An orange is really good and refreshing! But it is also a miracle product for your skin!
May 2, 2019 13: 24 By Fabiosa
Here is the citrus season, hurry up to buy lemons, tangerines and oranges! Did you know that oranges can be used as a beauty treatment, not to mention countless other benefits? Unless you are allergic to it, the following information may be very helpful to you.
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What are the benefits of the skin of the orange?
Rich in flavonoids and other important photochemicals, an orange contains 71 mg of vitamin C. Its skin contains more than 133 mg!
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Oranges are also rich in copper, calcium, magnesium, folic acid, vitamins A and B and fiber. Here are some beneficial effects of orange peel:
- helps prevent certain types of cancer
- strengthens the defense mechanisms of the bronchopulmonary system;
- helps treat diabetes;
- improves cardiac performance;
- helps to lose weight
- improves eyesight
- helps fight inflammation;
- improves the digesti f system;
- strengthen the teeth;
- makes the skin radiant.
What are the other benefits of orange?
A orange a day or a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice helps you lose weight, strengthens your immune system and improves your skin. Oranges also have a low calorie content: 47 kcal for 100 g.
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The natural oils in oranges help moisturize the skin, making it soft and healthy. Antioxidants fight against free radicals, helping to delay the appearance of wrinkles and premature aging. The high serum acid content helps prevent skin peeling and dries out acne. Vitamin C helps the body produce collagen and elastin, which helps your skin retain its youth and maintain its elasticity.
Some facial mask recipes with orange
Orange zest and yoghurt
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You will have need one tablespoon orange zest powder and 2 tablespoons plain yoghurt. Mix well. Apply the mixture on your face and rinse after 20 minutes to refresh your skin. It is a rejuvenating mask with instant effect. You can use it before going to a party or other important event.
Orange zest and lime
You will need 2 tablespoons of orange zest powder, 1 tablespoon of white clay powder, 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder and a few drops of lime juice. Make a paste and apply it on your face. Let it work for 30 minutes, then rinse your face. You will have a fresh and luminous skin. This mask is perfect for oily skin prone to acne.
Orange zest, walnut and sandalwood
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You will need the following powdered ingredients: 1 tablespoon of orange zest, 1 tablespoon of sandalwood and walnuts. Add 2 to 3 drops of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of rose water. Make a paste, apply it on your face and leave on for 5 minutes, then rinse your face with lukewarm water. After this sweet mask, your skin will look fresher and younger!
Be sure to perform an allergy test on each component of the mask. If all goes well, mix and perform another test with the mixture. Remember to apply a moisturizer on your face after each mask. Take care of your beauty and your health!
This article is for informational purposes only. Do not use self-medication and, in any case, consult a certified health provider before using the information in this article. The Editorial Board does not guarantee any results and does not hold itself responsible for the evils or other consequences resulting from the use of the information provided in this article.
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