Tanned and an uneven skin tone is detested by all of us! Did you know potatoes could help to make your skin fairer? Yes, this most common kitchen item loved by all, has properties that aids in skin whitening; and what better than going all natural and not depending on cosmetics that in turn can cause harm to your skin!
We encourage you to make face packs at home and apply them regularly on your face and body to get glowing skin. You skin complexion is bound to improve, trust us.
Potato face packs for skin lightening
Here are some quick DIYS using potatoes that would help to lighten your skin tone:
Potato juice for skin lightening
Grate potatoes to squeeze out the juice from them and apply it on your face regularly. This will help to brighten up your skin. It acts as a natural bleaching agent and helps to reduce the swelling on your face too. You will notice the difference in your skin tone once you start applying potato juice on your face every day. No looking back then (winks)!
Potato and lemon juice
Take equal parts of potato juice and lemon juice and using a cotton pad, dab it on your face. Lemon has acidic and astringent properties and this solution acts as a natural bleaching agent that works to give you fairer and an even more lightened skin tone.
Potato and fuller’s earth face pack
Blend 2-3 small potatoes in a blender until it becomes of a thin consistency. Take a tablespoon of fuller’s earth and only a pinch of camphor (if you suffer from acne or pimples) and mix it with the potato paste properly. Fuller’s earth has soothing properties that helps to fix pimples and acne. After keeping it for about 15-20 mins, wash off your face using circular motion of hands. Do this at least thrice in a week for instant results.
Potato, cucumber, lemon and turmeric face pack
In a blender, put potatoes after peeling them, one small-sized cucumber, a tablespoon of lemon juice, and very little turmeric powder. Take this mixture in a bowl and apply it on your face and neck evenly. Let it stay for at least half an hour, and then rinse off with lukewarm water. It will give you glowing and clear skin in no time and is very effective for people with oily skin.
Potato and tomato skin lightening face pack
Tomatoes being rich in Vitamin C help to boost skin elasticity and collagen production in your skin, give you beautiful skin. Mix tomato juice and potato juice in equal parts and apply this with the help of a cotton ball on your tanned body and face. Do this regularly to get spotless beautiful skin. You can also store this solution in the fridge up to 2 days.
Potato and honey
This simple treatment includes only honey and potato juice. You just have to blend the two ingredients well and apply it all over your face and neck evenly. Let it stay for about 15 mins and then wash off with cold water. While potatoes’’ natural bleaching agents help to lighten your skin tone, honey works to make your skin softer by keeping it moisturized.
Potato, rice flour and lemon face pack
In a bowl, mix rice flour, potato juice, honey and some lemon juice (optional). Mix all the ingredients well to bring it to a thick consistency. Now apply this paste on your face and neck, and other tan affected parts of your body. This method acts as a natural scrubber and when you rinse off the pack using cold water, move your hands in a circular motion for best results. Rice flour helps to get rid of dead skin cells, potato and lemon juice makes your skin fairer, while honey helps to get moisturized skin.
Potato and egg white
In a bowl, take an egg white and some potato juice and mix them well. Apply this concoction all over your face and neck and let it sit for about 15 mins. Both potatoes and eggs are loaded with protein that works to make your skin firmer and even more glowing! Do this twice a week to see results.
Try these easy DIYs within the comforts of your home and see the difference in your skin tone in no time. All the best!