Beauty

Vegetables That Make Great Facial Masks

Get some in your food and then some on your face!

The goodness of vegetables does not end with nutritious food. You can even use them in your beauty routine as they are equally good for your skin. Of course eating vegetables on a regular basis works great for your skin, but applying vegetables on your face in form of masks can work wonders as well. The million healthy properties of vegetables translate quickly into a glowing bright skin when applied on your face and you are left with youthful and vibrant skin. Here are a few vegetables that make great facial masks and you should definitely try them.

The Brightening Goodness Of The Carrot

Carrots are a source of dietary fibres, potassium, vitamin C and vitamin K. They work as magic in making your skin brighter and ever glowing. In fact, carrots suit every skin type and even if you are one of those unfortunate ones who dread at the thought of applying anything on your face, carrots will be your best friend. Carrot face masks can also tame your oily skin and make blemishes and acne go away in a jiffy. In order to make a carrot face mask, grate one and squeeze the juice out of it. Now, mix some gram flour with it and some milk to the mixture. Blend it well and form a paste like consistency. Apply it all over your face and wash it off when it dries down.

The Versatile Tomato Lets The Skin Breathe

Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants and its acidic properties remove any extra oil on your skin. They delay the skin’s ageing process and minimises wrinkles, fine lines and remove dark spots. Take some tomato pulp and add some lemon juice to it. Mix a tablespoon of gram flower and some orange zest powder to the mix. Add milk and form a paste. Apply it all over your face and once it dries rub it off smoothly. Follow this step by washing your face.

As Cool As A Cucumber

A rich source of water, cucumbers are great for its cooling properties on the skin. It brightens the skin tone and can even treat irritated skin. Cucumbers are also used to treat the puffiness around eyes. Mash a cucumber with some mint leaves and apply it on your face. Wash it off after a while and see the results.

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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