'Heavenly fruit' is a title awarded to the fruit pomegranate because of its loaded benefits for the health, skin and hair. It is an extraordinary source of numerous natural nutrients including, vitamins, iron, calcium and fibres which stand in good stead when consumed or applied on the face.
This luscious fruit is known for improving the skin texture as it is helpful in reducing the fine lines on the skin and also tightens it. It boosts the production of elastin and collagen in the body that improves the skin texture.
• All types of skin suitability:
There are things which are suitable to only one skin type, but this juicy fruit is suitable for all skin types. The content of fatty acids helps in moisturising the skin and provides relief from the irritated skin which is a good symbol for dry skin.
• Anti-ageing properties:
This heavenly fruit has the contents that slow down ageing by preventing the origination of wrinkles and fine lines. It makes the skin look younger by reduces hyperpigmentation and dark spots that appears with ageing.
• Anti-tan properties:
One of the miraculous properties of this luscious fruit is its anti-tan properties that provide protection from the harmful radiations of the sun. In another sense, it provides protection to the skin against the sun, which provides it with the title of natural sunscreen for the skin.
These are the reasons that force people to employ the fruit as a first choice as a beautifying face pack.
Some of the packs that can be prepared are described in the following lines:
1. Peel, fuller's earth and rose water:
The peel of the fruit is also very beneficial like the juicy and reddish part. The peel of the fruit is dried and powdered and then the fuller's earth and the peel powder are taken in the same quantity. The paste is prepared by mixing both in rose water and then, it is applied on the skin and washed with lukewarm water after 20 minutes.
2. Seeds, rice flour and almond oil:
The skin beautifying pack prepared by employing these three materials is suitable for all skin types. A handful of seeds is converted into a paste and mixed with a tablespoon of rice and a few drops of almond oil. The mixture is mixed properly and then kept applied on the face for 15-20 minutes.
3. Seeds and honey:
A handful of beads of the fruit is ground to make a smooth paste and one tablespoon of honey is added to it. The mixture prepared should be a little sticky and is left for half an hour after applying it on the face. It will deliver a glowing and young skin if used for 2-3 times a week.
4. Peel, lemon and rose water:
The dull looking skin can become shining, bright and healthy with the use of this amazing fruit. Here, is another pack which can be prepared by mixing 3 tablespoons of peel powder, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 2 teaspoons of rose water. The mixture is kept for 15-20 minutes, then washed with lukewarm water.
5. Seeds and oatmeal:
The pollution and other factors affect the face in a negative manner, one of them is dead cells. The pack prepared with seeds of the fruit and oatmeal is helpful in eliminating these cells.
A handful of seeds, 2 tablespoons oatmeal powder and 2 tablespoon honey are mixed and the mixture is kept for 15 minutes after which it is removed by washing it.
6. Seeds and Cocoa powder:
The heavenly fruit and cocoa powder, both have the anti-ageing properties. A mixture prepared with a handful of promo seeds and 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder is applied and kept for 20-25 minutes.
These benefits of this luscious fruit can be felt by all and sundry at some point of the daily routine. The use of cosmetics is similar to stick the neck out, which deviates the attention towards natural products which spread the popularity of this fruit like a wildfire.