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
10/04/2007
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