Apricots are high in mineral content. They contain vitamins A, B, and C and are very helpful in the removal of pimples and other blemishes. Apricots contain lycopene, which can help prevent cancer and heart disease.
Apricot oil is cold pressed and refined from the dried kernels of the apricot fruit. It is a very mild natural oil, often used in baby products because of its fine, gentle nature. It has anti-inflammatory effect which may help soothe minor skin condition such as scabies, itching and eczema. Apricot oil is also rich in essential fatty acids, which makes it a great choice for dry irritated skin, but is light enough to benefit oily skin as well, without leaving an oily feel, helping the skin retain its elasticity and suppleness.
Apricot Facial Mask1/2 cup dried apricots 1/2 cup warm water 1 tbsp non-fat dry milk powder 1 tbsp honey
Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Spread the mask on your face and let it set for 15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water and pat dry. Apply moisturizer.
This mask will help your skin look and feel smoother and softer. Enjoy!