The latest beauty innovation: read our review The latest beauty innovation: read our review
Makeover Assistant
Top 5 rated articles
IBS Diet: Relieving bowel symptoms
Real men | what men really think about breasts!
Date night ideas: Our tried and tested top ten
School phobia: solutions for school phobia
What to wear on a first date: The only 5 rules you need

Benefits of fruit and vegetables in cosmetics, beauty advice

Benefits of fruit and vegetables in cosmetics, beauty advice

Rich in mineral salts and vitamins, fruit and vegetables play a huge part in our skin's well-being.

Natural ingredients with cosmetic advantages
> Carotene (provitamin A) fights infections and helps with healing and upkeep of healthy skin. Vitamin C is an anti-oxidant that fights against signs of fatigue.
> B vitamins activate cellular renewal and the regeneration of tissues, improving the health and beauty of the epidermis and hair.
> Magnesium, a natural anti-stress element; calcium, remineralizing; selenium, anti-oxidant; silicon, collagen-producing; iron and zinc, beneficial to the epidermic cells and muscles.

Where are they found?
> Tomato is full of Vitamin C, provitamin A and B vitamins, plus potassium, magnesium, iron and zinc.
> Carrot contains provitamin A, potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron.
> Cucumber is rich in water, low in vitamins, and contains potassium, chlorine, phosphorus, magnesium and zinc.
> Peppers are loaded with Vitamins C, E and provitamin B and also contain potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and iron.
> Olives are rich in Vitamins A and E and full of essential fatty acids They help regulate the skin's natural hydration process.
> Grapes, blackcurrants, blackberries and blueberries are full of sugars and vitamins to help put life back into dull skin.


Beauty Editor
Rank this page: 

Don't miss...
Spring Into Shape: Bright Workout GearTone your back with Johanna!
Get a cardio workout with Johanna!Cardio training with Ewa!
Latest… 26/04/2017
Slick to sleek: How to take care of greasy hair
Lowlights vs Highlights
PRP injections: The Kim Kardashian blood facial
Eyebrow shaping
See all Beauty guides
How to recreate Demi Moore's red carpet hair
See all Beauty videos

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the wewomen latest straight to your inbox
Find us on...