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7 Locally Available Fruits That Will Make Your Skin Glow Like The Sun

12 Oct 2016

No matter how many skin care products you apply to the outside of your skin, if you aren’t eating healthy food to nourish your skin from within, your skin will look dull, unhealthy and undernourished. If you are loading up on sugary drinks, junk food and processed snacks, you are very likely to have acne prone, dull looking skin. Eating these top 10 fruits for glowing skin everyday will make your skin healthier and more radiant.

Apples

Apples are the richest source of malic acid, a “fruit acid” extracted from apples. Fruit acids are known in the health world as alpha hydroxyl acid. f that’s not enough to convince you that an apple a day leads to glowing skin from within, consider the high fibre content in apples. Fibre helps to clean out the colon and promotes regular bowel movements, hence promoting clear pimple-free skin.

Avocados

Avocados are a highly nutritious fruit hyped in the health world as a superfood and often used as vegan mayonnaise. Not only do they taste great, but they also offer amazing benefits for skin, when consumed, as well as when applied topically.

Bananas

Bananas contain high levels of potassium, which helps moisturizes and hydrates the skin, making it look fuller, more supple and youthful.The nutrients in bananas work to maintain the elasticity of skin, moisturise dry flaky skin, prevent premature aging and wrinkles, soften and rejuvenate skin and fades out dark spots and blemishes.

Lemons

Speaking of citrus fruits, lemons are a great addition to your beauty regimen, They also deep cleanse the skin by breaking down any grime clogging the pores. For beautiful skin, drink a warm glass of honey and lemon water in the morning on an empty stomach. 

Papaya

Papaya extracts are widely used in the skin care industry in the form of facial peels, soaps, cleansers and lotions. But why go after chemical treatments, when you can enjoy the goodness of papaya, fresh and cheap! Eat papaya regularly and even mash it and apply on skin for a youthful bright glow.

Pineapple

Pineapple also contains anti-oxidants that neutralize free radical damage. Pineapple hydrates and softens skin from the inside out and lightens blemishes, resulting in clearer looking skin. If you are looking for ways to achieve glowing skin, pineapple is the way to go.

Pomagranates

It can be said that pomegranates are the king of antioxidant rich foods, as they contain more antioxidants than most fruits. So why not treat yourself to pomegranate juice regularly? Wash and dry out the peels of pomegranate, and make your own pomegranate tea, which can even replace green tea in terms of health benefits!

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