Monthly Archives: December 2011

How your daily choice of food & fruits can benefit your skin

Oranges, Lemons, Pineapple – brightens and exfoliates the skin and purifies the pores. Provides a dose of pure vitamin C. Pineapple is the strongest- It is a potent source of enzymes that soften the skin and is a natural astringent.

Yogurt – softens, hydrates, and has many enzymes that exfoliate the skin; cleanser; bleach.

Coconut Milk – the lactic acid smoothes out the skin.

Rose Water – gently balances and tones.

Olive oil – known for its great effects on the skin. The best for dry skin.

Avocado – moisturizes and is a good source of vitamin E and natural oils.

Milk – contains lactic acid which nourishes without stripping the skin of essential oils; refines pores; soothes all skin types; cools sunburn.

Aloe gel – an ageless remedy for burns.

Honey – a natural, gently astringent yet extremely moisturizing; refines pores; tightens skin; retards wrinkles; anti-blemish.

Chamomile – tones all types of complexions.

Oatmeal – soothes; heals; relieves itching.

Cucumber – reduces under-eye puffiness; reduces wrinkles.

Egg – conditions; whites best for normal and oily skin; yolks for dry to normal skin

Nuts – used in scrubs to refine pores and combat wrinkles, blackheads and dryness.

Tomato – unclogs pores.

Vinegar – refines pores; cleans; softens; aids blemishes, itchy skin, and sunburn.

Witch Hazel – reduces eye puffiness; deodorant.