Potatoes are vegetables rich in vitamin B6, potassium, copper, vitamin C, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, dietary fiber, and pantothenic acid. They also contain nutrients such as carbohydrates, sugar, soluble and insoluble fiber, sodium, minerals, fatty acids, and amino acids.
Potatoes are grown in Jos, Kano and some other states in Nigeria. They are good for the skin and hair, below are some of its benefits.
Beauty Benefits of Potatoes
Removal of Dark Circles:
Potatoes are used in removing dark circles under the eyes; this can be done by applying potato juice or potatoes directly on the affected area for about 15 -20 minutes, then rinse off with warm water.
Treatment of Wrinkles:
Potato are considered to be anti aging agents because the help in the treatment of wrinkles.
Removal of Facial Blemishes:
To get rid of facial blemishes i.e. patches on the face, it is advisable to use potato juice as your daily facial.
Treatment of Sunburns:
Potatoes can also be used in treating sunburns by simply placing cold potato slices on the affected areas consistently. This would diminish sunburns.
Replenish Moisture into Dry Skin:
Potatoes are used in treating dry skins and it replenishes moisture into the skin, it also makes the skin smooth.
Potato can be used as a natural facial cleanser. Potatoes makes the skin look shiny and refreshed.
Treatment of Rashes, Itching Sensation and Insect/Pest Bite:
Placing a slice of raw potato several times in a day can remove rashes, insect/pest bite and also stop itching.
Removal of Eye Puffiness:
Potatoes also help in removing puffiness around the eyes, by simply applying a mixture of cucumber and potato juice on the face and particularly around the eye region.