How to get rid of wrinkles with homemade massage, facial and food recipes

How to get rid of wrinkles with homemade massage, facial and food recipes

Have you ever wondered how much time you spend looking at the reflection in the mirror every day?

As we age, our skin becomes flabby, dull, and wrinkled. While we cannot stop the inevitable aging, we can actually remove its signs, such as wrinkles.

How to achieve wrinkle prevention and reduction

Traditional Chinese medicine believes that the most effective way to stay young and healthy both in mind and body is to nourish from the inside (your internal organs and system), and then outward (your skin and skin).

For example, you can reduce wrinkles, restore Qi deficiency, and increase blood circulation through simple pressure massage, acupuncture, facials, and nutritional therapy.

Where do wrinkles come from?

From a traditional Chinese medicine perspective, wrinkle production depends on both endogenous and exogenous factors.

Internal factors, such as genetics, low female hormones, and liver or kidney failure, may be the reason why some people are more prone to developing wrinkles.

Another reason is improper diet. It affects the health of the gut. The digestive system needs to absorb the essence of food to maintain the body’s energy (Qi) and blood circulation to function properly.

Skin damage will occur if the blood circulation is poor and unable to reach the facial area. Prolonged anxiety, emotional fluctuations, and insomnia lead to liver deficiency, which causes blood stagnation and Qi that produces wrinkles.

Environmental factors, especially from ultraviolet (UV) rays, the gradual decline of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid, cause skin aging. The gradual loss of subcutaneous fat will cause the skin to shrink, loosen and wrinkle.

For example, when you stand outside in the cold for a long time during the winter, the blood circulation to your face decreases, and your skin then becomes fragile to aging.

You can stop the appearance of wrinkles

If you want to reduce wrinkles, it is necessary to maintain a good lifestyle and self-care.

1) Go to bed early. Sleep deprivation leads to liver deficiency and depression.

2) Use sun protection and keep your face and neck warm.

3) Avoid soda. Drink warm water.

4) Choose the right skin care products for your skin type.

How to increase collagen production

If your wrinkles are caused by a lack of qi and blood circulation, here’s some good news:

Acupuncture and acupressure therapies can improve your wrinkles and your health.

The most common acupoints To prevent wrinkles are Union Valley (L14), Three Yin Intersection (SP6), Great Ravine (K13), and Sea of ​​Blood (SP10).

For facial acupuncture, Chinese acupuncturists will use specialized beauty needles, which are thinner than regular acupuncture needles. Doctors usually place the cosmetic needles about 0.2 to 0.5 mm below the surface of the skin.

By stimulating the skin cells through the basal cells, it signals the secretion of collagen and raises the wrinkle treatment.

What happens after acupuncture treatment

Acupuncture activates the Qi system, blood circulation, and the meridians of the face. Plus, removing wrinkles will give your skin a healthy, rosy glow. Your skin will become more tight in the next few days. After one to three acupuncture sessions, the effect can last up to half a year. Cosmetic acupuncture is painless, and has fewer side effects than other cosmetic procedures.

The difference between acupuncture and acupressure

Instead of using needles, acupressure uses massage techniques on acupuncture points to stimulate improved health. Did you know that regular daily acupressure massages for the face can also remove wrinkles?

How to give yourself an acupressure massage

For wrinkles on the forehead:

Press the following acupoints clockwise 10 times. Then counterclockwise 10 times.

Hall of Seal (EX-HN3), Spirit Court (DU24), and Great Sun (EX-HN5).

For wrinkles around the eyes:

Press the following acupoints clockwise 10 times. Then counterclockwise 10 times.

Bamboo Pool (BL2), Silk Bamboo Hole (SJ23), Great Sun (EX-HN5), and Tear Container (ST1).

For wrinkles around the mouth:

Press the following acupoints clockwise 10 times. Then counterclockwise 10 times.

Welcome fragrance (L120), Earth Granary (ST4), Jawbone (ST6).

For dark or puffy eye circles:

Place two fingers on the upper and lower eyelids.

close your eyes.

Raise your eyebrows 10 times on each side.

Pressing Hall of Seal (EX-HN3), Spirit Court (DU24), and Great Sun (EX-HN5). It can improve wrinkles on the forehead. (the era of the era)
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Bamboo Gathering Press (BL2), Silk Bamboo Piercing (SJ23), Great Sun (EX-HN5) and Tear Container (ST1) improve wrinkles around the eyes. (the era of the era)
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Squeezing out Welcome Perfume (L120), Earth Granary (ST4), and Jawbone (ST6) improves wrinkles around the mouth. (the era of the era)

Let’s continue our self-care ritual by making a face mask at home. This mask not only lightens and smoothes wrinkles and scars, but also brightens your skin.

