Anise for Wrinkles is a Well Kept Beauty Secret!
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The benefits of anise for wrinkles are a well kept secret many women have not heard about. It’s time to break the silence on how to use star anise for wrinkles! Anti-wrinkles creams are expensive, especially those that really work. Often, the most expensive creams are the ones that make use of natural ingredients, like anise. So why shouldn’t we get smart and learn how to use anise for wrinkles ourselves? Today The Indian Rose will teach you everything you need to know about anise for wrinkles.
Anise comes from a plant called Illicium verum that grows in South and East Asia, as well as the Mediterranean region. Anises are star shaped and contain very aromatic seeds, aniseeds. Anise is used in cooking, especially for desserts.
Is Anise Good for Wrinkles?
Anise is good for wrinkles because it acts as a natural skin toner. Anethole, a component of anise, is extremely effective in detoxifying the skin. Tannins, also present in anise, tone the skin by strengthening muscles’ tenacity, preventing sagging. Anise for wrinkles acts on a superficial as well as deep level. As soon as it is applied on skin, anise makes the skin look softer and gives it more tone. If left to act overnight, anise for wrinkles penetrates the tissues and makes the wrinkles soften. You will learn how to use anise for wrinkles in our anise recipe for wrinkles below.
Please bear in mind that anise for wrinkles, like any other natural remedy, does not work overnight. Yes you will notice your skin will have more tone from the first application, but be patient and give it a couple of weeks to see more significant results.
Benefits of Anise for Wrinkles
Here are the many benefits of anise for wrinkles:
- Anise for wrinkles tightens the skin, acting as a natural toner thanks to its anethole and tannins content
- Anise smooths the skin
- Anise softens wrinkles and fine lines
- Anise reduces dark spots on face
- Anise reduces free radicals
- Being a skin tightener, anise also benefits damaged skin as well as acne scars (see gram flour for acne scars)
- One of the benefits of anise for wrinkles is that anise toner protects the skin against the action of sun (you still need sunscreen for protection though)
- Anise for wrinkles is totally harmless and risk-free, unlike surgical procedures to reduce wrinkles and some chemical creams
- Anise for wrinkles is incredibly cheap
- Availability: most people have access to anise and water, so there are no limitations for this beauty treatment!
- Environmental friendly: anise for wrinkle is as environmental friendly as a beauty product can get, no chemicals, no packages, no refrigeration needed
Types of Anise for Wrinkles
You can use anise for wrinkles in different forms:
Star anise for wrinkles: this is the whole star shaped spice, often boiled in water to extract its anti-wrinkles properties
you can buy premium quality organic star anise from Amazon:
Anise oil for wrinkles: this is an essential oil, much more concentrated than the spice. Anise oil comes from the steam distillation of anise seeds. Star anise oil for wrinkle is effective because it is deeply nourishing and antioxidant. So much so that it is even used to treat acne and psoriasis. Anise essential oil has many emotional benefits, similar to cassia essential oil emotional benefits.
Anise seeds for wrinkles: they are the seeds contained in the spice’s pods. They have more properties in comparison to the whole spice, so you need less
our favourite is Starwest Botanicals Organic anise seeds, available on Amazon:
Anise powder for wrinkles: this is simply the powdered spice, often used to make pastes to be applied on skin.
you can make your own anise powder or buy it ready made on Amazon.
We will see anise recipes for wrinkles using all 4 types of anise.
How to Use Anise for Wrinkles
The easiest way to use anise for wrinkles is by making a anise toner. Here is our anise toner recipe.
Easy anise recipe for wrinkles
- 5 anises
- Half liter water
- Boil the anises in water on a low flame for 5 minutes.
- Let rest for at least 5 hours
- Apply on face either with a spray bottle or a cotton ball
- Leave to act overnight
Anise recipe for wrinkles with cinnamon
To complicate how to use anise for wrinkles we will add an ingredient to the recipe: cinnamon, which is another great remedy for wrinkles.
- 3 star anises
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Half liter water
- Boil water with star anise and cinnamon in a pot for 5 minutes
- Let sit overnight
- Apply every night before going to sleep
Anise recipe for deep wrinkles
If you want to target some specific areas of your face where wrinkles are more pronounced, you can use this ultra concentrated recipe.
- 10 anises
- 1 glass water
- Boil water with anises for 10 minutes
- You will be left with a very aromatical and brown water
- Apply it to your targeted areas with a cotton ball before going to sleep
- Let act overnight
Anise recipe for wrinkles with rice water
To potentiate the anti-aging effects, mix anise water with rice water. Here is how!
- 5 anises
- 1 liter water
- Half glass jasmin rice
- Mix the anises with half liter of water and boil for 5 minutes
- Let the rice sit in the other half liter of water for 5 hours
- Drain the rice and keep the water it has been soaking in
- Mix the anise water with the rice water
- Wash your face with the mixture in the morning and in the night
Anise seeds for wrinkle recipe
Instead of the whole spice, we can use just the seeds:
- 1 tbsp anise seeds
- Half liter water
- Boil the water
- Add anise seeds for wrinkles
- Let simmer for 3 minutes
- Let cool down
- Wash your face with this anise seeds water in the morning and night
Anise oil for wrinkles recipe
If you prefer to use the more concentrated form of anise, anise oil for wrinkles, follow this recipe
- 1 drop anise oil
- 1 tbsp carrier oil (argan and hemp work best)
- Mix the 2 oils
- Massage on skin
- Let sit for 30 minutes
- Remove with rose water
- Apply only once or twice a week
Anise powder for wrinkle recipe
The best wrinkle treatment for oily skin would be to combine anise powder with fuller’s earth (multani mitti) as follows.
