Grapes contain polyphenols and flavonoids, which offer numerous health benefits, being powerful antioxidants and not only. Depending on where they come from, polyphenols and flavonoids can even prevent and treat diseases such as lung cancer or heart diseases. Here’s how to use grapes in cosmetic treatments:
You can make a great refreshing natural solution for when you stay up all night and need to look your best in the morning. Get the seeds out of 6 grapes, puree them and add 2 teaspoons of organic yogurt and half a teaspoon of the following ingredients: honey, lemon juice and olive oil. Apply the mixture and leave to act for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water and do not wipe. Dry your face naturally.
Here’s what you need to make a rejuvenating mask based on grapes: smash enough grapes to get e tablespoon of grape juice. Add 3 tablespoons of organic yogurt 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed orange juice. Apply on face and neck and leave to act for 5 minutes.
To fight against acne mix 5 squashed grapes with a quarter of a teaspoon of wheat flour and a pinch of baking soda. Apply the mask on your face and leave to act for 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse it off using warm water.
To treat dry, irritated skin or sunburns combine freshly squeezed grape juice with whole milk. Mix the 2 ingredients in equal parts. Apply and leave to act for 15 minutes.
To get a quick and efficient skin detox treatment mix 6 white grapes with a teaspoon of honey and a teaspoon of grape seeds oil, in a blender. Leave to act for 15 minutes.
A suitable mask for oily skin based on grapes goes like this: 1 teaspoon of white grape juice and 1 teaspoon of raw egg yolk. Mix, apply and leave to act for 5 minutes before rinsing with cold water.