Have you ever wondered why you lose the glow in your skin in the summers? Well, it is mainly because of the harsh conditions that summers bring with them.

The UV rays from the sun, pollution, humidity and dust all work together in making your skin lose the glow it once had. The question is how to maintain it during such harsh conditions. A sunscreen might save you from the UV rays but it still has its disadvantages- after all its made of chemicals. You need something natural to solve this problem and that is where the fruits act as saviors!

Fruits are rich in anti-oxidants and vitamins A and C which clear your skin, giving it a natural glow. Following are some fruits that are effective in maintaining a fresh, spot free skin:

1. Blueberries

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Everyone loves some blueberries, don’t they? But who knew that applying some on your face will do wonders. Blueberries are rich in anti-oxidants and vitamin C and helps cleanse your skin, strengthens the capillaries beneath it and make it look fresh and radiant.

2. Cranberries

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Cranberries are full of anti-oxidants, Vitamin B3 and B5. These shield your skin against the dust and pollution. Furthermore, they also stop premature aging and treat acne given their anti-viral properties. Cranberries also contain Vitamin C which is also an effective supplement to keep your skin spot free.

3. Grapefruits

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Grapefruits are full of Vitamins A and C, and anti-oxidants which keeps your skin fresh and glowing. The potassium and minerals in it also help against the UV rays from the blazing sun – reducing the need to use chemically made sunscreens.

4. Pink Guava

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Guava is rich in Vitamin A and C and has anti-wrinkling properties due to the anti-oxidants – carotene and lycopene. The seeds of the pink guava can be crushed to make an amazing exfoliating scrub that will make your skin clear and smooth as never before. Guava leaves paste can also be used against dark circles and acne. Add some water to guava leaves and crush them to make a paste. Apply it on your skin and wash your face after 5 minutes.

5. Mandarin Orange

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Oranges are full of Vitamin C and anti-oxidants that makes your skin feelĀ  fresh and radiant. The mandarin orange also protects your skin against UV rays and its juice can be used to get rid of black heads.

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