They are one food group that can be used for our beauty treatments. We are not talking about fruits here, but of veggies. This is why, if you have no time to visit a parlour for your monthly facial, or have skin issues, here are a couple of vegetable masks that we have brought for you to try. They are safe, cheap on the pocket, organic to the core and helps bring down carbon footprints too.
If that is not convincing enough, a routine face mask would be beneficial once a way to try, and this time it would be the routine vegetable mask. These masks will help get all the dirt and grime, pollutants and free radicals away from your skin. It would leave your skin looking softer, fresher, plumper and supple in no time.

But first, let’s take a look at the vegetable guide so that we know which veggie should be used for which vegetable mask. Please read on and be well-informed for the same.

Vegetable guide

We will share with you the vegetable guide that will work for your skin condition only. This is a guide that will tell you which veggie is for what, and hence you can choose from the veggies below and treat your skin accordingly, using the right vegetable face masks.

  • Cucumber is a veggie which is a natural astringent and it helps tighten the skin. It also helps with minimizing pores and killing pathogens and bacteria on the skin. For those that have normal to oily skin, cucumber is best to use in the vegetable face masks.
  • Green bananas are used mostly as vegetable face masks for skin brightening, and when used over a period of time, it would only make the skin brighten up and glow..
  • Carrots are best to use when you want to defeat premature signs of ageing. Carrot vegetable face masks when used twice a week, it will definitely subside wrinkles over time and fine lines too, and reveal skin which is younger looking and safe as well.
  • With sweet potato, the vegetable face masks made from this veggie can help bring down the tanning which is caused by the harmful UV rays of the sun. Once a week application of the mask if more than enough.
  • With radish, you would have high amounts of vitamin B6 that helps clean the skin and remove plenty of blackheads too.
  • Karela or bitter gourd is a vegetable that is extremely useful as a vegetable face masks. Just one use of the raw paste of this veggie can bring a tremendous glow to the skin.
  • Potato can be best used on skin which is oily and acne prone, and it helps maintain the eco system of the skin and reduces acne and controls the formation of acne as well.
  • We also must talk about cabbage which is extremely rich on vitamins such as A, B, C, K and P. It keeps the skin well-nourished and balanced, and tightens the skin as well.
  • Tomatoes are best used as vegetable face masks to refine the skin, and to even unclog pores too.
  • Beetroots helps a lot as vegetable face masks, since they are natural moisturizers for the skin, and the antioxidants in beetroots can help fight free radicals too
  • The leaves of okra is used as an emollient, while the veggie is used as a vegetable face mask; the powerful enzymes for the same is best to work on oily and acne prone skin.
  • Turnip helps with bringing down congestion of the skin, redness and blotchiness on the skin.

So here was a list of veggies commonly used as vegetable face masks.

Each to their own

There are varied ways in which one can prep up the veggies and use them as facial masks. Some of the ways are mentioned below, which can help you make the best use of veggies for your facial needs.

Grate them

  • You can cut and peel the veggies, and put them in a blender to grate them into powders.
  • The dry powders can be stored in air tight containers, and can be used as and when needed.
  • You would need to mix suitable carrier ingredients though, like milk, rose water, yogurt and honey, and even apple cider vinegar as well. You can even add a dose of vitamin E oil into these mixes for good results to attain.

Make a puree

  • Make a fine puree of the vegetable. Sieve the liquid and get the mixture you want to use as a vegetable facial.
  • To make it more powerful, you must add carriers such as rose water or aloe vera gel with a dose of gelatin in it, and give it a good mix.
  • The mix should be transferred to a saucepan and stirred on low flame, until you dissolve every bit of the gelatin.
  • Let it sit in the fridge for the time being until it gets into a gel like formation. This is the paste that needs to be applied onto the face and onto the neck for half an hour
  • This is the best vegetable facial for dry skin.

Now that we gave you ideas on how to use vegetable facial masks at home, here are a couple of advantages and benefits to know off when you use vegetable facials.

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Advantages

  • With vegetable facials, peels and masks made at home, you know for sure you are using nothing but only organic stuff.
  • The cell turnover and rejuvenation is the highest, and vegetable facials, peels and masks help with exfolaiting dirt, grime, dead skin cells and more from the surface of the skin too.
  • There are plenty of minerals and vitamins and even nutrients in veggies, which work wonders and magic when it comes to treating blemishes and scars, pigmentation and wrinkles, saggy skin and fine lines too.

