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Get clean and clear skin at home with the help of potato juice

Apart from making potatoes a part of your diet, include them in your skin care regime because they are filled with antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins that are all great for your skin.
potato for tan
Potatoes are super effective in removing tan. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Aayushi Gupta Published: 17 Jun 2021, 13:08 pm IST
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Potatoes have long been considered the perfect comfort food. They are popularly known as the king of vegetables, and besides their culinary benefits, this commonly available ingredient works amazingly well for your skin as well. Yes, they are a potent skincare ingredient.

Our skin remains exposed to a number of harmful factors on a daily basis such as sun rays, pollution, dirt, dust, etc, and it can all result in hyperpigmentation, skin darkening, dull and uneven skin tone. That’s why your skin requires something natural to cure your skin problems. And, it is believed that potatoes are easy, inexpensive, and a quick way to help you get rid of a range of beauty problems.

Here are the benefits of potato juice for the face:

Although potatoes seem like an unusual ingredient to make a face pack, do not underestimate this vitamin and mineral-rich vegetable: 

potato juice face mask
Potatoes are great for your skin. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
  • Potato juice can help you get rid of under-eye circles and wrinkles, reducing puffiness around the eyes.
  • It can lighten and brighten the skin.
  • It is known to retain moisture in the skin.
  • They are known to reduce skin inflammation that causes acne. 
  • Because potatoes are a rich source of iron, vitamin C, and riboflavin, they can tighten the pores and also provide anti-ageing benefits. 
  • Potato juice is a natural bleaching agent that can tighten and remove stubborn tan from your skin, thereby improving your complexion.
  • All in all, using potato juice can help to treat blemishes, sunburn, dark spots, fine lines, and dull skin. 

It’s pretty easy to include potatoes in your daily skincare routine. But contrary to popular belief, this vegetable does have many nutrients, but there is a twist. Most of the nutrients are found in the skin of the potatoes, so if you want the benefits, do not peel and throw away the skin. 

Here’s how you can prepare a potato face mask to improve your skin healt

You’ll need:

  • 3 tbsp potato juice
  • 2 tbsp honey
potato juice face mask
Get an even skin tone with potato juice face mask. Image courtesy: Shutterstock


  • Extract the juice from one medium-sized potato.
  • Take a bowl and mix the potato juice with honey.
  • Blend it well and apply it to your face and neck.
  • Massage your face in a circular motion all over your face. 
  • Leave it on for 10-15 minutes (until it dries), and wash it off.

Do apply this face pack on a daily basis for the best results.

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About the Author

Aayushi Gupta is a health writer with a special interest in trends related to diet, fitness, beauty and intimate health. With around 2 years of experience in the wellness industry, she is connected to leading experts and doctors to provide our readers with factually correct information. ...Read More

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