Their scent inebriates the senses and their colors brighten up every environment.
We are in the citrus season, why not take full advantage of their wonderful virtues?
Citrus fruits are a real elixir of wellbeing for skin and hair: excellent as tonic, beauty masks or 100% natural ready-to-use serums.
Here are the secrets of beauty of citrus fruit!
Express mask for a smooth and nourished skin
In a container mix the juice of half an orange with two tablespoons of yogurt and one of extra virgin olive oil. Apply the mixture to your face with circular massages, leave for 3 to 5 minutes and then rinse gently with warm water.
Nourishing, invigorating and refreshing ready to use serum
Filter the orange juice with sterile gauze and store the pure juice in an ice container to keep in the freezer. Ideal for dry or tired skin, pass the cube on the face, several times a day. Closes the pores and nourishes the skin giving it a refreshed and healthy appearance.
Effective treatment for dry hair with an infusion of orange
An infusion of orange peel enriched with coconut oil and honey is ideal for restoring strength and vitality to dull hair in a simple and natural way. For the infusion you need the rind of two oranges to leave in 250ml of distilled water previously brought to a boil for about 20 minutes. Then blend everything by adding two tablespoons of olive oil and liquid honey.
Apply the mask after shampooing, leave it for a few minutes and rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water. Perpetuate the treatment for a few weeks for remarkable results over time.
Tonic against skin impurities
Citrus fruits are excellent astringent and antibacterial tonics, and, together with honey, they are really effective against skin impurities! Bring a liter of distilled water to the boil, let it cool until it becomes lukewarm. Add two tablespoons of honey and lemon juice. Tampon the serum with a cotton pad on face in the morning and in the evening. Keep it in the fridge and apply it cold for a decongestant effect.