5 fruits that make your skin healthy

Did you know that you can eat your way to healthy skin and tresses? Yes, you heard that right. All that you need to do is eat a rainbow of really colorful fruits, and voila, you have skin that is supple, healthy and radiant! Let’s eat that 5 fruits and make your skin healthy and skinny than now.

Strawberries:

strawberry

strawberry

Now here is a good reason to stop by the supermarket on the way back home! To bring home a bag full of strawberries! Vitamin C, has proven to have anti-ageing properties, and this fruit is full of it. A research that was recently documented in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, said that those who eat these berries are bound to have fewer wrinkles when compared to those who do not.

This vitamin helps eradicate free radicals that cause breaking down of collagen and trigger the appearance of fine lines. If you want smooth and younger looking skin, add these berries to your salad! You may also make a face pack and apply twice a day to combat age related dryness and fine wrinkles.

Bananas:

Bananas

Bananas

A fruit that can easily be categorised as one of the most wholesome midday snack, the bananas are rich in Vitamin, A, B & E. While consuming the fruit will improve blood circulation as well as immunity, applying the fruit to your face will render it life and vitality. Mash up some bananas and a spoon of honey, and generously apply this onto your face. You will be amazed with the results!

Apples:

Apple makes your skin healthy

Apple makes your skin healthy

An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.” This was quoted with good reason. This fruit that is touted as one of the most nutrient rich foods that you can lay your hands on, can be just the elixir you are looking for, to give your dull looking skin, the boost it deserves! Apples have a high percentage of anti-oxidants that prevent cell and tissue damage. Apple and honey, make a hydrating mask, that is worth a try. Puree some apple and add a few drops of honey, before applying it on your face!

Papaya: 

Papaya Shop somewhere in india

Papaya Shop somewhere in india

If you are on the lookout for a natural remedy to exfoliate dry and dead skin, then look no more! Papaya, that is rich in an enzyme called papain can help in naturally exfoliating dead skins, without leaving your skin parched and dry.

You can simply use the skin of a papaya, to exfoliate your skin. Rub the insides of a cut papaya, onto your skin in gentle circular motions for 2-3 minutes. This will remove all skin impurities and rejuvenate your skin from within. Alternatively, you can blend the pulp of papaya with some honey and apply it to your skin. Leave it on till it dries and then wash it off.

Mango:

Mango hanging on tree

Mango hanging on tree

The king of all fruits, and rightly called so, the mango is not just a feast to the taste buds, but can also unleash radiant skin in no time at all. This tender fruit is rich in both Vitamin A and antioxidants, that together fight all signs of ageing. It also aids in regeneration of skin and tissues and restores elasticity. So bid adieu to commercial anti-ageing creams, and bring home this royal fruit that will make your skin look youthful again!

If you want to do away with a sun kissed look, and boast of healthy radiance again, try using fruits and veggies that will pamper your skin gently and naturally.