Published on February 28th, 2017 | by Rima J Pundir
Go Fruity For Skin
Fruits are great for eating, sure! But they are also super beauty treatments by themselves…
As a working mother of two rowdy little boys, I look for beauty quick-fixes all the time. So here are two of my favourite beauty tips from fruity larders…
Bananas help in anti-ageing the skin, moisturise and lighten skin and its spots. And mushy bananas are great for the skin and hair too. So what do you do? Just blitz a banana in your mixer and pour in some milk to add lactic acid benefit – then just rub this gloop all over your skin. Wait for 10-15 minutes, never mind the mud monster look and then shower off. If you want a hair treatment, then instead of the milk – blitz the banana with olive or almond oil. Pour and massage all over scalp and hair – put on a shower cap for 15 minutes – shampoo and condition for glossy bouncy hair.
Mangoes, yummy as they are, are also bursting with anti-oxidants – the skin-friendly acids in mango slough off dead skin cells and give your skin a youthful makeover. How to use – you could do it two ways: one is when you dice and serve up a mango, there are yummy bits still clinging to seed – just use this fibrous seed to gently massage your face and neck for 10-15 minutes and then wash off for glowing skin. Else, take a mango, even an overripe would do, and roughly mash it with your fingers. You can also choose to puree it with a mixer. Then add some sugar or coffee grounds in it and use this mixture to thoroughly scrub your body – wash off for softened and renewed skin.
FAB BAG PICKS for a fruity glow
Just Herbs Apricot Sparkle Invigorating Skin Radiance Scrub : A specially formulated cream enriched with pure expressed oil of apricot kernels to unmask your true complexion by the gentle mechanical buffing action of Persian walnut shell grains , sloughing away dry , dead and flaky skin while stimulating cellular regeneration and allowing smoother and lively skin to surface. It helps dissolve the sebum build up to unclog the pores and to liven up dull skin. CLICK HERE to view product
Neemli Naturals Bengal Gram Exfoliator : A complete herbal cleanser and polisher. This invigorating face and body wrap is packed with traditional herbal ingredients that promote healthy and fresh skin. CLICK HERE to view product
The Nature’s Co. Red and Green Tea Sunscreen Lotion : Famous for it’s holistic and eco-wellness beauty products, as part of its summer haul, The Nature’s Co has introduced the Red and Green Tea Sunscreen Lotion. With an SPF 25 sun protection power and the moisturising properties of anti-oxidants, it’s suitable for all skin types. CLICK HERE to view product