Carrot for beauty – A few beauty packs for you

Carrot is used in many dishes such as vegetable stews, mixed vegetable curry, thoran, upma, rava dishes, salads, fillings and many more. It’s highly nutritious. Do you know carrot has beauty quotient too? Carrot is extremely good for skin and eyes, either taken as food or used as pack. Through this article, I shall give you a few beauty packs for skin, where carrot is used as one of the ingredients.

Skin also needs nourishment

Vitamin A, Beta carotene and antioxidants are found in abundance in carrots. They help in cell rejuvenation, reduces anti-aging process and retains the skin beauty. If you use carrot beauty packs once or twice a week, it can reduce wrinkles and marks, and glows your skin.

Beauty packs using carrot

1. Grind 2 big pieces of carrot, and add a little honey to it. Apply it on face and neck. When it starts drying, wash it off using cold water.

2. Make a smooth paste of 1 small piece carrot and 1-2 pieces of papaya. Add 1 small spoon curd and apply this pack on face and neck. After 15 minutes, wash it off adding lukewarm water.

3. Take a medium sized small banana or big banana and smash it well. Add 2 big spoons of carrot juice and a white egg yolk. Apply this pack on neck and face, and wash it off after 10 minutes using cold water.

4. Take a medium sized carrot. Grind it to a smooth paste and add 1 big spoon of gram flour, 1 small spoon curd and 2 pinch pure turmeric powder. Mix all together and apply this pack on neck and face. Wash it off after 15 minutes using cold water. Curd nourishes skin. Turmeric is a good ailment for pimples and marks formed because of it. Gram flour is extremely good for oily skin. It removes excess oil and provides softness and beauty to skin.

5. Take 4 big spoons of carrot juice. Add 2 big spoons of cucumber juice and 1 small spoon curd. Apply this pack on neck and face, and wash it off after 15 minutes.

6. Take a big spoon of carrot paste and add equal quantity of curd. Also add ½ big spoon of lemon juice and mix well. Apply this pack on face, and wash it off after 15 minutes.

7. Take one piece of carrot and apple, medium sized. Make a fine paste and add 1 big spoon of oats powder. Apply this pack on neck and face, and wash it off after 10 minutes. This pack is excellent in removing dead cells.

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