Potatoes are most widely used vegetable and found in almost every kitchen around the world. Its health and taste benefits are known worldwide, but have you ever experienced its beauty benefits?
If not, now is the time to beautify yourself with this utterly delicious vegetable.
Potatoes are rich in vitamin C which is vital for maintaining skin health, here is the list of five skin benefits you can avail from it:
Dark Circles Remedy: Apply potato juice or mashed potato directly on the affected area for 15-20 minutes. Doing this regularly will reduce your dark circles considerably
Wrinkles Remedy : It works as an effective anti-aging beauty agent and it can keep wrinkles at bay. To gain the benefits, apply potato juice on face for at least once in a week.
Skin Lightening: These are natural skin lightening agent, apply a mask of grated raw potato on your face and rinse off with water after 30 minutes and you can experience the wonders it does to your skin.
Lifts Dead Skin: Apply grated peeled potatoes on your face for 10 minutes and then rinse with water, this will give a fresh glowy skin.
Removes Eye Puffiness: To remove eye puffiness, you need to create a mixture of potato juice and cucumber juice. Cucumber contains ascorbic acid and caffeic acid whereas potato has liquid starch and catecholase. These two ingredients work wonder in treating puffiness of eyes.
This vegetable is the world’s fourth largest food crop, following rice, wheat, and maize.
The Inca Indians in Peru were the first to cultivate potatoes around 8,000 BC to 5,000 B.C.