The first mention of grapefruit date back to 1750.This plant was first discovered in Barbados, and to us it came from India and Central America.
Wonderful properties of grapefruit can be listed for a long time - in the fruit of the plant contains all the necessary body mineral salts, sugars, acids, essential oils, vitamins C, B, D, F. It is no accident grapefruit are among the most useful fruit.
Grapefruit juice helps to improve metabolism and provide the body tonic effect, removing both physical and mental fatigue.And no less a favorable effect has grapefruit juice on the skin, so the fruits of this plant are widely used in cosmetology.
Recipes lotions and face masks with grapefruit
- To prepare the lotion for oily skin of the grapefruit is very easy - just freshly squeezed grapefruit juice in a few drops of camphor alcohol.The resulting composition is necessary to wipe the face every day.
- a grapefruit skin whitening can be performed.For this purpose, freshly squeezed grapefruit juice you need
- Mask of wrinkles with grapefruit prepared as follows: mix the grapefruit juice with one teaspoon of sour cream, a teaspoon of carrot juice and a tablespoon of rice flour.Stir the mixture and apply it on the face, neck and décolleté area.Half an hour later the mask should be washed off with warm water and lubricate with freshly squeezed grapefruit juice.These masks should be done 2 times a week for a month.
- To prevent and remove wrinkles suit and a mask made from a tablespoon of yogurt, a tablespoon of rice flour and two tablespoons of grapefruit juice.The resulting mixture is applied to the skin, hold for half an hour, then rinse with warm water.
- The mask for dry skin with grapefruit prepared as follows: 1 pound egg yolk with a tablespoon of grapefruit juice, add a teaspoon of vegetable oil and a teaspoon of sour cream.Mix well and apply a whip to the face and neck.After 15 minutes, the mask should be washed off with warm water and lubricate the skin cream.
- Thin slices of grapefruit applied for 10 minutes to sites rough skin on elbows, make it soft and velvety.