Be beautiful, be natural, be a potato?
All this talk about potatoes and Mars has made us do some thinking. What are some other uses of potatoes that are out-of-this world? How about potatoes and the health/beauty world?
Did you know that potatoes aren’t just delicious tasty energy givers. They can also be used to improve your body on the outside too.
Whether you want to have shiny hair, bright eyes or gorgeous skin – potatoes are rich in enzymes and minerals that can help to rejuvenate your skin cells and make you glow with health both inside and out.
Who needs shop bought artificial beauty products – when you can make nutrient rich and chemical free potato products that don’t cost the earth!
How to make a potato eye mask
Got tired eyes? Had a great night out but don’t want your eyes to show it?
Try our potato eye mask made of only 2 ingredients:
1) Chill a potato in the fridge for a few minutes.
2) Grate a small amount of potato (a couple teaspoons worth).
3) Add cold milk.
4) Place the mix in either gauze, empty tea bags, or cut down a coffee filter to size.
5) Lie down, close your eyes, and place the bags on your eyes for at least 15-20 minutes
How to use as a sunburn treatment
Ease your sore skin with a natural remedy – soon you will be glowing again:
Potatoes are wonderful for treating sun burnt skin.
1) All you need to do is place cold potato slices on the affected areas
2) Alternatively, you can simply dab potato juice on the spot.
3) This will give you a soothing and cooling sensation as well as diminish your suntan.
How to use potatoes to promote healthy hair growth
Damaged, dry or over coloured hair? This hair treatment will moisturise your hair and encourage growth – use once a week for maximum effect:
1) Blend grated raw potato to make a smooth paste and squeeze water from it.
2) Mix this water with one whole egg, 3 drops of lemon juice and curd (optional).
3) Apply this on your hair from scalp to ends and wash off after 20 to 25 minutes
4) Use your normal shampoo and warm water to get naturally healthy and shiny hair.
5) This mask should be used once in 20 days for best results.