Bright red, tangy and full of goodness, tomatoes have so much to offer not just for your overall health but also for a glowing skin. Apart from being used in the culinary world to add that add extra zest and colour, antioxidants and other essential nutrients present in tomatoes can make your skin spot and blemish free too. Tomatoes are known to have astringent and soothing properties along with a healthy boost of vitamin C that helps reduce acne and dark spots. It replenishes the skin with natural acidic properties and flushes out excess oil.
Why rely on expensive salon treatments or beauty products when you can get the same results at a fraction of the cost?
The cosmetics industry may offer solutions for a glowing skin in a bottle or a tube, but going natural is the best way to keep your skin healthy and radiant for years to come. The harsh chemicals present in the commercially available products may work temporarily but will damage your skin in the long run. Moreover, these products are definitely not cheap!
Below we’d like to share with you 3 ways to use tomato beauty treatments in your beauty routine.
Tomato Face Pack For Blackheads
Ingredients: 1-2 tablespoons tomato pulp; 1 tablespoon oats; 1 tablespoon plain yogurt
Mix the yogurt and tomato pulp. Then, slowly add the oats to the mixture.
Lightly warm up this mixture and mix well.
Once cooled, apply this pack on your face and keep it on for 15 minutes.
Wash it off with regular water.
Use this face pack twice a week.
Oatmeal acts as a deep cleanser and removes all the impurities that have accumulated in the pores. Yogurt has lactic acid that helps in this cleansing process by exfoliating the dead cells. Once the pores are clean, the blackheads will be gone.
Tomato Face Pack For Combination Skin
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon tomato pulp; 1 tablespoon mashed avocado
Mix both the ingredients and apply the pack on your face.
Wash it off after 10 minutes.
Pat dry with a soft towel.
You can use this pack up to twice a week.
The astringent properties of tomato will balance the oil production in your skin. Avocado contains hydrating and nourishing nutrients that will keep your skin healthy. It also slows down the skin aging process with its vitamin C and vitamin E content
Tomato Face Pack For Dry Skin
Ingredients: A tomato; 1 teaspoon virgin olive oil
Cut the tomato into two parts. Squeeze the juice from one half into a bowl.
Add the 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.
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.