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    13 Tomato-Based Face Packs For Amazing Skin

    Tomato face pack, टमाटर देगा बेदाग खुबसूरती | DIY | BoldSky

    Tomato is packed with many amazing benefits. It is a vegetable that is found in every household, but its full potential has not been explored by us. Incorporating tomato into your skin care routine can revitalise your skin and give you a youthful look.

    Tomato is rich in vitamin C [1] and it helps to remove dead skin cells [2] . It contains lycopene [3] that helps to fight the sun damage. Tomato also acts a natural bleaching agent. It contains antioxidants [4] that help to fight free radical damage. [5] It has antiageing, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory [6] properties. These help to cleanse the skin and prevent any possible infections.

    Tomato-Based Face Packs

    Tomato acts as a natural astringent and hence helps to minimise the skin pores. It also helps maintain the pH balance of the skin.

    Below are some tomato face packs that will help provide that extra oomph factor to your skin.

    1. Tomato And Honey

    Honey exfoliates the skin. It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiseptic properties that keep the skin away from bacteria and inflammation. It has antioxidants like flavonoids and polyphenols that help fight free radical damage. [7] . This pack will brighten your skin and help remove blemishes and dark spots.

    Ingredients

    • 1 ripe tomato
    • 1 tsp honey

    Method of use

    • Peel off the tomato skin and chop it.
    • Blend the tomato to get a paste.
    • Add honey in it and mix well.
    • Apply it on your face.
    • Leave it on for 15 minutes.
    • Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
    • Use this once a week for the desired result.

    2. Tomato And Aloe Vera

    Aloe vera has antibacterial and antioxidant properties [8] that protect the skin from infections. It has antiageing properties [9] and helps rejuvenate the skin. Using tomato and aloe vera together will help you get rid of the dark circles.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tsp tomato juice
    • 1 tsp aloe vera gel

    Method of use

    • Mix both the ingredients together in a bowl.
    • Apply the paste under your eyes.
    • Leave it on for 10 minutes.
    • Rinse it off with normal water.
    • Use this twice a day for the desired result.

    3. Tomato And Lemon

    Lemon contains vitamin C which is a powerful antioxidant that helps fight free radical damage and boosts the production of collagen. [10] It also has citric acid [11] . Lemon helps to maintain the pH balance of the skin. This mask will help brighten your skin and get rid of dark spots.

    Ingredients

    • 1-2 tsp tomato pulp
    • A few drops of lemon juice

    Method of use

    • Mix both the ingredients in a bowl.
    • Apply it on your face.
    • Leave it on for 10-12 minutes.
    • Rinse it off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
    • Apply some moisturiser.

    4. Tomato And Oatmeal

    Oatmeal moisturises the skin. It contains antioxidants that protect the skin from pollution. It has anti-inflammatory properties that soothe the skin. It protects the skin from the UV damage. [12] Both of these together will moisturise the skin and treat dry skin issues.

    Ingredients

    • ½ tomato
    • 1 tbsp oatmeal
    • 1 tbsp honey
    • 1 tbsp egg yolk

    Method of use

    • Put the tomato in a bowl and mash it.
    • Blend the oatmeal into a powder.
    • Add the oatmeal into the mashed tomato and mix well.
    • Add honey and egg yolk in the mixture and mix them well.
    • Apply it on the face.
    • Leave it on for 15 minutes.
    • Rinse it off with cold water and pat dry.
    • Use this twice a week for the desired result.

    5. Tomato And Turmeric

    We all know that turmeric is an antiseptic agent. It also has antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties [13] that help keep bacteria away and prevent swelling. It also helps to fight acne and itching and heals the skin. [14] This pack will provide you with an even tone and help fight acne and blemishes.

    Ingredients

    • 1 ripe tomato
    • 2-3 tsp turmeric

    Method of use

    • Remove the seeds from the tomato.
    • Add the tomato into a bowl and mash it into a paste.
    • Add the turmeric powder into the bowl and mix well.
    • Apply the paste on your face.
    • Leave it on until it dries.
    • Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

    6. Tomato And Yogurt

    Yogurt contains lactic acid that helps to exfoliate the skin. [15] It moisturises and brightens the skin and helps to maintain the elasticity of the skin. [16] It fights acne and blemishes. This mask will help to rejuvenate your skin.

    Ingredients

    • 1 ripe tomato
    • 3 tsp plain yogurt

    Method of use

    • Blend the tomato and yogurt together.
    • Apply the paste on your face.
    • Leave it on for 10-15 minutes.
    • Rinse it off afterwards.

    7. Tomato And Potato

    Potato is rich in potassium and vitamins B and C [17] . It helps to boost collagen production and hence increase the elasticity of the skin. It moisturises the skin and removes dead skin cells. This face mask will help to remove tan and make your skin firm.

