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Homemade Wrinkle Cream… That Works!

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No joke, I was just complemented today for “not having one wrinkle”! I know I’m still young (33), but I honestly was seeing some signs of aging over the last few years (eeeek!).  My skin has improved tremendously. Wrinkles are inevitable for us all, but aging gracefully by taking care of our bodies inside and out should be the goal, right?!

I already mentioned how much we LOVE coconut oil (HERE), and discussed natural anti-aging from the inside out (HERE). Nonetheless, we all have heard the saying,”you are what you eat.”  What are you eating regularly? What you eat will not only show up in your waistline, but also on your skin.  Are you eating healing, healthy, nutrients found in fruit, vegetables and of course natural fats to give your skin that GLOW and youthful appearance?  Always, start there. The more you feed your body what it craves, the more beautiful your skin (and largest organ) will appear… and people will wonder your trick!

My newest part of my routine is this homemade wrinkle cream that has two amazingly healing ingredients, Coconut Oil and Vitamin E.

Why I Love Coconut Oil For Wrinkles

Coconut Oil contains powerful Anti-Oxidents To Smooth Away Wrinkles.  To combat devastating free radicals in the skin, our bodies need adequate amounts of antioxidants. Coconut oil contains two anti-oxidants: ferulic acid and p-coumaric acid.

Coconut oil makes you look younger by improving the quality and appearance of the skin by eliminating dead skin cells and reducing flaking skin.  I do exfoliate twice a week, but this is still a bonus.

Why I Love Vitamin E For Wrinkles

Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant that combats free radicals from UV rays by neutralizing its oxidizing effects.  It also repairs traumatized skin cells, which restores collagen, fades age spots, and heals scarring.

Those two main ingredients together create a powerhouse of giving your skin what it needs, a mega dose of antioxidants and moisture, to make it supple and smooth.  It is so simple!  We do not need to spend $60 – $120 for a bottle of something that may or may not really work.  These are real ingredients that do their job.

Homemade Wrinkle Cream… That Works!
Recipe Type: Body Care
Author: Sara
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 2 mins
Total time: 7 mins
Smooth those wrinkles away… Naturally!
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. On low heat melt the coconut oil over your stove (I do not own a microwave and do not believe in them!).
  2. Remove from heat and stir in the Vitamin E.
  3. Place in your refrigerator to solidify.

So far I am loving this recipe and I know you will too!

**Note** Not all Vitamin E is created equal!  Make sure the ingredients are D-alpha tocopherol and not DL-alpha tocopherol.  The DL is a synthetic form of vitamin E and it will not be as effective, if at all!

His ingredients heal!  From my Natural Health Blog to you!

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6 thoughts on “Homemade Wrinkle Cream… That Works!

    1. Hi Tara! Such a bummer! I haven’t heard of that happening before. Can I ask what type of coconut oil was it? How were you using it? One thing to make sure is that is is unrefined and cold pressed coconut oil. If it was, they you should still be okay using it around the delicate eye area that craves moisture. Otherwise, you can try another light oil, such as almond oil or jajoba 🙂

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  1. thank you for the post, I’m eager to try this. I’m 20 weeks pregnant with my second and only 29 but my expression lines are getting more and more prominent.

    Silly question: (I’m new to coconut oil) do I keep the coconut oil and vitamin e in the fridge or is it okay take out after its solified.

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    1. Awesome!! I know you are going to love it!! Congrats on your baby on the way! I am 34 now, but I too started noticing signs of aging (sigh) around that time too ( also during my first pregnancy!). Yes, I keep my wrinkle cream in the bathroom. You just put it in the refrigerator to help it solidify quicker. I can’t wait to hear how you love it!! 🙂

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