Here are some fruits for your skin

Here are some fruits for your skin


Here are some fruits for your skin

Fruits are beneficial to health, no doubt. But certain fruits are, especially, good for your skin.

Banana: It is a rich source of vitamins and minerals, including potassium, manganese, biotin, vitamins C and B6. The vitamins maintain elasticity of the skin, while the antioxidants prevent ageing. It is also a natural moisturiser and can be used in homemade scrubs and masks.

Orange: It contains a high level of vitamin C, along with beta carotene, folic acid, phosphates, iodides, iron, phytonutrients and flavonoids. They help to treat dark spots and blemishes. The orange peel is a natural bleach and toner, removing dirt and dead skin, as well as whitening the skin and making it firm.

Strawberry: Strawberry contains a high level of vitamin C and manganese, which help exfoliate and cleanse the skin, as well as lighten age-spots and freckles. They also prevent thinning of hair and give it some shine.

Tomato: Rich in vitamins A, C and K, it acts as an antioxidant, preventing ageing. It is also used as a de-tanning agent.

Papaya: It contains a rich amount of antioxidants like carotenes, vitamins C, B, flavonoids, folate and pantothenic acid, which keeps the skin hydrated, supple and smooth. It also has exfoliant and anti-ageing properties.

Avocado: The high concentration of vitamins A and E  gives your skin a
natural glow. It also helps to moisturise and rejuvenate the scalp.

Grapes: The phytochemicals and phytonutrients present in grapes are antioxidant and anti-inflammatory in nature, helping regeneration and healing of skin.