The long exposure to sun, without an adequate sunscreen protection, may lead to numerous skin issues, like dark spots. Therefore, you should always make sure that your skin is well hydrated, especially when you are exposed to the sun, and you should apply sunscreen in order to prevent the damage caused by the UV rays.
Potatoes are popular all around the world as they are extremely tasty and can be added to numerous different dishes. Yet, despite in the kitchen, their beneficial properties can also be used in the beauty industry.
Namely, potatoes alleviate different kinds of skin irritations, and also whiten and enhance the skin tone.
Moreover, they can numerous other beneficial properties, as follows:
- Prevent acne
- Nourishment and hydration of the skin
- Remove the dark circles below eyes
- Reducing inflammation
- Slowing down the aging process
- Eliminate skin stains
In order to use potatoes for beauty purposes, you only need to prepare some raw potato juice and apply it on the affected areas. Below are three suggested masks that contain potato juice and will effectively remove dark spots on the skin:
- Potato and carrot
Combine the juices of one potato and one carrot, apply their mixture on the area and leave it to act for 25 minutes. Afterward, wash the face with cold water.
- Potatoes and onions
Mix the juices of one potato and ½ onion and apple their mixture on the skin. Leave it to act for 10 minutes and afterward, rinse with water.
- Potatoes and lemon juice
Add the juice of half a lemon to your potato juice and apply their mixture on the face. Rinse it after 15 minutes with lukewarm water.