Summer isn’t only the season to enjoy the sun and beach but it also has the sweetest and healthiest fruits of the year. So, here are 4 Summer Fruits that are great for the skin and hair:
1. Black Grapes:
Black grapes have antioxidants like proanthocyanidins and resveratrol that protect the skin against the harmful ultraviolet rays and help reduce the dark spots and wrinkles. Vitamin C found in the grapes rejuvenates the skin cells while the vitamin E moisturizes the skin. Black grapes are also known to increase the skin elasticity and improve blood circulation which leads to healthy glowing skin.
The black grapes seed oil has antioxidants and vitamin E that improves the scalp blood circulation which prevents excessive hair loss, premature grey hair, and split ends. The black grapes seed oil also improves hair growth.
Mangoes are high in vitamin C that promotes skin and hair health. Vitamin C is essential for the making of the collagen that keeps your skin firm and wrinkles free.
Mangoes are also a great source of vitamin A that encourages hair growth and helps keep the scalp moisturized. Mangoes are also high in polyphenols that work as in antioxidants that protect the hair follicles against the oxidative stress damage.
Peaches are a great source of vitamin C that helps in removing dark circles and blemishes. It also has macronutrients that help remove wrinkles and that is why it’s a common ingredient in anti-aging face masks seeing as it tightens the skin’s pores.
Peaches are also rich biotin that enhances hair growth naturally. Also, the leaves and oil from peaches are made into hair masks that cleanse the scalp and thus, reducing hair fall and improving hair growth.
Plums have high contents of vitamin C that reduces wrinkles, dry skin, and aging. Vitamin C also speeds up the healing of wounds and the formation of scar tissue.
Not to mention the vitamin C in plums helps in getting rid of dandruff that clogs the hair follicles leading to their damage and thus, inhabiting hair growth. Plums also work on soothing the scalp and fighting the bacteria.
Enjoy these summer fruits and Stay Safe!!
By Sara Goda.