7 Fruits That Keep Skin Youthful

By : Godoctr Team    Posted : 21-01-2016    3757    6    Like
7 Fruits That Keep Skin Youthful

LEMON CLEANSER FOR ALL TYPES OF SKIN

Try with:

  • 1/8 cup ground almonds
  • 2 teaspoon milk or cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Mix thoroughly and use to gently cleanse skin. Rinse well with warm water.

Skin care benefit

Lemons are a natural source of antioxidants and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs). A natural form of AHA such as lemon is found in many natural skin care recipes for not just cleansing attributes but also toning and exfoliating the skin.

SKIN-REVITALIZING ORANGE PEEL:

Try with:

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 cup fresh citrus (orange, lemon or lime) juice
  • 1 packet plain gelatin

Combine thoroughly, and apply to skin for 20 to 25 minutes.

Skin care benefit

Navel oranges are a good source of AHAs and vitamin C, It is clinically proven to prevent wrinkles and fine lines. The honey moisturizes, the egg yolk moisturizes and firms the citrus juice exfoliates the dead skin cells away, stimulating new cell production.

AVOCADO BODY MASK:

Try with:

  • 2 avocados, thoroughly mashed into the paste
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt or sea salt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Grated rind of 2 fresh lemons, along with the juice
  • 1/4 cup organic coconut oil

Mix all together until creamy and smooth. (The consistency should be that of a thin sour cream.) Apply to your skin and leave on for 10 to 15 minutes, then scrub off well with warm water.

Skin care benefit

Avocados have a treasure trove of anti-aging attributes, including vitamins D, A and E, as well as proteins, lecithin, potassium and beta-carotene, a cancer-fighting ingredient. Avocado is also high in emollient qualities imparted by sterolins, which work to heal sun-damaged skin, reduce age spots, scarring.

STRAWBERRY FACIAL MASK:

Try with:

  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon fresh milk
  • 1 tablespoon rice flour or cornstarch

Mash all ingredients together to make a smooth paste. Spread over your face and neck, and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse your face with warm water and pat your skin dry. Use twice weekly.

Skin care benefit

Strawberries contain natural antioxidants, which are known to repair skin and act as anti-aging agents, as well as protect skin from environmental stress. The salicylic acid in strawberry removes dead skin cells, unveiling the smooth, radiant skin below.

PAPAYA AND APRICOT FACE SCRUB:

Try with:

  • 1 teaspoon apricot kernel powder 
  • 3 teaspoon ripe papaya pulp
  • 3 teaspoon apricot pulp

Mix all ingredients together and apply to your face and neck then leave on for 20 minutes. Gently scrub on skin while rinsing off. If you do not have apricot kernel powder at home, you can substitute it with Almond powder or Oatmeal powder.

Skin care benefit

Apricots are high in beta-carotene and known for reducing skin issues. A combination of sugar and sub-acids, apricots are very good for gentle exfoliation and nourishment, leaving your skin brighter and soft.

CARROT FACIAL MASK:

Try with:

  • 2-3 large carrots
  • 4 1/2 teaspoon honey

First Cook carrots, then mash into a smooth consistency. Now mix the mashed carrots with the honey, and apply to your face and leave on for 10 minutes then rising off with cool water.

Skin care benefit

With the roots in Afghanistan, carrot is known for high potency of vitamin C, as well as vitamin A, potassium and folacin. Carrot juice repairs and moisturizes skin tissue it is protecting it from sun damage and toning the skin.




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