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Skin Care and Vegetables

Submitted by on April 27, 2012 – 3:21 amNo Comment

We all ares aware that skin care is a major part of taking care of your health. What we eat and what we are  largely influences the texture of our skin. Vegetables are foods when consumed helped us to maintain a good health. They are totally packed with minerals, nutrients and proteins. Vegetables are good for nurturing and beautifying our skin. There are many people who use a lot of cosmetic products so that they can have a glowing skin. But vegetables are surprisingly the best friends we could ever have and gives us a kind of skin that gives the best results without any kind of side effect. It is important to know about the freshness that vegetables give and it is imperative that we also are aware of the effect they have on the skin.


Tomato has the best kind of beautifying properties. Till today no one has even known that tomato is the best cosmetic in the kitchen. It has alpha hydroxyl acids that are responsible for balancing the PH in the skin. With a great storage of lycopene compounds they help to tighten the pores and also help in maintaining the level of moisture in the skin.

Application of the pulp of tomato on the face gives noticeable results immediately Rinse off after an hour and follow this routine regularly. Cut the tomato and massage it on your face in circular motions. Leave the juice for around five minutes and rinse it off. If you want to treat large pores mixture a tablespoon of lemon juice with equal quantity of tomato juice Apply it and then wash it off.


This is a universal skin friend. This is one vegetable that is used in the diet and is a hidden beauty secret for all. these are very good for oily skin and very high in ketone. The potato helps to detoxify, clean and also activate sensory components and thus helps to strengthen the tone of the skin. It has catecholase which is an enzyme that helps to also make the skin look lighter. Wrinkles are reduced and excess oil is quickly absorbed with the help of the potato juice.

Cut a potato into two and massage it in your skin in a circular way. Most of the potato starch sticks to the skin. So leave it for around 20 minutes and wash it water. If you want to rid your eyes of dark circles then place a potato slice in each eye. Then potato also helps in giving a glow to your skin. So chill potato juice and rinse your face. Use the water used for boiling potatoes for smoothening of rough hands.


Cucumbers are a beautician’s best friend. With rich vitamin sources and lot of amino acids they help to clean and whiten the skin. They give a lot of relief from allergy of skin. Cucumber is method that helps in dealing with puffiness of the eyes too. Daily use of cucumber helps to prevent acnes, pimples and blackheads. It helps against dryness of skin. It has the same PH as the skin and so helps to restore all the acid factors of the skin. So cucumbers always give a smooth skin.

Cucumber juice helps to refresh the skin and provides a steady glow to the skin. This juice can be applied on the face and left for around 10 minutes. Then the face is rinsed with a lot of lukewarm water and then patted dry. Cucumber is helpful to treat puffy eyes. A juice of tomato and cucumber is prepared and applied on the face for around 10 minutes and then washed off.

White radish

A great antioxidant white radish is filled with Vitamin C. This is a vitamin that has the capacity to stop the formation of melanoma. So eating radish would only make your skin very sooth. Healthy radishes help not only to maintain a good health but also helps to keep the skin glowing.

Mix radish juice with butter and apply it always on the face. This helps to help the skin to glow and thus radishes are a great source of cleansing and smoothness.


This is a very cooling herb that helps in improving the mood and also stimulates your sense to a great extent. The leaves help to cure pimples and acnes. Crush few mint leaves and add fuller’s earth and sandalwood. Apply this paste on your face and allow it to dry. Then wash with clean water.

Thus all the vegetables in the kitchen can be put to use to give a fresher and healthier skin.

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