The Benefits Of Using Tomatoes for Skin Treatment

The Benefits Of Using Tomatoes for Skin Treatment

Using tomato for  face treatment has phenomenal health beneifts. It can treat everything from large pores & rashes, to acne and more. The fruit contains a number of wonderful nutrients such as phenolic compounds, carotenoids, folic acid, vitamin C and vitamin A.

Vitamin C can help improve the collagen and elastin created in the skin, making it appear firmer. You will find that tomato also contains lycopene which can protection skin from photodamage

The tomato also has a cooling effect on the skin, which can help remove excess oil, calm raw skin and brighten luckless skin. The tomato can also help balance the skin’s PH levels. Integrate these skin care remedies into your beauty routine and you will be sure to see a big difference.

If you want to keep your skin fresh and glowing between treatment find the common skin problems below and learn about the positive effect that tomatoes can have to help your skin.

 

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Problem –  Combination Skin

 

How Does This Help?

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Good enough to eat, a tomato-and-avocado mask is great for combination skin (oily, normal, and dry). The nourishing and hydrating properties of avocado will moisturise the skin, whilst the acidic properties of the tomato can help balance oil production.

What You Will Need

  • ½ soft tomato
  • ½ soft avocado

What You Have To Do

  • Blend the avocado and tomato into a creamy consistency
  • Apply evenly to your face
  • After 20-30 minutes remove with lukewarm water

 

 

 

Problem –  Spots

 

How Does This Help?

Using jojoba oil, it hydrates and deeply moisturises the skin. Being hydrated, the skin controls the excess oil that was being produced which clogged the pores. To treat and clear the acne, this tea tree oil is key.

What You Will Need

  • 1/2 a soft tomato
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  • 1/2 teaspoon jojoba oil
  • 4 drops tea tree oil

What You Have To Do

  • Mash the tomato and mix the oils in. Stir really well.
  • Apply to your face and allow to sit for 10-15 minutes
  • Rinse

 

Problem – Sunburnt Skin

 

How Does This help?

Tomatoes help cool and soothe burned skin and contains plenty of vitamins A and C. This helps replenish skin whilst the buttermilk helps to soften, moisturize and soothe skin.

What You Will Need

  • 2 teaspoons of tomato juice
  • 4 teaspoons of buttermilk

What You Have To Do

  • Combine the tomato juice and buttermilk
  • Apply it all over your skin. Leave on the skin for a half hour, then rinse gently

 

 

Problem – Enlarged Pores

 

How Does This help?

The acidity in the combination of lemon and tomato mixture cleanses clogged pores and has a tightening effect on them.

What You Will Need

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  • 1 tablespoon of fresh tomato juice
  • 3 teaspoons of lemon juice

What You Have To Do

  • Apply the mixture with a cotton ball and massage gently into the skin using circular motions
  • Leave on the skin for about 15 minutes
  • Rinse with lukewarm water to shrink pores even further, then moisturize.

 

 

 

Problem –  Irritated Skin

 

How Does This Help?

If your skin is raw, irritated, itchy, sunburned, red, blotchy, or scaly, you’ll enjoy the benefits of this yogurt-and-tomato mask. Yogurt gives skin a protein boost and leaves the skin soft, while tomato cools and neutralizes the skin’s surface.

What You Will Need

  • ½ a tomato
  • 2 tablespoons of plain, unsweetened yogurt

What You Have To Do

  • Mix the tomato and yogurt well
  • Spread the mixture on your face
  • Let sit for 20 minutes then rinse with warm water

 

Just remember to make sure you always have tomatoes on hand so you can make these homemade skin-care remedies anytime. This will ensure your skin will receive all the nutrients and care it needs to shine.