‘She is a peach’
-This is an expression, often used to describe strikingly beautiful women in the western world
Why is Peach so Special?
Peach is an opulent ingredient that has a mélange of benefits for skincare. It contains natural formulas and vitamins that suffice well for your skin.
Who Should Avoid Peach Based Skincare Products?
There is no specific skin type that needs to avoid this ingredient, as peach is not acidic or harsh. Unless of course you have an allergy. It’s also easily detected and recognized by the skin compared to other inorganic skincare ingredients.
Owing to its super hydrating properties, you are more likely to find this mighty ingredient in skincare products like scrubs, moisturizers and serums. Because of its fatty acids, peach kernel is also used in skincare sometimes.
Get rid of all Dry Skin Issues
Dry skin is unpleasant. You always need to keep it moisturized and supple. Regular intake of peaches serves to keep skin well nourished. Enriched with vitamin A and C, it provides the skin with plenty of nutrition. The fruit water content hydrates the skin, retaining the moisture content.
These succulent fruits are good for eradicating dead skin cells and the regeneration of skin tissues. If you are not fond of consuming them, you may apply them directly on your face.
Peach and Yogurt Mask
All you need is 1 tbsp. of peach puree and 1 tbsp. of yogurt. Mix the peach puree and yogurt in a small bowl to make a paste.
Prep your face before applying this paste on your face. Wash your face with your regular face wash and make sure there is no makeup residue. Then apply this paste on your face and let it sit for 15 minutes. Wash off with water.
Including this in your skincare routine will help you achieve smooth skin in a matter of days.
Exfoliate your Skin with Peaches
Peaches contain considerable amounts of vitamins A, C and E. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin cells from oxidative stress by environmental stressors. It does this by cleaning your skin surface by removing all dead cells amassed over it.
Free radicals are unstable ions that combine with oxygen atoms in the body and cause havoc in the skin. These appear because of pollution in the air, ultraviolet radiation, use of herbicides etc.
You can include this mask in your skincare regime to exfoliate your skin:
Peach, honey and oats mask
You need a puree of half peach, one tbsp. honey and one tbsp. oatmeal. Mix them together in a bowl and form a thick paste. Smear it all over your face. Let it sit for twenty minutes and wash off.
This will exfoliate your skin, removing all kinds of dirt and impurities.
You can also apply peach slices on your face, letting the juicy texture sink in the skin. Then wash your face after some time.
You will notice how this works; as soon as the cells are nourished by the peach flesh, they provide a superb glow to your skin.
Want Youthful skin? Befriend the peaches
Who doesn’t want to retain youthful skin forever? It's sometimes vitamin C or ascorbic acid that shields the skin from free radicals that cause damage. It reduces fine lines, dark spots, blemishes, dark circles and gives you a skin like it’s been renewed. Your tired looking skin will be replaced by fresh and tight skin.
Peach and Almond Oil Mask
For this all you need is one tbsp. of peach puree and 2 tbsp. of almond oil. Mix together both the ingredients and apply on your face. Leave it on for 20 minutes. Before washing, massage it gently. Then wash off with water.
Try incorporating this mask in your skincare regime to see the compliments pouring in. Your skin will become smooth and elastic in no time.
Safeguard your Skin from the Sun
We can’t avoid the sun. The sun hovers over all of us all day with its harmful ultraviolet rays directing on us. Peaches are rich in nutrients. The potassium, selenium, magnesium and beta carotene along with the vitamins A, K and C will shield you from the sun.
So if you are reluctant to step out in the sun, you don’t have to stay in all the time from the fear of being sun tanned.
Peach, Pineapple and Honey Mask
You can use one tbsp. peach puree, one tsp. honey and one tbsp. pineapple juice. Combine these in a bowl and make a paste. Apply it all over your face massaging in circular motions. Let it dry then wash off with water.
Incorporate this mask in your skincare regime and get rid of all the sun damage on your skin. Peach and pineapple paired up together will eradicate dark patches and blemishes on the skin, giving you an even skin tone.
Wound Healing Power
The peach fruit delivers all kinds of nutrients and minerals when applied on the skin. It also possesses a healing power and recovers wounds, cuts and lacerations. When applied on the skin, the protein in the fruit penetrates in the skin and repairs the tissue, thus healing wounds.
Regular consumption of this fruit also boosts immunity in the body and prevents the skin from incurring any infection. It does this by flushing out all the toxins in the body.
With countless benefits of this mighty fruit for your skin, there is no doubt that you should be using it in your skincare regimen.