Sunday, December 13, 2015

Skin care and beauty benefits of Potatoes

Potato is the most widely used vegetable in the Indian kitchen. Many of us know that potato is used to clear the under eye dark circles. Many of us did not know how the potato is beneficial for the skin care and beauty care. Potato can lighten the dark skin complexion, potato can cure the blemishes and in many treat the beauty and skin problems. Let us find the homemade beauty tips with the potato.

Skin care and beauty benefits of Potatoes

Wrinkle free Skin

Potato is considered as an effective anti-ageing beauty agent, particularly in warding off wrinkles. Regular application of potato juice imparts a healthy glow to your skin. It also helps to soften your skin as well as keep wrinkles at bay.

Flawless scar free face

Take the fresh potato and peel the skin of the potato and make the potato into juice. Now extract the juice from the potato paste with the help of sieve. Now take the 1 tbsp of potato juice, 2 tbsp of lemon juice and 2 tbsp of multani mitti. Apply this mixture all over the face evenly. Wait for 10- 15 minutes then wash the face with the cool water. This face masks lighten the scars on the face and gives the flawless skin.

Sunburns treatment

Potatoes are wonderful for treating sun burnt skin. All you need to do is place cold potato slices on the affected areas. Alternatively, you can simply dab potato juice on the spot. This will give you a soothing and cooling sensation as well as diminish your suntan.

(read more: How to reduce Sun tan naturally)

Potato curd Dry Skin Mask

If you have dry skin, potatoes will help give you that smooth skin feeling in minutes. Make a face mask by mixing a grated potato with half a teaspoon of curd. Apply it on your face for 20 minutes and then wash it off. This will act as an anti-ageing mask to hydrate your skin from within. It will also help to replenish moisture into dry skin to iron out fine lines effectively.

(read more: Skin care tips for Dry skin)

Homemade potato skin toner

Take the 1 tbsp of potato juice and 1 tbsp of cucumber juice. Dip the cotton ball on the solution and rub it on the face. The works as the natural skin toner for the face. This maintains the skin tone in proper manner.

(read more: Homemade Face Toner)

Dead skin Removal

Sometimes your skin becomes dull and flaky due to the dead skin formed. Today, you have an effective home remedy for this as well with the help of which all type of dead skin layer can be effectively reduced. Just apply the juice of potato over your face and keep it for 20 minutes. There after wash it away with cold water and see the difference.

Removal of Eye Puffiness

To remove puffiness around the eyes apply a mixture of cucumber and potato juice on your face, particularly around the eyes. Cucumber contains ascorbic acid and caffeic acid whereas potato has liquid starch and catecholase. These two ingredients work well in lightening your skin tone and treating puffiness of eyes.

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