How to use fruits and vegetables for your beauty routine

How to use fruits and vegetables for your beauty routine

Kitchen is the new perfumery!

Did you know that you can find your skincare and haircare products even in your refrigerator? Fruits and vegetables, with their essential vitamins and minerals can do a lot of good for your skin, your hair and your beauty routine.
In this article, you can get some precious tips on how to take advantage of what you have in the kitchen, instead of spending lots of money on expensive creams.
Don’t worry, whether you have a dry or oily skin, you’ll find the beauty mask for you.
Go ahead and find the one that fits you!


Avocado is not only a tasty ingredient for your guacamole or salads, but it could also be a great ally to improve chapped and dry skin and prevent skin damage.
High in healthy fats such as natural oils, antioxidants and minerals, Avocados can penetrate deep into your skin with a moisturizing action, accelerating its repair process.
Plus, with its vitamin E and C, it can help protect your skin from sun damage or inflammation. You might be wondering, how do I apply it to my skin?
Easy: take a blender and put 1 ripe avocado with 2 teaspoons of honey and ⅓ cup of plain yogurt and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. When the mask is ready, apply it on your face and neck and leave it on for 20 minutes, then wash it off.


That girl with cucumbers on her eyes, just like in the movies, could be you.
Cooled Cucumbers, due to their vitamin C and folic acid content, can help with your puffy eyes, which betray your tiredness and a sleepless night.
Just cut two slices and put them on your eyes, then follow up your cucumber eye treatment with an eye cream of your choice.


What about papaia? In addition to being a great ingredient for summer juice, papaia is a valuable ally for your skin and your hair. Rich in vitamin A, C, E and K, this tropical fruit has rejuvenating enzymes that exfoliate the skin and strengthen hair.

Plus, if you have oily skin, papaya properties can help you to decrease inflammation and prevent acne.
To make the most of papaya, just rub its peels on your skin, leave it on for 20 minutes and rinse with water. If you want to use it to strengthen your hair, take half, remove the seeds and blend it with 2 tablespoons of honey and ½ cup olive oil, Then, rub the mask into your hair and let it stay for 45 minutes. So, shampoo as usual.


Our Italian DNA leads us to have a soft spot for this ingredient, the protagonist of amazing Ragù and Amatriciana sauce.
But there is much more it can do.
Thanks to its antioxidants, Tomato can be really helpful to ward off the signs of aging. To make its face mask just blend ½ a ripe tomato with a tablespoon of honey.
Apply the paste on your face and let it stay for about 15 minutes.
Then, wash with cold water.

Well, now that you know how to use fruits and vegetables for your beauty routine, you just have to open the refrigerator and get down to work. Enjoy your time!

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