Homemade Potato Facial Bleach for Clear and Fair Skin – Bleaching is a very popular way to get bright, spotless and fair skin. However there are natural ways to get bright and fair skin. But most of the time, we use chemical bleaches. Since they are too harsh they can damage our skin texture. They can also cause itchy skin, redness, allergy, dry skin etc. Using chemical bleach for a prolonged period can result in uneven skin tone as well. So, if you are using chemical bleach for your skin, Stop Now! No doubt Potato is an amazing ingredient that has natural bleaching properties. Potato can give us naturally bright and fair skin. There are various ways to use potato for our skin. Here in this post, we will talk about a simple Homemade Potato Facial Bleach for Clear and Fair Skin.
Homemade Potato Facial Bleach for Clear and Fair Skin
- 1 medium sized potato
- 2 tsp of rose water
- Lemon juice (for oily skin)
- 1 tbsp of Yogurt (for dry skin)
- 1 tsp of honey
Preparation and Application :
- Peel the potato and cut it into small pieces.
- Put them in a blender and add rose water.
- Blend the potato cubes to make a fine paste.
- Take it out and then add juice of half lemon if you have oily skin or add yogurt if your skin is dry. Also, add honey.
- Mix all the ingredients nicely and make a smooth and thick paste.
- Apply it onto the face and wait for 15 minutes. Wash off with plain water after 15 minutes.
You can use this homemade bleach before any special event too for fabulous looking skin. Regular use of this potato bleach is also helpful to remove sun tan, dark patches, acne scars, blemishes etc and give you a naturally fair skin tone. Now, lets check out the benefits of the ingredients that we used here –
Potatoes are packed with vitamin A, B1 ,B2, B6, beta carotene, magnesium, phosphorus and various other skin friendly vitamins and minerals that improve our skin’s health. It also contains catecholase enzyme that helps to reduce blemishes, dark spots and acne scars and gives clear and fair skin tone. In fact potassium in potatoes moisturize and also hydrates the skin, while vitamin B6 boosts cell production. Potatoes contain calcium which heals dry skin and even protects the top layer of our skin. The magnesium fights skin damages induced by free radicals. Moreover, Vitamin C in potato boosts collagen production that maintains skin elasticity. Since potatoes have mild bleaching properties, it controls melanin production and reduces skin pigmentation that results in fair skin.
Rose Water :
Rose water is also a great natural cleanser that removes dirt and impurities from the skin and unclog blocked pores too. It controls excess oil secretion and maintains skin’s natural pH balance. Rose water has anti aging properties that helps to remove wrinkles and fine lines. Actually the anti-inflammatory properties of rose water gets rid of acne and soothe irritated skin. It also helps to repair scars, softens the skin and brings a natural glow.
Lemon Juice :
Lemon juice is a rich source of skin friendly nutrients. Because fruity acids present in lemon juice gently remove dead skin cells and also lighten age spots, acne scars and facial discoloration. It helps to give you beautiful and fair skin tone. Lemon juice cleans the pores because it absorbs the excess oil from the skin. Lemon juice has natural bleaching properties and in fact has been traditionally used in several home remedies to get flawless and fair skin.
Yogurt is also an excellent natural moisturizer that rejuvenate the skin. The lactic acid present in yogurt acts as an exfoliator too and removes the layer of dead skin cells to reveal brighter and younger skin. Lactic acid also helps to get rid of blemishes, pigmentation and uneven skin tone which results in glowing and fair skin.
Honey is anti-bacterial which makes it a great natural remedy to treat acne. The rich antioxidant properties of honey helps to slow down skin aging. The moisturizing and soothing properties of honey enhances our complexion and also gives glowing and fair skin.
This was my super simple Homemade Potato Facial Bleach for Clear and Fair Skin. Let me know what do you think of it? Do you use potato for fair skin? Tell us your favorite ways to use potato to get radiant and fair skin in the comments below. 🙂