7 Fruits to help with skin care

Eating natural food and fruits is one way to improve your health, here is another way with these everyday fruits. This is a key to success when it comes to beauty and great heath.

Mangos - If your getting older you're going to love this fruit, very rich with vitamin-A also rich with antioxidants, mango fights against skin aging, and regenerates skin cells to help restore the elasticity of the skin.

Orange: Very potent in vitamin C orange also helps to improve skin texture. Like an apple, oranges also contains collagen which helps to slow the skin aging process. Simply rubbing the insides of an orange on your skin, can help to tighten your skin. An orange can also be used in a dried and powdered state as a natural scrub. Like a lemon, oranges too can help to clear up skin blemishes.

Banana: A good source of iron, bananas are filled with magnesium and potassium that can help to reduce menstrual cramps (your welcome ladies). Bananas too also have an affect on the skin, they are rich in vitamin A, B and E which can work as an anti-aging agent product. A freshly mashed banana can also be used to make a facial to aid the skin.

Lemon: This is a fruit that is available all season. Rich with vitamin C, the juices from lemons can work wonders for the skin, known for cleaning around the house a teaspoon of honey and a bit of lemon in the morning can work as a natural detox and a great skin cleanser, or used together (lemon and honey) it can be a bleach for the skin. Lemons also work as an astringent, it can be used to help lighten the skin tone and help clear up marks from acne scars. Just rub the inside of a lemon peel on your elbow or knee to help remove dark spots.

Apple: An apple a day keeps the doctor away, wish this were true, however the health benefits from apple cannot be ignored. The antioxidants in apples help to prevent cell and tissue damage. Mixing a mashed apple, rose water, honey and oatmeal can work as a wonderful exfoliating mask on the skin. Nutritionists have shown that apples contain a high amount of elastin and collagen which aids in maintaining tighter skin.

Papaya: This fruit has been helpful for the skin for ages. It is high in antioxidants and contains papain  which is a unique enzyme that can kill dead cells and cure skin impurities. A glass of papaya milk or applying the flesh of papaya on the skin can also do wonders.

Strawberry: In a study with certain fruits, strawberries were ranked the highest in antioxidant content, above grapes, tomatoes and even apples. High in vitamins and minerals with a high concentrations of vitamin C, strawberries are rich with antioxidants, compounds that help neutralize free radicals inside the body. Free radicals are broken down molecules that can cause damage to cells, including skin cells. its also a god face mask when mixed with honey to help remove dirt and dead cells.

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