No more botox, facelifts, cosmetic surgeries or other methods to stay looking young. We as women shouldn’t resort to these costly and dangerous measures. There is however, several natural factors you can use to preserve your youth and beauty.

Now let me just say that there is no “quick fix” to maintaining your youth naturally.Your skin is so important and the key to youthfulness. It should be treated with care and by nurturing the skin from the inside, it will show on the outside. Here are natural alternatives to looking and staying young and beautiful.

No Caffeine
Sorry coffee lovers but it’s time to start cutting down on the coffee and tea. Too many people are addicted to caffeine which is really bad for the skin. Caffeine prevents our bodies from absorbing the vitamins and nutrients we need. It also contributes to cellulite. So, let’s go easy on the caffeine okay? Try dark chocolate instead to control your cravings.

Yes, stress is a part of life but, too much stress can cause harm to your health and to the skin. It can cause acne, weight-gain, hair-loss, and so on. Stress can also cause us to age more quickly. When you’re in stress-mode, take deep breaths to stay calm, or try not to take on so many projects at the same time; but, most of all, SMILE!

Exercising can help remove toxins from the body which leaves you with a healthier and brighter complexion. It can help clear up acne and reduce stress. Overall, exercising will make you stronger, healthier, more flexible, and increase your energy. These factors alone will make you look and feel younger.

Eat your vegetables
Give your skin the vitamins and minerals it needs to stay healthy and youthful. Eat more foods rich in Vitamin A, B, and C..

Keep your skin hydrated internally
Drink water, water, and more water! Water helps flush out toxins from the body and plays an important role in maintaining healthy, youthful skin. So, drink up!

It’s starting to heat up so start protecting your skin from the evil UV A / UV B rays. The sun aids in the aging process by breaking down collagen so make sure to put on sunscreen an hour before you step outside.

Home-made facial mask
Nourish your skin with home-made masks. By using all natural ingredients, the results are far better and less money is coming out of your pocket.

Dull and tired skin can be fixed by exfoliation. Remove those dead skin cells and show off you soft and smooth skin. Sugar scrubs are suitable for all skin-types. Alpha Hydroxy Acid is a known anti-aging property so look for scrubs that contains it. Honey is another fantastic ingredient to look for.

Keep your skin hydrated externally
Moisturize! By moisturizing your skin, it will feel well nourished and balanced. Know your skin-type before purchasing any moisturizer.

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