In our previous post we discussed the various benefits of tomatoes on your skin. Tomatoes are a powerhouse of antioxidants and nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and much more. The high concentration of the antioxidant lycopene and vitamins make tomatoes very good for skin. Tomato benefits for skin include skin lightening and tightening, pimple and blackhead reduction along with anti ageing. Tomatoes are good for treating sunburns too.
In this post you will learn:
The benefits of tomato for skin
How to make a tomato face pack
Here are 5 easy tomato face pack recipes which you can make using just two ingredients to give you amazing skin!
Face Pack For Oily Skin
Cucumber acts as a skin toner and balances pH levels while tomato tightens enlarged pores which is common for those with oily skin. This face pack also prevents acne as it controls sebum formation.
1/2 tomato, 1/4 cucumber
Squeeze the juice from the tomato into a bowl.
Add grated/mashed cucumber to this
Apply this mixture to your face
Wash it off after 15-20 minutes.
Do this twice a week.
Face Pack for Acne Prone Skin
This mask will heal your acne, fade scars, shrink large pores and make your oily skin normal and balanced. It is ideal for those with acne prone, oily skin and combination skin. The bentonite clay in it helps lift impurities from your skin, leaving it refreshed and rejuvenated.
1/2 ripe tomato, 1 tablespoon fuller earth (multani mitti)
Grate the tomato or blend it to get puree
Combine fullers earth with the tomato puree to make a smooth paste
Apply evenly on your face and neck and let it sit for 15 minutes
Wash it off with water.
Use 1-2 times a week.
Face Pack for Tan Removal
To get rid of suntan quickly a mask made with tomato and potato extracts can be very effective.
Grate half a potato and squeeze out the juice.
Grate a tomato and collect its juice.
Mix the two in an equal proportion and apply this on the affected area
After you applying one layer, let it sink in and then apply another layer.
Continue layering for 4-5 times and then finally let it dry completely before removing with a wet washcloth.
Face Pack For Glowing Skin
While tomato lightens blemishes and brightens your complexion, honey moisturizes and aids the healing process by supplying essential nutrients and antioxidants
Mix the juice of one tomato with a teaspoon of honey
Massage this mix on your face for 5 minutes and leave it to rest for another 15 minutes
Rinse it off with tap water for desired results.
Use 2 times a week.
Face Pack For Dark Circles
Tomato pulp possesses skin bleaching properties that lighten the delicate skin under the eyes. Aloe vera contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds that rejuvenate skin and reduce the signs of aging
1 teaspoon tomato juice, A few drops of aloe vera gel
Mix both ingredients and apply the mixture on the under eye area carefully.
Let it dry for 10 minutes and then rinse it off.
Apply this once or twice daily for quick results.
Face Pack For Dry Skin
This face pack will leave your skin soft and well moisturized as olive oil contains essential fatty acids that nourish the skin and eliminate dryness with ease
A tomato, 1 teaspoon virgin olive oil
Cut the tomato into two parts. Squeeze the juice from one half into a bowl.
Add olive oil to it and stir the mixture.
Apply this mixture on your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
Wash it off with warm water.
Do this twice a week.