Friday, 10 March 2017

Enhance your beauty with orange peels:

We all know, this pulpy fruit "Orange" is really good for our health. This Vitamin C rich fruit is packed with various other nutrients as well like Vitamin A, B Vitamins, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium , Phosphorous and Fiber.

After enjoying this sweet and tangy fruit, don't throw away the peels. Just like fruit itself orange peels also have nutritional benefits and can serve various beauty benefits. Fruit acids and Vitamin C are present in abundance just beneath fruit peels. The skin peels contain even more Phytonutrients and Flavonoids than the fruit pulp.

Take advantage of unique benefits of orange peels for enhancing your beauty. Here we go with the beauty benefits of Orange peels:


1. Improves skin tone:

Orange peels work as a natural bleacher that helps in improving your skin tone by reducing skin blemishes and dark spots.  The Vitamin C content of peels keeps your skin supple, prevents dullness and protects your skin against harmful ultraviolet (UV) sun-rays thereby adding a natural and healthy glow to your skin.  

Ingredients:

Orange peel powder ( 1 Teaspoon).
Yogurt (1Teaspoon).
Honey (1Teaspoon).

Method:

Make a fine paste by mixing all the ingredients together. Apply this concoction on your face and neck, and gently massage in a circular motion. Leave it for 20 minutes, then wash it off with lukewarm water.

2. Fights Aging:

The powerful antioxidants present in orange peels keep your skin young by fighting against free radicals. These free radical accelerates skin aging by damaging healthy skin cells hence promoting fine lines, wrinkles and sagging skin.

Ingredients:

Orange peel powder (1 Tablespoon).
Oatmeal powder (1 Tablespoon).
Honey (1 tablespoon).
    

Method:

Mix all the ingredients well to make a paste. Apply  the paste on your face and neck area. Let it dry for 30 minutes, then rinse it off. for best results use this anti- aging mask once a week.

3. Removes Blackheads and Whiteheads:

Orange peel powder acts as natural exfoliating agent and helps in removing dirt and dead skin cells, hence preventing the formation of blackheads and whiteheads.
   

Ingredients:

Orange peel powder( 1 Tablespoon)
Yogurt (1 tablespoon)

Method:

Prepare a paste by mixing orange peel powder and yogurt. Apply the paste on your face and neck and gently massage in circular motion. Leave it for 15 minutes and gently rub it off using wet hands. Use this remedy every other day to remove blackheads and once a week as further preventive measure.

 
Note- To make orange peel powder:
Dry the orange peels in sun for 3 days. Then grind the dries peels to form a fine powder and store the powder in a container.

So, Next Time- Don't throw away Orange Peels.