Peach is usually not a favorite for many but it has some great benefits for a healthy skin. Well yes there are many fruits which do a lot of good things to your skin, but when it comes to rainy season you should definitely not miss out on the peach fruit and its benefits.
Peach has a great aroma and its juicy too. It is power packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other chemical components which are a real blessing for your skin. No wonder you will find peach extracts in many skin care cosmetic products.
The cosmetic products come with other chemicals as well which may not suit your skin and you will remain devoid of the benefits that peach has to offer. Why not to use peach in its natural form and give your skin a healthy treat. Here is what peach can do for you..
Take Care Of Dry Skin Problems
With its great aroma, peaches are one of the few fruits that you will love applying to your skin. Peel off the skin of the fruit and mix the pulp with some yogurt to make a paste. Applying this paste to your face will moisturize your skin and will give it a soft and supple feel. Take a peach, cut open the skin from one side and apply the juice on your face and leave it on for a couple of minutes. This will make your skin glow, make sure you do it on a pre-washed face.
Helps To Heal Your Skin
Peaches are good source of proteins and helps in tissue repair and tissue regeneration. They can help your skin heal faster from cuts and helps to maintain a supple feel to your skin. Consumption of peaches also helps to improve your overall immune system and helps your skin to keep away from infections.
Helps To Reduce Wrinkles
Peach contains certain nutrients which are good tightening agents which help in reducing wrinkles from your skin. Yeah, now you know why they are used in so many face masks, peel offs and anti-ageing creams. It also helps to tighten the skin pores and gives your skin a refreshing look. Peach contains a lot of Vitamin C will help you to get rid of dark circles and spots.
Protection From UV Rays
Peaches contain a load of nutrients like Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, beta carotene, magnesium, potassium and selenium which helps protect the skin from harmful effects of ultra violet rays. Peel off the skin and apply it on your face for getting a good cleansing.
Goodness Of Antioxidants
Peaches contain antioxidant components which help in getting rid of oxygen free radicals. Your skin hates these radicals as they can create some problems like psoriasis and eczema, so it’s important that you get rid of them by regular antioxidant consumption.
Apart from the benefits to the skin, peaches have many other benefits as well.
- Peaches are very good for your eyes as they contain beta carotene which helps to improve your vision
- Peaches contain a high amount of fiber and potassium which reduces kidney related diseases and reduces the risk of ulcers
- Helps in weight management as they contain a lot of fiber but are very low on calories and have no fat
- Lycopene and lutein in peach helps to prevent cancer and reduces risk of heart diseases
Sometimes it’s really difficult to make children eat peaches and many of us too are not really fond of it. But peaches can help you make some very fine unusual culinary treats. Click here to know some great recipes for some great peach flavored foods.
Peach is a real wonder fruit provided by mother nature. Make the most of it now as the markets will by flooded by them during the rainy season and make the most of the benefits provided by the peach fruit for your skin.
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