This Fruits Are A Sure Bet To Set Your Skin On A Glowing Spree

by Onyeka Ben
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This period is sure going to be about you and making sure you get all the pampering you deserve, In our previous post we talked about a few fruits out there that are good in making sure we get our skin glow incase you missed it Click Here, you can agree with us that there are a numerous fruits available at our disposable and the numerous health benefits are uncountable, we would like to talk about more fruits that can be used to give our skin that glow we so crave for. For many of us we think using the most expensive products are the answer to our skin issues well you are probably wrong, going natural and using natural products are the best way to go and fruits are something that doesn’t require us to break the bank to acquire them.

But before we get into the fruits which can give us that glowing skin, we need to remind you about the skin types that we have and making sure you identify which skin type you fall under knowing this would help you know which fruits are gentle or mild on skin. There are about 5 skin types which every person falls under 1 of each of these skin types. These skin types are Normal Skin, Oily Skin, Sensitive Skin, Dry Skin, Scaly Skin. Here’s what you need to know about these 5 skin types because with these few knowledge, getting the right beauty regime and products for your skin would be much easier.

  • Normal Skin; This skin is neither too dry nor too oily.
  • SENSITIVE SKIN; Sensitive skin is more prone to react to stimuli to which normal skin has no reaction usually accompanied by feelings of discomfort.
  • DRY SKIN; dry skin is caused by external factors such as the weather, low air humidity and immersion in hot water, and it is usually temporary.
  • OILY SKIN; Oily skin has a porous, humid and bright appearance. It is caused by excessive fat production by sebaceous glands.

Now that you have some knowledge about the various types of skins, we believe you have found the skin type you have. It wont be difficult now to recommend some natural skin regime which are 100% natural as we are falling on our rich home-grown fruits to get a glowing skin. Your mind right now is really can fruits actually give me a glowing skin, A big YES! the next few lines would give you some fruits you have probably been giving little attention to and its usefulness is abound with nutrients even the most costly beauty products out there cant give you the same result.

1. Watermelon

Watermelon is rich in fibres and of course, water. It contains 92 percent water, which means hydrated, soft and supple skin. This red ball of refreshment, quite literally, contains Vitamin C, A, B1, B6 and Lycopene that are essential in improving overall skin health and texture. Vitamin C helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Vitamin A and B contributes to maintaining an even skin texture.

How To Use

A. In Your Diet

  • Have watermelon juice in the morning or instead of your evening snack.
  • Add freshly cut watermelon to your salads and smoothies.

B. For Oily Skin

Mix 3 tablespoons of watermelon juice, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of fuller’s earth. You could even add a teaspoon of rose water if you wish. Apply the mixture to your skin. Leave it on for 15 minutes (till it dries) and rinse off with cold water.

C. For Dry Skin

Mix 3 tablespoons of watermelon juice with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Add 1 teaspoon of honey and aloe-vera gel each. Apply it to your skin and rinse off after 10-15 minutes.

2.  Cucumber

According to the technical definition, cucumbers are fruits, and oh so hydrating! The major part of cucumber is water. Thus, they have a cooling effect on the body and are high in antioxidants. The peel of a cucumber contains Vitamin C and Vitamin K, which is vital to achieve healthy, glowing skin. Studies suggest that sea cucumbers can aid in skin whitening and can also reduce the appearance of fine lines. They also help in reducing puffy eyes and dark circles.

How To Use

  • You can consume a cucumber every day just by eating it raw as a snack.
  • You can also add cucumber slices to your sandwiches and salads.
  • Cucumber juice can also be eaten first thing in the morning.

A. To Reduce Acne

Add 1 tablespoon of gram flour to a freshly grated cucumber. You can add a teaspoon of rose water to the mixture. Apply it to the affected area and rinse off with cold water after 15 minutes.

B. For Dry Skin

To moisturize dry skin, grate a cucumber and add 1 tablespoon of milk to it. Add a teaspoon of coconut oil to the mixture and apply it to your skin. Rinse off after 10 minutes.

3. Pineapples

Pineapples contain Vitamins A, C, K and minerals that are essential in maintaining clear, healthy skin. They are also rich in bromelain, which has anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties. This fruit can improve your skin texture, reduce sun spots and reduce acne symptoms. It is also effective in speeding-up the skin’s healing process and removing dead skin cells.

How To Use

A. In Your Diet

  • Consume freshly chopped pineapple as part of your morning breakfast or as an evening snack.
  • You can add pineapple pieces to your pizzas, sandwiches or even desserts.

B. Anti-aging Face Pack

Add a teaspoon of milk to a teaspoon of pineapple juice and apply it to your skin. Rinse off after 10 minutes with cold water.

C. To Brighten Skin

Take a few spoons of pineapple pulp and add a tablespoon of gram flour to it. Mix till you get a paste and apply to your skin. Allow it to sit on till it gets dry. Wash off with cold water.

 

4. Mango

Almost all of us look forward to the summer for mangoes!  although we are in a period where we are about experiencing a more humid temperature which we term as Harmattan. This delicious fruit is not just a treat to your taste buds; it also benefits your skin in many ways. Mangoes are packed with Vitamins A, E and C. It also possesses wound-healing properties. This makes it effective in reducing the appearance of fine lines and acne marks. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce acne symptoms. This fruit rejuvenates your skin to give you that beautiful, radiant summer glow.

How To Use

A. In Your Diet

  • What could be better than starting your summer mornings with freshly cut mangoes?
  • Mango smoothies are also a drink to savor.

B. For Oily Skin

Mix mango, rose water and lime together in a bowl and apply to your skin. Leave it on for 10 minutes and rinse off with cold water.

C. For Dry Skin

Mash a mango and mix with 1 teaspoon of yoghurt, 1 teaspoon of honey and mix well. Wash with normal water after 10 minutes of application.

We would allow you go try these few natural fruits and see how it works on getting you that glowing skin, we are definitely going to be giving more fruit ideas that are good for your skin in our subsequent post as there are plenty of fruits which are naturally home-grown especially in these part of our world. With that kindly let us know if you have tried any of these tips we have highlighted so far and how it has worked for you.

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