How To Use Grape For Skin Care
Grape is an incredibly beneficial fruit for beautiful skin. It is packed with minerals and anti-oxidants while also being a very rich source of Vitamin C. It helps in fighting against wrinkles while also imparting a beautiful glow to the skin. Moreover, the resveratol present in grape boosts skin cell renewal, thus, making it an excellent choice for any beauty enthusiast.
Eat Grape for Youthful Skin
Eating a bunch of grapes every day can be your personal anti-aging secret. Grapes are packed with OPCs or Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins which protect the elastin present in skin while also boosting collagen formation.
Grape Detoxification Treatment
Grapes are also excellent for detoxification. You can pick a day when you will be relaxing at home for this detoxification therapy. On that day have nothing other than grapes and water. But make sure that the grapes are organically derived. Since the pesticide residues present in commercially derived grapes can have an opposite reaction on the body and skin. Prepare grape juice, eat grape salad or simply munch on some fresh grapes on their own throughout the day. The high water content of grapes will help keep your body hydrated while the natural sugars will provide your body with energy. This detoxification treatment will help your body in getting rid of accumulated toxins. It will also purify and hydrate skin from within. However, it is advisable to consult your doctor before following this one-day treatment.
Apply Grape for Gorgeous Skin
For preparing this grape cleanser, combine together 4 tablespoon mashed grape pulp, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon yogurt, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 3-4 drops of tea tree essential oil.
Dampen face and massage the mixture in gentle circular movements all over face and neck. Leave on the skin for about 2-5 minutes and then wash off with warm water.
This cleanser not only helps in getting rid of surface impurities but the natural sugars present in grapes also hydrate skin from within. Moreover, the lactic acid present in yogurt along with the citric acid of grapes renders skin lightening benefits to the skin.
Use this cleanser at least twice a day for best results.
Grape Face Mask
Prepare your own grape face mask by combining together 5 tablespoons mashed grape pulp, 1 teaspoon milk, 1/4 teaspoon camphor and 1 tablespoon powdered oatmeal. Blend all the ingredients to form a smooth paste.
Apply the mixture evenly to your face and neck. Keep the mask for 20-25 minutes. Dampen fingers and start removing the mask by massaging in gentle circular movements. Wash off with warm water.
This mask will not only enhance complexion but will also slough off dead and damaged skin cells. Camphor also renders anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties to the mask, protecting your skin from acne and pimples.
For best results apply this mask every day in the night before retiring to bed.
Till life gives you grapes, keep making grape juice, grape salad, grape mask, grape cleanser and whatever else you can think of. Your skin is promised a glow from both within and without not just today but for years to come!
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