Treating acne: Why not use fruit masks?

For many years there have emerged various new and old methods for Acne treatment some of which are quite effective. Among these effective method’s is the use of fruits masks to give your face an acne free glow! There are days when you do not find yourself in the mood for any extra work for your skin. For those times, some fruits would come to your rescue! You’d see many people cut fruits and directly apply them to their skin. That is because of the many benefits that fruit as for your skin! Here are some fruit masks that will come to your aid for treating your acne.

  1. Lemon and other citrus fruits

Lemons are acidic in nature and possess powerful ski lightening properties that tighten the pores and cleans the face making it glow. Other such fruits can be oranges, limes, tangerines. The choice is yours whether to use the flesh of these fruits, the juice or to directly rub a slice on your skin. Once applied, try to avoid going out in the sun and don’t keep the citrus fruits on for too long as that can lead to photosensitivity. Rubbing a slice of lemon over acne scars or dark spots will give you effective results for acne and oily skin if you use it before sleeping for a week.

  1. Bananas

Bananas have very effective antibacterial properties, and since they are available all year around you can easily use them as a natural exfoliant. They are also a moisturizer for the skin so go ahead and mash a fruit piece and put it directly on your face ad rub a little leaving it on for 10 min and then rinse. Banana mask would soften your skin and give it a natural glow.

  1. Tomatoes

Tomatoes, being considered a fruit, is a quite beneficial for treating acne scars and for refreshing the skin. Tomatoes nourish and lighten your skin as they contain potassium which help regenerate skin cells and grow new cells. Consisting of a good amount of vitamin A and C, tomatoes are great for lightening the skin and giving it a glow. To reduce dark circles under your eyes, slice a fresh tomato and rub it. Tomatoes are also good for reducing wrinkled areas of the skin, dark spots and acne scars. Leave them on your skin for a few minutes and then wash your skin for amazing results.

So basically, the effectiveness of an acne facial mask depends on what is contains so when you’re looking for a good fruit treatment for acne, make sure to use products containing acne treatments agents such as benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, or sulfur.

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