowl of milk and soak a clean cloth or bread slices in the mixture. Once thoroughly soaked, you can proceed to placing each slice for your eyes and leave on for 10-20 minutes.

10. Lemon Juice
Lemons are rich in citric acid that works as a powerful exfoliant to help get rid of crow’s feet. Its astringent properties are great for making your skin extra smooth and help get rid of unwanted blemishes. Gently rub a little bit of freshly squeezed lemon juice onto the affected area and leave it on for 10 minutes. Make sure to rinse your face with cold water and repeat twice a day for fast results.

If you have crow’s feet and even starting to show signs, these methods are among the top ways to help get rid of them. Using natural remedies is a great and efficient way to help restore the moisture in your face and even return to a more youthful approach to your skin. The best part about it is that most of the ingredients are actually available in the access of your own kitchen. Make sure to always wear a high SPF sunscreen and drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated.


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