DIY Dragon Fruit Recipes for Gorgeous Hair and Youthful Skin

Among the array of exotic and vibrant fruits, dragon fruit reigns supreme, captivating not only with its beauty but also with its myriad health benefits.

Rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients, this fruit offers a plethora of advantages for overall health and various skin concerns, including signs of aging, acne, and sunburn. Incorporating dragon fruit into your beauty routine can work wonders for your skin, and here are some compelling reasons why:

I would only use white fleshed dragon fruit for these recipes, the reds may leave you stained red. 


1. Soothes Sunburnt Skin: Packed with vitamin B3, dragon fruit has remarkable soothing properties that provide instant relief from sunburn inflammation, redness, and itchiness caused by harsh UV rays. Additionally, it offers protection against further damage from sun exposure.

2. Reduces Acne: When applied topically, dragon fruit's vitamin C content helps combat acne by preventing breakouts and promoting healthy, clear skin.

What to do: Scrape the pulp from a whole dragon fruit and mash it into a smooth paste. Apply the pulp to affected areas using a cotton ball, ensuring to use different cotton balls for different areas to prevent further breakouts.

3. Enhances Skin Glow: The vitamin C in dragon fruit aids in protecting against dullness, leaving the skin looking fresh and rejuvenated.

What to do: In addition to topical application (see recipes below for some DIY dragon fruit face mask recipes), drinking dragon fruit juice can help maintain skin health and impart a natural glow.

4. Prevents Free Radical Damage: Topical application of dragon fruit can help prevent free radical damage, which is known to cause dull, dehydrated skin and accelerate the aging process.

5. Fights Premature Aging: Regular application of dragon fruit can counteract the effects of free radicals, stemming from poor lifestyle habits, lack of sleep, and sun damage, thus preventing premature signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles.

6. Acts as a Natural Moisturizer: With its high water content and abundance of skin-essential vitamins and antioxidants, dragon fruit serves as a natural moisturizer, keeping the skin hydrated and nourished.

Incorporating dragon fruit into your skincare routine can yield remarkable benefits for your skin, offering hydration, protection, and a radiant complexion.

Embrace the wonders of this exotic fruit and let it work its magic on your skin.

Honey Dragon Fruit Face Mask Recipe

  • ½ dragon fruit
  • 3 tbsp plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp honey

1. Mash dragon fruit into paste.

2. Add yogurt and honey.

3. Mix together.

4. Apply to your face and body , let mask sit  as you relax for 10-15 minutes.

5. Rinse off in the shower

Dragon Fruit Hair Mask:


  • 1/2 cup dragon fruit flesh
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil


    1. Scoop out the dragon fruit flesh and mash it into a smooth consistency.
    2. Mix in yogurt and coconut oil until you have a creamy paste.
    3. Apply the mask to damp hair, focusing on the roots and tips.
    4. Leave it on for 30 minutes before rinsing thoroughly with shampoo and water. Enjoy the nourishing effects on your hair.

    Dragon Fruit Face Glow Serum:


    • 1/4 cup dragon fruit juice
    • 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
    • 1 teaspoon vitamin E oil


    1. Extract the juice from the dragon fruit.
    2. Mix dragon fruit juice with aloe vera gel and vitamin E oil.
    3. Apply a few drops of this serum to your face, gently massaging it into your skin.
    4. Use it as a daily serum to enhance your skin's natural radiance and hydration.

      Dragon Fruit Exfoliating Scrub:


      • 1/2 cup mashed dragon fruit
      • 2 tablespoons sugar
      • 1 tablespoon coconut oil


      1. Mash the dragon fruit into a pulpy consistency.
      2. Mix in sugar and coconut oil to create an exfoliating scrub.
      3. Gently massage the scrub onto damp skin in circular motions.
      4. Rinse off with warm water to reveal soft and polished skin.

        Dragon Fruit Cooling Face Mask:


        • 1/2 cup dragon fruit puree
        • 1 tablespoon cucumber juice
        • 1 tablespoon honey


        1. Blend the dragon fruit into a puree.
        2. Mix dragon fruit puree with cucumber juice and honey.
        3. Apply the mask to clean, dry skin.
        4. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes before rinsing off with cool water for a refreshing and revitalized complexion.

        Integrate these dragon fruit-infused DIY recipes into your beauty routine to harness the rejuvenating properties of this exotic fruit. Whether you're aiming for vibrant hair or a radiant complexion, dragon fruit can be your secret ingredient for a naturally beautiful you.