Amazing Ways To Use Cranberries For Your Skin And Hair

   |  Updated: June 01, 2018 10:41 IST

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Amazing Ways To Use Cranberries For Your Skin And Hair
Highlights
  • Cranberries are considered are as a superfood
  • Cranberries are good for cardiovascular heath
  • Cranberries are quite beneficial for our skin and hair
Glossy red in color and round in shape, cranberries have a strong yet a delectable flavour. Cranberries are considered are as a super food and the credit goes to its healthy nutrients that are beneficial for our health. Cranberries are rich source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients, cranberries are good for our cardiovascular heath, moreover, on this juicy fruit is also known to heal stomach inflammation, prevent urinary tract infections, avoid respiratory infection, prevent scurvy, strengthen bones and teeth and aid weight loss. People enjoy eating cranberries in their raw form, plus also in the form of jam, sauce and juice.  Apart from these health benefits, cranberries are quite beneficial for our skin and hair too. Here are some amazing ways to use cranberries for our skin and hair.
 
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1. For Acne And Blemishes

If you are suffering from acne, then cranberries are perfect for you. Cranberries have an anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties that help to treat ache and blemishes. Moreover, the fruit has a rich amount of vitamin C, which helps the scars and marks to fade away.

How to use:
  • Take some cranberry juice.
  • Dab it on a cotton swab and apply directly on the acne or blemishes.
  • Leave it to dry and wash it off with clean water.
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Cranberry juice for Acne prone skin2. To Unclog The Pores

This is for the ones with oily skin.Cranberries contain natural acids that help to prevent clogging of pores and decrease the risk of acne and boils on the face.

How to use:
  • Take some cranberry juice and dab it on a cotton ball.
  • Apply the juice on your face and leave it for some time.
  • Rinse it off with cold water.
girl washing her face
Cranberry juice to unclog skin pores

3. For Hyper-pigmented Skin

Cranberries contain high amount of antioxidants and astringent properties, which help to remove pigmentation on your skin.

How to use:
  • Take some cranberry juice and mix it with gram flour.
  • Apply the mask on your face and massage it in a circular motion for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with cold water.
Cranberry and gram flour paste healthy skin

4. For Glowing Skin

Cranberries help to give you a glowing and supple skin as it is rich in antioxidants. It helps to fight free radicals that are responsible for dull, dry and saggy skin.

How to use:
  • Take some cranberry juice and mix it with yogurt.
  • Massage it for few minutes.
  • Wash it with cold water.  Follow this routine regularly to get youthful glow.
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Cranberry and yogurt paste for glowing skin

5. For Firm Skin

People with saggy skin must include cranberries in their daily skin care routine. Cranberries are rich in vitamin C that help in boosting our collagen production that is known to improve the elasticity of the skin. Collagen production helps to carry the oxygen and nutrients to the skin that makes our skin soft, glowing and firm.

How to use:
  • Take some cranberry juice and mix it with orange juice.
  • Apply it on your face and leave it for some time.
  • Rinse it off with cold water.
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Cranberry and Orange juice for saggy skin

6. For Scalp Irritation

Cranberries contain antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that help in preventing scalp irritation. If you have scalp irritation then you must try cranberries.

How to use:
  • Take some cranberry juice and mix it with egg white.
  • Apply the mixture on your scalp and make sure you cover the tips of the hair as well.
  • Massage your scalp with it for some time.
  • Wait for few minutes and wash it off with cold water. For better result follow this remedy twice a week.
hair mask
Cranberry and egg white hair mask

7. For Shiny Hair

Cranberries have large amount of vitamins and proteins in it. Washing your hair with fresh cranberry juice can help to give you lustrous and shiny hair.

How to use:
  • Take some cranberry juice and mix it with one cup of mayonnaise.
  • Apply this mask on your scalp and leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with cold water.
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Cranberry and mayonnaise hair mask for shiny hair

8. Works As A Natural Hair Color

Cranberry juice can be used as a natural hair color. Use cranberry juice to have a natural red hue to your tresses and the best part is that it does not have any side effects.

How to use:
  • Take some purred cranberry juice and mix it with water.
  • Apply the mixture on your scalp and let it dry naturally.
  • Then wash it with normal water.
  • In order to get natural red tinge on your hair repeat this routine regularly for 2-3 days.
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Cranberry juice for natural hair color

CommentsSo, now you know the skin and hair benefits of eating/using cranberries. Go and grab this healthy fruit today. Also, let us know some more skin and hair treatments using cranberries in the comment section below.

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