The rainy season is a delightful welcome, transforming the earth into fragrant blooms and vibrant hues. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean the rains have to leave you a pretty sight. The heat and humidity along with the spread of bacterial & viral infections can either leave your skin oily, dull, itchy or acne-ridden!
Here’s how to quench your skin with these 5 juicy, nutrient-rich monsoon fruits.
Did you know? Pomegranates contain 3x the amount of antioxidants than wine or green tea! Rich in anti-oxidants; fibre; protein; potassium; vitamins A, C and E; and folic acid, these juicy seeds fight oxidative damage at the cellular level, aid in skin cell rejuvenation, and hydrate your skin to leave it supple and glowing. The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties reduce acne and soothe your skin.
Cherries are abundant during the monsoon. These tart fruits contain the antioxidant anthocyanin; potassium; flavonoids; fibre; and multivitamins A, B, C, D and E, which inhibit oxidation, renew your skin cells, and lighten pigmentation for spotless, radiant skin. The berry’s anti-inflammatory and alkaline properties balance the skin’s natural pH level.
The litchi is a superfruit for the skin and an excellent source of fibre, Vitamin C, Vitamin B Complex, potassium, copper, phosphorus, phytonutrients, flavonoids, and antioxidants. This delicious fruit helps neutralize free radicals, repair damage, reduce dark spots and acne, and provide nourishment for flawless skin!
These deep purple berries offer an interesting package of flavours and nutrients like proteins; carbohydrates; calcium; iron; magnesium; potassium; Vitamins A, C and B; antioxidants; glucose; fructose; and fibre. This sweet-sour-dry fruit helps repair cellular damage, detoxify your blood, and clear blemishes and acne leaving you with radiant, glowing and healthy skin.
This delicate, juicy fruit is enriched with fibre; Vitamin A, C and K; beta carotene; potassium; magnesium; and selenium which boosts your skin’s defence, reduces dark spots and blemishes, tightens pores, and rejuvenates and heals your skin making it soft and smooth.
Remember to wash them well and enjoy these monsoon favourites while they’re ripe for the picking! For more monsoon health tips, visit http://www.skinandhairacademy.in/