Tomatoes are pretty commonly used in cooking in Indian households. They're known to add flavour to pretty much everything they're tossed in, but did you know that not only do they have health benefits but also skin benefits? That's right, tomatoes contain properties that make them perfect for you to include in your diet and your skincare regime. So, without further ado, take a look at all the benefits tomatoes can have on your skin.
They can work as toners - Toners are great if you want to help combat oily skin and tomatoes make for great toners. Since they contain acidic properties, they can help get rid of oil from your skin and can help make your skin glow. All you need to do is either consume some tomatoes or cut them up and rub them on your skin.
They can fight free radical damage - Sometimes our skin ends up with free radical damage that leads to the death of skin cells. And because of this, our skin starts to visibly show damage. That's where tomatoes come in handy since they can fight this free radical damage and help keep your skin in pristine condition.
Tomatoes can brighten up your skin - They contain properties that can brighten up dull skin and can even out your skin tone. While consuming them will do wonders, you could also just topically apply them to your skin whenever you step into the shower. Use them like soap and apply them on all the affected areas. Leave it on for about 10 minutes and then rinse it off. You'll start to notice the difference in your skin in about a week's time.
They contain a plethora of vitamins - Tomatoes are rich in Vitamins E, C and A, all of which can work wonders for your skin. These vitamins can help fight sun damage on your skin, can ward off redness and inflammation and can even help repair damaged cells.
Well, honestly what more could you want? Tomatoes are readily available in your kitchen, you can use tomatoes for a bunch of DIYs
, they have amazing properties and they have no side effects, unlike most other ingredients. So, get started on this right away and you'll notice the difference in your skin in no time. Stay tuned for more updates.