Homemade Tomato Facials
Would you put tomato juice on your face? The acid in the tomatoes is actually good for your face to reduce large pores. Tomatoes are a treasure of riches when it comes to their antioxidant benefits. Tomatoes provide an excellent amount of vitamin C and beta-carotene; a very good amount of the mineral manganese; and a good amount of vitamin E.
Tomato/Avocado Cleanser Mask
Mash 1 tomato and 1 avocado together, and mix the pulp well. Spread the mixture on your face, and let it sit for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water. For an even better cleanser, add oatmeal to the mixture.
Tomato/Cucumber Astringent to Reduce Oil and Cure Acne
Slice one cucumber then squeeze out the juice. Crush one tomato into a pulp and strain it for the juice. Mix the juices together and apply the astringent to your face with a cotton ball.
Tomato/Lime Toner to Reduce Pores
Mix one tablespoon of tomato juice with two to four drops of fresh lime juice. Use a cotton ball to apply to face using a circular motion. Leave on for 15 minutes, then rinse with cold water.
Tomato/Yogurt Cooling Mask
Mix the pulp from half a tomato with 2 tbsp. of yogurt. Massage gently on face, wait 20 minutes and rinse it off with warm water.