Exfoliation is one of the most important step in our skin care regimen. It helps to remove the dead skin cells and reveal the brighter and glowing skin. We generally rush to home made scrubs or store bought scrubs to take care of it. But most of the scrubs could not remove the stubborn dead skin cells. Hence it requires an intensive treatment for exfoliation. There are various methods available in the market such as chemical peels which gives noticeable results but again it involves lot of chemicals which can harm your skin in long run, Apart from this it also make your skin more sensitive. Today we are going to discuss about homemade Acid Fruit Exfoliating Mask which you can prepare at home and would help you to get the similar results as a chemical peeling .
Steps To Homemade Fruit Acid Exfoliating Mask For Glowing Skin
In this step we would collect all the ingredients required to prepare the mask. Since it is a home remedy we would be using ingredients which are easily available at our home. This mask would be prepared with fruits hence we would need fresh fruits for the same. You can choose any fruits which are rich in acids such as berries, tomatoes. Lemons, Grapes or pineapple. Here we have chosen Strawberry , grapes and tomatoes. You would need one piece of Strawberry, One slice of tomato, two pieces of grapes and one teaspoon of milk powder.
Now take a milk powder in a small bowl. Make sure you use plastic one or the glass one. Now crush Strawberry, Tomato and Grapes. Extract the juice from it and add it to the milk powder. You can also add the water to get the required consistency. One teaspoon of water should be sufficient to make a paste . Mix it well and your Exfoliating Fruit Acid Mask is ready. Make Sure you do a patch test first before applying it on your face.
Its time to apply the mask on the face. Since it is an acid based mask it should not be kept on the face for more than a minute. Apply the mask with the help of a brush and let it sit for a minute. Wash off afterwards with cold water and follow up with a cooling gel or a regular moisturizer. You can also massage an ice cube on the face if any redness occurs. Make sure you apply this mask in the evening. Since it contains acids it can make your skin photo sensitive. The Milk powder contains lactic acid which helps to exfoliate skin gently, lighten the skin and also get rid of the blemishes. Strawberries are the power house of citric acid which helps to remove the excess oil and sebum from the skin . It also helps with lightening the scars and blemishes. Tomato is rich in vitamin c and also contains natural bleaching properties which helps to lighten the skin tone with regular usage while grapes help to rejuvenate the skin and get rid of uneven skin tone.
You can follow this mask twice in a week for best results. You may also customize this mask by adding other citrus fruits. It is one of the cost effective solution to get the chemical peeling results at the convenience of your home. Since it contains all the natural ingredients it might take time to show the visible results.