Have you been to a spa lately? It’s quite possible that there is a new trend in facial masks taking shape and they involve the use of pomegranates. Ever since the pomegranate had been considered a super food, it became one of the latest trends in skin care and facial masks. One imparticular that’s been gaining traction is the honey and pomegranate facial mask.
Before I get into the masks specifically, let me share some of the benefits this super food has, the benefits are pretty powerful.
Pomegranate Facial Benefits and DIY Facial Masks
Here are some of the benefits of incorporating pomegranate into your daily skin care routine.
Pomegranates are tasty even though they take a great amount of work to enjoy. They’re a bit tart but the seeds are very tasty and sweet.
They are also very colorful and when adding them to any homemade mask, they can add a real rosy glow to your skin and a little can go a very long way.
Lots of Antioxidants
Pomegranates are full of antioxidants. According to a recent article, pomegranates actually contains “Three times as many antioxidants as red wine and green tea.” These antioxidants help your body rid of free radicals as well as keep your skin nice and firm.
Vitamin C and A
They also contain a significant amount of vitamin A and C which has been known to improve the texture and glow of your skin. These vitamins also aid in cell regeneration.
These are just a few of the benefits of incorporating pomegranate masks into your routine.
DIY Pomegranate Facial Masks
There are various do-it-yourself pomegranate facial masks that you can incorporate into your routine. Below are some of the popular types of pomegranate masks that I’ve come across. There are many different pomegranate masks.
Pomegranate and Honey
This mask is pretty simple to prepare. Simply crush a few pomegranate seeds and mix the juice from them with a tablespoon of honey. Once mixed, apply the mixture to your face for about ten minutes then rinse.
Pomegranate and Papaya
The preparation of this mask is just as easy as the last. Take a few pomegranate seeds and mix it with a few big chunks of pomegranate seeds. Once well mixed, apply the mixture to your skin and rinse.
Pomegranate and Lemon
This mask is really good for individuals that have oily skin. It’s also very good for anyone that might have scars. Take a few pomegranate seed extract and mix it with some lemon juice. Take the mixture and apply it to your skin for a few minutes. Rinse it off minutes later.
So, this should perhaps answer the question of whether or not these pomegranate facial masks are popular today. All you have to do is a few searches in Google and you’ll soon realize that this fruit is perhaps not just a phase and it’s here to stay. I should also mention that if you prefer to not have to deal with making your own facial masks, there are plenty of products that are on the market which contain pomegranate where you can reap the benefits of this fruit without the hassle of creating any facial mask.