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Tomato Juice fоr Skin

Updated on February 3, 2016
The tomato is a super-food full of antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients to keep your skin glowing and young looking.
The tomato is a super-food full of antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients to keep your skin glowing and young looking.

The Benefits Of Tomato Juice For Your Skin

Tomato pulp and juice are full of benefits for your skin. The tomato is called a super-food because it has so many health benefits.

Yes, the tomato іѕ іndееd а super-food wіth countless benefits for your skin and your health. There have been studies that prove you can prevent the growth of some cancers by adding tomato to your regular diet. Tomatoes can help to lower your cholesterol which in turn benefits your cardiovascular health. But tomatoes and tomato juice are not just beneficial in your diet, they are also beneficial as a skin treatment.

Tomato juice and pulp are good for your skin
Tomato juice and pulp are good for your skin

How Tomato Juice Benefits thе Skin

Tomatoes and tomato juice are rich in nutrients that benefit your skin. It's full of vitamin A and C, lycopene, and proteins. You've heard of vitamin A and C, and of proteins, but I bet you are wondering about lycopene. Lycopene is a carotenoid and a strong antioxidant that prevents new skin damage and reverses existing skin damage. It can help you to have youthful and glowing skin. It is lycopene that gives the tomato it's color. Find out how to use the tomato with it's wonderful ingredients on your skin.

Tomato face mask
Tomato face mask

Tomato Juice Lightens Skin Tone

If you add tomato juice to your beauty routine you can lighten your skin tone. There are no harsh chemicals, so you don't have to worry about it being to harsh for your skin, like some products on sale in the stores.

Tomato juice will transfigure dull skin into glowing skin. It will help your skin to have a youthful appearance, and isn't that our goal? If you are looking for clean and glowing skin, add some tomato juice to your daily face cleaning routine.

Tomatoes for skin care
Tomatoes for skin care

Tomato Juice Reduces Skin Oiliness

You can use the juice and the pulp of the tomato to fight any excess oils on your skin. The directions to this mask are simple to follow.

Cut a ripe tomato in half.

You can scoop the pulp out of the tomato or just rub the half of the tomato on your face rubbing the pulp onto your skin. Let it sit on your face for about 15 minutes. Let it sink in and penetrate deep into the pores of your skin.

Rinse off with warm water. Then rinse your face with cold water.

Repeat once or twice daily.

Tomatoes can reduce the amount of oil your skin's sebaceous glands makes
Tomatoes can reduce the amount of oil your skin's sebaceous glands makes

Tomato Juice Cleanses Your Skin

You can wash your face with tomato juice, rinse it, dry it and apply face moisturizer to give yourself a glowing look. If you don't have tomato juice, just cut a tomato in half and put some crystal sugar on it. Rub your face with that tomato. Rub using circular motions, and rub gently. There's nothing like a little sugar to exfoliate your skin and along with the benefits you are getting from that tomato, your skin should look youthful and healthy all day long. It will also feel smooth as can be since that sugar scrub removed all those dead, dry skin cells. Rinse your face with warm water and then give it a splash or two of cold water. Pat dry gently using a soft towel.

Save some salad tomatoes for your skin
Save some salad tomatoes for your skin

Tomato Juice Relieves Skin Irritation

Itching and tomato juice? Really? Yes, really. Tomato juice can reduce itching, redness, scaling skin, and general skin irritations. The juice from a tomato is acidic and that can help regulate the PH level of our skin, correcting some skin problems with it.

A great little face mask combo is tomato juice and yogurt.

Mix some unsweetened yogurt with some tomato juice to make a thick paste. Apply it to your face and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water, give your face a splash or two of cold water, and pat your face dry gently using a soft towel.

Tomatoes are an inexpensive skin care product
Tomatoes are an inexpensive skin care product

Tomato Juice Tightens Skin Pores

Another one of the benefits tomato juice has on your skin is the ability to tighten your skin pores. Tomato juice acts like a natural astringent. Wide pores are very noticeable and dirt and debris can accumulate in them causing dull looking skin and blemishes. Tomato juice will help to constrict those pores and help your skin become clean and glowing. Don't buy an astringent when you have a tomato in the house...just rub that tomato juice on your face before you go to bed. Wash it off the next morning using warm water. Splash your face with cold water and then dry, gently, with a soft towel.

