Amazing Benefits of Potato / Potato Juice on Skin: If I ask you, what you know about potato, what you think of immediately???? Potato Chips ?? French Fries??? Or any other potato dish???… But from now on, you can say, potato is very much used for making your skin more beautiful and glowing. Now we see, how it can be used for the face and skin.
First Lets see, how to extract the potato juice: If you have a juicer, then well and good. Add one fresh potato and extract the juice and use the juice. If you do not have the juicer, no need to worry. Just remove the potato skin and grate it. Extract the juice by either squeezing with your hands or using a muslin cloth.
How to make potato paste: Take a medium sized potato, Remove the skin and Grate the potato. Grind to make a paste.
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7 Amazing Benefits of Potato on Skin
1. Sun burn
Apply the chilled potato juice on your face, neck and on the hands for 30 min at least. Wash it. Regular use, removes the sun burn.
2. Dark Circles
Take some cotton balls, dip it in the juice and apply on the dark circles in circular motion. Leave it for 10 to 15 min. Wash off with cold water.
Alternatively, you can smash 2 slices of cucumber and 2 slices of potato and make a paste. Apply this under the eyes for 20 min. Wash this off.
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3. Skin Lightening
Potato has milk bleaching property. So the potato paste can be used to lighten the skin color and reduce the dark spots.
- Take about 3 tbsp of potato paste, add 1 tsp of lime juice and 1 tsp of rose water.
- Mix them well and apply on your face and neck.
- Leave it for about 45 min. Then wash your face with cold water.
- Regular use of this potato face mask, gives proven results.
Apply the potato juice on everyday base and you can see the difference.
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Apply 1 tbsp of potato paste and 1 tsp of tomato juice on the affected areas. You can feel the difference on regular use.
6. Dark Underarms
Mix 2 tbsp of potato juice and 1 tbsp of lemon juice. Apply on the underarms in night. Wash them in morning while taking bath. You can see the difference in a month’s time.
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Potato water can be used for preventing anti-aging.
- Mix ½ cup juice with ½ cup water. Your potato water is ready.
- First Wash your face with normal water.
- Now wash your face with potato water.
- You can do this daily or twice daily for your face to looks brighter and younger.
Note: All these home remedies, takes time to show the difference. So your patience is important. In case, if you get any irritation when using these tips, kindly stop using it further.
Sandra Halverstadt says
My knee developed a hematoma after surgery. I put a sliced potato on the area and whin 1-2 days the hematoma was gone as well as other blue areas around the skin.