A BEAUTY enthusiast has revealed the effective ingredients she uses to make an anti-aging face mask at home.
She said: “Wrinkles are easier to prevent than to repair, so let’s make an anti-aging Ayurvedic mask.”
Ayurvedic refers to an alternative medicine system with historical roots in India.
Kirti continued: “All you need is red lentils. They tighten the skin and help to get rid of wrinkles and fine lines.
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“Saffron its active compounds work against inflammation, hyperpigmentation, and UV damage.
“Turmeric, it’s a powerful antioxidant that helps to protect the skin from free radical damage that can cause wrinkles and pigmentation.
“For dry skin, mix it with yogurt. For oily skin, mix it with water.
“The term anti-aging doesn’t emphasize enough on prevention and most of us start in our late 30s and 40s rather than focusing on it in our 20s.
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“It’s never too late.”
She detailed the full recipe in the caption of the post, listing two teaspoons of red lentils, a few strands of saffron, ¼ teaspoon of turmeric, and two teaspoons of yogurt for dry skin or water for oily skin.
“Leave the mask on for 15-20 mins and don’t forget to apply it on your neck,” she said.
“This mask targets signs of aging as well as pigmentation. Always avoid the eye area and check for potential allergies.”
She included hashtags #signsofaging, #hyperpigmentation, #scars, and #darkspots.
The video went viral with over 962,000 views and 88,000 likes.
Kirti revealed she uses the mask once or twice a week.
She added: “This is just one way, to prevent wrinkles one should manage stress, optimal hydration, balanced diet, meditation, and movement.”
One person commented: “Thank you for showing you put it on your neck as well.
“So many folks when putting on a mask or moisturizer always forget the neck.”
Another wrote: “Thank you loveliness.”