9 Vegetable Peels That Treat Your Skin Well In Summer

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Summer is here and it is time to treat your skin right with the use of some of the best ingredients from your kitchen.

According to skin experts, vegetable peels contain the highest amount of nutrients that can pamper your skin to the maximum.

From the different vitamins to the nutrients and natural juices, these vegetable peels have it all. So, the next time you peel the skin off from a potato or a carrot, store it individually in an air-tight container.

Wash it well with lukewarm water and salt, and grind it to a thick paste. Store this paste in a dry container and whenever needed, you can apply it on your face to treat your skin.

Vegetable peels are best used for treating dark spots. The peels also enhance your colour, enabling you to look bright and beautiful.

So, what are you waiting for? Take a look at some of the vegetable peels that you can use this summer to lighten your skin tone and get a flawless look:



Cucumber peels help to reduce the blemishes from your skin. It also aids in treating sore and tired eyes. Apply cold peels over your face for 15 minutes & rinse your face with cucumber water when done.



Tomato juice is beneficial for the skin, especially in the summer season. Since this fruit is high in antioxidants, the peel when used on the skin will help to even your skin tone, at the same time will remove blemishes too.



It is the potato peel that contains a high amount of vitamin C. If you are suffering from an acne-troubled skin, massage the potato peel over the infected area to dry the acne and get rid of the scar too.


Sweet Potato

Are wrinkles, dark circles and puffy eyes taking away your beautiful look? Well, the only way to bring back your beauty is to massage the peel of this vegetable directly on to the skin and allow it to dry. Rinse your face after 10 minutes and repeat this treatment after a week.



Lemon peel has natural bleaching properties that can remove the suntan in less than a week. Therefore, make use of lemon peels to improve your complexion.



The next time you peel a carrot, don't discard the peel. In a mixer, add these peels and make a thick paste. Use this paste for a facial and focus on the areas that are dry. The vitamin C present in the carrot peel will nourish your skin.


Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd is good for diabetic patients. It is also good for the skin, especially in treating those ugly-looking pimples and the scars they leave behind. The vegetable peel can be ground to a paste. Add a tablespoon of honey to the paste and apply it on to the pimple. The bitter juice from the gourd will treat the pimple and lighten the scar too.



Beetroot juice can give your skin a beautiful shine and blush. However, the skin of this vegetable can also be used in treating dark spots. All you need to do is to make a thick paste out of the peel and only apply it on the dark spot. In a week, you will notice a difference in your skin tone.



The radish peel has copious amounts of vitamin B6 that can soften and remove the irritating blackheads when massaged on to the skin. So, use this peel to treat blackheads effectively.

Read more about: body care, vegetables, whitening, skin care
Story first published: Friday, March 11, 2016, 7:00 [IST]
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