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5 DIY summer fruit face packs to make your dull skin glow

Summer heat can take away your skin glow. To bring it back and give your skin a natural glow, try these 5 DIY fruit face packs.
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Seasonal fruits are healthy for your skin as well. Image courtesy: Adobe Stock
Aayushi Gupta Published: 1 Apr 2023, 13:15 pm IST
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A healthy and natural glow is everyone’s desire. Once you have it, you look good and feel confident. So, it is worth trying ways to achieve the glow on your face. For that natural glow, you need something natural for your skin. Now that summer is here, why not try fruit face packs to nourish your skin? Well, summer fruits have a wealth of skin benefits that can give your face a healthy glow and shield it from harm caused by the sun and pollution. Let’s look at some fruit face masks that you can make yourself at home!

To recommend you best ways to use summer fruits for glowing skin, Health Shots reached out to Dr Monica Chahar, Chief Dermatologist and Director, Skin Decor, Dwarka, New Delhi.

How to use fruits to get glowing skin?

Dr Chahar says, “Summer is the perfect season to enjoy an abundance of fruits. Not only are they delicious and refreshing, but they also offer a host of skin benefits because they are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and natural sugars that nourish and rejuvenate the skin.”

So, here are 5 face packs made of summer fruits for glowing skin!

1. Watermelon face pack

Watermelon is a hydrating fruit. With the richness of vitamin C and antioxidants, it is also a natural toner and helps to reduce inflammation and puffiness.

To enjoy the benefits of a watermelon face pack, take a few pieces of watermelon and mash them into a pulp. Add a tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of yogurt to the pulp and mix well. Apply the pack on your face and neck and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water and pat dry your face for a hydrated, refreshed and glowing skin.

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Watermelon is great for your skin! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

2. Papaya face pack

Papaya is a tropical fruit that is rich in papain, an enzyme that exfoliates and brightens the skin. It also contains vitamin A, vitamin C and antioxidants that nourish and rejuvenate the skin.

For a refreshing papaya face pack, take a few pieces of ripe papaya and mash them into a pulp. Add a tablespoon of honey and lemon juice to the pulp and mix well. Apply it on your face and neck and leave it on for around 20 minutes. Rinse off with water and pat dry. Your skin will feel smoother, brighter, and more youthful.

3. Mango face pack

The juicy summer fruit is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and antioxidants. Plus, it contains natural sugars that hydrate and nourish the skin.

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Use mangoes for your skin too. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

To enjoy the benefits of a mango face pack, take a few pieces of ripe mango and mash them into a pulp. Add a tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of almond oil to the pulp and mix well. Apply the pack on your face and neck and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off well for a soft, supple, and radiant skin.

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4. Strawberry face pack

Dr Chahar says, “Strawberries besides being sweet and juicy are rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and alpha-hydroxy acids. They help to brighten and exfoliate the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles”.

Take a handful of few ripe strawberries and mash them into a pulp. Add a tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of oatmeal to the pulp and mix well. Apply the pack on your face and neck and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off and pat dry for a smoother, brighter, and more youthful skin.

5. Pineapple face pack

Pineapple is a one-of-its-kind tropical fruit. Its high bromelain content helps to exfoliate and brighten the skin, while reducing the appearance of dark spots and blemishes.

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Improve your skin health by adding pineapple in your skincare routine. Image courtesy: Adobe Stock

For a refreshing a pineapple face pack, all you need to do is take a few pieces of ripe pineapple and mash them into a pulp. Add a tablespoon of honey and a tablespoon of coconut oil to the pulp and mix well. Apply it on your neck and face and leave it for 15 minutes washing it off with cold water. Your skin will feel softer, smoother, and more radiant.

Takeaway

These five DIY face packs made of summer fruits are a great way to nourish and rejuvenate your skin. They are easy to make, affordable, and effective. So, the next time you have some extra fruits lying around, try making one of these face packs and see the difference in your skin!

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About the Author

Aayushi Gupta is a health writer with a special interest in trends related to diet, fitness, beauty and intimate health. With around 2 years of experience in the wellness industry, she is connected to leading experts and doctors to provide our readers with factually correct information. ...Read More

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