Did you know that, among its many properties, strawberries can help us take care of skin health and prevent the early appearance of wrinkles?
Strawberries apart from being delicious are a source of antioxidants that take care of skin health. It is a fruit with medicinal and cosmetic properties. It is an excellent antioxidant and a food to prevent anemia and nutritional deficiency, due to its high content of iron and vitamin C; as well as to prevent infections in the body.
Also, they can be very useful in slimming diets because of their high nutrient intake, taking into account their low fructose content and low calories. Thus, they can be our allies to look radiant and healthy skin. They have a great antibacterial capacity for external skin problems, this due to the astringent substance it possesses. Thanks to its three antioxidants vitamins A, C, and E, it protects cells, preventing premature aging.
Benefits of strawberries in natural masks
Strawberries can be added as an ingredient in different masks, providing a natural glow to the skin, toning and eliminating dead cells. They will leave you with a beautiful, soft, and moisturized skin, in some cases they help improve acne and, they are also ideal for combating spots caused by excessive sun exposure.
But what masks can I prepare?
The easiest way to take full advantage of the benefits that strawberries have for skin health, is to use them in homemade masks. But first you must know your skin type, if you do not know it or have doubts, perform your analysis here. Remember that all skins do not work the same masks.
Strawberry mask for dry, alipic, devitalized and mixed skin
- 3 strawberries
- 2 tablespoons yogurt
- 1 tablespoon honey
Add the 3 strawberries cut in half to a cup, then with a fork press on them until a pureed texture is achieved. Add the yogurt and honey, and then mix until the ingredients are homogenized. Finally, apply the mask on your face and let it act for 15 minutes.
Strawberry mask for oily skin, dehydrated and asphytic fat
- 3 strawberries
- 2 tablespoons oatmeal
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
Add the 3 strawberries cut in half to a cup, then with a fork press on them until a pureed texture is achieved. Add the oatmeal, sesame oil and egg. Then mix until the ingredients are homogenized. Finally, apply the mask on your face and let it act for 15 minutes.
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