Written By Admin
Thursday, July 7, 2016
When you spend a lot of time in the sun, your skin will be exposed to harmful ultra violet (UV) rays.
If you do not use a good sunscreen then you are likely to get more than just a tan, you can be exposed to a number of skin problems, one of which is dark spots.
You need to always ensure that you are hydrated if you cannot avoid sun exposure, in this case you will need to drink lots of water.
So use a sunscreen if you know you will be staying out in the sun for a prolonged period of time and have with you a bottle of water as well.
If you are already suffering from the effects of extended exposure to sunlight and you have dark spots, then you will need to check out these amazing potato facial mask recipes that will help you get rid of those unsightly dark spots and with no side effects.
Potatoes are terrific!
So before now you thought potatoes were only good for eating, well now you should know that they are also a great natural skin care alternative.
Potatoes have amazing skin toning properties and they even help to ease inflammation of the skin.
Why using potato skin treatment is important
Potatoes help reduce skin inflammation
They can get rid of acne
They take care of skin stains
Potatoes will slow down the aging process
They will eliminate dark circles round the eyes
Potatoes are great for moisturizing and nourishing the skin
Using potatoes as a natural skin care alternative
All you need to do is to prepare the raw potato juice and topically apply it to affected parts of your skin.
It is 100% natural and works wonders, just ensure that you use organic potatoes though and not the genetically modified ones as the latter have harmful toxic chemicals that could be detrimental to your skin as a result of the pesticides used on them.
Try these three potato facial mask combos at home today!
1. Potatoes and lemon juice facial mask combo
First, blend some chopped potatoes to extract the juice.
Next, add to the potato juice -- 1/2 a lemon juice.
Achieve a homogeneous mixture by stirring the juices well.
Apply the mixture to your face and leave it for a minimum of 15 minutes.
You then wash off the facial mask lukewarm water once the time has elapsed.
2. Potatoes and onion facial mask combo
Mix the juice of onions (a 1/2 onion) and potato (one).
Blend the ingredients well to get a thick homogeneous mixture.
Apply this mask on your face and leave it for 10 minutes.
Rinse off thoroughly after 10 minutes.
3. Potato and carrot facial mask combo
Get one carrot and one potato and blend them to derive their juices.
Mix their juices together properly.
Apply the mixture to your face and allow it to stay on for about 25 minutes.
Wash with cold water afterwards.
When you use these recipes you will notice an immediate improvement in your skin tone as the dark spots will gradually vanish.