Grapes contain large amounts of flavonoids, vitamins and minerals. Such mixture of components has a strong antioxidant effect and thereby helps to prevent skin aging. Because they contain tannin that positively stimulates the cells to burn fat, grape extracts are used in anti-cellulite and slimming products. Grapes are also known to have the ability to nourish, strengthen, moisturize and smooth. Therefore, we can find the extracts in various skin care products, body scrubs, creams or shampoos.
With antibacterial and antiseptic properties, lemon works excellent in brightening skin, cleansing and refreshing the complexion, smoothing out wrinkles, it can even help you to reduce cellulite. High in vitamin C that stimulates cells and collagen production, it can also restore the appropriate pH balance, help to minimize the appearance of pores and get rid of pimples. Hence, it is perfect for oily skin and whenever hyperpigmentation needs to be reduced. Lemon is also useful in hair care: it inhibits seborrhea giving the hair shine and gloss. Lemon juice may slightly lighten the hair color adding a platinum shade.
Cucumber is known to improve skin condition as it has the same pH as the skin. It contains over 95% of water and minerals, sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium, manganese, iron, zinc, phosphorus, fluorine, chlorine, iodine, carotene, biotin, organic acids, sugars and vitamins (C, A, B, E.) Cucumber’s mucosal particles, enzymes and proteins execute its cleansing function and soothe irritated skin. Cucumber juice improves skin’s elasticity, softens, cools and cleanses it. It also soothes various skin conditions and brightens freckles. An excellent moisturizer, it also tones and freshens up the skin.
Vine buds contain polyphenols that are known to positively influence the vascular system. They are known because of their ability to stimulate microcirculation in skin and strengthen the walls of blood vessels. Cosmetic industry uses them for products that are to revitalize skin and smooth out wrinkles. The substances that the vine contains boost the skin’s healthy and fresh look.
It is one of the so called super-fruits that is a real treasury of various nutrients. It activates the whole body immune system. It also works perfectly when it comes to skin as it contains carbohydrates that moisturize and smooth the skin and fruit acids that make it a keratolytic and exfoliating agent, refreshing the skin and speeding up regeneration process. Noni juice is a valued food supplement which is recognized for its ability to improve the overall health condition.
Goji fruits are a natural source of vitamin C and carotenoids. They also contain vitamin E that is essential for the skin to function properly and many other nutrients that we need on every day basis, such as necessary unsaturated fatty acids, carbohydrates and proteins. Applied on skin, goji extract provides it with vitamins, energy and vitality.
Lime and its cosmetic properties are invaluable for our beauty. This little fruit is able to brighten, refresh and protect the skin against free radicals, moreover, it prevents inflammation. It also balances sebum production. Lime is an excellent cosmetic for people with oily and mixed skin. Excess oil is not just aesthetic problem of a shiny skin; it is also bacteria-friendly environment. Lime can normalize the process and leave the skin oil-free. It can also exfoliate dead skin and soothe the inflamed skin, speeding up the healing process.
Peach oil contains triglycerides of higher fatty and unsaturated acids as well as phospholipids. It can easily penetrate the skin, nourishing and moisturizing it while at the same time supplementing any deficiency of lipids. Not only it retains water molecules but it also forms a gentle and invisible protective coat on the skin. Peach oil is an excellent resource in the production of creams (with a goal to deeply moisturize and slow down aging process), milks, bath oils, lotions, hair conditioners, shampoos strengthening hair (dedicated to „tired” and weak hair) as well as soaps. It is considered one of the best substances to be included in regenerating and toning care products.
Orange has been used by the cosmetic industry because of its ability to rejuvenate, refresh and nourish the mixed skin and moisturize the dry one. It is used in various facial masks, creams, lotions, soaps, shampoos and perfume products while the essential oils produced by orange and proven to have a relaxing effect are used by aromatherapy.