Vitamins & Foods Good For Healthy Skin

The following foods have been traditionally used to treat skin. These foods will cure major skin problems and make your skin healthy.

Almond Oil
Almond oil is good for dryness of the skin and for removing scars of old pimples. Ground the outer cover of 3-5 almonds in with water and apply over the face daily.
Apply or drink juice of pineapple for body and facial pains.
Apply juice of green apples for fine wrinkles, cracked skin, itching and inflammations.
Apply fresh juice of apricots on face good for sunburn, itching, and eczema.
Bengal Gram Flour
Apply a paste of Bengal Gram flour with yogurt for the treatment of pimples and other skin allergies.
Apply green gram flour mixed in water or glycerine for improving complexion.

Apply cucumber juice or grated cucumber or cucumber juice mixed with juices of carrot, lettuce or alfalfa over the face for skin eruptions.

Apply a paste of ground drumstick pods and leaves with fresh lime juice for the treatment of pimples, black spots and blackheads.

Apply a paste of fresh fenugreek leaves in water over the face every night and washed with warm water in the morning for preventing pimples, blackheads, dryness, and wrinkles.
Apply a decoction on the face, made by boiling 1 tsp fenugreek seeds in 1 liter water for a few of minutes for preventing pimples, blackheads, dryness, and wrinkles.

Rub raw garlic on the face for persistent pimples. The pimples will disappear without scars with repeated applications.
Mix 3-4 raw, skinned garlic, finely cut garlic with puffed rice, and swallow with water to clear skin infections quickly.

Groundnut Oil
Mix 1 tsp groundnut oil with 1 tsp fresh lime juice to prevent formation of blackheads and pimples .

Apply honey (1 tsp) mixed with water for all skin blemishes. This will turn your skin glowing.
Apply honey mixed with milk, yogurt, and ground sesame seeds in equal proportions for fair complexion and lovely skin.

Lime Juice
Apply fresh lime juice mixed to a glass of boiled milk as a face wash for pimples blackheads, and cracked skin.

Mango is loaded with vitamins (also vitamin A), minerals and anti oxidants, which are good for the skin. Vitamin A deficiency can cause dull skin, open clogged pores of skin.
Consuming mango makes the complexion fair and the skin soft and shining.
Boil mango leaves and skin in water and apply for skin infection.

Apply fresh mint juice over the face every night for the treatment of pimples, insect stings, eczema, scabies, & other skin infections.
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Neem Leaves
Swallow 10 fresh ground neem leaves with water to clear the skin.
Chew fresh neem leaves and then swallow with water to remove bad odor from the mouth.

Apply a paste of ground orange peel (dried) with water for acne/pimples.

Papaya or Paw Paw
Apply and drink the juice of raw papaya including the skin and seed for treatment of swelling pimples, acne, or any abnormal growth of the skin. It also removes whiteheads, boils, and spots.
Rub raw or ripe papaya on your face to get a smooth and glowing skin.

Apply or drink juice of pineapple for body and facial pains.
For removing fine wrinkles, rub the core of pineapple for a few minutes and leave for 15 minutes
Apply juice of pineapples for fine wrinkles, cracked skin, itching and inflammations.

Make a paste of roasted & powdered pomegranate skin with fresh lime juice and apply over boils, pimple, blackheads and whiteheads.

Apply grated potatoes as poultice to treat skin blemishes, wrinkles, boils, pimples, blackheads, whiteheads , etc.

Make a paste of ground radish seeds with water and apply on face to remove blackheads.
Apply grated white radish or its juice for fairer complexion.

Apply a paste of rice powder with water as a poultice for soothing bleeding pimples and skin inflammations.

Sesame Seeds
Apply a paste of ground sesame seeds with water as poultice for inflammation of the skin due to allergies, skin rashes, and pimples.

Apply red tomatoes pulp on your face for treatment of pimples for 1 hour, then wash thoroughly.

Apply a paste of turmeric powder with pineapple juice for dark circles under the eyes.
Apply a paste of turmeric powder with gram flour or whole wheat flour for minor skin blemishes.
Apply a paste of turmeric powder with sugarcane juice to remove wrinkles and to prevent skin ageing.

Wheat Flour
Apply a paste of whole wheat flour with vinegar to remove dark spots.

Apply a paste of yogurt with wheat flour as a cleanser.

Foods For Blemishes
Eating beetroot, bitter gourd, pumpkin and tomato can clear off blemishes.

Vitamins For Skin
Vitamins have great potential to make you skin healthy. Vitamins offer various benefits to the skin as suppression of pigmentation and bruising, refinement of the skin surface, stimulation of collagen synthesis and and anti- inflammatory effects. Vitamin enhanced gels and lotions work better than rich creams because the thinner the consistency, the better the vitamin is absorbed.

Vitamin A: Anti-ageing, skin protection, skin moisturising, skin regenerating,.

Vitamin C: Protects cells from free radical damage, lightens dark spots, .

Vitamin E: Antioxidant, anti-ageing and cell protection.

Vitamin F: Moisturising, anti-ageing and improves elasticity.

Aloe vera gel has all the vitamins the skin needs.