Autumn Fruit Bowl
Apples can do wonders for your beauty, for they contain alpha-hydro acids, contributing to refreshing your skin and also being an excellent exfoliator. They also contain pectin, which proves to work miracles when it comes to giving your skin firmness and elasticity. You may use them in order to make your own face masks. All you need is apples and honey. When looking into the mirror, you will be able to see then that it has enlightened your skin and it also hydrated it.
Problems with wrinkles? Grate an apple and apply it on your face. Let it act for 10-20 minutes and then rinse with water. It would certainly help you diminish fine lines.
Do you have swollen eyes? Grate an apple, mix it with a grated potato and after that use two cotton pads soaked with this mixture applying them on your closed eyes. It would solve many of your beauty problems.
Apple juice can also be used to prevent dandruff by applying it to your scalp, and as unusual as this may sound it is also used as a breath freshener.
Pears play an important role in nourishing and revitalizing your skin. Do you happen to have a weary skin? A mask made of pears helps you gain your beauty. All you need to do is grate a pear or simply apply a few slices on your face and let them work for 20 minutes, then rinse with water. If you happen to have a sensitive skin, then you should try to avoid sour pears.
Grapes have also proved to be excellent fruits when it comes to beauty treatments. The oil extracted from the grapes’ seeds has wonderful moisturizing effects on your skin. You may use it on your elbows or heels.
Grapes prevent wrinkles and are suitable for acne skins. Rich in minerals-potassium, calcium, iron- and a high content of vitamins, grapes can be used at home in various forms of natural cosmetics. Grapes are well known for their beneficial effects on the skin, and here one can mention the anti-cellulite lotions and anti-vibex ones as well. They are all made of grape seeds.
Did you know that fresh grape juice can be used as a cleanser for any type of skin? Well you should try this at home and you will certainly find it amazing. In order to keep your skin young you should use must to massage your skin twice a week, as most of the people involved in beauty industry advise one to do.
Loaded with vitamins, quinces prove to be another miraculous autumn fruit fighting stress and having excellent antioxidant effects. They may help you lose the extra pounds and at the same time keep you healthy.
They prove to me more than adequate when it comes to oily skin treatments. You just need to grate a quince, add a little talcum powder and mix until you get a paste that you can apply on your face and neck and let it work for a quarter of an hour. After that you should first rinse with warm water and finally with water.
Wrinkles give you headaches? Have you heard of alcoholic extract of quince? All you have to do is apply compresses with this extract. You can prepare the alcoholic extract of quince in your own home. You just have to use the quince peels and pour alcohol over them, and then just leave them for ten days.
Peaches nourish and regenerate your skin. For a shiny skin you can simply apply a peach juice and leave it on for 10 minutes. You may as well make yourself a wonderful mask using peach juice mixed with a tablespoon of cream and a few drops of lemon juice. Leave it on your face for five minutes and then remove it with warm water. An alternative would be to crush the pulp of a peach and mix it with a few drops of sweet almond oil. Yet you should not forget to remove this mask after twenty minutes.
When it comes to plums one cannot but recognize the endless benefits these fruits bring to your body. If consumed fresh they may give you a boost in energy as they contain sugars. They will also help you eliminate toxins from your body and fight fatigue and exhaustion.
Do you want to have a glowing and silky complexion? A mask made of ripe plums, almond oil and rose water may help you. Make a paste from plums and almond oil and let it work on your face for about thirty minutes, then rinse the face with rose water.
Do you happen to have a few pimples? You can quickly get rid of them with the help of a face mask made of crushed plums, mixed with beaten egg white foam. Let it work for ten minutes and then rinse.
You want to detoxify your skin? Then you should think about adopting a plum based died for five days a month and repeat it whenever you need.
Did you know that the infusion of walnut leaves and the green shells are used as a treatment for hair strengthening and healing? Well, it is often used in this purpose, yet it can be also used in order to treat acne skins and clear the pores. You just need to use the infusion of walnut leaves properly and the results will not fail to appear. You only need about 15 leaves and a half liter of water.
An ideal exfoliant for this autumn season proves to be the one based on such ingredients as the kernel nuts, milk and honey. First you should crush a few kernel nuts, then let them soak for half an hour in a cup of milk and only after that add two tablespoons of honey. With this mixture you can gently massage your skin, either before, after or during the shower.
In this way you will be able to see immediate results, no longer a dull skin but a smoother, brightening one. The core of the nut is rich in Vitamin E and coconut oils deeply nourish your skin and are well known for their anti-inflammatory effects.
You may as well use this mixture for skin exfoliation in case you have a dry or mixed complexion.
When it comes to talk about pumpkins not many of you enjoy the taste this one has. Yet, you may find it marvelous for your skin treatments. You may use it successfully to treat irritated skin or to hydrate it, either in the form of mash or fresh, grated and mixed with honey, for a very dry skin.
They have been used in cosmetics from very old times and this mainly because they are rich in calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and potassium. I am talking about chestnuts.
Chestnut puree mixed with honey is ideal for dry skin that needs deep hydration. It can be also used in hydrating mixtures together with milk, honey or mashed avocado.
Apples, pears, quinces, plums, nuts, grapes- a wide variety of fruits you can choose from this season. Tasting good and being excellent allies in your beauty efforts. Mother Nature seems to have thought about everything when making all this abundance support our endless efforts to achieve excellence when it comes to beauty.11