Amazing Beauty Benefits of Tomato on Face with 13 DIY Tomato Face Pack Recipes

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The beautiful, bright red tomatoes are not only great for providing you with the tastiest of the sauces and soups; this amazing fruit can provide you with great skin too. Consuming tomatoes is great for your health. It is filled with nutrients that improve your skin along with all the other nutritional benefits that come to you when you eat it. But you also use tomatoes for targeted benefits and quicker results for your skin in the form of easy, homemade, natural DIY face packs.

Benefits of Tomato for Skin

  1. Tomatoes are a natural exfoliating agent that can help you to remove dead skin cells and give you softer, smoother skin.
  2. Tomatoes protect your skin cells from oxidative damage caused by the harmful UV rays of the sun and reduce the risk of skin cancer.
  3. Tomatoes are also known to help you out with tanned skin and very effective in getting rid of that stubborn tan.
  4. Sunburnt skin can be treated with a tomato with a simple application on the affected parts.
  5. Tomatoes fight cellular damage and redness of the skin and retain the moisture; therefore, preventing the occurrence of fine lines and wrinkles.
  6. The humble tomato contains an antioxidant called lycopene which is known to act as a natural sunscreen.
  7. Tomatoes are known to be very effective in treating skin blemishes due to their astringent properties.
  8. The astringent nature of tomatoes effectively tightens skin pores.
  9. Tomatoes have been found to control the secretion of oil from the skin pores.
  10. The salicylic acid present in the tomatoes with of its ability to dry up acne is a great cure for acne.
  11. Tomatoes can remove impurities from your skin and system, thereby keeping skin issues at bay.
  12. Tomato extract is widely used in eye creams, which, leaves your eyes looking refreshed and revitalized.
  13. Tomatoes can be successfully used to combat any sign of stress and tension on your skin.
  14. Tomato juice can be extremely effective in healing and treat the skin burns.
  15. The vitamin C present in tomatoes can help you as an amazing natural skin toner.
  16. Vitamin C in tomatoes improves the collagen and elastin production in your skin, making it supple and firm
  17. Tomatoes are known to maintain the pH balance of your skin efficiently.
  18. Benefits of applying tomato on the face are innumerable, and a natural glow to your skin is the just one of them.

Nutritional Value of Tomato

Tomato is a delicious fruit (yes, botanically speaking, it is a fruit, not a vegetable) that belongs to the nightshade family of the Solanaceae family. As per the USDA reports, this beautiful fruit contains several of the necessary nutrients for a human body.

Loaded with many nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, flavonoids, phytonutrients etc. it provides many health benefits. Its potassium rich content gives you enough potassium essential for controlling heart rate and cell damage. Vitamin A, flavonoid B complex, thiamine, folates, niacin, etc. also from a part of the nutrient list of this fruit.

Uses of Tomatoes for Skin

Uses of tomato juice for skin are innumerable, and here, we have listed a few of them for your benefit.

1. Tomato pulp face pack

Tomato pulp face pack

Ingredients

Tomatoes, rosewater

Method

  • Mash one boiled tomato into a pulp and add a tablespoon of rosewater.
  • Mix well.
  • Apply this mix all over your face and neck.
  • Wash off with cool water after 10 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this once a week for best results.

2. Tomato and Cucumber Face Pack

Tomato and cucumber face pack

Ingredients

Tomato, cucumber, honey

Method

  • Squeeze all the juice from one tomato and add two tablespoons of cucumber paste along with a tablespoon of honey. Mix well.
  • Apply this mix all over your face and neck.
  • Wash off with cool water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this twice or thrice a week for best results.

3. Tomato Face Pack for Blemishes

Tomato Face Pack for Blemishes

Ingredients

Tomato, honey

Method

  • Add one tablespoon of honey to three tablespoons of tomato pulp.
  • Mix well. Apply this mix all over your face and neck. Wash off with cool water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this twice a week for best results.

4. Tomato Face Pack for Glowing skin

Tomato Face Pack for Glowing skin

Ingredients

Tomato, sugar, yogurt

Method

  • Take the pulp of one small tomato and add two tablespoons of yogurt and one tablespoon of sugar.
  • Mix well till the sugar is dissolved. Apply this mix all over your face and neck.
  • Wash off with cool water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this twice or thrice a week for best results.

5. Tomato Face Pack for Blackheads

Tomato Face Pack for Blackheads

Ingredients

Tomato, oats, yogurt

Method

  • To get rid of Blackheads, Take the pulp of one small tomato and add three tablespoons of yogurt and one tablespoon of oats.
  • Slightly heat up this mixture till it is comfortably warm. Mix well.
  • Apply this mix all over your face and neck.
  • Wash off with water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this once a week for best results.

