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Hidden Beauty Benefits Of Pomegranate Peel

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Pomegranates! Known for its alluring taste and colour, it has a plethora of health benefits to reap. But, not many of us are aware of the benefits of its peel. We often discard the peel of pomegranates. But this peel is blessed with numerous beauty benefits. It can be used as a sunscreen, moisturiser and facial scrub. The antioxidants and vitamins present in this peel deeply nourishes the skin and hair.

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The best way to use it is to just sun dry the peel, grind it and store it in a container for future use. In today's article, we at Boldsky have listed out benefits of pomegranate on skin and hair. Read on to know more.


Prevents Acne

The healing property of pomegranate peel fights acne and pimples. Since this peel is rich in antioxidants, it keeps acne causing bacteria at bay. Add few drops lemon to dried pomegranate power and apply it on your skin. Rinse after 20 minutes.


Combats All Signs Of Aging

Pomegranate powder prevents the breakdown of collagen and regenerates new cells, thereby it prevents appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Mix pomegranate powder with good amount of milk. Apply this mixture on face and rinse after some time.


Natural Sunscreen

Pomegranate powder also works as an effective sunscreen. It has sun blocking agents which protects the skin from harmful UV rays.


Prevents Skin Cancer

According to a recent research, pomegranate peels contains agents which fights against skin cancer.


Healthy Hair

Pomegranate peel powder is also used to combat hair loss and prevent dandruff. It promotes healthy hair growth too.


Facial Scrub

Pomegranate peel powder acts as a natural facial scrub. It removes all the dead skin, black and white heads from the face.


Effective Moisturiser

Pomegranate powder hydrates the skin. It restores the pH balance of the skin and makes the skin soft. Mix pomegranate powder with some amount of yoghurt. Apply this mixture on your face and rinse after some time.

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Story first published: Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 17:06 [IST]
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