Why Tomatoes Are Good For Face & Skin Care?
The reason tomatoes are so beneficial for skin both when taken internally and applied externally is because they are rich in carotenoids (lycopene, lutein, Beta carotene), vitamins (vitamin E, vitamin C and folates) and phenolic compounds (flavonoids, phenolic acids and tannin’s).
All these vitamins are vital for skin care, try to both consume tomatoes regularly and use it for skin care to get great results. Here at home, we use tomatoes in our cooking every single day, I also use tomato juice or paste in skin care extensively too. You can also read the benefits of tomatoes in detail here.
Can We Apply Tomato Juice On Face Overnight Everyday?
You can apply tomato juice on face everyday. When I was younger, I remember reading an article which advised to rub tomato on the face daily night. I used to do it diligently and it gave me a nice even skin tone.
But I have never left it overnight as I prefer to have clean face when I am sleeping. But if you would like to leave the tomato juice on overnight, you can. It will not cause any side effects just make sure to use pesticide free tomatoes.
How To Make Tomato Juice For Skin Care?
To make tomato juice, choose fresh ripe organic tomatoes, cut into small pieces and grind in a mixer to a fine pulp without adding any water. Now strain the pulp to get fresh tomato juice.
I have given some of the best tomato face pack recipes, choose them according to your skin type and use regularly at least weekly once or twice to see good results. The base for all the tomato face packs given below is tomato juice.
8 Top Skin Care Benefits Of Tomato:
1. Anti Ageing Properties:
2. For Treating Acne:
3. For Skin Lightening:
4. For Glowing Skin:
5. Removes Dark Spots:
6. For Removing Suntan:
7. For Oily Skin:
8. For Dry Skin:
10 Top Homemade Tomato Face Packs For Fair & Glowing Skin:
1. Tomato & Aloe Vera Face Pack For Removing Suntan:
This face pack is very soothing, perfect for using on suntanned skin, it also removes suntan well. Mix 2 tsp of Aloe Vera gel, a pinch of turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp of tomato juice and 1 vitamin e capsule together and apply on the affected area. Leave it on as much longer as you can.
2. Tomato & Turmeric Face Pack For Blackheads:
For the face pack, take 2 tsp of rice flour in a bowl, add in 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder. Finally add in enough tomato juice to form a paste and apply as a face pack. Once it is almost dry, start rubbing in a circular motion and remove it off. This pack removes blackheads effectively.
3. Tomato & Honey Face Pack For Glowing Skin:
For making tomato and honey face pack, take 1 tsp of pure unprocessed honey in a bowl. Add in equal quantities of tomato juice to it. Mix well and using a small piece of cotton apply this mixture all over the face. Wait for 10 minutes before washing it off.
4. Tomato Face Pack For Acne & Acne Scars:
This tomato and sandalwood face pack treats and prevents acne. It also fades acne scars. Take sandalwood powder in a bowl, add in 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder to it. Add in tomato juice to form a paste and use it as a face pack.
5. Tomato & Cucumber Face Mask For Pigmentation:
For the mask, take equal quantity of fresh cucumber juice and tomato juice in a bowl. Mix well and apply all over the face using a small piece of cotton. This pack is very soothing and is very effective for evening out the skin tone.
6. Tomato & Oatmeal Face Mask For Skin Glow:
For the mask, grind 1 tbsp of oatmeal to a fine powder in a dry mixer. Now mix enough tomato juice to form a spreadable paste and use it as a face pack. This mask will make your skin glow.
7. Tomato & Baking Soda Face Pack For Scars:
Mix baking soda with enough freshly extracted tomato juice and use it as a face pack. This pack lightens dark spots and scars really well. But if you have very dry or very sensitive skin, I would suggest not using this face pack.
8. Tomato & Multani Face Pack For Oily Skin:
This mask is ideal for dry skin. For the mask, take a tbsp of multani mitti also called as fullers earth in English in a bowl. Add in enough tomato juice to form a paste. Now apply this mask all over the face, wait for it to dry and then wash it off.
9. Tomato & Lemon Face Pack For Dark Spots:
This face pack is maamzing for fading dark spots. For the pack, take equal quantities of lemon juice and tomato juice in a bowl. Apply this mixture all over the face using a piece of cotton. Wait for it to dry completely before washing it off.
10. Tomato, Milk & Besan Face Pack For Dry Skin:
This pack is amazing for dry skin. For the pack, take a tbsp of besan also called gram flour in a bowl. Add in equal quantities of tomato juice and milk to besan and mix to form a spreadable paste and use it as a face pack.