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Use tomatoes for your skin and hair

Use tomatoes for your skin and hair

Tomato is a wonderful vegetable. It is loaded with several nutrients.

Tomatoes are widely used in Indian cuisine due to their taste.

Eating a tomato daily keeps you healthy as it is loaded with antioxidants.

In addition to that, tomatoes can be used for your skin and hair.

Here are some of the benefits of tomatoes:

  • Rub a tomato on your skin to give a glow to it. Or you can apply tomato juice and honey on your skin to rejuvenate it.
  • Tomato is helpful in tightening your skin. If you apply tomato juice on your face with a cotton ball and massage it for some time, it will help reduce skin pores.
  • Due to its richness in antioxidants, tomato can act as a natural sunscreen. So consume 2 or 3 tablespoons of tomato paste or juice daily to protect your skin from sunburns. Or you can apply the mixture of tomato pulp and yogurt on your skin to protect against UV rays.
  • Regular massage with tomato prevents aging and cellular damage. It also protects you against fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Tomato acts as a skin toner. It acts as a natural bleaching agent. Tomato helps in exfoliating skin.
  • You can make a face mask with a mixture of tomato pulp, yogurt and oatmeal and apply it on your face and neck. It nourishes your skin.
  • Tomato acts as a good hair conditioner. Applying some pulp on your hair keeps it in a good condition and makes it shiny.
  • It keeps your scalp healthy. It also prevents all scalp related problems including eczema, itchy scalp etc.
  • Tomato helps retain moisture, so it is very beneficial for those with dry hair.
  • Tomatoes are helpful in treating hair loss. Use tomato pulp twice a week to control your hair loss.

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