Orange fruit is one of the most popular fruits people consume daily especially in Africa. As much as many can’t do a day without it ,they are ignorant of the great benefits they derive from this amazing citrus.
The dominant vitamin in an orange fruit is ‘Vitamin C’ and it works marvelously in making your skin look young and fresh.
Apart from eating orange,there some other ways you can enjoy the benefits that comes from it.
Here are some interesting benefits of orange for skin and tips on how to use orange to get them:
1. It serves as anti-ageing agent
Orange fruit is an excellent beauty aid in reversing the aging process. It is replete with vitamin C, which increases the production of collagen and keeps your skin firm and moist. So from now on, always make it a point to eat one orange every day to get rid of aging and wrinkles.
2. It detoxifies your body and leaves you with a radiant skin
Orange fruit has power to flush away toxins from the body. Eating oranges helps to activate the detoxification of your body. It keeps oxygen in the skin and combats free radicals to make your skin radiant and fresher. So you can eat its fruit or drink orange juice daily to detoxify your body.
3. It serves as scrub that gives you instant glow
For as much oranges you consume, you should keep the peel rather than throw it awa
y. Then dry them in the sun,and grind into powder.Use this powder as a body scrub or rub it on your face to get instant glowing skin.
4. It rejuvenates your skin
To achieve this, prepare a skin refreshing spray with orange peels. Just pour boiling water over the orange peels and keep it on for one day. Next day, strain the liquid and keep it in a spray bottle in the fridge. Apply this liquid on your face with the help of cotton pads; keep it on for some time and see how it gives a soft and glowing touch to your face.
You can use this liquid in your regular face masks too. Or just add this liquid in your bath water for a refreshing and rejuvenating experience.
5.It gives you shining and glowing skin
Orange juice benefits skin largely by shrinking the open pores. Just apply the juice of an orange on your face; let it stay for 2-3 minutes and wash off immediately.
This helps in closing the enlarged pores and giving a shining glow to your face regardless of your skin colour.
6. It keeps you fresh in sun
In sunny days, the rays that comes from the sun are the worst enemy for your skin. You can use orange on skin to get instant refresh. Just rub half cut orange on your face for few minutes. It will tone and refresh your skin in a jiffy.
7. It exfoliates and clears your skin
Orange is rich in citric acid, which is very helpful in drying away acne. Oranges contain fruit acids that gently exfoliate your skin to reveal a brighter skin every day. Just mash the grated orange peels to apply on your acne and its scars. If you regularly apply orange on your acne/pimples, you will see visible reduction in the pimples and its marks.
8. Its keep your healthy
The last benefits on our list, Orange juice is a great conditioner for your hair. It makes your hair look good always.
To achieve this, just prepare a wonderful conditioner at home by mixing juice of one orange, water( orange juice and water in equal amount) and one spoon of honey. Apply this mix on your shampooed hair. Keep it on for 5- 10 minutes, then wash off. The result is a healthy, shiny and beautiful hair.
The above mentioned are some great benefits that comes with eating your orange daily . So make it a habit!