Lycopene DIY Skin Care tips
I’m sure you are all well versed on the science of lycopene and how it creates that healthy GLOW! We have a few beauty DIY’s for to incorporate in your beauty regimen.
– To refresh the skin, just simply cut the tomato and apply it directly on your face in round motions, wash after 15 minutes and you can see the results instantly.
– To use the tomato as a cleanser, crush a tomato and an avocado and mix them. Apply this soothing mask evenly on face for 20-30 minutes. Wash with cold water.
– For large pores, tomatoes can be applied to face by crushing a tomato and adding few drops of lime. Tomatoes shrink the size of pores if applied regularly.
– In case of sunburns, crush half of the tomato and mix it with 9-10 drops of yogurt and apply it on the face evenly. It gives a cooling effect to the skin. Wash the face after 20 minutes
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