Natural fruits for beauty and glowing skin
Fruits, rich in anti-oxidants and other nutrients are mainly used as food. But do you know, many of such commonly available fruits have beauty benefits too. Fruits are natural, and free of chemical products, which is a plus point. Just open your refrigerator and have a look. There are many seasonal fruits which give quick remedy to skin problems and give you a glowing skin too. Through this column I shall briefly explain a few beauty benefits of common fruits.
Orange has the magical power to remove dead cells of skin and give freshness. I have added a detailed article of health and beauty benefits of oranges before. Please have a look and come back.
Take 2 big spoons of orange juice and add 1 small spoon of apple cider vinegar and 1 small spoon of gram flour/green gram flour. Mix all ingredients together and apply as pack on face and neck. After 15 minutes, wash this pack using cold water. It removes dead cells of skin and adds freshness.
Take 2 small spoons of dry orange skin powder, ½ small spoon of honey and ½ small spoon of curd. Mix all ingredients together and apply as pack on face. After 5-10 minutes, wash this pack using cold water. It removes dirt and black heads.
I have earlier added one post on the beauty benefits of water melon. Click on the link and read a few more. Here I provide a few more.
A glass of water melon juice can give you a lot of refreshment. To get that chilling effect on your skin, mix watermelon juice and honey in equal amounts and apply on your face and neck. Apply a few layers continuously. Allow it to dry and then wash it off with fresh water. Your skin turns fresh.
To retain water content of skin and add extra glow, there is one simple trick with watermelon. Add 1 spoon lemon juice and 1 table spoon honey to 2 table spoons of watermelon juice. Apply this mixture on your face and massage for next 10-15 minutes. Then wash it off with fresh water.
Take 1 big spoon lemon juice and 1 small spoon milk and mix well. Apply it on your upper eye lid and rest for 10 minutes. Wash it off to remove the paleness of eyes.
Lemon can also be used as skin scrub and also to get rid of sun tan. Cut lemon into two halves. Sprinkle a little sugar in lemon and rub your face with it gently. You can also it once in a week to remove tan of feet and hands.
Papaya is a very common skin product used in facials and many face packs. It improves skin colour and adds extra glow to skin. Papaya owns several medicinal benefits. Please have a look.
Papaya facial pack adds extra glory to your face. You can also prepare natural papaya pack at home. Take a small cup of papaya pulp and add 1 big spoon of cold milk and 2 small spoons of honey. Mix all the ingredients together and apply this pack on face and neck. Wash it off after 10-15 minutes using cold water.
You can turn rough skin to smooth using papaya. Take 1/4 cup papaya, ½ cup cucumber and ¼ cup banana. Make a fine paste of all these ingredients using a mixer, and apply this pack on face and neck. Wash it off after 15 minutes using hot water first followed by cold water.
Take a big scoop of mango pulp, 1 big spoon of thick curd, 1 small spoon of multani mitti and blend well using a mixer. Apply this pack on face and neck. Wash it off after 10-15 minutes using cold water. This pack brings back natural glow of skin.
To reduce black marks and scars use mango pack. Extract full pulp from a mango and make it a paste using a mixer. Add 2 small spoons of honey, 2 big spoons of curd and a little lemon juice. Mix all these ingredients together to prepare the pack. Apply this pack on face and wash it off after 10-15 minutes. Use this pack 3-4 times a week to get better results.
Make pineapple your companion to remove dead cells of skin and improve glow. Take a big spoon of pineapple pulp (blended in a mixer), 2 small spoons of honey and 2 small spoons of lemon juice. Mix the ingredients together to prepare a thick pack and apply on your face. Wash it off after 15 minutes.
Rub whole body using a pineapple piece before you bath. After bath you get a freshness feel. It removes dead cells of body and this process can be done once in a week.
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