Fruits are good for our health; But some fruits also to be used to make your own beauty products too. Homemade beauty recipes like a face pack, facial masks, lotions and scrubs help improve skin disorders and detoxification. They help in providing natural oil and moisture to the skin.

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I have found some useful homemade skin care recipe to benefit our skin from a magazine i read recently.

Take advantage of the food below and smooth them on your skin:

– Cucumber: Apply cucumber juice or grated cucumber or cucumber juice mixed with juices of carrot, lettuce or alfalfa over the face for skin eruptions.

– Egg White: Blend the egg white and honey well and then apply on the face. This makes your skin smooth and helps to reduce wrinkles.

– Banana: Mash the bananas along with milk and then apply on your face. Wash it off after 20 minutes. This makes the skin smooth and supple.

– Potatoes: Apply grated potatoes as poultice to treat skin blemishes, wrinkles, boils, pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads.

– Almond Oil: Almond oil is good for dryness of the skin and for removing scars of old pimples. Ground the outer cover of 3 – 5 almonds in with water and apply over the face daily.

– Honey: Apply 1 teaspoon honey mixed with water for all skin blemishes. This will turn your skin glowing. Apply honey mixed with milk, yogurt, and ground sesame seeds in equal proportions for fair complexion and lovely skin.

– Papaya: Apply and drink the juice of raw papaya including the skin and seed for treatment of swelling pimples, acne, or any abnormal growth of the skin. It also removes whiteheads, boils, and sports. Rub raw or ripe papaya on your face to get a smooth and glowing skin.

– Oatmeal: Mix oatmeal along with curds and tomato juice and apply on the face. Keep it on for 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. It helps to remove the tan and lightens the skin.

– Wheat Flour: Apply a paste of whole wheat flour with vinegar to remove dark spots.

– Radish: Make a paste of ground radish seeds with water and apply on face to remove blackheads. Apply grated white radish or its juice for fairer complexion.

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