If you have ever noticed the skin on your face thinning out, wrinkled and appearing like a crepe paper, then address this skin condition right away.

Commonly referred as crepey skin, it usually appears on the forehead and neck making skin look like a wrinkled paper. At the initial stages, one can notice fine lines on the forehead, neck, hands and feet but the skin turns out be more flaccid as the condition progresses.

The reasons behind crepey skin are loss of collagen, dehydration and overexposure to the sun. In few individuals, it may start in early 20s and doctors may recommend creams, ointments containing retinol for stimulating the production of new skin cells.

Even while using medications, one can seek relief from DIY facemasks to deal with crepey skin. We bring you easy-to-follow home remedies for a smoother, glowing and younger looking skin.

Flax Seed and Yogurt Mask:

Face mask

Ingredients:

1-2 tbsp flax seed (grounded)

1 tbsp homemade yogurt

2-3 drops of tea tree oil

Method:

Add yogurt and honey to the flax seeds powder.

Mix ingredients with few drops of tea tree oil into a smooth paste.

Apply it over your face and massage for 1-2 minutes and let it stay for 15 minutes.

Wash off with lukewarm water and pat your face dry.

How It Works:

Flax seeds act as a natural exfoliant and help in removing the dry skin cells, whereas yogurt being high on lactic acid cleans and tightens the skin pores. Additionally, the pint of tea tree oil reduces swelling, inflammation and lightens scars.

Lemon Oatmeal Honey Mask:

Ingredients:

½ cup oats (uncooked)

3-4 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp honey

Method:

Blend oats, lemon juice and honey into a paste.

Apply it as a layer on the face and let it stay for 10-15 minutes.

Cleanse it with water and pat dry.

How It Works:

Lemon being high on Vitamin C lightens the skin and reduces pigmentation. An addition of oatmeal to this face mask heals and hydrates the skin whereas honey cleanses the pores, reduces fine lines and tightens the skin.

Banana Apricot Mask:

Banana apricot face mask

Ingredients:

½ banana

1 apricot

1-2 tbsp raw milk

Method:

Peel the apricot and remove the seed.

Mash the banana and apricot fruit and mix it into a smooth paste by adding raw milk.

Apply it evenly on the face and let it sit for 15-20 minutes.

Wash off with cool water.

How It Works:

Apricot being a powerhouse of the essential vitamins reduces wrinkles and fine lines and repairs damaged skin, on the other hand banana hydrates and tightens your skin. Raw milk benefits you by reducing suntan and acne.

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