3 Hidden Benefits Of Using Amla For Gorgeous Skin
By: Pinki Wed, 09 Oct 2019 10:35 AM
The Indian Gooseberry or amla as we call it is no less than a super fruit. Amla grows in abundance in India has been an integral part of almost every household in some form or the other. Not only, it has several health related benefits, but it also helps in improving your skin as well as your hair strength. So today we are going to discuss some of the most amazing benefits of this fruit.
* Combats ageing
Amla is loaded with antioxidants and we are very much aware of the fact that antioxidants help in reducing the early signs of ageing such as wrinkles and fine lines. It also gives the skin a natural glow and also fades away any sort of pigmentation or dark spots. The presence of vitamin aids in collagen production, thus maintaining the elasticity of the skin, which leads to younger looking skin. In order to make your skin young and glowing, make sure to drink amla juice on a daily basis.
* Lightens the skin tone
The vitamins and antioxidants present in the fruit help in lightening the skin tone. It also adds a tightening effect on the skin by making it firmer and more toned. To get started with this you need 1 tbsp. Of amla powder and some hot water (just enough to make a paste). Combine the amla powder with the hot water and use this prepared paste to massage your face. Leave it on for 5 minutes and then wash your face with plain water. You can also add a pinch of turmeric to this to this mask as well.
* Fights acne
Amla is very cooling for the body and also works as a cleanser and thus purifies the body to reduce the occurrence of pimples and acne. Along with this, amla also helps in lightening the pigmentation and marks left behind from the previous breakouts this is due to the presence of vitamin C. You can either drink the amla juice to clear up your acne or you can also use it as a topical application. All you have to do is apply the amla juice on the affected areas and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash your face with plain water once the time lapse.