8 Fruits That Are Best For Face Masks

Fruits are great sources of vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to our health. The very same reasons why they are also good for our skin. You don’t need frequent derma visits, these fruit masks can nourish and revitalize your dry and dull looking skin without hurting your budget.

1. Avocado

Avocado is probably the healthiest fruit on the planet. It contains vitamins and natural antioxidants. When applied to the face, it can help diminish wrinkles, and deeply hydrates and moisturizes the skin. It also helps in treating skin problems such as acne and eczema.

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2. Kiwi

Kiwi has antioxidants and vitamins C and E that helps in the production of collagen and delay aging. Collagen is the protein produced by the cells that is responsible for keeping the skin firm and younger looking.

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3. Banana

Banana is rich in vitamins and minerals that can moisturize, hydrate and nourish the skin. It can help treat acne, lighten dark spots and reduce wrinkles. You can combine mashed banana and lemon juice to make your facial mask more effective.

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4. Cucumber

Cucumber is not just for the eyes. You can combine cucumber with either yogurt or honey to make a face mask. Use it to exfoliate and gently peel away the impurities and smoothen your skin.

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5. Papaya

This fruit is rich in vitamins, antioxidants, enzymes and phytochemicals that are all good for the skin. Papaya is the most common ingredient in most beauty products for its anti-aging and skin lightening properties. Regular use of face mask can help brighten, nourish and exfoliate your skin.

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6. Strawberries

Fresh strawberry face mask is a tasty way to exfoliate and revitalize your skin. It can shrink pores and clear up acne.

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7.  Tomato

Tomato is rich in lycopene which is good for the skin. It can tighten pores, lighten blemishes and helps build up collagen.

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8. Grapes

Grapes face mask can deeply moisturize your skin.  It contains a good amount of antioxidants that can help fight premature aging.

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