Science has proven that this beautiful berry with its anti-oxidants, astringent and anti-inflammatory properties help keep you beautiful, treat burns and offer best form of UV protection. Strawberries are rich in alpha-hydroxylic acid that help get rid of dead skin cells and have a high content of salicylic acid making them the ideal agents to treat acne prone skin. They also include extensive Vitamin C content that boosts up collagen production and minimizes fine lines and wrinkles. The omega- 3 fatty acids found in strawberries lightens the skin tone and reduces dark circles too.
Here are 5 strawberry face packs for beautiful skin:
Strawberry and Lemon Face Pack
Brighten up your dull, tanned skin with a rejuvenating strawberry and lemon face pack. It helps in de-tanning your skin and lightens marks on your skin. Lemon juice also has antibacterial properties that kill acne causing germs. Mix strawberries and a tablespoon of lemon juice. Apply all over face for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water.
Strawberries and Fresh Cream Face Pack
This strawberries and cream face mask is just what you need during harsh cold days that leave your skin dry and dull. Take strawberry puree, mix with fresh cream and add a tablespoon of honey. Apply all over face, leave it on for 10 minutes and wash with warm water.
Strawberry and Chocolate Face Pack
Use a fork to mash them up completely. IF you whisk them in a blender, the mask may become runny. Add the honey and mix it all up. Now add the cocoa powder to the liquids. Mix the cocoa powder slowly since it tends to fly around. Break any lumps and make a smooth paste. Apply the mask on the face and leave it on for 15 – 20 mins.After 15 mins, wet your finger tips and move it in circles on your face. The mask also acts as a gentle scrub due to the cocoa powder.Wash it with lukewarm water and pat to dry.
Strawberry and Banana Face Pack
Suffering from too many zits? This mask will help clear them up. Mash quarter cup of ripe banana and strawberries, add to it, a quarter cup of sour cream or yogurt and a tablespoon of honey. Apply all over face; let it on for 15 minutes before washing it off with warm water. The banana will help to hydrate and smooth your face while the strawberries’ salicylic acid will fight zits.
Strawberry and Honey Face Pack
The mildly abrasive texture of strawberries makes it an excellent scrub that will gently remove dirt, dead cells and excess oils from the skin’s surface. Honey will gently cleanse your face. Mash 2 to 3 ripe strawberries into a pulp. Stir in the honey until you form a fairly smooth paste. Apply the mixture onto your face in a gentle circular motion. Massage the mask onto your face for at least 2 minutes. Leave on the mask for 15 minutes. Wash off with warm water first then cold water to close off pores.