• Words by Sonia

This is no ordinary apple...

Updated: May 2, 2020

They are on season, taste delicious and are great for skin! Apples are our winter best friend.

They say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away – what I’m sure it does is improving your skin complexion. Facial masks made from apples remove dead skin cells, treat blemishes, and increase the glow and shine of skin. Simply applying the pulp of an apple to skin can treat skin infections and maintain a healthy pH level. Reap the benefits by learning how to add apples to your skin treatment regimen. Apples are a mild exfoliating and astringent ingredient that benefits acne prone skin as it contains skin cell-renewing malic (AHA) acid and is safe for sensitive skin.

Apple cider vinegar made from raw apples, used to relieve skin and scalp itching, balance skin pH, and gently soothe and exfoliate.

Apples contain vitamins A and C, antioxidants that have many skin benefits. Vitamin A helps repair and maintain skin tissue, preventing skin from becoming dry and flaky. Vitamin C scavenges harmful free radicals and fights collagen and elastin destruction to support the structure of skin, helping to prevent signs of skin aging including wrinkles. Vitamin C helps to lighten skin as well as addressing sun and age spots that often appear on adult faces.

Here are some additional skin benefits you will find in our DIY recipes made with apples: