Oranges have many benefits to beautifying and improving the skin.
In our quest to look beautiful, we often subject our skin to many harmful chemical preparations, which are harsh on the skin and costly too.
It is the time to abandon all these chemical preparations altogether and return to nature. An orange can help you a lot in looking good. All these beauty uses of oranges are easy to use and effective.
Beauty Benefits of Oranges
1. Orange juice works effectively for shrinking the open pores. Just apply the juice of an orange on your face; let it stay for 2-3 minutes and wash off immediately. This helps in closing the enlarged pores and giving a shining glow to your face.
2. In peak summers, sunrays are the worst enemy for your skin. Just rub half an orange on your face for few minutes. It will tone and refresh your skin in a jiffy.
3. Orange is rich in citric acid, which is very helpful in drying away acne. Oranges contain fruit acids that gently exfoliate your skin to reveal a brighter skin every day. Just mash the grated orange peels to apply on your acne and its scars. If followed regularly, you will see visible reduction in the pimples and its marks.
4 Orange is an excellent beauty aid in reversing the aging process. It is replete with vitamin C, which increases the production of collagen and keeps the skin firm and moist. So from now on, always make it a point to eat one orange every day to ward off aging and wrinkles.
5 Orange has powder to flush away toxins from the body. Eating oranges helps to activate the detoxification of your body. It keeps oxygen in the skin and combats free radicals to make your skin radiant and fresher.
6 After eating the oranges, do not throw away the peels. Dry them in the sun to use its powder as a body scrub.
7.You can apply orange peel powder mixed either with curd or milk cream on your face daily to impart a rosy glow to your face. This home remedy helps to fade away blemishes and dark spots of the face too.
8.You can prepare a skin-refreshing spray with orange peels. Just pour boiling water over the orange peels and keep it on for one day.
Next day, strain the liquid and keep it in a spray bottle in the fridge. Apply this liquid on your face with the help of cotton pads; keep it on for some time and see how it gives a soft and glowing touch to your face. You can use this liquid in your regular face masks too.
Or add this liquid in your bath water for a refreshing and rejuvenating experience. This liquid is useful for your hair too. Use it on the hair as a last rinse to provide shiny hair and get rid of dandruff.
9. Take out the juice of 2 oranges and put it in ice cubes tray. Then rub the frozen orange cubes on your face to spruce up and brighten your dull and lacklustre face. This refines your pores and reduces the oiliness in the face to control acne.
10 Orange juice is a great conditioner for your hair. Just prepare a wonderful conditioner at home by mixing juice of one orange, water (orange juice and water in equal amount) and one spoon of honey. Apply this mix on your shampooed hair. Keep it on for 5- 10 minutes, then wash off. The result: healthy, shiny and beautiful hair.
Did you know there are specific herbal recipes you can make for better skin? Learn how with the Herbal Collective July'19 issue