How To Use Eggplant For Skin Care

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Eggplant Eggplant is one of world’s most widely eaten vegetables, but did you know that it is also excellent for skin care? Eggplant is packed with Vitamins A, C and E. This group of vitamins together has powerful antioxidant properties that save the skin from damage and aging. Antioxidants also protect the skin from photo-damage. It is one of the most important reasons behind the appearance of signs of aging as proved by research.


 


Eat eggplant For Gorgeous Skin


Regular consumption of eggplant provides the body with Vitamins B and K. These vitamins play a very important role in keeping skin cells replenished. Moreover, the presence of proteins and various minerals like, calcium, magnesium, potassium and selenium helps in maintaining the vitality and elasticity of skin.


Therefore, consume eggplant regularly. If you do not know how to begin, then try out some super healthy eggplant recipes. Good health and beautiful skin will come effortlessly!


 


Apply Eggplant For Beautiful Skin


Eggplant Juice


Applying eggplant juice regularly can help in lightening sun spots and pigmentation significantly.


Take about 2 tablespoons eggplant juice and add a few drops of lemon and orange essential oils to it. Dab a large cotton ball and apply evenly to clean face and neck. Keep the juice on until it dries off completely. Wash off with cold water and pat dry.


Do this at least once a day for best results. It is recommended that you do it in the night as lemon and orange essential oils sensitize the skin to the sun’s rays for a couple of hours.


Eggplant Face Pack


Take a small bowl and mix together 2 tablespoons gram flour, 1 teaspoon eggplant pulp, 1/2 teaspoon honey and 2-3 drops of fresh lime juice. Stir in enough eggplant juice to form a smooth and thick paste.


Apply the mixture evenly to face and neck. Keep the pack for about 25-30 minutes and then remove by massaging in gentle circular movements with damp fingers. Wash off with warm water and pat dry.


Use this pack at least thrice a week for best results.


Follow all these tips to obtain the skin of your dreams!


 


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