Citrus fruits are very famous not only for their taste and healthy benefits but also for their beauty benefits. They help for the natural bleaching, cleansing and healing your skin.
Orange: Delicious, Healthy and Caring For You Beauty
It is amazing that you can eat your favorite fruit and at the same time you can get the best health benefits out of it. Orange can become a wonderful breakfast partner if you add a glass full of orange juice. It internally moisturizes the body organs and skin and helps the bones to absorb more amount of calcium. Orange juice works as an anti bacterial that decreases the chances of diseases.
And there are always peels left that you can use for beauty benefits. During the winter season keep the peels of oranges and grape fruit in your freezer. You can even use it during the summer season for bleaching mask:
- Pick out some amount of frozen peels and add a little milk to them.
- Grind it to form a paste.
- Apply it on your skin.
Avoid the direct application of peels on skin especially if you have acne problem. For better results you can add chickpea flour to the paste.
Lemon : Refreshing and Revitalizing
When you come back from hot humid summer, drink a glass full of cool lemonade:
- Squeeze a lemon in one glass of water.
- Put some mint leaves and grind it.
- Add sugar to the drink and have it with ice.
This drink has the power to give you various health benefits including glowing shinny skin and pink lips.
Do not just try to squeeze the lemon to form the lemonade whereas use it to make a special beauty treat for your skin, deep cleanse the skin during summer and exfoliate in the winter season:
- Squeeze a lemon in crushed cucumber.
- Apply it on your face and leave for fifteen minutes.
This will rejuvenate the dead skin and revitalize the cells.
Apply lemon juice to your elbows and knees to make them fair and clean. However be careful, all citrus fruits have some internal natural chemicals. Their application becomes harmful if you allow direct sunlight to them. Also do not apply the citrus fruit juices to wounds or cuts.
You can also check out this related article: Ways To Whiten Your Skin Naturally