5 benefits of tomatoes for skin

When it comes to skin care, tomatoes are the ones you should include in the list to achieve brighter skin. 

This juicy fruit is packed with vitamins and nutrients that are so advantageous for the skin on your face, you would regret not using it before. The best part about it is that it is so easily available in every house and can be used in almost any form, which makes it perfect to include them in your daily routine. They are also suitable for all skin types, so you needn’t worry about that. 

The benefits of tomatoes for skin are plenty. It contains several skin-benefiting vitamins and nutrients that can give you the skin of your dreams. Rich in lycopene, an antioxidant found in tomatoes, it can repair damaged skin and restore its natural, healthy glow. Its acidic and astringent properties make it an excellent ingredient for women with oily and acne prone skin.

  1. Reduces Oiliness

This is one of the biggest benefits of tomatoes for your skincare. If you have oily or acne-prone skin, you may be struggling with your face producing excessive oil. Greasy skin can be quite troubling and affects the overall health of your skin. Even your makeup doesn’t stay in place with all the oil hampering with it. Tomatoes do a great job of combating this and reducing the oil content from your skin.

Tip: After cutting a tomato into two halves, take one piece and rub it thoroughly on your face and rinse with water after 10-15 minutes to get a smooth and oil-free complexion.

  1. Removes dead cells

There are several benefits of applying tomato juice on the face. When applied regularly, tomatoes can help you remove the skin’s dead cells. This is because tomatoes have many enzymes that work as natural exfoliators. You can also use tomato with sugar as a gentle exfoliator for your face.

  1. Acts As A Skin Lightener

Not only do tomatoes act as an astringent but also help wake up the dullest of skins. Mix the pulp of one tomato with 2 tsps. of fuller’s earth and add 1 tsp. fresh mint paste. Apply to clean skin until it is dry and watch the magic. Not only will your skin be lighter but will also feel refreshed and taut.

       4.Detan With Tomatoes

Tomatoes are great for reducing summer tanning. Mash a tomato and mix its pulp with a tsp. of honey and massage on the skin. Not only will this help reduce tan but also naturally reduce dryness caused by the strong UV rays of the sun. Leave this on for a minimum of 15 minutes before washing off with cold water. 

5. Give skin a youthful glow

Everybody wants that glowing, youthful skin which almost seems impossible to achieve sometimes. Using tomatoes on your face helps in the production of collagen. Collagen is a protein that gives structure to the skin. This makes your skin have a clear texture and keeps it soft and glowing even as you may start to age.

Tip: Pulp one tomato and mix it with Multani mitti and one teaspoon of fresh mint to create a DIY face pack that gives your skin a glow and also refreshes it.



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