Yes, we all know that fruits are good for our overall health. But you want to know why I eat them? Read here.
Fruits contain Vitamins, Enzymes and Minerals. For me it is truly cost-effective and natural way to nourish the skin and hair. A cup of fruit juice a day is sure to guarantee a clear complexion. It hydrates and rejuvenates the skin and offer de-stressing. These are some fruits with their properties that I recommend to all for beautiful skin and hair.
It is believed that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Apples have been used as conditioner and toner for the skin for centuries. It is a rich source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and other Vitamins B. It contains good amounts of elastin and collagen that help to keep your skin young forever. It has antioxidant property and amazing skin-healing powers. It used to cleanse and soften your skin. It also prevents dandruff. You can use apple as hair conditioner as a final rinse after shampooing your hair.
Lemon is a fruit of all seasons and available everywhere. It is an important ingredient in most recipes. It is also home beauty ingredient from early time, used to cleanse and freshen the skin and hair. It is very important source of vitamin C. It is natural bleach, used to soften dark spots such as elbows & heels and also diminish acne scars. It also helps to prevent dandruff and acts as a deodorant.
Banana is a great emollient for your skin and hair. This is one fruit that’s abundantly available all through the year. It is a good source of protein, natural fat, iron, magnesium, potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B and Vitamin E and works as an anti-aging agent. It can be used on all skin types. A fresh mashed banana facial can do wonders for your skin, also perfect for keeping your hair beautiful.
Pineapples help to keep your skin soft & smooth also rejuvenate dull and dry skin. It reduces darkness, dryness and dullness of the skin and gives it freshness and glowing.
Since the time of our ancestors, papaya is used to exfoliate the skin in the most gentle and natural way. Papaya is a good source of papain enzyme and rich in antioxidants due to huge concentration of Vitamin A. Papain kills dead skin cells and cure skin impurities. It is suitable for almost every skin type. It helps to remove marks and dark spots, evens out your skin tone, brings a glow to your face, and offers a rejuvenating effect and natural glow.
Peaches are also very rich in Vitamins and Minerals. It is perfect for dry skin and moisturizes the dry skin.
Coconut water contains a wealth of healthy minerals which are really good for making the skin young and radiant. It helps to hydrate the skin and flush out toxins that may cause acne. Coconut milk contains Minerals, protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin B and Vitamin C which enriches the hair and makes your hair silky.
Orange is a rich source of Vitamin C that improves skin texture. It also contains collagen that slows skin aging process and tightens the skin. It helps to clear skin blemishes. Oranges can be dried and powdered and used as a natural scrub.
Strawberry is packed with Vitamin C and alpha-hydroxy acids which help exfoliate the skin. Perfect for dull, damaged or acne-prone skin. It makes hair lustrous and shiny.
Mango is rightly called the king of fruits in India. It has amazing effect on skin. It is rich source of Vitamin A and it fights against skin aging. It regenerates skin cells and restores the elasticity of skin.
Grapes are good source of Vitamins and Minerals. It provides nourishment to your skin, also purify blood and increase the efficiency of digestive system.
Take the fruit out of the fridge and keep it for at least half an hour before using them. Also don’t let them get warmer than room temperature. Include these various fruits in daily diet and give your skin a boost. Give it a try and your skin will thank you for them.