7 Strawberry Face Packs For Glowing Skin

The most effective and simple ways to get the benefits of strawberries for your skin care.

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sameeksha Chand, MBBS, MD DVL
By Jyotsana Rao

Your skin loves fruits as much as your palette. Fruit face packs are one of the most commonly used methods to solve skin care troubles. In this article, we will discuss how strawberry face packs help your skin. As a nutrient-rich fruit, it has several benefits for your skin. It has been used since the Roman and Egyptian eras for its numerous medicinal properties, especially for your skin. So, let us discuss how to make strawberry face packs.

Benefits of Strawberries for Skin:

1.Today, scientifically it has been proven that strawberries with their anti-oxidants, astringent and anti-inflammatory properties help to slow down the aging process, treat burns, and offer the best form of UV protection (1), (2).

2. Being rich in alpha-hydroxylic acid, Strawberries help get rid of dead skin cells.


3.They have a high content of salicylic acid making them the ideal agents to treat acne.

4. It also includes extensive Vitamin C content that boosts collagen production and minimizes fine lines and wrinkles. Strawberries may also lighten the skin tone and reduce dark circles (3), (4).

5. You can also use this fruit to tone your skin, improve skin texture, and lighten pigmentation and acne marks.

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You can also add strawberries to your diet for their skin-enhancing benefits. Eat the fruit as is or add it to desserts and salads. Drink healthy strawberry smoothies (without adding sugar) or detox strawberry water.

 

Note: Some people might be allergic to strawberries, which may cause the skin to break out into a rash, hives, and contact dermatitis. Thus, perform a skin patch test before you proceed with the application of any of the following face packs. If you experience any irritation, please discontinue using strawberries.

Some Face Packs using Strawberries:

1. Strawberries and Fresh Cream Mask:

Take strawberry puree, mix with fresh cream (dry skin) or yogurt (oily skin) and add a tablespoon of honey. Apply all over the face, leave it on for 10 minutes and wash with warm water. You can deep freeze and store this mask like how I regularly do. This Mask helps reduce Acne.

[ Read: Fruits For Skin Glow ]

2. Strawberries & Lime Face Pack: 

Strawberries and lime make a great face pack

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Helps in de-tanning your skin and lightens pigmentation marks on your skin. Mix strawberries and a tablespoon lime juice. Apply all over the face for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water.

3. Strawberry & Chocolate Mask:

Mash strawberries along with a tablespoon of cocoa powder and honey. Apply on the face for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water. It helps to make your skin glow and also makes it soft.

4. Honey and Strawberry Face Mask:

Mash a few strawberries with a fork until it turns into a smooth paste. Add a tablespoon of honey and apply this mask for 15 minutes and wash with warm water. Honey is an antioxidant that helps to fight skin impurities and acne.

5. Blemish prone skin Strawberry Mask:

Mash a quarter cup of ripe banana and strawberries, add to it, a quarter cup of sour cream or yogurt, and a tablespoon of honey. Apply all over the face; let it on for 15 minutes before washing it off with warm water.

Read: Simple Face Packs For Tanned Skin ]

6. Rice flour and Strawberry Face Pack:

Blend a few strawberries with a tablespoon of rice flour. Apply on the face for 15 minutes before washing it away.

7. Strawberry Scrub:

Strawberry scrub

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Slice up a berry and rub it all over your face, its alpha hydroxyl acids have an excellent exfoliating ability. Let it sit on your face for a minute and wash off.

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You can also mash 3-4 strawberries and mix them with 1-2 tablespoons of coconut oil to use as an exfoliator. Apply the paste to your face and massage it into your skin for about 5-10 minutes. Wash it off with warm water.

Strawberry face packs benefit the skin in multiple ways. These fruits slow down the aging process, protect it from UV rays, aid exfoliation, treat acne, reduce dark circles, and lighten the skin tone. They also improve your skin texture and minimize the appearance of fine lines. You can mix strawberries with fresh cream, lime, cocoa powder, honey, bananas, or rice flour to make these face packs. Also, you can use strawberries directly on your skin as a scrub. You can apply these packs once or twice a week to reap their phenomenal benefits.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is strawberry good for skin brightening?

Yes. Strawberry helps de-tan the skin and reduce pigmentation to reveal bright, glowing skin.

Is it good to put strawberries on your face daily?

Yes. You can apply strawberry toner or mask daily to benefit from its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Does strawberry make your skin glow?

Yes. Strawberries are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and AHAs that can help you get bright and blemish-free skin.

Sources

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  1. Strawberry-Based Cosmetic Formulations Protect Human Dermal Fibroblasts against UVA-Induced Damage
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5490584/
  2. A Pilot Study of the Photoprotective Effects of Strawberry-Based Cosmetic Formulations on Human Dermal Fibroblasts
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4581226/
  3. Polyphenol-Rich Strawberry Extract Protects Human Dermal Fibroblasts against Hydrogen Peroxide Oxidative Damage and Improves Mitochondrial Functionality
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6270910/
  4. Fragaria vesca L. Extract: A Promising Cosmetic Ingredient with Antioxidant Properties
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7070388/
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Jyotsana Rao is an engineering graduate from NIT, Nagpur, who discovered her love for writing during her undergraduate days. She... more

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