Potatoes, of course, is not something foreign to our ears. During this time we recognize the potato as one type of vegetable that can be processed either by way sauteed, boiled with other vegetables into vegetable soup, snack cakes similar to donuts, and so forth. But who would have thought if the potatoes are not only treated as a side dish, but the potatoes can be used also for beauty treatments, the use of potatoes as a face mask.
The content of Potatoes
The yellow round contains substances that are useful to the body, ie as an alternative source of carbohydrates, minerals, antioxidants, vitamin B, vitamin A and fiber. In addition to nutritional content, masks potato does not create risk of side effects. Utilization of the potato as a face mask can also be an easy and inexpensive alternative for those of you who want to have healthy and clean face.
How to Make Potato Mask
Potatoes as a mask WajahUntuk processing potatoes into a face mask, there are some things that can be done, either by mixing with other substances or not. If recycle themselves, the benefits of potatoes for the face are:
Eliminate dark circles
The trick is to peel potatoes, slice thinly tipis-. Then place the slices on the eyes for 15-20 minutes. Clean your face with warm water and pat dry.
The trick to making good the potato dough with grated manner or with boiled and mashed. Then apply on face. Let stand 15-20 minutes. Clean your face with warm water and pat dry.
Eliminate burns from the sun. You do this by slicing the potatoes were cold then put on the wound.
Making potato masks can also be made by mixing a few other ingredients. As some combination of the following, namely:
The combination of potato and egg white
Provide potatoes, wash, peel potatoes, cut potatoes potong- and blender or grated. After that mix the potato dough that has been blended or grated egg whites and mix well. Apply it on the face evenly. Let stand until dry, about 30 minutes. Clean with warm water, dry face with a towel.
The combination of potato and egg white is effective for eliminating acne and acne scars.
The combination of potatoes and carrots
Provide the potatoes and the carrots. Boil the potatoes and carrots until soft and tender. Then peel and puree. Mix well. Apply on the face. Let stand for 15 minutes. Once dry, wash with warm water and dry your face with a towel.
The combination of potato, honey and lemon
Provide potatoes, wash, peel potatoes, then grate. Mix honey and lemon juice to taste. Place the dough in a clean cloth and wrap. Rub the cloth on the surface of the face until evenly distributed. Let stand for 20 minutes or until dry. Clean with warm water and pat dry your face with a towel.
The combination of potato, honey and lemon is effective to moisturize the skin and whitens the skin gradually.
The combination of potatoes and olive oil
Provide the potatoes, cleaned, then boiled in its skin until cooked and tender. After that, mash the potatoes until smooth. Mix with 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 tablespoons whole milk, then mix well. Apply the mixture on the face. Let stand for 15 minutes. Clean with warm water and pat dry your face with a towel.
The combination of potato, honey and olive oil beneficial to moisturize and brighten the skin.
The combination of potato and cucumber
Blender potatoes and cucumbers that have previously been cleaned. Then apply around the eye area. Wait 15 minutes, then wash and dry the eye area.
Well, some other things that should be considered in order to achieve maximum results is the selection of potatoes, potato storage method and regularity in the use of masks.
Tips on choosing a good potato is a potato intact, smooth, dry, have a lot of eyes on its surface. Do not choose potatoes that are already showing a greenish color and appear shoots across the surface, as both of these could be a sign that the toxic alkaloid solanine potatoes have been formed.
In addition, storing potatoes in a cool place and away from the sun can also prevent the potatoes from the formation of toxic alkaloid solanine.
Easy, right? To have a healthy face, beautiful and clean does not have to be expensive is not it? Simply by utilizing materials around us well.