Cleopatra was a big fan of facial masks and so was Yang Gui Fei, a royal in the Tang Dynasty of ancient China. Face packs have a celebrated history, especially ones made with fruits. Rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, fruits are a definite super food. When combined with the right ingredients, face packs made of fruits can be toning, revitalizing, nourishing, soothing, and purifying. We bring you some glorious, tried and tested; fresh fruit face masks that will make you look divine!
1. Grape Glow
Purple red juicy grapes rich in antioxidants are the best for this face mask. Crush 4-5 grapes with your hands and add one teaspoon creamy yoghurt and a few drops of lime juice. Make sure it’s not too runny. Now treat your skin to this mask by applying it evenly till the skin drinks it up. Rinse with cold water. Your skin will feel fresh and glow like never before.
2. Tamarind Lights
Sweet & sour tamarind contains skin friendly nutrients that make it look beautiful and radiant. Boil around 30 grams of tamarind in 100 ml of water. Drain excess water, to get a nice pulpy tamarind extract. To this, add ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder. Apply this mixture to your face. You will be amazed to find a fairer and brighter skin tone instantly. Using this on your face and body three times a week will help remove excess tan and also make it lighter and smoother.
3. Dragon Warrior
Fight off signs of ageing, clogged pores, and sunburns with the very magical dragon fruit rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, B1, B2, B3 and minerals such as iron calcium and phosphorous. Combine dragon fruit with cucumber juice and honey and apply it on your face and body. This mask is very soothing to the skin. Skin feels fresh, looks younger and velvety smooth.
4. Melon Mist
For this mask, mix 1 teaspoon watermelon juice with 1 teaspoon honey. Apply to your face and let it sit for 15-20 minutes before rinsing with warm water. This face mask will fill you up with moisture and the skin will feel plumpy, soft and super moist. Watermelon will hydrate and moisturize your skin while honey will help moisture and penetrate deep into your skin.