This winter superfruit makes a refreshing snack -- for your skin. With its powerful duo of antioxidant vitamin C (more than an orange!) and exfoliating alpha hydroxy fruit acids, kiwi creates more elasticity in the skin, says Tara Calton, spa director at The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg, Oregon. Nourish your skin softer this season.
Arcona Kiwi Cream Bar Facial Cleanser replenishes and rehydrates cells with coconut milk and omega 3-rich black-currant oil. (nordstrom.com)
Greenscape Organic Homemade Bergamot, Kiwi & Wheat Body Cream makes the skin silky soft. (somerset-distribution.com)
Mario Badescu Kiwi Face Scrub gently exfoliates with kiwi and seaweed. (mariobadescu.com)
A homemade mask to brighten skin: Mix together pureed kiwis with yogurt, orange juice, and oil until well blended. Using your fingertips, apply to the entire face (avoiding the eyes). Leave on until dry, then rinse well.
2 kiwis, pureed + 3 tablespoons plain yogurt + 1 tablespoon orange juice + 1 tablespoon almond or olive oil
The tiny seeds of the kiwi gently exfoliate the skin.
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