Know your skin

Know Your skin

Fruits on Your Dressing Table

Fruits on Your Dressing Table

The heading may leave you wondering. It may arouse your curiosity or leave you thinking that the writer might be crazy. But it makes sense.

At the moment, there are many popular beauty products in the markets. A study says that on an average, Delhi youth spends Rs. 6000 per month on cosmetics. It is important to remember that they are missing easily available natural cosmetics which are pocket friendly too. Indeed, they are fruits.

Fruits have been the most effective beauty enhancer through the ages. So, let us get to know about some fruits and their cosmetic miracle on human skins.


With the effectiveness of potassium and vitamin A, C and E, bananas are great for hair and skin. Vitamin A restores the skin’s natural oil, vitamin E repairs damaged skin and minimizes age spots. Vitamin C prevents wrinkles.


Apart from being delicious, apples are very efficient as a cosmetic. A cup of apple juice added to your bath will cleanse and smoothen your skin. It is also beneficial for scalps. After shampoo, rinsing your hair with apple juice makes it shinier. Apples also help in fighting acne.


Known for its effective cleansing properties. Lemon applied on the scalps reduces dandruff. It can also be used as a deodorizer if added to the bath. Rough skins and face can be made softer and acne free if lemon if rubbed over it. It also helps in healing scars.


With the qualities of vitamin A and enzymes, papaya acts as a good exfoliater. Papaya pulp applied on your face helps removing dead skin and adds a glow on your face.


The best cure for dry skin. Peach paste mixed with yoghurt when applied to the skin for ten minutes and washed with lukewarm water moisturizes and smoothens it.

Some of you might be surprised that the ingredients of your fruit salad or your favourite mocha can be a beauty product as well. Since we Indians always want the best within our budget.

So, I guess applying fruits on skin would not be bad a idea at all. At least give it a try. The outcomes may reward you with some extra savings!

Disclaimer This blog solely intended for the educational/informational/awareness purposes and is not a substitute for any professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please consult your doctor/healthcare professional before acting on the information provided on the blog. Reliance on any or all information provided in the blog, is solely at your own risk and responsibility. Mankind Pharma Limited shall not be held liable, in any circumstance whatsoever.

  • 01 Acne
    • 01What is Acne
      • Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells.

    • 02Types of Acne
      • it is absolutely imperative to know its type. Acne can be inflammatory or non-inflammatory which further has different lesions, as mentioned below.

    • 03How it Occurs
      • Acne starts occurring in teenagers due to an increase in the level of Androgen production. Androgen is a hormone which signals the body to produce more sebum, the oil produced by the sebaceous glands.

    • 04Whom Does Acne Affect?
      • Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples, and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects people of all ages.

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      • Debunk acne myths by following a proper skincare regimen. Taking good care of your skin can help you achieve a glowing and acne-free skin.

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