Imagining an indulgent meal without potatoes is just like a nightmare, this vegetable can accentuate the taste of any delicacy and take your food experience up a notch! Right from the cheesy deep fried potatoes to creamy mashed potatoes, our love for potatoes is beyond words, but did you know that this wonder veggie is not only delicious, but at the same time can work wonders in curing several skin and hair issues. Here’s how the little potatoes in your veggie basket can solve most of your beauty needs. One such common problem is skin pigmentation and under eye darkness also known as dark circles.
Potatoes are great for your skin, it is due to the presence of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, which gives your skin the much needed dose of nutrients. Right from active enzymes to vitamin C to starch, all these provide ample nourishment to skin around your eyes. In fact, it helps in reducing inflammation around eyes.
The presence of vitamin C helps in reducing puffiness around the eyes. Swelling around the eyes is mostly due to inflammation in the blood vessels, and potato gives a calming effect to the eyes and reduces the pigmentation around them. Read on as we have some quick remedies to cure dark circles.
Here are a few quick remedies to minimize the appearance of dark circles:
Slice it and rejuvenate If you don’t want to put in much effort to remove dark circles, then this is the easiest way of getting rid of it. You just need to cut two medium slices that are enough to cover your eyes dip them in cold water and put it over your eyes and relax for 15-20 minutes. Repeat this hack twice a week and you can see the difference.
You must have grated potatoes so many times for making your favorite hash brown or cutlets, but this one is different. To make it even more effective you can add some lime juice or honey. Do make sure that the juices are drained out well.
These hacks can effectively reduce the appearance of darkness and puffiness around the eyes, but in case of any skin diseases, it will be better to seek medical guidance.