Sweet & Sour Remedies For Your Skin2011-08-05T11:58:00+05:30
Try these sweet and sour treatments for your skin to keep yourself away from the side effects of the expensive cosmetic products you often use.
Peaches are rich in carotene, Vitamin A and Vitamin C. They act as good cleansers and skin lighteners. In addition, the alpha hydroxyl acid (AHA) in peaches makes a great agent for skin renewal, reducing wrinkles, removing dead skin and cleaning the pores.
Apply a pack of 3 peaches, 1 tablespoon honey and oatmeal on your face. This mixture will exfoliate the dry skin, giving it a hydrated and radiant look.
Tangy strawberries will brighten your face
Tone and condition your skin with luscious strawberries this season! It contains salicylic acid that works miracles on oily or acne prone skin, if applied post steaming the face.
The juicy fruit also has a mild bleaching effect on the skin, a perfect recipe for brightening up your dull face and healing blemishes.
Plump up your skin with plums
Rich in Vitamin A and C, they add a healthy young glow to your skin by reducing wrinkles. Apply a pack of three plums and a teaspoon of moong dal for 15-20 minutes, before rinsing it off with cold water.
Alternately, one can also squash some black plum and squeeze in some lemon juice. Apply a thick layer on your face. These packs work great as astringent for oily skin, reducing acne by cleaning the pores. For dry to normal skin, one can add honey in the mask and apply it on your face.
Use the juice of litchis as a toner before steaming the face for five minutes.
Follow with a gentle face massage with its fruit pulp along with sugar granules; this will exfoliate your face.
Wash it off and then steam it again for 5 minutes, then reapply the pulp with a cotton pack.
This procedure acts as a natural skin colour lifter that breathes life back to your skin
Cherry will cherish your skin
Cherries are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C. They act as free radical scavengers and prevent toxins from damaging the skin. People with dry skin should steam their face for 5 minutes and scrub with sugar, cream and cherries.
The sugar granules when rubbed with the cherries work as an excellent scrub and leave the skin feeling baby soft.