Tomatoes are excellent in the kitchen, they bring more flavor and flavor to dishes. In addition, they also have an exceptional nutritional contribution. Tomatoes contain a healthy dose of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals for the body and skin health.
Tomatoes contain all three powerful antioxidants, including beta-carotene which has vitamin A activity in the body, vitamin E and vitamin C. These compounds have a restorative and regenerative action on the skin. The acidity of the tomatoes also helps prevent rashes.
In addition, tomatoes contain a high level of lycopene, a substance used in some of the very expensive facial cleansers sold in the market. In addition, the flavonoid B complex, thiamine, folates, niacin also present in tomatoes, help to heal the skin.
1- Antioxidant mask:
To make an antioxidant mask with tomatoes, mix a tablespoon of tomato juice with a few drops of lemon juice. Then apply the solution obtained on the areas of the skin that you want to treat. Wait approximately 5 minutes and rinse the skin with lukewarm water.
Massage with pure tomato juice is excellent against minor acne. Just cut your tomato in half and rub the flesh on the affected areas. Let the juice act for fifteen minutes, for deep penetration of the pores; then rinse. The tomato is rich in water and is full of antioxidants that rehydrate the skin and fight against free radicals and all impurities.
3- Exfoliating mask:
Tomatoes can be used for deep exfoliation. To do this, you must first filter your tomatoes and remove all the seeds. Reduce the flesh of the tomato to a paste, which you then apply to your face. Keep the mixture on the area for almost an hour. After which, you rinse off with lukewarm water.