02 Aug Apricots In August
Apricots cleanse, soften, hydrate and refresh the skin. Rich in vitamins and beta-carotene aiding in improving microcirculation, stimulating the skins metabolism and reducing inflammation. Here are some benefits of apricots in skincare:
The high vitamin C and beta carotene content of apricots promotes healing.
An apricots natural fruit acids help to gently exfoliate and renew the skin; diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while improving the tone and texture of the skin.
The oil from apricots is high in essential fatty acids and vitamin A making it excellent for dry, irritated skin as it is both soothing and protective. An apricot’s moisturizing properties help to keep skin properly hydrated while also revealing a healthier, softer skin that glows.
Rich in GLA (Gamma Linoleum Acid), apricots help maintain the balance of moisture in your skin. The fruit acids help maintain the tone, texture and firmness. Apricot is both anti-inflammatory and antioxidant making it a superb skincare ingredient.
A Smooth Apricot Orange Treat
- 3 pitted organic apricots
- 3/4 cup of organic yogurt
- 1/4 cup of fresh squeezed organic orange juice
- 1/2 organic banana
- 1 scoop of protein powder
Ice as desired, blend until smooth and enjoy!
Note: the same great products we use (and trust) here at the spa are now available for you to purchase online through our trusted partner ilike Organics. Go ahead and shop their store for the full line of great natural skincare products.