Plums are packed with nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, vitamin K, beta carotene, iron, potassium, calcium and magnesium that promote healthy skin. They are rich in antioxidants, which is why plum extracts are often used in anti-aging skin care products. The anti-inflammatory properties of plums help stimulate circulation, increase blood flow and reduce inflammation to help ease acne and blemishes and reduce winkles.
Dried plums, aka prunes, are great moisturizers and help balance skin oil production. A prune face mask will make skin feel smooth, soft and revitalized.
In hair care, plums help decrease dandruff by increasing scalp circulation scalp which keeps hair follicles healthy. When the scalp is healthy, hair growth increases and shedding decreases.
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