6. Tomato Face Pack for Dry Skin

Tomato Face Pack for Dry Skin

Ingredients

Tomato, olive oil, honey

Method

  • In the pulp of one small tomato, add two tablespoons each of honey and olive oil.
  • Note to use virgin olive oil. Mix well. Apply this mix all over your face and neck.
  • Wash off with water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this twice a week for best results.

Check here to know more about How to avoid dry skin naturally.

7. Tomato Face Pack for Tan Removal

Tomato Face Pack for Tan Removal

Ingredients

Tomato, lemon, yogurt, rosewater

Method

  • Add two tablespoons of yogurt to the pulp of one small tomato.
  • Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon along with one tablespoon of rosewater.
  • Mix well. Apply this mix all over your face and neck or over any other affected area.
  • Wash off with water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this thrice a week for best results.

8. Tomato Face Pack for Open Pores

Tomato Face Pack for Open Pores

Ingredients

Tomato, fuller’s earth (Multani Mitti), rosewater

Method

  • Add two tablespoons of rosewater to the pulp of one small tomato.
  • Add two tablespoons or more of fuller’s earth to get a thick paste.
  • Mix well. Apply this paste all over your face and neck.
  • Wash off with water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this twice a week for best results to remove open pores.

9. Tomato Face Pack for Dull Skin

Tomato Face Pack for Dull Skin

Ingredients

Tomato, rosewater, yogurt, turmeric, gram flour (besan), honey

Method

  • Take four tablespoons of tomato juice in a bowl.
  • Add one tablespoon each of yogurt, honey and rosewater. Add half a teaspoon of turmeric.
  • Add enough gram flour to get a thick paste.
  • Mix well. Apply this paste all over your face and neck. Wash off with water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this once or twice a week for best results.

10. Tomato Face Pack for Spots and Marks

Tomato Face Pack for Dark Spots and marks

Ingredients

Tomato, rosewater, lemon juice

Method

  • In a small bowl, take tomato juice, rosewater and lemon juice in a ratio of 1:1:1.
  • Mix well. With the help of some cotton apply this all over your face and neck.
  • Wash off with water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this twice a week for best results to get clear and spotless skin.

11. Tomato Face Pack for Dark Circles

Tomato Face Pack for Dark Circles

Ingredients

Tomato, aloe vera gel or extracts

Method

  • Take tomato juice and aloe vera extracts or gel in a bowl, in the ratio of 2:1.
  • Mix well. With the help of some cotton apply this to the under eye area.
  • Be careful that none of the mixes gets into your eye.
  • If it does get in your eye, rinse with cool water.
  • Wash off with water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this twice a week for best results.

12. Tomato Face Pack for Fine Lines

Tomato Face Pack for fine lines

Ingredients

Tomato, avocado, rosewater

Method

  • Take two tablespoons each of avocado pulp and tomato pulp.
  • Add two teaspoons of rosewater.
  • Mix well. Apply this mix all over your face and neck.
  • Wash off with water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this twice a week for best results.

Read more on how to remove wrinkles naturally.

13. Anti-bacterial tomato Face Pack for healthy skin

Anti bacterial tomato Face Pack for healthy skin

Ingredients

Tomato, mint leaves, rosewater, honey

Method

  • Take a handful of mint leaves and blend them to a puree.
  • Take two tablespoons of this puree and two tablespoons of similarly made tomato puree.
  • Add in a tablespoon each of rosewater and honey. Mix well. Apply this mix all over your face and neck. Wash off with water after 15 minutes and pat dry with a clean, soft towel.
  • Use this twice a week for best results.

Read more about homemade remedies for healthy and glowing skin.

Selection of Tomatoes

How to choose the best fruit so that you get maximum benefits from applying tomato on the skin?

  • The tomatoes you choose should not be either too soft and ripe nor too hard. It should be of the right firmness.
  • The tomatoes should be checked for any damages, squishy dent, and cracks. It is better to avoid such tomatoes.
  • Shinier tomatoes do not mean better tomatoes. Give more preference to physical attributes of tomatoes than to color of it.

How to Store

Since they grow well in warmer climates, tomatoes are sensitive to colder climate. Hence unripe tomatoes would not ripe properly in colder temperature. So, you must be a little careful with their storage. Tomatoes are best stored at room temperatures, and not under direct sunlight and should be consumed or used at earliest.

Also read: Benefits & Uses of Rose Essential Oil for Skin, Hair & Health.

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