How to use almond oil on wrinkles

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How to use almond oil on wrinkles
Age lines and wrinkles can be caused by the sun, dry skin or just normal wear on the face as you age. (Getty Creative)

Almond oil is believed to have many anti-ageing properties, including the ability to plump and fill minor age lines and wrinkles. By using almond oil in a soothing lotion that refreshes your skin while smoothing away lines, you can not only repair signs of ageing but also prevent further damage to your skin. Almond oil boosts the amount of moisture that your skin can hold, which enables your face to "plump out" its own wrinkles naturally.

Things you need

  • 18 ml (1 tablespoon) of lanolin
  • 36 ml (2 tablespoons) of sweet almond oil
  • 36 ml (2 tablespoons) of water
  • 36 ml (2 tablespoons) of cod liver oil
  • 18 ml (1 tablespoon) of chamomile tea
  • 36 ml (2 tablespoons) water
  • Saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Small plastic bottle

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  1. 1

    Melt the almond oil and the lanolin over low heat. Stir them constantly to prevent scorching, and turn the heat down if you notice the mixture beginning to hiss, pop or bubble.

  2. 2

    Add water to the mixture. This will help it cool more quickly. Do not move on until it is cool enough to touch.

  3. 3

    Stir in the cod liver oil and the chamomile tea. Once the mixture is thoroughly blended, you will have a light brown, creamy lotion that you can store in the plastic bottle when you are not using it.

    How to use almond oil on wrinkles
  4. 4

    Apply the lotion to your face in a thin, even layer. To get the best results, massage it into your face so that you cannot see much residue from the lotion. You will not need a lot of lotion for a single treatment--probably no more than half a teaspoon.

  5. 5

    Rinse your face with warm water. Use your hands to splash your face with water rather than scrubbing it with a washcloth. This will prevent you from chafing your skin if you rub too vigorously and also allow the almond oil to begin its moisturising work right away rather than being scrubbed right off of your wrinkles.

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