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Benefits of Tomatoes For our Skin and Hair
November 7, 2016
tomatoes-Benefits of Tomatoes For our Skin and Hair

Tomatoes are usually used in preparing for our foods; it is either for a salad or as an ingredient for a viand. As long as tomatoes  soothe and are refreshing to our digestive system, it will give a list of benefits not only for our body health but also to our beauty regime.

The beneficial nutrients we can get from the tomatoes like alpha- and beta-carotene, lutein, iron, lycopene and other vitamins are useful in ensuring healthy skin and hair as well. There are many ways on how to use tomatoes in maintaining our beauty that you could look forward.

For Skin Care

  1. Tomatoes can be used to lessen acne when regularly use. It has an astringent property that absorbs the excess oil from the face and a cooling property that soothe the skin. All you have to do is mash the tomato and spread its paste evenly on the face. Leave it on your skin for an hour and thoroughly rinse it with water. You may finish it with a moisturizer.
  2. To control oiliness of the face, tomatoes is also good for it. Extract the tomato and blend its juice to a cucumber juice. Thereafter, dip a cotton ball into the mixture and apply it on your face. Use it daily for a better outcome.
  3. For a fair complexion, tomato juice is more effective to use. Apply it on your face with honey for 15 to 20 minutes before rinsing.
  4. Tomato can also lighten up the skin. Use tomato extracts on daily basis. Tomato has a vitamin A and C, which helps to brighten the dreary skin.
  5. If your skin is sunburn, apply a mush of tomato with olive oil on the affected area. Sesame oil or coconut oil can be a substitute for olive oil if not available. The lycopene content of the tomato helps restore and slow down cell damage from free radicals. The best result after using it within 1 to 2 months. You may continue using this remedy to avoid the harmful effect of ultra-violet rays of the sun.
  6. For skin pores tightening, rub the desired amount of tomato juice on your skin. It will squeeze wide pores or it serves as natural astringent instead of using lotion. Leave it for at least 10 to 15 minutes. Rinse it with water.
  7. Blackheads are one of the common skin problems encountered by many. It was proven that rubbing or even pressing a sliced tomato on the face could cure blackheads. You may also massage its juice on your skin or on the areas with blackheads. Wash it and moisturize.


For a Beautiful and Healthy Hair

  1. A dull and damage hair have some home remedy solution. Tomato juice is one of it. The vitamin and iron content of the tomato helps in restoring the damaged cell of the hair. It will make the hair shinier and beautiful. After you washed your hair with shampoo, apply an amount of tomato juice for a few minutes then rinse it off.
  2. If you have dandruff, you may also apply tomato juice on your head. Massage it on the scalp for about 4 to 5 minutes before washing it. This remedy may also reduce scalp irritation.


What else are tomatoes can do to our body?

    Aside from those listed beauty benefits, tomatoes are also good for the following health benefits:

  • It helps prevent several types of cancer.
  • It strengthens our bones.
  • It serves as antioxidant.on
  • It is good for our cardiovascular organ.
  • It also safeguards our body from high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Awareness of this tomato benefits is such a good thing. To experience its betterment, use it regularly. You can use it alone even without  other beneficial ingredients.



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    1. Oh my god…..so much advantages of tomato?
      Now i need to buy it because i am gonna love it as it makes the skin much fairer
      Thank you so much making blog on this.

    2. I knew that tomatoes did a lot of good for you but did not know that much..good info

    3. I use to eat tomatoes just like as if I were eating a peach, an apple or any other fruit because my mom always had a lot of tomatoes in the refrigerator. She would go to the farm and pick crates of them. It was a snack. Never realized they were that good for me! 🙂

    4. Wow the things we do for beauty its amazing how we have so much that we can use right in front of us yet we don’t make use of them. I never knew tomatoes lighten the skin, this is new. If people knew this tomatoes would be going like hot cakes in the market for those who want light skin mmhh this is interesting.
      I remember when i was younger i used to eat tomatoes very often. I use to throw some into the freezer then when frozen i eat them and i really used to enjoy not knowing they were beneficial to my body.
      For the hair part of it am just thinking would i really take my tomatoes and use them on my hair in this times where commodities have become so expensive? I don’t think i would use it for mu hair that to me would be wastage i would rather use it to cook my food. Thanks for the benefits of tomatoes.


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