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Want Bright, Glowing Skin? Try These DIY Potato Face Packs

Want Bright, Glowing Skin? Try These DIY Potato Face Packs

A potato is not just a vegetable, it is a warm, mushy feeling. Mashed potatoes, french fries, potato chips, aloo paratha; potatoes make everything better. Potatoes make French fries, chips and vodka. It's like the other vegetables aren’t even trying! There are so many things that can be done with potatoes. You can bake them, mash them, fry them, or even roast those yummy babies. But can it substitute it as a face pack for super smooth skin that you cannot stop touching? Oh, hell yes!

Did you know that potatoes are jam-packed with minerals such as phosphorus and potassium and overloaded with vitamins such as A, B, B1, B3, B6 and C- which our skin loves? Yes, potatoes may have a bad reputation when it comes to controlling our calorie intake but who said you need to eat something in order to reap its benefits? You can definitely turn it into a mask and bask in its glory.

There are so many reasons and benefits of potato for skin that you should head over to your kitchen and make a nice DIY potato face mask, STAT!

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    Potato Face Pack Benefits

    Naani maa ke nuske are something we all have tried at least once in our lives. And if you did listen carefully to your grandmother when she was giving you some amazing beauty advice, you know that she often emphasized on potato face pack benefits.

    A raw potato, potato peels or even the potato juice can give you the skin you always desired. With regular use, a potato mask can greatly improve our skin’s health, complexion and also treat skin issues like dark spots and blemishes.

    Let’s get to know the benefits in detail, shall we?

    • Applying a potato mask, or even using it in its raw form can help you get rid of facial spots, marks, and blemishes. The catecholase enzyme present in potatoes is known for fighting off any kind of spots on our skin.
    • Potatoes have a generous amount of Vitamin C in them and that’s the reason why they are used for skin brightening. Vitamin C is also responsible to promote collagen production in our skin and helps treat damaged skin and reduce inflammation caused by cuts or bruises.
    • Potatoes have great hydrating properties. The calcium and potassium present in potatoes can help treat dry skin and moisturize your skin from the inside out.
    • Potatoes have natural bleaching properties that help reduce melanin production and also help to treat hyperpigmentation and lighten the skin tone.
    • Potato juice is extremely helpful in treating bags and dark circles under (and around) our eyes. Vitamin C and antioxidants present in them helps to promote blood circulation under our eyes.
    • Potatoes are also jam-packed with Vitamin B6 that is known for boosting cell formation. 
    • Potatoes are also known for their anti-aging properties. Vitamins such as A, B and C are essential in keeping our skin feeling young and youthful. They also help maintain the skin’s firmness.

    How To Make A Potato Face Mask For Different Skin Types

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    Now that we know that potatoes are super beneficial for our skin, here’s how you can make a homemade face pack with potatoes for various skin types and skin concerns!

    Time to tackle every type of skin woes, one potato mask at a time.

    • Potato Face Pack For Normal Skin
    • Potato Face Pack For Oily Skin
    • Potato Face Pack For Dry Skin
    • Potato Face Pack For Combination Skin

    Potato Face Pack For Normal Skin

    If you have normal skin but still wish to hydrate or add a glowing texture to your skin, then this potato mask is just for you.

    You’ll need:

    • Potato juice (2 potatoes)
    • 2 tbsp. cucumber juice
    • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
    • Turmeric
    • Bowl

    Step 1: In a bowl, add all the juices.

    Step 2: Next, add a pinch of turmeric and mix well.

    Step 3: If the mixture is too runny, add another pinch of turmeric till a nice paste is formed.

    Step 4: Apply it on your face and keep it for not more than fifteen minutes.

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    Potato Face Pack For Oily Skin

    Having oily skin, especially during summers is such a bummer. Use this potato mask and let your skin glow!

    You’ll need:

    • 2 boiled potatoes
    • 1 tbsp. Lemon juice
    • 2 tbsp. Milk
    • 1 tbsp. Oatmeal
    • Bowl

    Step 1: Mash the two potatoes together.

    Step 2: Add milk and lemon juice to it.

    Step 3: When the paste is formed, add the oatmeal to it to make the texture coarser.

    Step 4: Apply the mask evenly on your face and neck and let it work wonders on your skin for about 30 mins.

    Potato Face Pack For Dry Skin

    We know how frustrating having dry skin can be, especially after washing your face. All that itchiness and stretch-y skin. Use this potato mask to add an instant dose of hydration into your skin.

