The ordinary-looking beetroot is actually quite the extraordinary vegetable. It hides within itself numerous beauty and health secrets, and is a must-have in your beauty repertoire. Have it raw in a salad, or drink its juice, but make it part of your daily regimen to uncover a new you.
Benefits of Beetroot for Skin
Beetroot juice fights acne and pimples
If you have oily skin and are prone to acne and pimples, then beetroot juice is your best friend. The vegetable has rich skin enhancing properties and drinking a glass of it regularly is immensely beneficial. If you can’t handle the taste of the beet, you can always add a little carrot or cucumber juice to your glass.
A paste of 2 tablespoons beetroot juice and mixed with one tablespoon of curds will dry up your acne and leave no scar behind either.
Beetroot and glowing skin
The benefits of beetroot juice for skin work from within and on the surface too. Drinking a glass of juice purifies blood and eliminates toxins, leaving you with healthy and glowing skin.
Applying the juice on your face regularly will slough off dead cells, making your skin soft and supple.
If you want to get lighter skin, but aren’t willing to subject yourself to the chemicals in creams, try beetroot for skin fairness instead. Mix equal parts of beetroot juice and lemon juice and apply it to your face before sleeping. Wash it off after 15 minutes and soon you will notice your skin getting fairer.
Goodbye blemishes, dark spots and dark circles
Bid adieu to all dark spots and blemishes, and under-eye circles too with beetroot juice. Mix equal parts of beetroot juice with tomato juice and apply it on the spots and dark circles. In time you will notice the spots getting lighter. You can also drink a glass of juice daily to work from within.
Naturally-soft, pink lips
Dab on some beetroot juice to your lips every night before sleeping. The juice will work its magic and very soon you will have soft, pink lips.
Dry skin no more
Winter is approaching and bringing with itself dry skin issues. But no more. Make a beetroot face mask using the juice, honey and milk, and apply it all over dry skin.Say hello to soft and moisturised skin. If you don’t have time to make beetroot face pack, ensure that you moisturise your skin after you have a bath with Olay Total Effects 7 in One Day Cream which also has sun protection properties!
Keep those wrinkles at bay
Drink a glass of beetroot juice daily to maintain the elasticity of your skin. This will delay the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.