- 3 tbsp anise powder
- 3 tbsp fuller’s earth
- Mix anise powder with fuller’s earth
- Add enough water to form a paste
- Apply once a week on skin
- Let sit for 30 minutes
- Wash off
How to store anise for wrinkles
You can store our anise recipes for wrinkle for up to 7 days in the fridge
We hope you enjoyed this amazing beauty secret, let us know the results obtained after using anise for wrinkles!
58 thoughts on “Anise for Wrinkles is a Well Kept Beauty Secret!”
I will be trying the star anise for the first time tonight. Thank you for the recipes.
let us know how it went Nancy!!!
Thanks for the article. I do have a question. Do you know of any organic cleaners that don’t use vinegar? I’m looking for something that cleans really well but isn’t expensive to make. Any help you could provide is greatly appreciated!
Just made the tea,put it into a fine mist bottle along with the anise bark and have been using the mist as a perk-up throughout day. I’m loving the aromatic therapy as well as the newly softened skin! Thanks y’all:)
I’m glad it helped!!!
I am interested in the ANISE RECIPE FOR DEEP WRINKLES, however it doesn’t specify how long to let it rest after boiling. Can you clarify?
Boil it for 10 minutes and let rest for further 30 minutes before using
Thanks great tip
I love rhe information tou have for rhe Anise star and I will be trying it.
I can’t wait to try these recipes! I purchased some star anise and will be trying the rice water recipe. Thank you so much for sharing
Can anise powder be used to make soap.
sure, I’ll write about it soon!
Hi, I’ve just read your article on star anise for wrinkles. I have bought organic star anise whole. When making the skin tonic for deep wrinkles, do I use the seeds from the star anise or the whole herb?
hi! both are good, if you look through the article you’ll see recipes that use the whole anise, and recipes that only require the seeds
Love this article and find it useful
Great information and thanks for this lovely tip
I started using the concoction and was wondering whether I can put my night cream on right after spraying the mist over my face.Tq kindly
Hi Alexa, wait at least 10 minutes for the anise to act on your skin before applying your night cream. Take care!!
Glad to see ur natural recipes appreciate your secrets more wisdom
What is the difference between fennel and anise?
fennel and anise are 2 different plants, that feature 2 different kind of seeds. Both are used as spices, for beauty and health purposes. Aniseed is brown and has a strong, distinctive taste. Fennel seeds are small and green, and are milder in taste. Fennel is especially used for digestive purposes
I love your tips
Are there any side effects from using the tea on your face every day? Thank you
Hi! No, there are no known side effects but of course everyone is different so see if it works for your skin
Trying to read reviews.
Doke!They are PEEERFECT!!!!
Can we use this along with night cream before or after
Sure you can. You can apply the cream when the skin is still moist
Can anise extract be used in your recipes and how much should be used with the water and cinnamon stick?
Hi Debby, I wouldn’t use cooking anise extract containing alcohol for these recipes as the goal is keeping them non-aggressive and natural. If on the other hand you are talking about anise extract for skin from an organic brand, you can add a couple of drops along with cinnamon and water. But I think using regular anise is cheaper!
I love this article. I’ll be trying it. Hope it really works. People are spending tons of money to put chemicals on their faces. This is all natural. Very soon all these beauty shops will close down. Everyone is going natural, which is the best, with no side effects.
I hope what you say will happen. People are harming themselves and the environment
I would like tips on brown spots on my face also please
Thank for your comment, we’ll write about brown spots soon. Stay tuned!
Thank you will surely thy anise.
I can never seem to use up my star anise water, using both morning and evening, in the 7 day shelf life. Does it really only last that long? I keep it in the fridge to help it last. I do notice the aroma disappears at a certain point. When the aroma goes does that mean it’s lost it’s potency?
I always try to be on the safe side when I suggest a shelf life. At home you can trust your own judgement. If it doesn’t smell acid or rotten it should be fine
I would love to know a natural way of lightening age spots.
I’ll write an article about that! Thanks!
Hi there, so I made this anise for wrinkles, I did 3 anise stars, 1 cinimon stick and 2 1/2 cups water. Boil for 5 minutes. Let sit for 8 hours. Now I applied it to my face, and it’s getting really hot and REALLY red!!
Is this okey? Is this normal?
I would seriously love some help. ❤️
Anna this is not normal. You should not attempt it again, and I would investigate the issue further as you might be allergic to some of the ingredients
Thnks for your tips really appreciated
I’m glad you likes the article!
I just made the deep wrinkle. Recipe. I can not wait to try. . I have been making alot of recipes over the past few months. Took alot of class. Love working with natural products. I really enjoy your comments and how you always reply to the questions. I ‘ll let you know what I think of the recipe. Thank you
thanks Sandy, I am glad you enjoy my tips! I have been out of office for a while, but now I am back and ready to produce more helpful content!