Honestly, your love for tomatoes is going to grow two folds after reading this! Tomatoes are an everyday essential in our food but did you know the benefits this ingredient bestows upon your skin? This magical fruit which is also a vegetable can be one of your most invaluable skincare steps to get an even toned, youthful and glowing skin. So, without further ado, here are five benefits of tomatoes on your skin and an easy way to incorporate it into your skincare!
- 01. Great exfoliator
- 02. Keeps oiliness at bay
- 03. Soothes and hydrates skin
- 04. Stimulates collagen production
- 05. How to get maximum benefits from tomatoes?
01. Great exfoliator
Tomatoes are rich in enzymes which makes them a great exfoliant to help get rid of dead skin cells. As tomatoes are mild on the skin, they are suitable for all skin types. Along with exfoliating tomatoes work actively towards shrinking pores thus fighting against large pores, grime and breakouts.
02. Keeps oiliness at bay
If you have acne-prone or oily skin, chances are that your skin is producing excessive oil resulting in excess sebum production leading to frequent breakouts. Oily skin is quite a pill to deal with as it not only affects the general health but also hampers with things such as applying makeup. Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A, C, K that helps in reducing the oil production as well as keeping acne at bay.
03. Soothes and hydrates skin
Tomatoes perfectly balance the moisture in the skin by getting rid of excessive oil while preserving your natural oils. Tomatoes are extremely mild along with having anti-inflammatory properties such as carotene, Vitamin C & E which help in nourishing and soothing your skin.
04. Stimulates collagen production
Tomatoes are rich in vitamin C which stimulates collagen production that helps slow down the ageing process and help keep the skin firm and clear textured. Tomatoes are also enriched with vitamin B which has anti-ageing properties that will help fight off visible signs such as wrinkles and fine lines and give you a sprightly glow.
05. How to get maximum benefits from tomatoes?
If you’re in the mood for some ultimate tomato pampering invest in the Ponds Plumping Sheet Mask With Vitamin A And 100% Natural Tomato . That not only helps maintain skin elasticity but also plumps, nourishes and soothes it making it the perfect addition to your spa day and giving you an even-toned glow! Just cleanse your face, put the sheet mask on and let it sit for 15 minutes. Massage in the excess serum on your neck, face and hands. (don’t rinse off after masking) and enjoy the results!
Written by Anyuktha Nallani on Jan 14, 2022
As a skincare and makeup hoarder who watched The Devil Wears Prada a hundred times, this seems like the perfect place to be! A writer with a degree in fashion, I love everything beauty, fashion, art, and literature. When I’m not working, you will find me talking about energy cleansing, binge reading books and binge watching Kdramas while trying to select the right shade of lipstick to go grocery shopping!