Dry fruits are a complete package of nutrients for your health and beauty. They are major ingredients in most of the scrubs, oils and masks that work beautifully for the skin. Here are some easy and affordable alternatives to incorporate dry fruits in your beauty regimen...
Almond and Banana
Soak a few almonds in water overnight. Remove the almond skin and mash it together with one banana. Scrub your face with this mixture in all direction for about 4 to 5 minutes. Wash your face thoroughly with cold water. Almond dives deep beneath the surface to visibly plump skin up with hydration and makes it glow. It further helps to smooth the appearance of fine lines and restore elasticity. Banana acts as a scrub and removes the layer of dead skin cells and dirt that has settled on your skin.
Mash a few dates with some coconut oil. Mix well to form a thick paste. Apply it to your face and leave it to dry completely. Finish with washing your face using a mild cleanser and lukewarm water. Dates work to gently brighten and even out your complexion. It is a perfect solution when you need an extra moisturizing boost. It helps relieve dry and sensitive skin from feelings of tightness and itchiness, and gently exfoliates to leave skin feeling softer, smoother and recharged with moisture.
Make a paste out of 4 walnuts and add one teaspoon of honey to it. Mix the paste well to form a thick paste. Apply it to your face as a mask and leave it to dry. After 10 to 15 minutes wash your face with some ice cold water. The mask is highly hydrating and nourishing and will leave your skin feeling soft and subtle. The mixture is packed with exfoliating particles that are designed to slough away dead skin cells and false tanning build up from the skin.
Mash a few raisins and a few teaspoons of milk to it. Massage your face with this mixture in circular motions. Raisins have a semi-permeable membrane which increases the water holding potential and aids your skin in absorbing moisture. This is mask gives you an illuminating glow and adds definition to your face. It further stimulates blood flow, removes dead skin cells and helps in detoxing your skin.