Cucumbers and yogurt are often used in facial masks, and it may seem strange, but potatoes do the same thing. These vegetables are excellent for skin problems.
How does it work?
Potatoes are full of vitamins and minerals that keep the skin glowing and healthy. You can get all these benefits by consuming potatoes daily or simply just using them in local applications.
Vitamin B: Vitamin B complex work together to protect your skin from wrinkles and lesions caused by sun exposure. These vitamins prevent skin discoloration, lip dryness, and oily skin.
Vitamin C: vital for skin health, vitamin C balances collagen synthesis of collagen giving a firm and healthy skin. It treats sunburn, heals wounds, and acne.
Iron: you need foods rich in iron to maintain the natural skin glow.
Phosphorus: It helps in skin regeneration and it maintains a young look.
Calcium: it helps in skin hydration.
Potassium: it prevents premature aging and it cures acne.
How to use?
You can slice a potato and apply the slices directly to the skin but it is easier to use potato juice (made from unpeeled potatoes). Apply the juice on the affected, on dry skin and leave it to act for 5-10 minutes. Then rinse with warm water and dry up by dabbing with a towel. Potato juice has a gentle action, so you can use it daily without any problems.
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