June 5, 2012

Strawberries, for restoring collagen

From the many fruits you can find in the nature, strawberries are among the most successful in fighting free radicals and restore collagen. And the explanation is not complicated at all: they are very rich in vitamin C. Although you might be tempted to think oranges or grapefruit contain more vitamin C than other fruits, strawberries are actually richer in this anti-wrinkle vitamin.

The whole range of nutrients in these red fruits are an excellent source of vitamins, but if you’re concerned about aging, consider fasting on strawberries, it’s their season now, and the best time to enjoy them. You can benefit from their properties also by preparing natural facial masks, which will leave your skin smooth and moisturized, more brightly and healthy-looking.

The easiest way is to mix some strawberries in a blender and simply apply them on face, leave them for 20 minutes and after that rinse with water. If your skin is dry, add a little honey besides strawberries, and also yogurt, but if your skin is acne prone, put 3 tablespoons of clay and a little yogurt. Strawberries are a great natural peeling, that’s why are recommended in the acne and blackheads treatment. We love the delicious smell of these masks, but also their super affordable price.

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