Potatoes! Beautiful Skin Naturally

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You say “potato,” I say “patattoh”

It’s true! Your average medium size potato contains more than a few wholesome beauty and curative properties for an all natural, organic and money-spinning face lift!

Not only will your skin be nourished and moisturized, but potatoes also work as an anti-aging treatment, skin lightener and brightener, and an anti-inflammatory to quickly revitalize stressed-out skin. Ingredients like Vitamin-C, B-complex, and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and zinc stimulate collagen and elastin synthesis and essential cellular turnover for a toned, vibrant, youthful complexion.

The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is not only one of our favorite comfort foods, it’s packed with vitamins and minerals, essential fatty acids and an assortment of phytochemicals, like carotenoids and polyphenols.

This “skin food” nourishes vulnerable cellular tissues and better yet, the trace amounts of thiamine, riboflavin, folate, niacin, iron, copper and assorted nutrients appear to be equally supplied by both the flesh and skin of the potato. Your average “run of the mill” potato is surprisingly effective as an emollient and works to relieve inflammation.

It’s naturally occurring enzymes, sugars and starches, combined with its high vitamin C content, gently and easily exfoliate the skin, sloughing away accumulated dead cells at the skin’s surface. What’s more, the alkaline juice of the potato promotes antimicrobial benefits to rid the skin of harmful bacteria in company with potassium to promote healing.