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The Top Six Beauty Benefits Of Potatoes:- Potatoes are not only the weight gain factors, but they are usually packed with Vitamins - A,C and B and also are rich in iron and phosphorus. The small edible vegetable is available in most of the households and are loved by everyone!
But did you know that you can tackle your skin problems even with this starchy vegetable? The answer to this is yes. As the potatoes are rich in Vitamin C, they play a vital role in skin care and fix various skin problems. And as we all know, the Vitamin C is vital for maintaining skin health.
Below you can find the beauty benefits of potatoes and how to use them in different ways in your skincare routine.
A) Remove Dark Circles
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Now, it is time you ditch your expensive under eye creams and instead use potatoes as a natural under eye brightener. Banish those dark circles by applying potato juice or sliced potatoes directly on the affected area.
All you have to do is -
- Take a raw potato and peel and slice it into large slices. Then, place them on your eyes for 15 minutes.
- With warm water, wash off and pat your skin dry.
Reduce your dark circles considerably, by doing this regularly.
Another way to do this is - just grate and squeeze juice out of raw potato slices and then apply the juice on your eyes with a cotton ball to fade away dark circles.
B) Get Rid Of Wrinkles
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The anti-aging properties present in the potatoes can help ward off wrinkles. Include potato in your skincare regime, if you want to get rid of those early signs of ageing.
Dab some potato juice on your skin using a cotton and wash it off after 15 minutes. This will impart a healthy glow to your skin, soften your skin and keep wrinkles at bay.
C) Get Rid Of Dark Spots
You can try using potato in your beauty routine, if you want to get rid of those stubborn blemishes from your skin. Potatoes will help fade away those blemishes and dark spots in a natural way, without any side effects.
How to use it -
In a blender, blend slices of a peeled potatoes and while gently massaging into your skin, apply it. Scrub off the potato paste after five minutes and rinse off with water. To get rid of dark spots, use this home remedy regularly.
D) Treat Sun Burnt Skin
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Using potato on your skin will help you to calm your skin and treat it, if you have burnt your skin after over exposure to sun.
All you need to do is -
Simply dab some potato juice or place cold slices of raw potato on the affected areas. This will sooth the affected area and at the same time reduce the suntan.
E) Lighten Your Skin Complexion
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Potatoes are a natural skin lightening agent, so if you want to lighten your skin tone naturally, you can start using potatoes instead of chemical bleach which can damage your skin.
To make a skin lightening face mask -
Take a half a piece of raw potato and grate it. Apply it evenly on your face. Rinse it off with water after 30 minutes. This face mask will give your smooth and bright facial skin.
F) Get Rid Of Puffy Eyes
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Puffy eyes can make you look tired and old. To freshen your eyes and make them pop, you can use potato slices.
All you have to do is -
Mix equal quantities of cucumber and potato juice and apply around the eyes. The vitamin C and caffeic acid in Cucumber and along with potato juice works well to treat puffiness of eyes.