Tomato Reduce Acne Outbreak

Is tomato juice a natural acne cure? Tomato juice isn't an overnight cure, it is slow and steady. You will need patience when you are dealing with acne and it's prevention. That's not always easy but if you add a tomato or tomato juice into your daily facial routine it can help restore the PH balance of your skin, help to balance the sebaceous oils in your skin, and help your skin become healthy and glowing. Give it a try, it can't hurt. Just remember to be patient.

Take a tomato or tomato juice and rub it into your skin using gentle, massaging motions. Let the juice dry on your skin and keep it on for about an hour. Then rinse with warm water, followed by a cold water splash. Dry your face using gentle motions and a soft towel. Keep doing this until your acne breakouts stop...and then continue to incorporate tomatoes into your daily beauty and face cleaning routine forever. Why stop using it if it works?

Avocado and tomato make a healthy, natural  face mask that's easy to make at home
Avocado and tomato make a healthy, natural face mask that's easy to make at home

Tomato Juice Removes Blackheads

Who ever would have thought that you would be putting tomato juice or pulp on your face? And whoever thought it would work? Well, now you know all the benefits of tomato juice holds for your skin, and here is one more. Tomato juice is great at helping to rid you of those unsightly blackheads. These comedones, (that's the official word for blackhead) are plugged hair follicles and can be open or closed. If they are open and the sebum in them is exposed to air, they become a blackhead. If they are closed, they become a white head.

See, the old adage that says you learn something new everyday is true!

Okay, so you have blackheads. What do you do?

You can use the tomato juice to cleanse your skin by massaging, gently, it into your face on and around the problem areas. You can let the juice stay on your face and rinse it off later with warm water. And then splash some cold water on your face too. Grab a soft, dry towel and pat your skin dry.

You can also make a face mask out of Avocado and tomato juice tо help you clean your face and remove blackheads. This mask will also help to reduce the amount of oiliness you have on your skin, it will tighten pours and it will moisturize your skin. And it will do all that without any harsh ingredients or chemicals, just all natural Avocado and tomato juice. Mash the two ingredients into a paste and apply it gently to your skin. Let it sit about 20 minutes and then rinse it off with warm water. Just like all the other skin care treatments on this page, give your face a second (and even third) rinse with cold water. Take a soft towel and gently pat your face till it is dry.

Put a mix of tomato and buttermilk on your sunburned areas to help promote healing
Put a mix of tomato and buttermilk on your sunburned areas to help promote healing

Tomato Juice Treats Sunburn

I had always used Aloe Vera for my sunburn, but with the amount of antioxidants in tomato juice, it too is effective on sunburn. It helps to restore dead and damaged skin cells and that promotes healing. Mix tomato juice with some buttermilk. That will allow your skin to get the benefits of the lactic acid in the milk to help it heal and be soothed. Apply the tomato/milk mixture to the sunburned areas of your face and skin. Leave it on for an hour or so and then rinse with plain water. Pat dry gently using...yep, a soft, dry towel.

Tomato Juice For Soft, Supple Skin

As you age your body slows in it's production of collagen, a very important ingredient your body needs to keep your skin supple and wrinkle free. The tomato can help to stimulate the production of collagen to make your skin maintain it's elasticity. Eating the tomato can help and so can using the tomato pulp and juice directly on your skin.

Make sure to include this vegetable in your diet and in your skin care routine daily to keep your skin soft, youthful, and wrinkle free.

I hope you now see how the tomato and it's juice can help you to maintain good health, both inside and out. You can see the benefits of the tomato are many and will help you stay healthy. There are many easy to make skin care treatments that will keep your skin youthful and glowing. The fact that these treatments can be made at home, saving you loads of money, is certainly a huge bonus. So why not take advantage of the ease of making your own skin care treatments using the tomato to improve your skin.

Tomato And Sugar Face Scrub


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