Millions of women regularly spend tons of cash on creams and masks in order to look beautiful. But you can get the skin its youth and radiance back without spending much – simply with the help of homemade vegetable masks.
Homemade vegetable face masks
Raw vegetables are among the best ingredients for DIY homemade masks. They provide the skin with beneficial substances, give it radiance, improve the complexion.
This article contains a selection of recipes for the most effective vegetable masks suitable for any skin type.
This mask is perfect for oily skin. Cut one raw potato in half and rub its juice onto the face. Leave the juice on the skin for about 20 minutes and then rinse with warm water. Potato juice mattifies and softens the skin, removes excess grease and sweat, smoothes out the first mimic wrinkles. And since potato juice also provides intense hydration for the skin around the eyes, soon enough undereye bags and dark circles start to become less visible.
Cucumber does not only provides the skin with the much-needed moisture but it also whitens and refreshes the skin.
Squeeze the juice of half a cucumber, apply it on your face and after 10 minutes, rinse with warm water. Then pat the face dry with a towel.
To get rid of the puffy eyes, attach the two halves of the cucumber to the eye area,”juicy” side down.
To get rid of acne and post-acne scarring helps the mask made of cucumber and lemon. Mix equal proportions of cucumber and lemon juice, apply onto the face with a brush, rinse after 10 minutes. For a long-lasting result, apply the mask every day for 14 days.
As with the potato mask, divide the tomato into two halves and rub the juice to the dry skin of the face. After 7 minutes, rinse with warm water. After using this mask, the skin becomes softer and looks more healthy and radiant.
Tomato mask is ideal for oily to combination skin. In order to finally get rid of those enlarged pores, try out this recipe. Take 1 tablespoon of tomato puree and add a few drops of lemon juice to it. Apply it onto the face and rinse after 10 minutes with room temperature water.
Pure lemon juice is an excellent natural remedy to help fight acne. For 1 treatment, juice of half a lemon would suffice. Apply it to the face with a cotton disc for 10 minutes and rinse with cool water. Use this mask as part of a course of treatment: every day for 1-2 weeks. After 8-9 days, the skin will become visibly clearer. To speed up the process and for even better results, drink squeezed lemon juice diluted in water in equal proportions every day on an empty stomach.
These simple recipes are as effective as expensive beauty salon treatments and luxury skincare products.