Raw potato is a very good natural skin cleanser and revitaliser. It contains enzymes, vitamin C, and starch that helps to nourish the skin. Potatoes also contain potassium, sulfur, phosphorous, and chlorine that helps to clean skin blemishes and sun tan. The juice has alkaline properties and antiseptic action on skin. This helps to cure minor skin issues. You can apply this regularly on facial skin as skin cream.
How to use Potato for the skin care?
Take a raw potato, peel it to remove outer skin. Grate it using a grater and squeeze to get potato juice. Apply this on your skin for a few minutes then rinse with plain water or take peeled potato, crush in mortar and use this pulp for external application on burns, scalds, itching and skins inflammation. You may cut thin slices of potato and use these to massage and exfoliate facial skin. Thin slices application on eyes gives relief from tiredness in eyes.
Benefits of external application of Potatoes on skin
- Removes skin blemishes, sun tan
- Tightens the skin
- Prevents wrinkles, black spot on face
Provides natural glow to face
- Reduces puffiness around eyes
- Apply on skin burns to get relief from burning sensation
- Gives relief from pimple and acne