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4 beauty benefits of potato peels you didn’t know

Written by Myka

A potato is a source of protein, complex carbohydrates, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B-6, niacin, and thiamine.

Skin care   

Potato peels are the best remedy to whiten your skin, get rid of dark circles, reduce excessive oil, and treat acne, blackheads, and whiteheads.

Blend potato peels and apply the potato juice using a cotton ball over the affected area.

Hair treatment

Potato peels can help you add luster to hair and also help them to grow faster. Blend the peels and apply the juice on your scalp and massage it in for 5 minutes. Leave it on for another 15 minutes before you wash it off with warm water.

Treatment of sunburns

Potatoes are wonderful for treating sun burnt skin. All you need to do is place cold potato slices on the affected areas. Alternatively, you can simply dab potato juice on the spot.

Skin lightening

Potatoes are a natural skin lightening agent. Apply a mask of grated raw potato on your face and rinse off with water after 30 minutes. Using this on a regular basis will make your face smooth, clean and bright as well as reduce facial swelling.

You can also apply a mixture of lemon and potato juices to lighten your skin naturally. This acts as mild bleach for your skin and yields quick results.

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