It's very normal that alot of people do toss orange peels into garbage without even a second thought. However, do you still know that orange peels contain nutrients and phytonutrients which are extremely beneficial to the skin, and can also heal many skin conditions? If no, then you are missing alot because orange peel extract is used as an ingredient in most beauty products today due to it's effectiveness in brightening and reducing acne, wrinkles in skin.
According to a research, it was found that orange peels contain more vitamins than the fruit itself due to the peel having an anti-bacteria and anti-microbial properties which is very powerful in treating acne, oily skin and can also be used as a skin lightening agent.
Here are the skin benefits of orange peels:
1. For whitening of skin
Orange peels work as a natural bleach and can be used to lighten and remove dark spots with time. However, make sure to dilute the orange mixture before applying on your face as this is due to citric acids present in it just to avoid skin burns. So to make the best out of this, grind and mix orange peel power with multani mitti pack.
How to use
a. Firstly, combine one tablespoon of orange peel powder with one tablespoon of multani mitti.
b. Then add rose water to the mixture, to make a smooth paste out of the mixture
c. Then apply it on your face and neck, and leave it for about 10 to 15 minutes
d. You can now rinse it off with a cold water. However, you can this every day before going to bed.
2. For oily skin
You can simply tackle the issue of oily skin, open pores, acne and greasy skin with orange peel.
How to use
a. Firstly get some orange peels and dry it under the sun for a day, then grind them into powder.
b. Then mix the powder with egg white, before adding few drops of lemon juice into it.
c. You can now apply and leave the paste on your face for about 15 minutes before rinsing it off with cold water. However, apply this paste once a week.
3. Helps reduce dandruff
Massaging or applying orange peels on your scalp, helps reduce dandruff due to the anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacteria properties in it as it helps reduce the growth of bacteria on the scalp.
4. Pimples and acne
The best way to tackle this condition is to acne apply orange peel paste on your face as it's a good anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties which helps stop the growth of bacteria, thereby promoting the production of new cells.
5. To get rid of blackheads
The best way to get rid of this, is to use orange peel masks. In order to make this mask, simply mix one part of yogurt with one part of orange peel powder and mix properly to get a thick paste.
How to use
Rub the mask on your face gently in a circular motion and allow it to stay on your face for about 15 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water.
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