Let’s agree. We all love fruits and these are the gifts of Mother Nature to keep us healthy and energetic. The season of mangoes is slowly disappearing, but the markets are right now being flooded with a wide range of berries, seasonal fruits like papayas, kiwis, ripe bananas and a lot more.

There are many benefits of eating fruits. Besides providing essential nutrients to the body, fruits provide bright glow to the skin from within. In fact, fresh fruits come in handy and serve as your quick fix in revamping the skin. In the recent times, fruit-based face packs have become quite popular among the younger lot.

While there are few ready-to-use fruit-based packs available in the market, we will tell how to make your own facemasks at home.

DIY fruit facemasks or facepacks remove blemishes, soothe the skin, reduce itching and dullness, shield skin from external pollutants, bacteria and provide instant radiance.

DIY Fruit Face Packs:

Papaya, Honey and Lemon Face Pack

Fruit face packs

Ingredients:

½ cup mashed papaya pulp

1tbsp honey

½ tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

Method:

Mix honey and lemon juice to papaya pulp.

Apply it as a layer on the face.

Keep it for 30 minutes.

Cleanse it with plain water.

How It works:

This face pack is highly effective for people having normal to dry skin. Papaya being rich in Vitamin A, C and E acts as a natural exfoliator, honey cleanses the pores and fights acne whereas lemon, on the other hand lightens and brightens the skin.

Banana, Berry and Milk Face Pack

Ingredients:

1 ripe banana

4-5 mashed berry pulp

2-3 tbsp cold raw milk

Method:

Mash the ripe banana.

Add berry pulp and raw milk to it and blend it to a smooth paste.

Apply it evenly on the face.

Keep it on for 30 minutes.

Wash with lukewarm water.

How It Works:

Banana is extremely beneficial for hydration and tightening the skin. Berries on the other hand reduce wrinkles and the addition of milk reduces suntan and acne. This face pack is suitable for all skin types.

Tomato, Kiwi and Yogurt Face Pack

Tomato-Kiwi face packs

Ingredients:

1 tsp tomato pulp

1 tsp kiwi mashed

2-3 tbsp home made fresh yogurt

Method:

Squeeze the pulp from the tomato.

Add mashed kiwi and yogurt to the pulp and mix it well.

Apply it on the face.

Let it dry for 15-20 mins.

Wash with lukewarm water.

How It Works:

Tomatoes are loaded with Vitamin C. It prevents wrinkles, reduces irritation, fights acne and lightens the skin. Kiwi rich in vitamin E provides elasticity to the skin and reduces fine lines. The presence of lactic acid in yogurt removes dead skin cells and cleans and tightens the skin pores. This facemask is absolutely effective for people with sensitive skin to fight off acne and pimples and reduce signs of aging.

 

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