Orange, A rich source of Vitamin. Who doesn’t love its tangy color and taste ? I am sure everyone does. Apart from a great taste it also helps in many health concerns. Oranges contain Carotenoid Compounds which converts into Vitamin A. Hence helps in Good Vision. It also helps in reducing the bad cholesterol in the body. Oranges also contains Citrus Limonoids which helps to fight against skin cancer, breast cancer and stomach cancer.
When it comes to skin care Orange is a boon for us. It contains anti oxidant properties which protects the skin from free radicals and prevents premature skin ageing. It also protects the skin from the damage caused by the free radicals. You must have notices orange extracts are being used in many beauty products and treatments. Due its Vitamin C content, Potassium and Folic Acid , it helps to boost the collagen production and improve skin elasticity. Enough about benefits of oranges. Lets get to know how we can reap the maximum benefits of this miracle fruit.
Here We Are Listing Down Remedies Prepared By Using Orange For Your Various Skin Concerns:
1. Instant Glow
Oranges are the best when it comes to giving you fresh and glowing skin. Here we are going to prepare one easy mask which will give you a glow instantly. For this we would need 2 tablespoons of dried orange peel, 2 tablespoons of honey, half a cup of oatmeal and 2 tablespoons of yogurt. Mix all the ingredients well and form a thick paste. Apply on the cleanses face with the help of a brush. Let it sit for 20 minutes. Wash off with cold water afterwards. Pat dry and Apply your regular moisturizer. You should notice instant glow on your face. Follow this remedy thrice in a week for best results.
2. Lip Scrub
No lipstick or Lip tint looks good on dry, flaky and chapped lips. We should always scrub our lips before applying lip colors especially the matte one. You can prepare lip scrub at home with orange . Just mix 2 tablespoons of Sugar with 1 teaspoon of dried orange peel and half a teaspoon of orange juice. Mix it well and use this mixture to scrub your lips. You can even use old tooth brush for scrubbing purpose. The result would be baby soft and kissable lips. Orange peel and Juice helps to reduce the lip pigmentation.
Orange Juice also contains anti bacterial properties. When we use it to treat acne, it kills the acne causing bacteria and also prevents the further damage. To treat acne we would need to prepare a face mask using 1 tablespoon of Orange Juice, 1 teaspoon of milk and 2 tablespoons of Fullers Earth. Mix all the ingredients well into a thick paste. Apply this pack all over your face. Keep it till it dries. Wash off with cold water afterwards. Fuller Earth absorbs excess oil and sebum from the skin while milk nourishes it. Use this mask twice a week for best results.
When it comes to uneven skin tone, discoloration, dark spots or pigmentation , Orange plays vital role in treating them. The Citric acid content gently exfoliates the dead skin layer and promotes healthy and rejuvenated skin. To treat pigmentation at home, you would need equal amount of orange juice and baking soda. Mix it well to get smooth consistency . Apply a thin layer and let it sit for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, massage gently in circular motion for a minute and wash it off with water. Baking soda is also known as a great exfoliator. Hence mixture of both is very useful in treating pigmentation .
Hope all the remedies listed above covered some of your skin concerns. Do try it and let us know your experience.