Pomegranates are used often in Middle Eastern cuisine and their beauty-fuel potential in personal care products has been found discussed historically for thousands of years. It’s rumored that Eve’s forbidden fruit was a pomegranate, not an apple!
The pomegranate originally comes from Iran, and its exotic taste is both sweet and sour. Its seeds are rich in both vitamins and minerals and are said to contain more antioxidants than green tea and also to have healthy levels of folic acid, iron, and potassium. The pomegranate is now considered to be a superfruit, and enjoys equal status with goji, acai and mangosteen. We can sip the juice of the pomegranate or eat its seeds, but we can also use the fresh seeds and their juice for homemade beauty-fuel potions and personal care products for our face and body.
Pomegranate is a fruit that is loaded with antioxidants and has three times more antioxidants than green tea. It also has high levels of A, E, C. It helps in delaying premature ageing. Pomegranate has antioxidants like flavonoids and phenolics. Regular use of pomegranate in skinc are can give you smooth, soft, and glowing skin. Pomegranate also has anti-inflammatory properties. Pomegranate does a whole lot of good to all kind of skin problems – age spots, wrinkles, acne, hyperpigmentation, etc. Pomegranate firms up skin by aiding in collagen production. It is also believed pomegranates brighten and lighten skin tone.
This face pack will smooth and soften your skin, also brighten and add glow. Make a paste out of a few pomegranate seeds and add in 1 tbsp of yogurt to this. Mix well and apply on face and leave it on for 20 minutes.