Even though everybody knows that you can use cucumber slices for the eyes or a yogurt face mask, there are foods that you associate too easy with beauty treatments.
Potatoes, for example, are associated with Earth and rather frying, but it also contains surprising benefits for your skin. And you don’t have to boil it to take advantage of these qualities, you can cut out raw and applied directly to the skin!
How did it work?
Potato contains many beneficial vitamins and minerals to the skin. You can take advantage of these by consuming more potatoes either applying them directly onto the skin:
Vitamin B complex acts through different qualities that they have every type of vitamin, to protect the skin from the sun and wrinkles.
Can I prevent skin discoloration, dryness of the lips and Seborrheic Dermatitis, an inflammatory infection that makes your skin moist and exfoliated?
vital for healthy skin, vitamin C regulates the synthesis of collagen, a structural protein, essential for the health of the joints and skin firmness. Antioxidant activity of vitamin C protects the body from the free radical activity and prevent and heal your skin from the effects of sunlight, sores, acne and keep it moisturized.
Iron deficiency makes the skin look dull and gray. Therefore, the corresponding intake of iron will restore the skin’s natural glow.
This mineral is necessary for the development, maintenance and restoration of tissues and cells of the body extra intake of this nutrient maintains skin youthful appearance.
Advanced age can lead to the loss of calcium in the skin, enhancing the appearance of diseases such as East Kilbride, Hailey-Hailey, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.
Calcium also has the quality to keep your skin hydrated and healthy.
Potassium is another mineral necessary for the skin, which contributes to the development of connective tissue to heal wounds and acne, as well as to prevent the signs of premature aging.
Copper strongly stimulate skin regeneration. Yes, collagen and elastin. Stimulates the production of hyaluronic acid, which gives facial volume.
How to Use
Potatoes can be cut slices or grated and then apply directly to the skin, but it is easier to be used in the form of potato juice (with the peel). Can be applied daily to the clean skin and let it act for 5-10 minutes then pat dry your skin. No need to rinse.
Clean skin with warm water and pat dry. Potato juice has a mild action and can be used daily.
Attention! Always try to use potatoes coming from organic farming.