The best thing comes in small packages! The saying is true now, as it was true then. And a pomegranate is a perfect example of small package bomb when it comes to beauty benefits. It truly works wonders for your skin.
Hormonal imbalance is the root cause of pimples and signs of aging. Pomegranate being a rich source of Vitamin C regulates sebum production. Sebum is an oily substance present in your skin and is the root cause of pimples. Pomegranates improve digestion and blood circulation.
TIP: If you want to get the best skin care benefit out of the pomegranate, then mix 1tbsp pomegranate seeds with 2tbsp brown sugar, 2tbsp honey, 2tbsp avocado oil and 1tbsp orange peel. Apply it on your face every day for few minutes.
Keeps your Skin Healthy
Collagen is the basic component of your skin and it ensures that your skin remains smooth, firm and soft. Pomegranate contains some compounds that stop enzymes from decomposing collagen. Pomegranate also enhances the growth of fibroblast, which are cells that produce collagen and elastin. These components ensure that your skin remains supple and soft.
TIP: Pomegranate works as an amazing garnish in desserts, salads, and cocktails.
Helps in Cell Renewal
With your age, problems like skin pigmentation, age spots, and wrinkles become prominent. Pomegranate protects your skin from all these damages. It enhances anti-oxidant production in your body and helps in skin cell regeneration.
TIP: You can give your day a fabulous start with pomegranate smoothie. Take half cup of pomegranate juice, some berries that you like and 2tbsp yogurt and mix them well. Top it with few sliced strawberries.
Protection against Sunburn
If scorching sun rays are damaging your tender skin, pomegranate will counter the effect. Pomegranate contains a number of natural anti-oxidants that has skin cancer-defying properties and it reduces the effect of sunburns and relaxes your skin.
TIP: If you feel hungry between meals, ditch the bag of high-calorie chips and grab a fresh pomegranate instead.
Fights Skin Inflammation
If you are suffering from skin inflammation and rashes, instead of applying some ointment, try pomegranate extract instead. Pomegranate contains polyphenols and other compounds that have anti-inflammatory properties. Oil extracted from pomegranate seed is very helpful in healing cuts and scars.
TIP: Eating pomegranate and applying its extract will help your skin wound heal faster.