What do you do with fruit peel after eating the fruit? We throw it away; right? But did you know that skin solutions and fruits go hand in hand. Blemishes, tanning, premature ageing, you name it, and you have a solution either in the form of the fruit itself or its peel. Fruit peels are a great source of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Combine them with a few more ingredients from your kitchen and you are good to go. Easy, cheap, natural and the cherry to the cake, no risk of side effects. Before you throw those fruit skins here are a few fruit peel packs, exceptionally good for your skin.
#5 Orange Fruit Peel
Oranges are great sources of vitamin C . The orange peel is so rich in antioxidants that it adds amazing benefits to the skin. Orange peel can be used to cleanse the face, in the form of a scrub. Regular use of it gives you a deeply cleansed bright face. Orange peels can also be used for skin lightening , treating acne and blemishes and reducing dark spots, pigmentation. Orange peels are great for both oily and acne prone skin. It makes the skin smooth and supple.
Orange Peel Scrub
Orange peel are best used in powder form. All you need to do is let it dry under the sun and grind it. Keep this in an airtight container, it will be fine for months. You can add to this masoor dal power, 2 teaspoon curd, and scrub your face with this for a clean and clear face.
Orange Peel Face Pack
Take 2 tbsp of orange powder. Add 1 tbsp of honey and 1 tbsp of yogurt. Mix them well to get the right consistency. Apply on the face and leave it for about 15 to 20 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. This pack would leave your skin feeling fresh, clean and rejuvenated.
#4 Banana Peel
Banana peels are said to have more iron content than the fruit itself. Most of us commit the crime of throwing them away. The banana peels can be used to treat acne, dark spots and blemishes.They are also rich in antioxidants, which protect the skin from harmful UV rays.
Banana Peel Pack
After you are done eating the banana, take the peel and rub the inner side of it thoroughly on your face. Leave it for about 10 minutes and wash off with normal water. Do this regularly for a nice acne and blemishes free face.
#3 Pomegranate Peel
Inner beauty is indeed beautiful. This inside outside beautiful looking fruit is full of nutrition. This fruit peel is rich in antioxidant properties, which helps in reducing wrinkles, provides glow to the face, improves skin texture and complexion too. It is best to use it in form of powder. Let it dry under the sun and powder them once enough dry. Store it in an airtight container.
Pomegranate Peel Pack
Take 2 tbsp of pomegranate peel powder. Add to this 1 tbsp of honey and lemon juice. Mix the content well to get the right consistency. Apply on the face and neck and leave it to rest for 15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm warm. This face pack would give you cleaner and glowing face.
#2 Papaya Peel
Papaya has a great benefit to the face. Papaya peel is rich in alpha hydroxy acids. The natural acid present in the fruit helps in cleaning the pores of the face. The Papaya peels can be used to add glow and brightness to the face. It helps in lightening the skin tone, improves skin texture, treats sun bun, and also prevents skin from sagging. Papaya peel can be used in the form of face pack to exploit the maximum benefits of the fruit.
Papaya Peel Face Pack
Take a ripe papaya skin and blend it well to make a paste of it. Add 2 tbsp of honey to the paste. Add a pinch of turmeric powder to the paste. Mix it all up well. Apply the paste to your face and neck and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes to dry. Wash it off with lukewarm water and pat dry your face. This papaya peel pack infused with honey and turmeric will add glow and brightness to the face while deep cleansing it. This would also help sooth the sun bun and remove any dark spots.
#1 Tomato Peel
We have been using tomatoes as a vegetable since ages, but its actually a fruit. Tomato is enriched with folic acid, vitamin C, carotenoids and phenolic compounds. The antioxidants present in the tomato skin lightens the skin complexion and protects it from damage. It prevents wrinkles, and fine lines. It can also be used to clean the face, tighten the pores and remove dead cells. Tomato peel adds glow and shine to the face, making you more beautiful.
Tomato Peel Face Pack
Wash the tomato well. Take a slice of the tomato skin and rub it all over you face and neck. Let it rest well for about 10 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water. Pat dry with a clean micro-towel. Or you can add honey or jojoba oil and tea tree oil to the tomato skin to treat blemishes and acne respectively. Repeat the process for a few days to get the best result.
I hope you found this article helpful and now all your skin worries have a solution. Before using any of the fruit skin please ensure that the fruit is clean or else it won’t have much effect. Do let us know if any of this worked well for you.