Apart from being used probably in every possible dish, tomatoes with their innumerable goodness work not just for your overall health but also for a glowing skin. The antioxidants and other essential nutrients present in tomatoes can make your skin acne and blemish free. With a good boost of vitamin C, it replenishes the skin. But do you know that tomatoes are also a great ingredient for a face pack? With all the rich nutrients present in it, tomatoes can offer so much to your skin. While you may have used tomatoes in the form of commercially bought face washes or cleansers and toners, we bring some amazing natural tomato-based face packs that will definitely give your skin a complete makeover.
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These Tomato Face Packs Will Help You From Various Skin Concerns
1. For Acne
Tea tree oil is extremely efficient at clearing acne with its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. This combined with jojoba oil and tomato works effectively towards increasing skin's elasticity and tan removal. Take about half a tomato, one teaspoon of jojoba oil, four drops of tea tree essential oil and blend everything together to form a paste. Apply on the face and let sit for 15 minutes.
2. For Blemishes
Tomato is great at working on blemishes and dark spots, at the same time treating sunburns. Take one tomato and one tablespoon of honey, and mix these two ingredients. This face mask is easy to make and a great nourishing face pack working towards making the skin soft and supple.
3. For Blackheads
Talk about exfoliation and oatmeal comes to mind. Powder two tablespoons of oatmeal in coarse form and mix it with two tablespoons of tomato pulp. Add yoghurt to this mixture and the lactic acid further helps in removing the toxins and cleaning the pores. Apply this on your face and leave for 15 minutes.
4. For Dark Circles
Under-eye areas, especially, are quite delicate and thus require delicate and soothing care. Take one teaspoon of tomato juice and aloe vera gel, just a few drops. Apply this mixture under your eyes and let sit for 10 minutes.
5. For Tan Removal
This cucumber and tomato face pack is great if you have oily skin and want a matte yet comfortable look. All you need to do is take one tomato and two tablespoons of cucumber paste along with a tablespoon of honey. Spread the mixture on your face and let it sit for 15-20 minutes and rinse off using lukewarm water.
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