How to make your own anti-aging mask:

1) You will need malt powder, honey, and sugar-free yogurt.

2) Mix the three ingredients.

3) If it is too thick, add a little water before application.

4) Apply the mixture on your face.

5) Let the mask sit for 5-10 minutes.

6) Rinse and pat dry.

Tip: Do not wait for the mask to dry completely before washing it off, otherwise it may cause dry skin.

nutritional therapy

Consuming enough nutrients is vital to nourish the skin. Collagen-rich food such as pigskin is a great option. Plant-friendly food like kelp, potatoes, and figs is a nice thing.

Avoid foods that are high in sugar or sodium to prevent accelerated aging.

How to make a DIY anti-aging candy:

Black and white mushroom soup

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Chinese desert soup with red dates, white mushrooms and lotus seeds. (stock struggle)
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Barley, red dates, white mushrooms, black mushrooms, goji berries, dried longan fruit and other ingredients are used in Chinese beauty soup. (silence

You will need: black mushrooms, white mushrooms, dry red dates, honey, and water


In a small skillet, cook ingredients over medium heat until they turn sticky.
Add honey before serving.

While black and white mushrooms activate Qi and blood circulation, honey is a multi-purpose natural Qi toner with exceptional internal and external properties.

While nourishing and dehydrating the lungs, revitalizing the spleen, rejuvenating Qi in the body, it also removes heat and toxins.

If applied to your skin, honey soothes redness, sunburn, and acne.

How to DIY food treatment for soft skin

Stock your fridge with the following antioxidant foods with anti-aging properties. Add it to your meals.

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A mix of fresh berries and leaves in an antique wooden box. (stock struggle)

1. Raspberry

Any type of berry, such as blackberries, cranberries, strawberries, and raspberries, contains an intense panic of antioxidants anthocyanins and vitamin C. Berries also neutralize free radicals and reduce aging.

2. Dark, red or yellow-green leaves

3. Spices such as ginger, turmeric and cardamom

4. Green tea boosts collagen production

5. Nuts are rich in unsaturated fatty acids, which are a natural moisturizer for the skin and reduce the formation of wrinkles.

6. Fish, especially salmon, is rich in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants.

* DIY Chinese Herbal Soup

You’ll need chicken or bone broth, lean pork, ginger, and vegetables of your choice (you can use any Chinese melon, bokchoy, or chayote gourd).

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Chinese healthy diet soup, black chicken soup with polygonatum. (stock struggle)

1) Clean the vegetables. Sit aside.

2) Cut the lean pork into pieces or cubes. Sit aside. (You can add a little soy sauce for seasoning.)

3) Boil the water and broth.

4) Add pork and ginger. Let it simmer over medium heat for 10 minutes before adding the vegetables.

5) Add vegetables. Cook over low heat until vegetables are completely cooked. Add salt and pepper to taste. Avoid overcooking vegetables.

6) Add any of the following to promote blood circulation and a vibrant complexion.

1. Dong quai, also known as female ginseng

2. Barley stimulates the health of the spleen, and tones the liver, especially for people with tired or loose stools.

3. Creeping Liriope, or dwarf lilyturf root, repairs yin deficiency and nourishes the lungs.

4. White Peony Root or Bai Shao treats yin deficiency and nourishes the blood and liver, especially for night owls.

5. Solomon seals or Huang Jing can be absorbed by the three meridians of the liver, spleen and kidneys to balance yin qi.

6. Lady’s bells, dried or gauze, can be absorbed by the lung meridians and nourish the lungs and yin qi.

7. Kernel or Bai Zi Ren promotes sleep and skin quality

8. Radix Rehmannia improves blood circulation and yin deficiency. If it is raw, the properties are more effective because it fixes kidney failure.

9. Chinese asparagus or Tian tung nourishes yin qi.

10. Solomon’s seal yin qi nourishes the lungs and improves overall complexion.

11. Goji berry balances both yin and yang chi. It is useful in feeding the eye and treating kidney failure.

12. Yam or Shan Yao removes moisture, revitalizes the spleen, and nourishes yin.

Theresa Chang


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