Potatoes are considered to be a staple food in several parts of the world. Along with its versatility in cooking, potatoes are used to enhance our beauty as well. This vegetable is packed with Vitamin C, Carbohydrates, and an enzyme called catecholase which enhances the brightness of your skin and also adds shine to your hair.
We suggest you head over to your kitchen and get the most out of potatoes for your skin and hair. 6 ways to use potato for skin & hair:
To reduce face acne & pimples:
In a bowl add potato juice, 1 tbsp lemon juice, ½ cup of cucumber juice and add a pinch of turmeric. Mix all the ingredients well, apply it to your face and keep it for 10-15 minutes. Use a circular motion to scrub off the paste, rinse it off with lukewarm water.
As a de-puffer:
Take a potato and cut it into few slices. Keep those slices of potato in a fridge, after chilled place them on your eyes for instant de-puffing and soothing effect.
To reduce dark spots:
In a bowl mix 1 tbsp of potato juice with 1 tbsp of honey. Apply the paste on your face. Wash it off after 15-20 minutes with cold water.
For shiny hair:
Boil 2-3 potatoes for over an hour. Remove the potatoes from the water and let the water cool down. Later uses the potato water to rinse your hair.
As a toner:
You can use potato juice as a toner. Take out potato juice, with the help of cotton balls or a spray bottle apply the juice over blemishes to reduce marks and pigmentation.
To reduce hair fall:
In a small bowl mix aloe vera gel with potato juice to prepare a hair mask. Massage the mask onto your scalp, let it sit for 15 minutes, and wash it with cold water.