Grapefruit for Your Inner and Outer Beauty

Time definitely can fly. Grapefruit & Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl crop

It is inevitable and most of us wish it didn’t fly but instead walked or even stood still for a while. Then we would be able to stay young and enjoy being youthful whenever and for as long as we wanted to. Wouldn’t this sound good to you?

If only this was true, BUT what if I told you that even though we can’t control time, you do have the control to reap the benefits of having healthier and younger skin by simply implementing grapefruit into your life regardless of your age.

Where is the power behind the Grapefruit for Your Skin?

Due to the strong anti-oxidants and vitamins found in grapefruit, they have been proven to help target free radicals which are elements that are found throughout your body and your skin. Since free radicals aren’t attached to anything and have nowhere to go, they attach themselves to the cell wall of healthy cells. This then results in the creation of wrinkles, blemishes, lines and   discoloration. Anti-oxidants flow throughout the body similarly to free radicals which then allows the free radicals to attach to the anti-oxidants from grapefruit rather than your skin cells. So, we can safely say that Grapefruit will surely be on your side by protecting your skin on a cellular level.

Benefits of Utilizing Grapefruit in Your Skin Routine

Many of us wonder how celebrities have radiant gleaming skin. We want to know their secret and want to see if it will work for us. I’ve personally been there and believed that what they do will work for me when in reality celebrities invest thousands of dollars to upkeep their skin. They go to dermatologists and get their skin treated which can be extremely expensive. By using grapefruit in your skin routine, you will definitely be spending less money while receiving the equivalent benefits without leaving your home. These benefits include aiding in fighting aging, reducing or fighting acne and evening skin tone.

1. Fights Aging

Grapefruit has many types of antioxidants. In particular, the presence of lycopene in combination with vitamin C is what stimulates the creation of collagen. Therefore, making skin smoother, plumper and more elastic. After routinely eating grapefruit, your skin will have a younger appearance and will have less defined lines and wrinkles.

2. Reduce/ Fight acne

Regardless if you are in your teens or well into adulthood, most of us have suffered from acne. Many of us have invested and utilized various products to find that our skin just gets worse or shows little improvement. In the end, we have yet to find a solid solution. Fortunately, grapefruit can be your solution. It can do this through its antibacterial agent. When used as suggested, it will help prevent flare ups and control acne outbreaks. Plus, when you use grapefruit, it will feel and smell fresher than the chemicals in acne chemical-based products.

3. Even Skin Tone

You might as well call lycopene your friend because it also helps with evening your skin tone. It is proven to decrease redness and inflammation of the skin. This in turn then aids in evening your skin tone for a nice and smooth complexion.  

How You Can Use Grapefruit at Home for Your Skin?

Taking care of your skin shouldn’t be difficult or be costly to you. With that in mind, you can simply follow these inexpensive and easy recipes. The best part is that you can share these with friends and family.

Fight Wrinkles and Fine Lines


      1/2 sweet red grapefruit, juiced

      1/2 Cup plain Organic Yogurt


      1. Combine grapefruit and yogurt in a bowl.
      2. Rinse face with water and then place a thin layer of mixture on face
      3. Leave on for 10 minutes
      4. Rinse face with warm water and put on daily moisture

            *Apply weekly as face mask or for spot treatment every 2-3 days

Say Good-bye to Dry Skin


            1/2 sweet red grapefruit, juiced

            1 Cup sugar

            3 Tablespoons grapeseed oil


      1. Pour all ingredients in a bowl and mix
      2. Rinse face with water and then gently apply scrub on face
      3. After exfoliating, rinse face with warm water

Grapefruits are known to be a specialty for Winter SweetzTM. They will be happy to provide you with only the best sweet Texas Rio Red Grapefruit for you and your family’s skin care needs.

Whether you eat the sweet red grapefruit or use it for your skin, you are surely to reap the benefits of  grapefruit to repair and maintain skin inside and out.

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