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Oranges are loved across the world, and just as unique as their name is (there is no other word that rhymes with it!) this fruit has some amazing benefits for your beauty as well. Leave aside your beauty woes and let this fruit work its natural magic on your skin.
Read on to know some great tips to make more use of this power fruit, and make it a part of your regular beauty regimen.
Orange juice is full of citric acid, which is an amazing ingredient that helps to reduce pimples. Just rubbing some orange juice onto affected areas makes the pimples dry up, leaving you with clear and blemish-free skin. You can also make a face mask by grinding orange peels and applying it on your face. This will not only keep pimples at bay, but will also help to deal with oily skin.
Orange peel powder with curd or milk can be used to make an excellent natural bleach, which can be used regularly to give the skin a sun-kissed glow of freshness. It is a very useful fairness face pack, if you have little time and a special occasion on hand, to look your best. It also helps to lighten dark skin patches and spots.
Orange juice works really well for shrinking open pores. All you need to do is dab on a few drops of orange juice onto the face, and let it be there for about two to three minutes before splashing some cold water and dabbing it off your face. It will leave you with an excellent and refreshed feeling!
If you dry an orange peel and grind it into a coarse powder, it makes for an excellent face scrub when coupled with fuller’s earth and honey. After using this combination to scrub the face, splash cold water to refresh and rejuvenate your skin. Since orange peels are high in vitamin C, this scrub will not only help you get rid of dead skin cells, but also reduce skin blemishes.
Oranges help to improve your skin texture, and so it is well-known for having anti-ageing benefits. It contains powerful antioxidants that protect your skin against free radicals. It also helps in keeping the skin firm and supple, thus keeping signs of ageing at bay for a longer time. Grind some orange peels and dilute them using either water or milk and use it as a face pack.
Adding one cup of orange juice to one cup of water and one spoon of honey makes a great conditioner. Just apply to freshly shampooed and rinsed hair, and leave it for about ten minutes before rinsing it off thoroughly. It will help you to get vibrant, bouncy and tangle-free hair.
Orange peel juice can be used on the scalp to control dandruff. Adding orange juice concentrate to coconut oil makes for a great hair turban therapy oil that will help to reduce your dandruff problem. Grind the peel and use it on scalp to remove dandruff and cleanse the scalp as well. The alternative use is boiling the orange peels in water and filter the liquid next day to use it as a hair rinser. It will remove dandruff and help you get shining hair.
With the bright sunny summers, comes the extreme itchiness and rashes which leads to acne. Oranges have high content of citric acid, which effectively dries away the acne. Make a face mask by grinding orange peels to make a paste, and then apply it on your face. This will keep your acne at bay and combat the oiliness on your skin. With a regular usage, you can see the effect in acne spots quite soon.
Blackheads are embedded on your face pores and is filled with dead cells and sebum. They are mood spoilers for every girl and is hard to get rid of too. But orange is a savior for all the girls out there who are struggling to get rid of the blackheads with expensive market products. Prepare a mask by mixing one-part yogurt with orange peel powder and make a thick paste. Apply this on your face using circular motions and then wash it off with warm water after 15 minutes. This is the best natural and effective method to remove blackheads in a pain-free way.
It goes without saying that one needs to clean, tone and moisturise their skin on a regular basis. And despite of going blindly with the harmful chemical products in the market, one should try out the homemade toners. With abundant amounts of vitamin C and antioxidants, orange peels maintain the oils of the skin. The best part is that they are suitable for oily as well as dry skin. With the topical application of orange peels on skin, removes the dead skin cells and keeps it toned. For the face mask, take one grated orange peel and 1 cup yoghurt to make a scrub. Apply it on your face and wash it after 10 minutes.
There are numerous ways that every girl would have tried to get long and beautiful locks. From trying out some unheard gharelu nuske to buying out expensive branded hair products, we try to avoid hair loss issues in every possible manner. One of the most effective ways which stimulates hair growth is by consuming oranges. Oranges contain Vitamin C along with bio-flavonoids which aids in proper circulation to the scalp in turn promoting the hair growth. Therefore, consumption of oranges is a great way to boosting the intake of desired nutrients, hence stimulating the hair growth.
Apart from being one of the most popular and beloved fruits, orange has health and beauty benefits too. Oranges are good for our skin and eyes, it slows down our ageing process and makes us look younger than our age. Not only this, it also prevents hair loss. Nobody likes a bald patch on their scalp and eating oranges can ensure beautiful long hair with each passing day.
Orange face packs are skin-friendly, economical and easy homemade packs unlike expensive chemical face packs available in the market. Papaya and orange face pack lightens dark circles and adds a glow to your face. Banana-orange and coconut oil-orange face pack reduces skin inflammation, mosturises skin and clears acne. Neem and orange face pack reduces breakouts on your face. Besan and orange face pack cleanses the face maintaining the pH balance and lessens skin pigmentation. Green tea and orange face pack tightens pores and removes excess oil from the face. Sandalwood and orange face pack adds an instant glow to the face. Multani mitti and orange peel face pack cleanses the face and remove blackheads and whiteheads. Aloe vera and orange peel face mask cures redness, sunburn and rashes.
Applying orange juice on your face can effectively shrink the open pores, hence giving a shining glow on your face. It also reduces the oiliness of face to control acne. Not only this, orange juice also acts as a great conditioner for hair as well. For the preparation of the hair conditioner, mix juice of one orange, water (orange juice and water in equal amount) and one spoon of honey. Apply the mix on your shampooed hair and then wash it of after 5-10 minutes. You will see the expected result as healthy, shiny and beautiful hair.
Well, now don't you think that you should start consuming oranges and applying it topically in multitude ways? Oranges not only have skin benefits but it serves as hair aid too, so partake oranges in your diet regularly to see the effect. If you have more suggestions on the benefits of oranges, do let us know in the comments section below.
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