Find Your Youthful Glow on a Budget: Top Ten Tips to Looking Younger for Less

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Top Ten Tips to Looking Younger for Less

Who wouldn’t want to look younger? Admit it, you just glow when a clerk asks to see your ID, or calls you “Miss” instead of “Ma’am.” We all want to look younger, and feel younger! But we are not celebrities. We can’t afford weekly Botox or high end spa treatments to take years off our faces. That’s ok, who really wants to go under the knife anyways? Lucky for us, there are plenty of tips out there that can help us find our youthful glow on a budget and look younger for less. In fact, you have stumbled upon Top Ten Tips to Looking Younger for Less!

If you want to look and feel younger, take a look at the top ten tips below to looking younger for less. You might just be surprised at how easy some of the tips are to follow and incorporate into your daily lifestyle. These tips are fun, frugal, and best of all, work. You will notice that the cost breakdown has been done for each tip as well, and many can be done for FREE!

Top Ten Tips to Looking Younger for Less

1. Sleep
We know how cranky children get when they don’t sleep, but did you know adults need it just as badly? Sleep is very important for good health and for healthy skin. If you want to attain and retain fresh and soft skin, try to fit in 6-8 hours sleep daily. Enough sleep helps to regulate your body’s metabolism and a natural way to remain young! Best of all? Sleep is free! So take advantage of this wrinkle busting solution! Final cost: FREE

2. Exercise
Want to look younger? Then it is time to get moving! Regular exercise is must to have a good health. If you do exercise daily, your body will remain active and function properly. Stretch often, jump rope, do stairs, crunches, or sneak in a light jog. You can also do arm weights while you watch t.v. No gym membership is necessary! The better you treat your body, the better it will perform for you and last! Final cost: FREE

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3. Make smart food choices
Foods such as olives, avocado, olive oil, blueberries, and tomatoes are high in antioxidants and other nutrients that provide nourishment to your skin, hair, and nails. These are the first things that tend to show your age. So keep them looking young by feeding them with fresh and healthy foods.Buy produce that is in season so you accomplish this for less. Final cost: $5.00-$10.00 a week in fresh produce

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4. Say No to Sun

The youthful glow of a tan is only temporary. Sunlight damages our skin, and your exposure to sun when it is at maximum it can result in dehydration. Our skin is more sensitive than other body parts hence it needs extra care. Apply a good sun block, according to your skin type before going out in sun and the side effects of sun as well as sun burns. Many daily foundations now include sunscreen, so make sure you are using one that does.Wear a hat and sunglasses whenever possible as well to prevent exposure to your face and eyes that can result in wrinkles. Final Cost: $5.00 for sunscreen

5. Say No to Smoking
You have heard it before, smoking is terrible to your health. It harms the skin; according to medical researchers smoking enhances the ageing factor to 45% in smokers in comparison to non smokers. Avoid smoking and stay healthy and young, avoid facial wrinkles, nail yellowing, teeth yellowing, and even eye yellowing by avoiding smoking as well as second hand smoke. Final Cost: FREE plus you save money by not purchasing cigarettes!

6. Banish Stress
Stress can seriously impact your health. It not only impacts your mental health in fact  it damages overall body health. Those who always remain happy and avoid stress, always look young and healthy. Plan out your day and follow the routine, avoid stress and keep your mind happy, it can enhance your longevity as well as keep your face looking young and fresh. A smile goes a long way, so smile as much as you can to lighten your mood and improve your health! Final Cost: FREE

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7. Embrace Aloe Vera
Many women swear by this product. Apply Aloe-Vera gel as a face mask on your face, neck and hands. Let it dry for 20 minutes, put the mask out and wash your face with fresh cold water. If you have dry skin then add vitamin E (oil) in the gel and mash it well before applying. Aloe Vera is inexpensive and easy to find and use. So skip the fancy department store products, opt for Aloe Vera instead. Final Cost: Less than $5.00

8. Take your Vitamins
Vitamin E is one of the effective anti ageing agent. Enrich your daily diet chart with foods which are rich in vitamin E. Even if you use any skin care products, prefer those which are enriched with vitamin E. Use of Retinol A; a purest form of vitamin A can help to reduce wrinkles and fine lines. Both products can be found in tablet form, cream form, or supplement form at your local drugstore for just a few dollars. Final Cost: $5.00 or less.

9. Practice Yoga
Yoga has been used for thousands of years to bring vitality and life to the body. Yoga is one of the best breathing exercises to help increase circulation and blood flow resulting in younger looking skin and better health. It will also lengthen and strengthen the body resulting in a firmer and leaner look! Find demo videos on Youtube.com for free, and start practicing it in the comfort of your home. Final Cost: FREE

10. Soak in the Steam
Ancient civilizations took steam baths regularly to increase blood flow and sweat out toxins. To do one at home, simply close up your bathroom and allow the hot water to create steam. Sit for 10-15 minutes in the steam breathing deeply. You can also take a bowl of hot water and place your face over it, and hold the steam in by putting a towel over your head and the bowl. The steam will open up your pores and freshen your skin. Final Cost: FREE

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As you can see, you don’t need to be a millionaire to look younger. These tips are so simple, and quite fun to follow! Plus, you are sure to see results! The best part is, you can follow these tips for free, or using items you may already have around the house. So start looking younger for less. Follow these top ten tips and start noticing a difference today!

Want more?
Take a peek below at a bonus recipe for making your own frugal youth enhancing facial cream!

Rose Water Facial Cream

Ingredients:

  • Glycerin
  • Lemon juice
  • Rose water

All three items can be found at most grocers, beauty supply stores, even your local Walmart for a few dollars each.

Directions:

  • Mix each ingredient in equal amounts.
  • Store in an air tight container.
  • Apply daily on your face, hands and neck, before going to bed at night. This solution is very effective for younger looking skin as all three ingredients contain nutrients proven to feed and nourish the skin. If you have sensitive skin, test a small patch before applying to make sure irritation does not occur.

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