When we hear the word ice, yummy ice candies come to our mind, favorite soft drinks with ice and ice goals. These ice are not good for our throat but these ice cubes are extremely beneficial for our skin. I have already shared the anti-aging carrot ice cube recipe in my blog, you can read it here. Today am here with a DIY Potato ice cube that helps to remove scars and pigmentation from the skin easily. This also helps to keep your skin even-toned. Though the climate is not sunny to treat your skin with ice cubes, this will be useful for your skin.
THINGS YOU NEED FOR POTATO ICE CUBES
- Potato – 1
- Milk – 5 spoons
- Lemon essential oil – 3 to 5 drops (optional)
Take 1 potato and cut them into pieces. Now blend them in a blender. Strain the juice.
To the potato juice, add the milk and mix them well. Add lemon essential oil if you are using it.
Pour them into an ice cube tray and then freeze them.
Our potato and milk ice cube are ready.
WHY I USE THESE INGREDIENTS?
When we hear the word potato what comes to our mind… a fat and round veggie. But this not-so-good-looking vegetable makes your skin vibrant and good-looking.
Potato juice is rich in vitamin C. Yes, you read it right. Whenever we hear vitamin C orange and lemon come to our mind. But potato is also rich in vitamin C. Potato juice thus helps to hydrate your skin.
Potato has skin bleaching properties. This is not like chemical bleach. Potato helps you to even tone your skin and keep it blemish-free. This also helps to clear your tan and scars.
Potato juice prevents aging signs and wrinkles. Potato also contains vitamin A and B which helps to clear any pigmentation. It also contains a catecholase enzyme that helps to remove pigmentation and scars faster than any other natural ingredient.
The starch content of potato removes tan and pigmentation and helps to bring a natural glow to your skin. It slows down the aging process.
Potato juice helps to reduce acne. It dries acne without leaving scars. Thus this ingredient is useful for all skin concerns.
Everyone must be aware of the benefits of milk for our skin. Milk helps to remove sun tan and it also soothes inflammation caused by sunburn. Milk moisturizes your skin and so this is extremely useful to make your skin glowing and radiant. Moisturized skin has a natural glow.
Milk calms sensitive skin. Milk also repairs aged skin. When your skin starts to show aging signs, it is important to include milk in the skincare routine since milk can repair aged cells.
Milk is also said to lighten one’s skin tone. This removes scars and pigmentation effectively. It helps to shed pigmented cells. Like potato juice, milk is also a bleaching agent.
The lactic acid present in milk acts as a mild exfoliant. It removes excess dead cells from your face and thus giving bright skin. In some cases, milk is proved to treat acne also. Milk purifies and rejuvenates your skin. With regular usage, you can even shrink large pores.
Lemon essential oil
If you suffer from acne, then lemon essential oil helps to prevent and cure acne. Lemon essential oil is rich in vitamin C and anti-oxidant properties that boost collagen production.
Lemon essential oil delays the aging process. This makes it perfect for mature skin. Removes excess oil from the face and unclogs your pores.
Lemon essential oil helps to lighten your skin and it also even tones your skin. It removes blackheads effectively. Lemon essential oil is an excellent antiseptic ingredient that makes it perfect to prevent skin issues.
WHY SHOULD I USE POTATO ICE CUBES?
- Potato ice cubes help to treat sunburn and inflammation.
- It hydrates your skin thus making it suitable for dry skin.
- Potato ice cubes reduce acne and acne scars effectively. Like every other ice cube, this also reduces the size and redness of pimples.
- This ice cube prevents whiteheads and blackheads.
- It reduces heat and gives a cooling sensation to the skin and eyes thus making our skin look fresh.
- It removes dark spots, scars, and tan from your skin in a short span of time.
- Potato ice cube lightens hyperpigmentation effectively with regular usage.
- Ice cube shrinks pores and regulates the production of sebum.
- Potato ice cube even tones your skin and provides a healthy glow.
HOW TO USE POTATO ICE CUBE?
Take 1 potato ice cube in a thin cloth (you may also use a clean handkerchief and massage it all over your face and neck after cleansing your face.
Let the juice sit on your face for atleast 5 minutes and then wash your wash with plain water.
Use 1 or 2 potato ice cubes per day. You will notice a difference in pigmentation after 3 weeks. Don’t rub the ice cubes directly over your skin. Using 1 ice cube at a time is sufficient.