Here’s how to use kiwi on your skin for instant skin
(BY- GAURIKA SHARMA)
Kiwi is one of the superfoods that has this peculiar tangy-sweet taste which is loved by all. In terms of its nutritional qualities, kiwi has a natural proteolytic enzyme called actinidin which breaks down the protein and helps in digestion.
Thus, eating it is known to stimulate metabolism. Moreover, it helps in changing the human colonic microbial community and aids in gut health. But, did you know that kiwi is a super ingredient for skincare too? Especially, when it comes to skin brightening and glow, this fancy green fruit has no competitors!
When we use kiwi on the skin it imparts an instant glow as it contains exceptionally high vitamin C. The strong antioxidant properties of vitamin C helps in repairing the regular wear and tear and oxidative damage of skin.
Hence, it helps in fading away dark spots, pigmentation and uneven skin tone. Apart from vitamin C, kiwis are loaded with vitamin E, folate, potassium, fiber, sugars, enzymes and skin- benefiting anti oxidants.
HERE’S HOW CAN YOU USE KIWI FOR SKIN BRIGHTENING AND GLOW:-
1. EXFOLIATE THE SKIN:-
2. REFRESH YOUR SKIN:-
Another way to make the most of kiwis is to refrigerate the kiwi juice into ice cubes. You can use the cubes to rub on the face before any big event or just after a long day at work. Your skin will feel instantly energized. The anti oxidants in it will also help soothe the irritated skin
3. INSTANT SKIN BRIGHTENING :-
Kiwi pulp has the highest ascorbic acid and tocopherols content. It can be used as a skin brightening face mask by mixing kiwi pulp with Fuller’s earth or Argon oil. Apply a thin layer of this mask and leave it on for 10 min. wash it off using cold water to get a more youthful and glowing skin appearance.
4. EVEN OUT SKIN TONE:-
It can also be used to whiten the skin in dark areas of the body. For this, you need to take the kiwi pulp, add a Vitamin E capsule and mix it well until it forms a creamy texture.
5. DEPUFFS YOUR EYES:-
Take refrigerated slices of kiwi, put it under your eyes to get rid of the tired and puffy eyes.
Add this fruit as a part of your balanced diet to see the best benefit. If consumed as a regular fruit, kiwis can help you get the glow from the inside out way more faster.