Transform your beauty routine with figs because your skin deserves better

By: Onlymyhealth Staff Writer, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:May 16, 2017
Sweet and succulent in taste, figs are abundant in phytonutrients, antioxidants and vitamins, thus, offer insane amount of health benefits. But did you know you can add figs to your beauty regimen as well? Read on to know how.
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    Exfoliate skin

    We all know skin exfoliation is an important part of any skin regimen because it helps prevent damages to the skin. Exfoliation is done to remove the dead skin cells, as these dead cells are the reason your face look dry and flaky.  Fig fruit is just the thing you need to get rid of dead skin. Figs can be used to exfoliate skin as they contain an active engyme that helps clearing out the wreackage from the surface of the skin. All you have to do is clean, remove peels from the fig fruit. Wash and clean these peels and scrub it on your face. Image source : Getty

    Exfoliate skin
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    Moisturise your skin

    The easiest and best way to prevent your skin from becoming dry and flaky is to moisturise it regularly. Although there are plenty of moisturisers avaiable in the market,  why pick commerical products when you can naturally moisturise your skin as well your lips using figs. Just prepare a paste of figs and apply it on your face and lips and let it dry.  As the paste dries out, your can then wash your face with cold water. This will help hydrate the skin, providing the moisture your skin needs. Image source : Getty

    Moisturise your skin
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    Prevent premature ageing

    Wrinkles, fine lines, dark spots signs are all signs of premature ageing, but you can reduce them by using figs, which contain antioxidants such as vitamins C and E. These antioxidants present in figs prevent in causing any oxidative damage to our body, as they help fight the free radicals and stabilize them. Image source : Getty

    Prevent premature ageing
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    Rejuvenate your skin

    Figs also contain good amount of nutrients such as phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin B, calcium and potassium. Well, all these ingredients play an important role in keeping your skin fresh and rejuvenated. It also contains omega-3 fatty acids that condition and moisturise the skin from within. Image source : Getty

    Rejuvenate your skin
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    Treat pimples and boils

    As mentioned above figs contain excellent hydrating substances, so they keep your skin moisturised and help eliminate the toxins, which in turn help reduce acne. Apply baked figs to get rid of boils and inflammations. Image source : Getty

    Treat pimples and boils
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