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These 3 DIY carrot face mask recipes are specifically formulated to treat 3 different skin types: acne prone, dark spot and blotchy skin, and dull skin. Carrots are high in beta-carotene which when applied to the skin can have a slew of benefits including exfoliation, detoxifying, and cleansing. Carrots are often used to promote hair growth, but they’re also amazing for skin and nails as well! Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of carrots for the skin!

DIY Carrot Face Mask Recipes + Benefits

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Benefits of Carrots for the Skin:

  • Contains vitamins A and K. Vitamin A &K are natural antioxidants and are also excellent vitamins for those with acne prone and oily skin.
  • High in vitamin C, which helps to reduce dark spots, stains, and sun damage.
    • Vitamin C also helps boost collagen production which keeps skin young and prevents wrinkles and fine lines.
    • Reduces inflammation and irritation.
    • Quickly reduces the appearance of acne scars.
  • Contains potassium which helps keep skin hydrated.
  • Beta-carotene helps with exfoliating by sloughing off dead skin cells, locking in moisture, and promoting new cell growth.
  • Contains vitamin E to help in the production of new cells and also in keeping skin moisturized.

Carrot Face Mask for Acne Prone Skin:

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Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp carrot paste
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Boil a few cubes of carrot until they become tender.
  2. Then, mash the boiled carrot pieces with a fork until it becomes a paste-like consistency.
  3. Mix in with the honey and lemon and apply to a clean face.
  4. Leave on for 30 minutes and rinse off.
  5. Honey is a natural anti-bacterial which helps with acne, while the lemon juice fades acne scars and dark spots.

Carrot Face Mask for Scars and Dark Spots:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp carrot paste (see first recipe for directions!)
  • 1 tbsp sandalwood powder
  • 1/2 tsp freshly squeeze lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and apply to a clean face.
  2. Leave on for 20 minutes and rinse off.
  3. Repeat 2-3 times a week.
  4. Sandalwood powder and lemon juice have natural lightening properties.

Carrot Face Mask for Dull Skin:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp carrot paste (see first recipe for directions!)
  • 1 tbsp yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and apply to a clean face.
  2. Leave on for 20-30 minutes and rinse off.
  3. Repeat 2-3 times a week.
  4. Yogurt is a natural exfoliant which leaves skin super bright.

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