3 Benefits of Orange peel for your skin that will blow your mind

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3 Benefits of Orange peel for your skin that will blow your mind
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Orange peels contain more amount of Vitamin C than the fruit. Often peeled off and discarded we didn’t know the orange peels should be treasured not trashed. The antibacterial properties inbuilt in them helps improve acne-prone skin and houses key minerals like calcium, potassium and magnesium that aids one in gaining youthful glow and smooth skin. It also renews dead cells and moisturises the skin, making it a beneficial skincare choice for anyone looking for a natural and pocket-friendly way to flawless skin.

  • Cut the orange peel into thin slices.
  • Dry them in sunlight until it gets hard and brown.
  • Get them powdered by blending it in a mixer.
  • Store the dry orange peel powder in an airtight container.

This powder can be used along with other kitchen ingredients to prepare lip balm, face mask, cleansers that win you soft and natural glowy skin. Since it's all homemade and natural you don't have to worry about any side effects and this is what sustainable skincare looks like.

Sugar scrub

You can use the orange peel (not the powder) directly in making a sugar scrub for your body and face. Blend grated orange peel along with some sugar, honey and coconut milk in a mixer. The honey helps in exfoliation and coconut milk makes you feel fresh and smooth. The scrub has a natural scent and is ideal for feeling rejuvenated. It also helps your tired face find its energy.

 

Face pack for dry skin

The powdered orange peel can be mixed with rose water and honey for treating dry skin. The abundance of potassium in the peel gives a moisturising effect, thanks to its hydrating properties. Apply this hydrating face mask for 10-15 minutes and rinse it off. You can also try the combination of orange peel powder and milk in making a face pack that helps in skin brightening. The minerals present in both components helps in cell regeneration.

 

Lip balm

Store-bought lip balm may have chemicals that dry your lips sooner than usual. Few products darken your lips making them rough day by day. This natural lip balm is easy to make and makes your lips feel soft and plump. It keeps the lips hydrated throughout so you don't have to worry about parted or broken lips. Take equal amounts of sugar and orange peel powder and mix them well in almond oil till you achieve the required consistency. Freeze them before using and watch its magic with your own eyes. The orange flavour and scent make it the perfect lip balm ever.

 

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