The summer season is coming. This means that we finally have an easy access to fresh fruit just waiting for us to reach for it. June is the Sweet Strawberry Month. This little red fruit is loved by almost everybody – people like adding strawberries into their summer dishes. However, not everybody knows that despite being super tasty, strawberries have also numerous beautifying features. How to apply strawberries into body care? Is it possible to make homemade strawberry cosmetics? Let’s find out!
Strawberry is rather an unrecognized source of many nourishing substances, which facilitate proper functioning of a human organism. Primarily, this red fruit contains a lot of vitamins (C, A, B1, B2, B6, E) as well as minerals (potassium, phosphor, sodium, calcium, magnesium, iron). For that reason, strawberries are great anti-oxidants and toners, they strengthen immunologic system, deliver moisture as well as work regenerative and rejuvenating. What’s more, they’re perfect to treat problematic and acne skin. The fruit knows also how to deal with skin discolorations.
Not only can strawberries be eaten but also they can be used to prepare DIY cosmetics. Here are the most popular homemade strawberry products.
Exfoliating Strawberry Scrub
Use a fork to mash a few rape strawberries. Add a spoon of sugar – if you want to exfoliate your body, use coarse reed sugar. However, when you want to freshen up your face, use fine white sugar. Apply the scrub by the time the sugar melts into the strawberry mash.
Moisture-Delivering Strawberry Face Mask
Take a handful of rape strawberries and mash them with a fork until an even mass obtained. Add a spoon of natural honey and a heaping spoon of fat cottage cheese. Combine the ingredients and put the mass onto your face. After a quarter, wash your face with lukewarm water and follow with your favourite cream.
Again, mash rape strawberries and mix them with a spoon of baking soda. Apply the paste onto your brush and clean your teeth with it for a few minutes. Next, wash the teeth with fresh water. Repeat the procedure every day for a few weeks.
Regenerating Hair Mask
Mix a handful of mashed strawberries with 4 spoons of either milk or thin cream (for super dehydrated hair). Distribute the hair mask evenly on hair and cover under a foil cap or a towel. Rinse after a quartier of an hour. Finally, wash your hair with a delicate shampoo.