Sweet Potatoes: Your Skin’s Best Friend

Mashed sweet potatoes in a white ceramic dishSweet potatoes are a delicious natural way to give your skin that much needed winter boost.


1. Acne

Sweet potatoes are packed with antioxidants, which help keep your skin smooth and soft. They also have anti-inflammatory benefits, which helps with acne.

2. Prevents Premature Aging

To rejuvenate your dry skin, take one big sweet potato and boil it until it is soft enough that the skin can be pulled off easily. Take 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon of milk, and 1 tablespoon of ginger juice extracted by grating the ginger root and then sieve the juice out using a muslin cloth. Blend all the ingredients until you have a smooth paste. Apply the mask to your cleansed face and neck. Let it sit for 20-25 minutes. Rinse off with warm water. This mask will leave your skin fresh, hydrated and prevent premature aging. You can easily refrigerate the remaining unused face mask in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.

3. Moisturizes The Skin

To make a mild scrub that doesn’t dry out your skin, take half a cup of boiled sweet potato cubes, 1 tablespoon oats, and 1 tablespoon yogurt and blend them to form a thick, coarse paste. Use this to scrub your skin in slow circular…