Face peels exfoliate the skin, stimulating cell turnover and reducing wrinkles and blemishes. Here is the DIY recipe for a enzymatic peeling with grapes, lemon and salt. With the alpha hydroxy acids of fruit, better known as “fruit acids”, you gently eliminate dead cells and impurities from the face, respecting even the delicate skin.
The ingredients for the enzymatic peeling with grapes, lemon and salt
5 ml of fresh organic grape juice
2 teaspoons of fine unrefined salt
3 drops of lemon essential oil
3 drops of apple essential oil
80 g of shea butter
20 ml of jojoba oil
How to prepare and use peeling
Melt the shea butter in a double boiler with the jojoba oil. As soon as it is lukewarm, add the salt, essential oils and grape juice. Apply to face, leave on for 5 minutes, rinse.
Keep the remainder in a glass jar for 2-3 days in the refrigerator.
The properties of the peeling ingredients
«Grapes contain exfoliating acidssuch as tartaric, astringent tannins, antioxidants such as resveratrol, and then vitamins and minerals essential for skin metabolism ”, says the dermatologist and expert in natural medicines Carlo Di Stanislao.
«Lemon oil, rich in C vitaminlightens and stimulates the neocollagen, as well as the apple, also an excellent source of malic acid, enzymes, pectins, bioflavoniums and fruit acids that smooth and moisturize the radiant skin.
Integral salt is a natural exfoliant which regenerates the skin because, in addition to sodium chloride, it contains various trace elements, including iodine, magnesium, calcium, selenium, copper, lithium. Jojoba oil is elasticizing and anti-aging due to the presence of antioxidants, especially vitamin E ».