Homemade Tomato Face Masks

Homemade Tomato Face Masks

By Milly / November 20, 2019

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Tomatoes for your skin? Heck yes! Actually, tomatoes are so good for our skin because they are a natural remedy for so many skin conditions. In this post, we will share some of the best tomato face masks you can make at home!

Tomatoes are a very healthy fruit (yep, tomatoes are a fruit and NOT a vegetable) with a great source of antioxidants, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, and magnesium. Consuming tomatoes on a regular basis can help strengthen your immune system. Now imagine all the good that they can do when they're applied to your skin, and the answer is, yes a lot. Let's take a look at some of the skin benefits of tomatoes.

What Can Tomatoes Do for Your Skin?

Due to their high content of vitamin C, tomatoes can stimulate collagen production and boost your immune system. If applied regularly, tomatoes can improve the elasticity of your skin, making it firmer, younger looking, and softer too!

Tomatoes are an excellent skin exfoliator, and using a tomato exfoliator 2 times a week can help you get rid of those annoying dead skin cells. Very rich in vitamins B1,3,5,6,9 that have anti-aging properties, and therefore, can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

With their potassium content, tomatoes can moisturize dry, cracked and flaky skin. A tomato mask will help you fight oiliness and leave your skin clean and soft.

Tomato juice is full of antioxidants that can treat and relieve sunburn and soothe irritated skin. With all these amazing benefits, tomatoes sound like a great option for your skin! Let’s dive into some of the best tomato face masks recipes you can try right now!

Homemade Tomato Face Masks

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#1. DIY Flour Tomato Mask for Oily Skin

Wheat flour has all the good nutrients and vitamins your skin needs, it absorbs the excess oil and when mixed with tomatoes, and can make the perfect mask to fight oily skin!

Ingredients:

  • A medium-sized tomato
  • 1 tbsp wheat flour

Instructions:

  1. First, juice the tomato by squeezing it with your hands, or using a juicer. Add the tomate juice to a clean bowl.
  2. To that bowl, add the flour and mix until you get a paste.
  3. Gently apply the paste to your face and leave it on for 5 minutes.
  4. Wash off and pat dry.
  5. If you feel your face too dry after application, use a light moisturizer after.

#2. Sunburn Soothing Face Mask

Just like the title says, this mask combines tomato and buttermilk to soothe and relieve sunburn. Magic acid in the buttermilk helps the skin to shed dead skin cells quicker all while gently exfoliating.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp tomato juice
  • 1 tbsp buttermilk

Instructions:

  1. Mix the two ingredients in a bowl until well combined.
  2. Apply the mix to your face or sunburn area carefully.
  3. Leave on for half and hour.
  4. Wash off and follow with some aloe vera gel if needed.

#3. Blemish Fighting Tomato Face Mask

The honey in this recipe works to add tons of essential antioxidants and nutrients that our skin's needs! Mixed with honey, the tomato will lighten the blemishes leaving your skin radiant.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tomato
  • 2 tsp honey

Instructions:

  1. Extract about 2 tablespoons of tomato pulp and place it in a bowl.
  2. To that bowl, add the honey and mix well.
  3. Apply the mixture to a clean face and neck and leave on for 15 minutes.
  4. Wash off, pat dry and repeat twice a week.

#4. Homemade Tomato and Avocado Mask

This mask works great for combination skin because of its ingredients. The nourishing and hydrating nutrients in the avocado will keep your skin healthy while the tomato will balance the oil production.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tomato
  • 1 tbsp mashed avocado

Instructions:

  1. Extract about 2 tablespoons of tomato pulp and place it in a bowl.
  2. To that bowl, add the avocado and mix well.
  3. Gently apply the mask onto your face and leave on for 15 minutes.
  4. Wash off and pat dry.
  5. Apply this mask for at least twice a week.

#5. Skin Brightening Tomato Face Mask

If you want a brighter and radiant face, this mask of for you. Combining tomato and lemon juice will give some pretty amazing results. Both ingredients contain amazing bleaching properties that when combined work super fast to lighten dark spots and stains, leaving your face super bright and clear!

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Extract about 2 tablespoons of tomato juice and place it in a bowl.
  2. To that bowl, add the lemon juice and mix well.
  3. Apply the mixture to your face and the affected area.
  4. Leave on for 10-15 minutes and wash off.
  5. Pat dry and follow up with a homemade moisturizer.
  6. Repeat for at least 1-2 times a week.

#6. Tomato Face Mask for Acne

If you are struggling with annoying acne this recipe will be your lifesaver!! The cinnamon in this recipe, with its antimicrobial and astringent properties, will fight the bacteria that causes the acne and shrink the pores leaving your face smoother and even!

Ingredients:

  • 1 small tomato
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Mash the small tomato into a bowl and then mix in the cinnamon. Stir well until completely incorporated.
  2. Apply the mask to a clean face and neck and leave on for 20 minutes.
  3. Wash off and pat dry.
  4. Repeat twice a week.

#7. Homemade Tomato Face Mask for Sensitive Skin

This recipe is great for those with sensitive skin because it will moisturize your skin while gently exfoliating at the same time.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tomato
  • 2 tbsps milk
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut

Instructions:

  • Place all the ingredients in a blender and press until well incorporated.
  • Gently apply the mixture to your face and leave on for 15 minutes.
  • After the 15 minutes have passed, massage the mixture onto your face for about a minute.
  • Wash off and pat dry.
  • Follow up with a DIY moisturizer.

After reading all the good tomatoes can do for your skin, I'm sure we have convinced you that tomatoes are one of the best things you can consume and apply on your skin. Try one or all of these recipes, relax and watch the amazing results!

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