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Benefits of figs for the Skin

For Skin Problems:

Fig is a natural laxative for your body as it is rich in antioxidants and fibers. Figs help to remove all the harmful toxins and waste from the body and prevent various skin problems like acne, psoriasis etc, providing you a healthy skin with a glow.

For Dead Skin Cells:

The peels of figs also help in removing dead skin cells and provide you a smooth and blemish free skin.

Keeps Skin Fresh:

Many of the nutrients that are needed for a healthy skin, like vitamin C and B, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium calcium etc, are found in high quantities in figs. These keep the skin fresh and rejuvenated. Figs are also rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which conditions the skin from within and keep the skin moisturized.

Moisturizer and Healer:

Figs are excellent moisturizers. Apply a paste of figs on your skin and this will make your skin supple and hydrated. If you have cracked lips, this paste will help healing it. The paste of figs prevents excess secretion of sebum and also helps in tightening the pores of the skin.

Natural Glowing Skin:

Applying the paste of figs on your skin replenishes the skin from within. Take fresh figs and mix them well with 1 tablespoon of yogurt in a mixer and make a fine paste. Apply this on your face and gently massage your face for 15 minutes. Wash your face with lukewarm water. You will get a healthy and glowing skin.

Pimples Treatment:

You can treat skin inflammations like boils and abscess by applying baked fig on your skin. It is also good for preventing pimples. If you have corns on your feet, apply the juice of fig on it and it will be healed.

Smooth Skin:

The paste of figs is also used as a scrub. For this you have to mix 2 tablespoons of fresh orange juice and 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar with the paste. Also add a few drops of olive oil. If you apply this on your face and body once in a week, you will get a soft and smooth skin. Figs contain enzymes that help remove dead cells from the skin and the sugar mildly polishes the skin, making the skin smooth and glowing.

Toned Skin:

Vitamin C present in figs is good for getting an even toned skin. Make a paste of figs, dried ginger powder and powdered oatmeal and add a few drops of bergamot oil to the paste. Apply this pack on the face two times a week and you will see that you have an evenly toned skin within no time.