myBEAUTY: Skincare Benefits from Natural food

It’s wednesday and you’re already anticipating the arrival of the weekend, so you can rush off to your favorite spa for a beauty fix-me-up, before you start shelling out N6, 000 to N12, 000 on a facial have you looked at your fridge for a solution?

Below are Natural Foods that contain great beauty benefits!

Avocado: there is no DIY masque recipe without the presence of avocado, but there’s a reason. Avocadoes are rich in viatmins and oil and are great for fighting facial DRYNESS as well as soothing sensitive skin conditions.

Cucumber: not only are they great in chapmans :), Cucumbers are known to be soothing and healing, you can use them as eye pads after wearing your masque to help de-PUFF your eyes.

Eggs: If you want to tone and tighten your skin, beated egg whites are the way to go!


Honey: one of the best kept secrets in beauty products, Honey is great for hydrating the skin, toning it as well as tightening. You can simply add honey to your favorite masques or facial scrubs for these benefits.



Yogurt– Did you know that this diary product is your natural source of Alpha Hydroxy Acid? yes! Yoghurt is great for cleansing, exfoliating and can be used as a mild astringent



Paw Paw (or Papaya) – Looking for ways to naturally brighten your skin? then turn this fruit! Papaya is a very popular exfoliating agent because of its enzymatic properties. Likas Papaya Soap, Diane Stalder Papaya Kojic soap



 Lemon – Another great and effective brightening agent, Lemon has alot of beauty benefits including its use as a natural astringent. Some women swear that it helps them fight acne. Example of products that contain it Dudu Osun.



 Oatmeal– Ever have a beauty treatment, or use a harsh product that left your face stinging and burning? then Oatmeal is your friend (NOT HOT though!). Oatmeal is used for its soothing, and healing properties. Example of products that contain it: Aveeno Collodial Oatmeal


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