Use Tomato For Clear Skin
Use Tomato For Clear Skin

#KitchenBeautyDiaries: Use Tomato For Clear Skin

Tomato contains a lot of Vitamin C and antioxidants. It works as a natural skin bleaching agent when applied. It also reduces any dullness, pigmentation and dark spots. Tomato pulp being antifungal and antibacterial helps fight against acne. The acidity in tomato helps balance the skin’s pH levels as also reduces excess oil and dirt. The natural astringent property in tomato helps reduce pores. The fruit stimulates the formation of elastin and collagen, thus helping do away with wrinkles. It also helps soother inflamed skin and reduces any redness caused by sunburn.

Use It Right

To reduce oiliness and open pores: Cut a tomato in half and rub it all across the face. You can do this daily.

To brighten dull skin: Take one tomato and make a pulp of it. Add two teaspoons of Fuller’s earth and one teaspoon of fresh mint paste. Apply the mix to the face and let it dry out. Wash it with lukewarm water and pat dry.

To de-tan: Add a teaspoon of honey to the pulp of one tomato and mix it well. Apply all over your face and leave it on for 15 minutes before washing it off.

To reduce sunburn: Squeeze out the juice of half a tomato and add two tablespoons of plain fresh buttermilk to it. Mix well and apply it all over your face. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes before washing it off with cool water.

As an exfoliating cleanser: Take two whole lemons and cut them into quarters. Keep these in a bowl along with two ice cubes, 20 clean mint leaves and two quartered tomatoes. Keep the bowl in the freezer for an hour. Take this out and blend this to make a paste. Add five tablespoons of granular sugar to this mix.

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