You will never come across a person who doesn’t like potato. This universally popular vegetable is commonly found in kitchens around the globe. Besides its use in making tasty dishes such as french fries , spicy potatoes etc , it can be put to a great use for the benefit of your skin; to get a clear skin as well as to tackle skin problems.
The benefits of using potato’s goodness for your skin is due to the rich presence of minerals such as potassium, phosphorus and sulphur which are beneficial to your skin. It doesn’t end at this alone. Enzymes present in the pulp of raw potato are useful in cleansing of the skin. In addition to that, several vitamins and antioxidants further add to the value of potato as a very good treatment option for the skin.
Benefits for the Skin
- Reduces pimples and their recurrence as well.
- Its antibacterial property prevents growth of microbes on the face thus protecting against infections.
- Has a soothing effect on the skin.
- Good treatment for under-eye bags and dark circles.
- Removal of excess oil from the skin
How to apply Raw Potato ?
We mention here 3 methods to use to help you with a clean and glowing face
For Clear Skin :
Peel a potato and finely grate it to form a paste.
Apply this paste on your skin .
Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and then wash it off.
For pimples :
Place a slice of potato on top of the pimple and let it be there for 30 minutes.You can leave it overnight. Wash the area with water.
To remove dirt, pollutants, excess oil :
Finely grate a potato and sieve the juice off the finely grated potato with a cloth. Collect the juice in a glass. Refrigerate the juice for about 30 minutes. Dip a cotton ball in the juice and clean your face using the juice. Was your skin clean after 10 minutes.
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