You must have heard that having an apple a day can keep the doctor away. But did you know that an apple can also keep skin problems at bay? This fruit, which is a delight to the taste buds, is rich in skin friendly nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin A and copper. Vitamin C helps in reducing wrinkles, vitamin A facilitates the growth of new cells and copper aids in melanin production. Here are some great apple face packs for you.
For Glowing Skin
Peel and cut a fresh apple into small pieces. Boil the pieces in a little water or add some milk to them. Make into a smooth paste. Apply on the face and rinse after 10–15 minutes.
Apple, Milk and Egg
Make a paste of apple puree, warm milk and 1 egg yolk. Apply on your face and wash with warm water after twenty minutes.
For Skin Exfoliation
Apple, Honey and Oatmeal
Mix together honey, pureed apple and 2 tablespoons of crushed oats. Apply this paste on your face, leave for twenty minutes and wash with warm water.
Apple and Wheat Germ or Wheat Flour
Add a tablespoon of wheat germ or wheat flour to apple puree. Spread this paste on your face, keep for 20 minutes and wash with warm water.
For Oily Skin
Apple, Lemon and Yogurt
Add 1 teaspoon of yogurt and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to a teaspoon of freshly grated apple. Apply this pack all over your face and rinse with cool water after fifteen minutes.
For Dry Skin
Apple, Milk, and Oatmeal
Make a fine paste of 2 tablespoons of oatmeal powder, 2 tablespoons of milk and a few fresh apple pieces. Dab this paste on your face and neck and rinse off after thirty minutes.
Apple and Glycerin
Take a teaspoon of freshly grated apple and add a few drops of glycerin to it. Mix well to form a smooth pack. Apply on the face and wash off after twenty minutes.
For Normal Skin
Apple and Honey
Mix half a teaspoon of honey to a teaspoon of freshly grated apple. Apply on face, leave for fifteen minutes and wash to get super soft skin.
For Whiteheads and Blackheads
Apple, Honey and Milk
Mix a tablespoon each of apple juice and honey along with 2 tablespoons of milk. Massage your face and neck with this mix and wash with warm water.
For Acne Prone Skin
Apple and Honey
Grate half an apple and mix it with honey. Apply the paste onto the acne prone areas. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water.