Fruit facial at home Procedure, Recipe and Preparation
Facials are excellent way to improve the blood circulation, tighten the sagging skin and to make the skin glow. Whenever you have to go for a family function or a party, the first thing you think of is to go for a fruit facial. Home facial are very good way to save money and time. Salon facial can be quite expensive so, are you thinking how do to a fruit facial at home with some very easily available products. Fruits are enriched with Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Malic acids, Glycolic acids and vitamin, minerals etc which makes the skin nourished and more polished with these fruit enzymes. Fruits also have natural bleaching properties and makes skin fairer. Here we will share the procedure to do fruit facial yourself. Also read: Papya facial at home
Ingredients Needed for Fruit Facial At Home:
- Or Any of the three seasonal fruits that you can find.
Procedure for Homemade Fruit Facial At Home
Cleaning of the skin:
Start with the clean skin. Wash the face with a cleanser to remove any impurities, dust and dirt off the face. A clean surface is important to do any facial. To cleanse the skin you can either use the regular face wash or even take some raw milk. Apply the raw milk with a cotton ball on the face and try to wipe the skin surface with that. It is an effective method to make the skin squeaky clean without over-drying. For people with very dry and irritated skin as well, raw milk works like a charm. This is ideal for oily skin too but ensure that the milk is raw and without the milk cream in it.
Scrub the face to remove the dead skin cells so that the fruit juices, enzymes and vitamins can penetrate the skin better. Use a ready made apricot walnut scrub or just some sugar and honey mixture, if you want to use all the natural stuff for the facial. To create an even better and effective face scrub with fruits, add few chunks of banana with 2 spoons of honey and add half teaspoon of lemon juice.
This powerful mixture will act as a smooth base for the homemade fruit scrub. In that you can mix fine sugar or even the brown sugar, if you can get hold of. Mixing 2-3 spoons of sugar is apt for making this paste abrasive and efficient enough to give a through face scrubbing exfoliation.
Process of face scrubbing is simple and easy. You just have to apply this scrub paste on the face and then rub it gentle over the contours of the face. Be gentle yet put some pressure to give some thorough exfoliation. For overtly sensitive skin, keep the hand movements lighter. Once the scrubbing is over, cleanse the skin with a moist cotton pad and relax. After this you can also go for the steaming process for few minutes, if you have very oily blackheads prone skin.
We need to make a face massage cream to massage the face. For that, you would need at least 3 different fruits like apple, mango, lemon, tomato, banana, papaya etc. Mash all the fruits like banana, apple, papaya, strawberries or any three fruits that you can find to make a pulpy puree. You can use the blender to make the puree of all the fruits. Once you achieve a smooth paste or puree of the fruits we have just got, our face massage fruit cream is ready. If you have dark spots, acne scars and very oily skin, then adding few drops of lemon juice would be appropriate, only if you do not have very sensitive skin.
Use this fruit massage homemade fruit cream to massage the face. Massage with gentle circular exerting light pressure on the face. Light pressure boosts the circulation and relives the facial stress. Massage relaxes the skin and skin glows. The vitamins and enzymes soak in the face to lighten the skin, eliminate dark spots for a spotless skin. The best thing about this step is not only the glow and enhanced blood circulation but also the efficiency with which it removes teh scars and marks off the skin.
Fruit Face Pack:
Face pack or mask application is the last step of any facial. After the massaging, it is crucial to apply a face pack which further tones and tightens the skin. Make a face pack with the fruit pulp that you have used to massage the face, Mix some multani mitti powder in it to make a pack. Apply the pack evenly on the face. Let it dry for 20 minutes and wash with normal water. Pat dry the skin. This face pack is excellent for the oily-acne prone skin. For dry skin, skipping the multani mitti and mixing some honey would be better. Fuller’s earth can be tad drying for the dry skin.
Your fruit facial is completed.
Benefits of Doing Fruit Facial:
Fruits are high on enzymes which make the skin lighter and reduces the dark spots.
The malic acids, glycolic acids in the fruits also exfoliates the skin mildly giving a mild chemical peeling to expose a new and smoother looking radiant and beaming skin
Massaging with the fruits in fruit facial gives the skin glow instantly and revives the dull tired looking face.
Fruit facial is good for mature skin since the acids and enzymes give chemical peeling benefits at home.
Massaging also tightens the sagging loose skin naturally.
This fruit facial can be done once or twice in a month.