Fruits and vegetables are one of most widely available sources of energy. When consumed properly they can be of immense help in enhancing individual’s beauty. Raw food diet is good for beauty of health as well as beauty of body, mind and soul. With help of these vegetables and fruits, natural face packs, tonics & lotions can be prepared at home which are good for health and does not include any kind of chemicals. These face packs provide soft and lovely radiance to skin which everyone desires.
Check out some tonics and lotions prepared from fruits and vegetables:
# Apple tonic: Mix 1 tablespoon of apple juice with 1/4 teaspoon of lime juice. Leave it on for 20 minutes. It is excellent for combating greasiness.
# Potato tonic: Grind & squeeze juice of potatoes. Apply it onface and neck and leave it for whole night. Next morning, wash it off with water. This tonic brightens the skin.
# Orange tonic: Blanch and grind couple of almonds to paste and mix in two tablespoons of milk, one tablespoon of carrot and orange juice. Apply thickly on face & neck. Leave it for 1/2 an hour. It is helpful in removing scars and blemishes from face and makes it soft and smooth.
# Tomato tonic: In 2 teaspoons of tomato juice, add 4 tablespoons of buttermilk and apply on face. Remove after 1/2 an hour. It is an excellent face tonic for removing sunburns.
# Tomato lotion: In 1 tablespoon of tomato juice add some drops of lime juice. Apply on face and remove after 15 minutes. It is very effective for shrinking enlarged pores.
# Watermelon lotion: Grate and squeeze out juice from small piece of watermelon. Apply on face and neck and leave it on for 15 minutes and then remove. This lotion freshens up skin.
# Cucumber and Turmeric lotion: To 1 tablespoon of cucumber juice stir in few drops of lemon juice and pinch of turmeric powder. Apply on face & neck and wash it off after half an hour. It’s an excellent whitener for all types of skins.
# Carrot lotion: To 1/4 teaspoon of carrot juice, add 1 teaspoon of honey and apply on face. Remove with cotton ball soaked in lukewarm water to which little soda bicarbonate has been added after 15 minutes. It removes roughness and makes skin smooth as silk.
# Coconut lotion: Coconut water, if rubbed on skin and left on for 15 minutes, lightens and brightens the skin.
# Papaya pulp: Apply some or small piece of mashed raw papaya to face and leave on for 15 minutes. It removes pimples and other embarrassing blemishes from the face.
# Cucumber lotion: Take 1 tablespoon of cucumber juice, milk and few drops of rose water mix together and apply on face and neck and remove after 15 minutes. It’s an excellent whitener for delicate skin.
# Grape lotion: 1 tablespoon grape juice should be applied on the face and neck for 15 minutes. It will help in making skin soft, smooth, bright and fair.
What makes someone beautiful outside is often reflective of what they put in inside. These beauty and fashion tips are quick and easy. Every fruit and vegetable has its own benefit. So, eat fruits and vegetables in their fresh form and get glowing and healthy skin.