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Try these seasonal fruits for glowing, healthy and radiant skin

Summer brings a bounty of fresh fruits, so why not try DIY face masks made from refreshing fruits?
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These fruity face masks can keep you protected from the heat. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Aayushi Gupta Published: 27 Jun 2022, 10:13 am IST
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In addition to keeping your body hydrated and cool, it’s crucial to revitalize your skin with some all-natural homemade face masks. And what could be better for face masks than employing seasonal fruits that have a wealth of skin advantages?

Fruits are good for getting your skin to glow inside and out. Yes ladies, that’s true! They can keep skin shiny, smooth and younger and rid you off tan, burning sensation, redness, rashes and other skin issues.

Health Shots spoke to Dr Rinky Kapoor, Consultant Dermatologist, Cosmetic Dermatologist, and Dermato-Surgeon, The Esthetic Clinics, to get her recommendation on the best fruit mask that can give flawless and radiant skin.

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Fruit are not just for salad! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Dr Kapoor says, “Fresh fruits improve your well-being and health, which reflects as a form of glow on the skin. Apples, mangoes, bananas, strawberries, jamun, avocado, papaya, watermelon and more can be safely used on the skin too to make it flawless and younger looking. They are rich in potassium, vitamins A, B, C, E, zinc, lectin, copper, magnesium folic acid, peptides and amino acids.”

Here are some natural fruit face masks that are easy to use and all natural:

1. Tomato and yogurt de-tanning and exfoliating pack

Here’s how to apply it:

Blend one ripe tomato, with half a spoon of oatmeal and then add 1 tablespoon of yogurt to make a smooth paste. Before you apply the face pack, clean your face properly and then apply it to your face and neck and leave for 10 minutes. Lightly scrub the mask off. Use this mask twice a week to see the result. This will help lighten your skin, calm down sunburn, and exfoliate the skin.

2. Jamun pack for detoxifying the skin

Here’s how to apply it:

Take a bowl and add some jamun pulp and add 1 tablespoon of honey to it. Mix it well to make a mixture. Now, apply it to your face and neck and give a gentle massage while applying it, leaving it for 15-20 minutes. Wash your face with cold water. This will cleanser your skin, hydrate it, fight the signs of ageing and combat signs of ageing.

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This fruit work well for skin. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

3. Mango glow mask

Here’s how to apply it:

Make the pulp of one mango and blend it with aloe vera gel. Cleanse your face before you apply this face masks. Now apply this paste to your face and neck and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Rinse your face with lukewarm water. Mango helps protect the skin from sun damage and reduce skin oxidation.

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5. Watermelon mask to control acne

Here’s how to apply it:

Take half a banana and mash it well. Blend with some watermelon juice to make a smooth paste. Apply it to the skin and let it sit for about 15 minutes. Try not to talk or move your face too much during that time. Rinse with lukewarm water. This pack is rich in antioxidants, which is why it helps to shrink the pores and reduce the chances of breakouts.

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Watermelon is a cool summer superfood! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

6. Orange face pack for skin lightening

Here’s how to apply it:

Mash six orange slices in a bowl, add one tablespoon of egg white, and whip it well. Apply it to your face and neck for 20 minutes. Try not to move during this time. Wash your face with normal temperature water. This pack shrinks the pores, tightens the skin and gives sun protection, thus brightening the skin.

Give them a try today!

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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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