    You’ll need:

    • 1 big boiled peeled potato
    • 1 tbsp of olive oil
    • ½ tbsp. Honey
    • Bowl
    • Rosewater


    Step 1: In a bowl, mash the potato and add olive oil.

    Step 2: Mix it well and then add honey to it.

    Step 3: Spray some rosewater on your face to prep it.

    Step4: Once the paste is cooled down, apply it on your face and neck and let it sit for 30 minutes.

    Potato Face Pack For Combination Skin

    If you have normal skin but your T-zone and area around the nose is always shiny, that means you have combination skin and we know just the perfect potato mask recipe for it!

    You’ll need:

    • 1 boiled potato
    • ½ tbsp turmeric powder
    • 1 tbsp curd
    • Bowl
    • Lemon juice

    Step 1: In a bowl, add the potato, turmeric powder and curd to it and mash and mix.

    Step 2: Once the paste formed is cooled down, apply it on your face.

    Step 3: If your nose and T-zone are really oily, take a clump of the paste, add a few drops of lemon juice to it and apply it.

    Step 4: Sit back, relax while the mask makes your skin irresistible to touch.

    How To Make A Potato Face Mask For Different Skin Concerns

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    We all have different reasons why we wish to make a DIY face mask, don’t we? If your goal is to achieve glowing skin, to relive your skin from acne or treat your acne, etc. these potato masks are just for you.

    And the best part, they are so easy to make and you probably have all the ingredients in your pantry.

    PS: Try yourself from NOT eating these delicious potato mask recipes.

    • Potato Face Pack For Acne-Prone Skin
    • Potato Face Pack For Tan Removal
    • Potato Face Pack For Pigmentation
    • Potato Face Pack For Dark Spots 
    • Potato Face Pack For Dull Skin

    Potato Face Pack For Acne-Prone Skin

    Bid adieu to acne, the easy way! Acne are stubborn to get rid off easily, but we gotta start somewhere, right?

    You’ll need:

    • 1 boiled potato
    • Tomato pulp (of 2 tomatoes)
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice (optional)
    • Bowl

    Step 1: In a bowl, add the potato and the tomato pulp.

    Step 2: Mix the mixture well and apply it on your face.

    Step 3: If you have a severe case of acne, you can also add lemon juice to the paste.

    Step 4: Apply the mixture for over 45 minutes and then wash off using an antibacterial cleanser.

    Potato Face Pack For Tan Removal

    We know how difficult getting rid of a tan can be, even after applying layers of SPF. Use this mask twice a week and tanning- no more!

    You’ll need:

    • 1 boiled and peeled potato
    • 1 tbsp besan
    • 1 tbsp. lemon juice

    Step 1: In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together

    Step 2: Apply the mask evenly on your face and let it dry for 30 minutes.

    Step 3: Repeat it twice a week to remove tanning effectively.

    Potato Face Pack For Pigmentation

    If you suffer from pigmentation, this potato face mask will change your skin, forever.

    You’ll need:

    • Potato juice from 2 potatoes
    • Rice flour
    • 1tbsp. Honey
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • Bowl

    Step 1: In a bowl, mix all ingredients together.

    Step 2: Apply the mask on your face and keep it there for 30 minutes

    Step 3: Once dried, wash it using a mild cleanser.

    Potato Face Pack For Dark Spots

    Dark spots are difficult to get rid of but never say never!

    You’ll need:

    • 1 boiled potato
    • Rosewater
    • Fuller’s earth
    • Bowl

    Step 1: In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together.

    Step 2: Apply the mask on your face and neck evenly.

    Step 3: Apply a nice layer on your face and lie down.

    Step 4: Once dried, wash your face with cold water.

    Potato Face Pack For Dull Skin

    If you want glowing skin, this potato mask is just for you! 

    You’ll need:

    • 1 boiled potato
    • ½ lemon juice
    • Bowl
    • 1 tbsp honey

    Step 1: In a bowl, mix and mash both the ingredients together

    Step 2: Once the paste is cooled down, apply the mask on your face.

    Step 3: For an added dose of hydration, you can also add honey to it.

    Step 4: Apply the mask on your face for 30 minutes.

    So, there you have it! Amazing DIY potato masks for every skin type and woe. What are you waiting for? Start making these masks already.

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