fruits are so good for your skin, they incorporated into skincare the world over. You can use fruits in face and body treatments that nourish the skin and the soul, all the while smelling (and tasting!) delicious.
Here’s the DIY way do fruits facials:
This member of the rose family is a natural skin wonder!
Strawberries contain natural salicylic acid to gently exfoliate, remove impurities and rid the skin of dead cells, making pores appear smaller and your complexion look smooth and bright. They also have a slight bleaching effect to heal blemishes and antioxidants to repair skin damage and fight those signs of aging that are just so hard to welcome.
For your purifying facial: Just puree 1/2 cup ripe strawberries with 1/4 cup cornstarch. Then, apply to skin for 30 minutes, then rinse off with cool water.
The alpha hydroxy acids (AHA) present in peaches help to slough off dead skin cells, unclog pores, reduce wrinkles and even lighten age spots. Then, vitamins A and C nourish for a fresh face.
For your tightening facial mask: Mash one pitted and peeled peach with 1 tablespoon of honey and enough oatmeal to form a thick paste. Apply to skin and allow to remain for 10-15 minutes, then rinse thoroughly with warm water.
Provides a rich source of vitamins A, B, D and E and actually contains more potassium than a banana. Owing to that, avocado penetrates the skin evenly and quickly, and as a result moisturizes amazingly and helps fill up fine lines & wrinkles.
For your moisture-rich facial: Mash up an avocado with 1 organic egg yolk and apply to face for 20 minutes, then wash it off to reveal much more supple skin.
Bananas contain many of the same benefits as avocados but without the oils, so they work well on oily or combination skin, smoothing and nourishing your skin while employing antioxidants to purify and youthful.
For your rejuvenating facial: Mash half of a ripe banana with two tablespoons of honey and two tablespoons of lemon or orange juice. Apply to your face for 15 minutes, then wash off for an instant glow.