Most of the vitamins and minerals in fruits can be found in their peels. Before you throw them away, it is a great idea to take advantage of those beneficial substances.
Fruit peels can be used in a wide variety of ways for you to look more beautiful and feel confident. You’ll be surprised at how these seemingly useless peels can actually alter your appearance and ultimately your life. Read on!
Vitamin A in papaya is very good for your skin. Some of this beautifying nutrient can be found on the peels. Rubbing them on your face can nourish those skin cells and improve the appearance of various aging signs such as fine lines and wrinkles. Enzyme present called “papain” also helps remove dead skin cells, giving you a brighter and younger-looking complexion.
Loads of vitamin C makes orange peels excellent at drying out pimples as well as lightening the skin. All you have to do is ground some dried orange peels and add a few drops of whole milk to them for you to come up with a paste. Daub on pimples to heal them in a snap or on scars to make them less noticeable. Apply generously on dark areas of the skin such as the knees and elbows to lighten them.
Chewing on orange peels is also a wonderful way to make your pearly whites look brighter and your breath smell fresher. They may not taste that delightful but orange peels can work wonders!
Just like orange peels, there are loads of vitamin C in lemon peels. Rubbing the inside part of lemon peels on pimples and acne causes these cosmetic problems to go away in no time. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that promotes skin healing and prevents premature aging signs from showing up.
Rubbing lemon peels on your choppers may also be done. Their natural acidity helps dissolve stains, allowing you to flash a lovelier and brighter smile.
Since bananas are available all-year round, you will never run out of an all-natural fix for pimples and acne. Rubbing the inner side of banana peels on problem areas promotes drying up and healing. Once those pimples and acne are already dry, continue rubbing banana peels on them to help lighten dark scares they tend to leave behind.
Rubbing banana peels all over your face is a wonderful idea. This helps exfoliate your skin to eliminate those dead cells that make your complexion look lifeless. Also, the massaging action helps improve blood flow to the skin, thus allowing it to be supplied with more nutrients and oxygen.
Because of the mild acidity of potato peels, they can be used to make your skin lighter. Stash some of them in the blender, add some water and blend. Use a piece of cheesecloth to extract the juice. Apply liberally on the face with a cotton ball. Leave for a few minutes before rinsing off with water. As for the pulp, it may be placed under your eyes to help remove both dark circles and puffiness.
Massaging the juice out of potato peels on your scalp and hair is also a great idea. It will help eliminate buildup of chemicals from various hairstyling aids, and it will also make your tresses shiny and bouncy.