Fruity goodness

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  • Prep yourself for the summer by turning your favourite fruits into beauty products.
Fruity goodness

Apr 16, 2015-

Packed full with nutrients, fruits are undeniably great for our health, and great also for beautifying your skin. We list here a few quick recipes

 

Orange facial exfoliant 

We all know the goodness that an orange packs; we also know the goodness that the orange peels pack. Now eat the inside and mix those peels with fine oatmeal and you have an amazing natural exfoliator set to go. 

Raid your kitchen for: Oranges, fine oatmeal.

The recipe of goodness...

Mix equal parts orange peel and fine oatmeal in an airtight container. When you are ready to use your scrub, use a dry spoon to take a spoonful out. Slowly add a few drops of water to the mixture until it’s at a creamy consistency. Gently scrub your face using a circular motion and avoid the eye area.

Great for: Reducing pimples, reducing the oiliness in your skin and reverting early signs of aging.

Time out: 5 minutes

 

Mango face mask

Packed with antioxidants, specifically Vitamin C, mangoes keep your face healthy and give it a summery glow.

Raid your kitchen for: Mangoes, honey, almond oil.

The recipe of goodness...

Mix together four tbsp of finely chopped mango pulp, 1-2 tsp honey and 1 1/2 tbsp almond oil. Apply to your clean face and neck. Leave the face mask on for 15-20 minutes. 

Great for: Battling early signs of aging, clearing skin of acne and pimples and moisturising your skin.

Time out: 20 minutes 

 

 

Strawberry 

salt foot scrub 

Be it in a face mask, a face wash, body scrub or any other beauty treatment, strawberries are included on the ingredient list. These berries have great cleansing properties and are great for removing dead cells and for smoothening the skin.

Raid your kitchen for: Coarse/sea salt, strawberries, olive oil. 

The recipe of goodness...

Chop strawberries into small chunks and mix them together with two tbsp of olive oil and two tsp of coarse or sea salt. Spread mixture and scrub away.

Great for: Tightening pores, combating skin damage and protecting against pollution.

Time out: 5 minutes

Published: 16-04-2015 17:36

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