We all know that fruits have great benefits on our skin. But having fruits is so boring and preparing fruit masks is equally tedious at times. So what's the remedy?
Well, there are some fruits that can be directly applied on to the skin with no fuss of eating them or making an elaborate face pack. Of course, you cannot just get the fruit and rub it on your skin. You have to process the fruit into the right form - juice or pureed - and then apply it on to your skin.
So, if you are ready with a grinder, then here are 8 fruits that you can start applying on the skin in its right form, irrespective of your skin type to make it glow, go smooth and appear soft.
Constant use of these fruits on the skin can render a vast difference.
The living bacteria of banana alleviate the harmful ones from the skin, thereby promising a big change in the first few uses.
Take a small ripe banana. Smash it using your hands or fork. Massage it all over your skin. Wash after 15 minutes.
Watermelon acts as a skin toner an and anti-ageing agent on the skin. It also hydrates the skin, preventing extra oil production, for a glowing look.
Blend watermelon pieces in the grinder. Strain the juice of the watermelon. With a cotton ball, apply it on your skin. Let the watermelon juice be on your skin for ten minutes before you wash it off. The watermelon juice can be preserved to be used for the next two to three days.
Strawberries have long been used as an essential ingredient in face masks and packs for its anti-oxidant and Vitamin C content. Have you ever thought of how to apply it directly on the skin?
Blend fresh strawberries in the grinder to its puree form. Apply it all over your skin. You can massage the strawberry puree on the skin for long-lasting effects. After 20 minutes, wash with lukewarm water.
The benefit of pomegranate on hair and skin has been accepted by beauty connoisseurs. Now you can also add pomegranate into your beauty routine in its juice form.
Take fresh pomegranate juice and apply it after your cleansing and moisturizing sessions like a toner. Or, you can also take some pomegranate juice in your hand and massage it on portions of your body.
Exactly how the saying is, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away", similarly, adding apple puree to your skin care routine can improve your present skin texture, if you manage to use it regularly.
Peel the apple, cut it into pieces, put it in the grinder and blend it to its puree form. Do not add any water, as the apple has its own juice content. Massage the apple puree on your skin, relax for the next 30 minutes for the apple to react on your skin. Go for a shower or body wash after that.
Belonging to the melon family, Cantaloupe also yields great benefits to the human skin. Vitamin A and Vitamin C content of cantaloupe helps in the collagen production of the skin.
Take few fresh peeled pieces of Cantaloupe and put it in the grinder to prepare a fresh paste. Then, apply it all over skin and after 30 minutes, you can wash it off. Wait till the cantaloupe puree naturally dries off on your skin.
Phytonutrients content of grape fight with other antibacterial properties leads to blemish-free skin, once you use this fruit on your skin. Applying grapes on the skin is also very simple. Check the method!
Grind grapes in the mixer to make a fine juicy paste. Massage this on your skin. Grape fruit pack is very liquid like and hence do have a towel or tissue in hand when opting for the grape facial for your skin.
Last in the fruits list that is good for the skin is a pineapple. Pineapple nutrients work on the moles, warts, blemishes, black spots and other marks on the skin. Vitamin A of pineapple also heals skin inflammation or irritation.
Put the chopped pineapples into the grinder and make it into a juice. Apply the pineapple juice all over your skin with little extra on places with marks and spots. After 30 minutes, go for a shower.