An apple a day will keep the dermatologist away! Yes, girls eat, drink and even apply an apple on your face and look youthful forever. If you are too lazy to eat the apple, then blend it and apply it over your face. You can even rinse your hair with fresh apple juice and clarify your scalp. Apple has enzymes, vitamins, minerals that can boost your complexion and do tremendous good things to your hair. We bring top benefits of apple for your skin and hair plus we share apple recipes that you can try at home and look gorgeous forever.
1. High levels of collagen:
This rosy fruit has zillions of nutrients, antioxidants that will increase the collagen production, elastin and keep your skin firm and plump. So welcome, youthful look and say goodbye to wrinkles.
2. Balances pH level:
An apple a day can keep acne away. Apples are natural astringent that regulates the sebum production in your face which keeps acne, breakouts at bay.
3. Good sunscreen:
Apple offers high protection from the harmful UVB rays and thus you can protect yourself from skin cancer, tanned skin with the help of apple. Apples can even soothe and repair the sunburned skin.
4. Skin lightening:
As the apple is rich in Vitamin A, C it will enhance your skin texture and will work in whitening your skin. You can even use it in reducing the hyperpigmentation, age spots, acne scars.
5. Reduces puffy eyes:
Do you wake up to puffed up eyes? Then apply slices of apples under your eyes and wake up to beautiful and healthy eyes.
6. Voluminous hair:
Apple that stimulates the hair shafts and promotes hair growth. It will combat hair loss and give your bouncy, voluminous tresses.
7. Shiny locks:
Apple has a compound procyanidin B2, which will cut off the dry and dull look and give your hair a natural sheen.
Apple Beauty Recipes:
1. Apple toner:
Tale a green apple and cut it into small slices. Now in a pan, add water and sliced apples and heat it on a medium flame. Let it boil for say 3-4 minutes and then remove it from the heat and let it cool. Strain the water into a bowl and add a few drops of tea tree oil. Dab a cotton pad into the concoction and apply it on your face. You can do this daily morning and night and notice a healthy complexion.
2. Apple scrub:
Cut an apple into slices and blend it to get apple puree. Now in a bowl, mix the puree and gram flour and pack your face with this paste. After 10 minutes, wet your face and gently scrub your face in circular motion. You will get a smooth, soft skin.
3. Apple acne remover:
Grate sliced apples and mix it with raw honey. Apply this mixture on your breakouts, acne bumps and let it rest for 20 minutes, wash with cool water. Acne will subside with regular application
4. Apple face pack:
Lighten your skin with half grated apple, whole milk or milk powder and lemon. Slather the face pack all over your face for 20 minutes and then wash with cold water. This pack will even reduce your premature signs of aging.
5. Apple scalp detox:
Extract the juice out of an apple and mix it with ¼ cup of milk, and 1 tablespoon of salt. Use a cotton ball and apply it on your scalp for half an hour. Rinse with shampoo and conditioner.
6. Apple hair shiner:
You can get a glossy hair with 1 grated apple, apple cider vinegar and lemon. Apply the mixture on your hair and let it rest for 20 minutes and then wash it with a mild shampoo. Notice shiny hair.
Make sure you wash the apple and don't remove the apple peel as it is high in enzymes. Have you used apple in your beauty regime? Share with us your views in the comments below.