There are plenty of natural and botanical ingredients that do great things for your skin. Rich in vitamins, antioxidants, oils and proteins that your skin will love, Mother Nature can certainly deliver when it comes to a healthy complexion.
And while you may have heard about the benefits of plant extracts like eucalyptus, lemon myrtle and aloe vera, did you know that some of the tasty fruits you find in the supermarket can be just as effective when it comes to your skin care?
Here are a few fruits that can help achieve clearer, younger-looking and healthier skin.
#1 / Apple
They say one a day can keep the doctor away, but here’s a fun fact: the humble apple can also help lead to skin that looks younger.
Specifically speaking, Swiss apple stem cells, known largely for their benefit of providing longevity, can help slow the ageing process. It’s been found that the ingredient can help stimulate cell regeneration, protect against UV rays, reverse skin damage and even help fight lines and wrinkles.
Find it in: Enbacci Age Revitalising Eye Defence. The nourishing eye cream hydrates and boosts moisture in the skin around your eyes, helping to reduce lines and wrinkles. And it’s fragrance free, too, so it won’t irritate sensitive skin and eyes!
#2 / Papaya
You wouldn’t guess that this sweet-tasting fruit actually packs a punch when it comes to clearing your skin. Containing the enzyme papain, papaya extract is a natural chemical exfoliant that can help slough away those dead skin cells to leave skin softer, brighter and clearer.
Find it in: Dermalogica Microfoliant
#3 / Grape
Besides the fact that grape seed oil can help tackle issues like pimples and acne, it’s been found that grape stem cells can act as a powerful antioxidant and help reduce the effects of environmental stresses on the skin, as well as prevent the first signs of ageing. See, grapes are good for way more than just that bottle of wine!
#4 / Kiwifruit
Besides the fact that kiwifruit extract provides antioxidant benefits to your skin, the vitamin C found in the fruit extract can do excellent things to help fight dark spots and brighten skin, leaving it looking more even-toned and youthful.
Find it in: Arcona Kiwi Cream Bar
Looking to add more botanical ingredients into your skin care routine? You can't go past these native Australian botanical extracts!
Do you have any botanical or fruit ingredients you love? Please share with us in the comments section below!
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Carli was BEAUTYcrew’s Editor from launch in 2016 until May 2020. You can find her words right here on BEAUTYcrew, and previously on beautyheaven.