Kiwi is one of those fruits whose health benefits cannot be limited. Kiwi has excellent benefits for your skin too. For example, it contains thrice as much vitamin C than oranges and hence is good for fighting skin infections, repairing skin tissues and prevents premature aging. Kiwi contains some of the most beneficial nutrients for the skin – omega-3 fatty acids, flavonoids, and vitamins K, A, C and E. Here are some amazing and easy-to-make kiwi face packs and masks for every skin type.
Almond-Kiwi Face Pack
Loaded with vitamin E, almonds ensure soft, supple and glowing skin. It also fights free radicals to ward off aging signs like wrinkles. Soak some almonds overnight, crush them and make a paste the following day. Add some gram flour to make the paste and then mix in chopped kiwi. Apply this paste on your face and wash off when it dries.
Strawberry-Kiwi Face Mask
This amazing face mask if suited for all skin types and highly rejuvenates the skin cells to ward off signs of dryness and dullness. Mash a kiwi fruit and strawberry together to form a pulp based paste. Add one tablespoon each of fuller’s earth and sandalwood powder to the mix. Apply the paste on face and let it remain for 15 minutes. Wash off.
Yogurt-Kiwi Face Pack
You will need one kiwi fruit, chop it finely and add a tablespoonful of yogurt to the kiwi pulp. Mix the ingredients well to make a smooth paste and apply it on the face. Leave the paste on for at least 20 minutes. Wash off with water. Yogurt moisturizes, prevents aging signs, relieves suntan and pigmentation and fights acne.
Banana-Kiwi Face Mask
This face mask is ideal for people with dry to normal skin type. Mash a ripe banana, add to it a tablespoon of yogurt and chopped kiwi pulp and then make a fine paste. Apply the mask on face and leave for 15 minutes. Wash off using warm water. This face mask has excellent hydrating properties that will leave your skin smooth and soft.
Kiwi-Egg Face Pack
Use some olive oil to whisk an egg yolk and kiwi pulp together till all the ingredients turn into smooth paste. Apply the paste on your face and leave it on for 20 minutes. Use warm water to wash off the pack. This face pack will give you a glowing complexion.
Lemon-Kiwi Face Pack
This pack is ideal for lightening and brightening skin as well as for oily skin since lemon has amazing bleaching properties. This pack would minimize pores and diminish blemishes. Add some lemon juice to freshly extracted pulp of kiwi. Apply this mixture on your face with a cotton ball and let it remain for 15 minutes. Use lukewarm water to wash off.
Avocado-Kiwi Face Pack
Loaded with skin friendly vitamins A, C and E along with monounsaturated fats, avocado is one of the most sought after ingredients in many face packs. Mash half an avocado and add kiwi pulp to it to form a smooth paste. Add a teaspoon of honey to the mix (for hydrating the skin) and apply the paste on face. Let it remain for 15 minutes and take warm water to wash off. This is a great mask for reducing aging signs on your skin.