How To Make Your Own Vegetable Peel Facial

By Subodh / November 10, 2014

Are you tired of expensive chemical peels that give temporary results, but may damage your facial skin in the long run? Then we have a solution for you. You can now make your own natural peel at home using fresh and healthy vegetables. Vegetables contain naturally occurring AHAs, which hydrate your skin, making it supple and soft and also reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. These peels are easy to make, absolutely natural and fresh and save you the hassle of spending hours at the parlour. So let’s get started on some amazing make at home peels.

What Do You Need

  • Vegetable juice (depending on your skin type)
  • Gelatine
  • Rose water or Aloe vera gel

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As Simple As 1, 2, 3…

Choose a fruit depending on your skin type, wash thoroughly, peel and puree it in the blender. Now pass this puree through a sieve to get a smooth texture that is easy to apply. Next, add aloe vera gel or rose water along with the gelatine and mix to form a paste. Then pour the paste into a saucepan and stir over low heat till the gelatine dissolves. Now pop this mixture into the refrigerator for about thirty minutes for it to cool and acquire a gel like consistency. Apply this paste gently on your face and neck, avoiding the area around your eyes and lips. Keep the peel for 20-30 minutes and then gently peel it away from your skin. Voila! Your new glowing skin in ready in minutes!

Vegetable Guide

Everyone has a different skin problem they want to treat. Vegetable peels can be more effective if you choose the vegetable that is helpful in solving your skin problem. Below is a list of some easily available vegetables and their benefits. You can choose one or mix two, depending on the result you desire.

Cucumber – Cucumber is a natural astringent that will tighten your skin, close pores and even kill bacteria. Best for normal to oily skin!

Green Banana – It is used as a skin whitener and can lighten your skin tone instantly. So go for it if you desire a brighter complexion and say goodbye to face whitening creams.

Carrot – This vegetable is great for reducing wrinkles. Using a carrot peel twice a week will definitely reduce appearance of wrinkles and fine lines and reveal younger looking skin.

Lemon – The humble lemon works wonders for any skin type. It acts as a bleaching agent while at the same time removing tan, reducing acne and pimples and helping to treat various skin problems.

Bottle gourd – An extremely useful vegetable that can help your skin get its glow back with even one use. A bottle gourd a day keeps the skin glowing away!

Potato – An easily available vegetable, potato is very useful in the treatment of acne. It also helps to control and reduce the outburst of acne. Use it and see the difference for yourself.

Bitter gourd – This wonder vegetable is for you if you wish to get rid of facial scars. Regular use of bitter gourd peels (2-3 times a week) will help in treating scars.

Fantastic Results

These homemade vegetable peels will exfoliate your skin and remove dead skin cells to reveal a vibrant and glowing skin that will be the envy of many! Of course, it is an added bonus that the ingredients are straight from your refrigerator or kitchen and you are pampering your skin within the comfort of your home. So go ahead, give these amazing peels a try and revel in the happiness of a beautiful skin. Peel away!