Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Citrus fruits for skin care. Orange.

Orange is the fruit of orange tree, originally from China. Oranges contain 5 types of fruit acids, 14 vitamins, 3 types of mineral substances, various enzymes, and moreover, fruit and grape sugar. But the main advantage of an orange, like all citrus fruits is vitamin C. In 150 grams of orange you can find 80 mg of ascorbic acid. And this is enough for the human daily need in vitamin C.

Interesting! Orange juice is fine in the care of oily and porous skin.

Natural homemade recipes from orange for skin care

- Knead peeled and finely chopped orange with a wooden spoon. Apply the resulting mush on the face, neck, chest, shoulders and cover with gauze. After 15 minutes, wash off the mask with boiled water, and then use your usual skin cream. This mask refreshes and nourishes the skin.

- Mix 2 tablespoons of fat cottage cheese with juice of half an orange and 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil. Apply the mixture on your face for 15-20 minutes. This mask nourishes, softens skin and adds elasticity.

- Dissolve 1 spoonful of yeast in a mixture of orange juice and water to the consistency of thick sour cream. Apply on the face for 15-20 minutes. This mask tightens enlarged pores and removes shine.

- Squeeze the juice from one orange. In a cup of juice add one fresh egg yolk, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of camphor alcohol. Mix components until a homogeneous composition. Apply on the face for 15-20 minutes regularly.

- Prepare 1 tablespoon of chopped orange peels and 1 tablespoon of almonds. Mix the powders and diluted with warm water until the consistency of sour cream. Apply the mask on the face with light massage movements. After half an hour wash the mask off with warm boiled water. This mask smoothes small wrinkles.