    Ingredients

    • ¼ tomato
    • 1 potato

    Method of use

    • Peel the skin of the potato and tomato.
    • Chop them into pieces and blend them together to get a paste.
    • Apply the paste on your face using a brush.
    • Leave it on for 30 minutes.
    • Rinse it off with cold water.

    Note: This paste may cause a little irritation in the beginning, but there's nothing to worry about.

    8. Tomato And Gram Flour

    Gram flour exfoliates the skin. It helps to fight acne and remove suntan. It is rich in proteins, dietary fibre, fats and vitamins. [18] It has anti-inflammatory properties and helps to soothe the skin. This face pack will help to remove suntan and moisturise the skin.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tomato
    • 2-3 tbsp gram flour
    • 1 tsp curd
    • ½ tsp honey

    Method of use

    • Put the tomato in a bowl and mash it well.
    • Add gram flour, honey and curd into the bowl and mix well.
    • Apply the paste on your face.
    • Leave it on until it dries.
    • Rinse it off afterwards.

    9. Tomato And Avocado

    Avocado is rich in vitamins A, D and E and omega-3 fatty acids. It moisturises the skin. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help to soothe the irritated skin. It helps to fight acne. Together, tomato and avocado will nourish the skin and give you a glowing skin.

    Ingredients

    • 1 ripe tomato
    • 1 ripe avocado

    Method of use

    • Put the avocado in a bowl and mash it well.
    • Take out 1 tbsp pulp from the tomato.
    • Add the pulp into the bowl and mix well to get a smooth paste.
    • Wash your face and pat dry.
    • Apply the paste on your face.
    • Leave it on for 10-15 minutes.
    • Rinse it off with lukewarm water and pat dry.
    • Use this twice a week for the desired result.

    9. Tomato And Cucumber Juice

    Cucumber is rich in proteins, fibre, potassium, magnesium and vitamins A, B1, C and K. [19] It has antioxidants [20] that help fight free radical damage and helps to keep the skin firm. It soothes the skin and helps to remove suntan. This pack will help remove the tan and make your skin firm.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tomato
    • ½ cucumber
    • A cotton ball

    Method of use

    • Chop the tomato and cucumber into small pieces.
    • Put them in a blender and blend well to get a paste.
    • Dip the cotton ball in this paste.
    • Apply it on your neck and face.
    • Leave it on for 15 minutes.
    • Rinse it off afterwards.

    10. Tomato And Olive Oil

    Olive oil has antiageing properties and helps to remove wrinkles and keep the skin firm. It is rich in vitamins A and E and fatty acids like omega-3 [21] and it moisturises your skin. Tomato and olive oil, together, will help to nourish and rejuvenate the skin.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tomato
    • 1 tsp virgin olive oil

    Method of use

    • Cut the tomato into half.
    • Squeeze out the juice from one half into a bowl.
    • Add olive oil to it and mix well.
    • Apply the mixture on your face.
    • Leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
    • Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

    11. Tomato And Kiwi

    Kiwi is rich in vitamin C [22] that helps boost the production of collagen. It makes the skin firm and rejuvenates it. It also moisturises the skin and help fight acne.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tomato
    • ½ kiwi
    • 1 tbsp milk

    Method of use

    • Chop the kiwi into small pieces.
    • Extract the pulp from the tomato.
    • Blend both of them together to get a paste.
    • Add milk to the paste and mix well.
    • Apply the paste on your face.
    • Leave it on for about 15 minutes.
    • Rinse it off with cold water.

    12. Tomato And Sandalwood

    Sandalwood helps to exfoliate the skin. It has antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and antiageing properties [23] that help to fight bacteria and maintain youthful skin. It also helps to treat acne. This face pack will help rejuvenate your skin.

    Ingredients

    • ½ tomato
    • 2 tbsp sandalwood powder
    • A pinch of turmeric

    Method of use

    • Scoop out the seeds from the tomato.
    • Add the tomato in a bowl and mash it well.
    • Add the sandalwood powder and turmeric into the bowl and mix well.
    • Apply the paste on the face.
    • Leave it on for 15 minutes.
    • Rinse it off with warm water.

    13. Tomato And Fuller's Earth

    Fuller's earth or multani mitti, as we know it, exfoliates your skin. It helps to control excess oil and hence fights acne. It deep cleanses the skin and removes the suntan. It facilitates blood circulation and helps to achieve glowing skin. This face mask will cleanse your skin and provide it with a healthy glow.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tbsp fuller's earth
    • 2-3 tbsp tomato juice

    Method of use

    • Mix both the ingredients together in a bowl to make a paste.
    • Apply the paste on your face.
    • Leave it on for 10 minutes or until it dries, whichever is first.
    • Rinse it off with warm water and pat dry.
    • Apply some moisturiser afterwards.
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