Vegetable Peel Facial

This would be a vegetable facial peel that is not tough to make and use. It will help bring back a glowing skin and provide you with softness and suppleness that you desire. Your skin tone will take a boost and there would be a healthy glow and shine given to the skin as well. And since you would be using veggies according to your needs and choice, you can use it as per your convenience without a hitch.

Ingredients

  • Juice of any veggie of your choice
  • A tablespoon of rose water

Directions:

  • We begin by adding the juice of the veggie to the bowl.
  • We then add the gelatin in it and the rosewater too
  • Combine the two and mix them well until the gelatin dissolves a little
  • Place the mixture on low flame and allow the gelatin to dissolve further, for around twenty minutes or so. This will make the gelatin dissolve completely
  • Now take the mixture off the flame and allow it to cool
  • Place the mixture in the fridge for half an hour
  • Stir and use the vegetable facial,
  • First steam your face well so that the pores open up and the goodness of the veggies go right in
  • Wipe your face with rose water to tone the skin and to prep it up for the facial
  • Take some of the gelatin mixture and apply it with rose water gently on the face
  • Crack open one egg and froth up the same by beating it well, and mixing it with the remainder mask
  • Apply the mixture gently onto the face.
  • Let it be on the face for half an hour or until it dries up completely
  • When completely dried, peel the mask off and be patient when doing so
  • Give your face an intense massage with aloe vera gel or any oil
  • Wipe the face off with a hot towel and then tone the skin with rosewater again
  • Place cucumber slices on the eyes all the while, and
  • Now wash the face with cold milk, and then rinse with cold rose water

Now let’s talk more about the various types of vegetable facials that you can do at home. Here is a comprehensive list of veggies that are easily available in the market, which you can pick and choose to use for vegetable facials at home.

Vegetable Peel Facial

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Cucumber Face Mask

The simple water rich veggie is a blessing to have as an active ingredient for oily skin facials. It has a lot of potent antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties too. Cucumber is also a coolant which helps soothe inflamed and irate skin types too. In addition to that, it helps minimize the pores, since it is an astringent, and also helps moisturize the skin well.

For this mask, you would need the following-

  • A tablespoon of ground oatmeal

How to do

  • In a blender we would first place cucumber pieces and blend it for three minutes to a fine puree.
  • Now add the remainder ingredients mentioned and give it a mix for two more minutes until all of it is formed into a gooey paste
  • Gently take some of the mixture and massage onto the skin
  • Wait for ten to twenty minutes for the goodness of the homemade facials to soak into the skin
  • Rinse off with cold water

This is one of the homemade facials used best for oily to acne prone skin and should be used once a week.

Cucumber Face Mask

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Pumpkin Face Mask

Pumpkins help brighten and lighten the skin tone, and they are packed with-Antioxidants,Alpha and beta-carotenes,Vitamins A, C, E, K andZinc.

Amongst the many homemade facials, pumpkin face masks and peels are known to help bring down the cause of wrinkles and age spots, since the enzymes in it are so powerful that they do not allow the dry skin cells to stay on the skin.

To make this mask, you would need the following-

  • A teaspoon of raw apple cider vinegar
  • A tablespoon of boiled or raw pasted pumpkin
  • A teaspoon of pure Vitamin E

How to do

  • Take a small mixing bowl and place all the ingredients in it
  • Combine them well into a paste
  • Gently scoop the mixture with your clean hands and rub on the skin in circular motions
  • Wait for half an hour for the goodness of the mixture to dissolve into the skin
  • Rinse off with cold water

This is a face mask that should be used once a week and is best for oily to normal skin types.

pumpkin peel recipe face mask

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Carrot Face Mask

Carrots have plenty of vitamin A in it, and is also a natural antiseptic by nature. It makes the skin feel fresh, rejuvenated and healthy too, since it has vitamins A and K in it and antioxidants as well. This helps fight the onslaught of free radicals which damage the skin cells. The presence of vitamin C in carrots too helps bring down discoloration, dark spots, brown spots, sun spots and blemishes on the skin which damage the skin..

For this homemade facials mask using carrot, you would need-

  • The juice of half a lemon
  • A tablespoon of raw yogurt

How to do

  • Take a small mixing bowl and place all the ingredients in it
  • Grate the carrot as fine as possible and pour into the bowl
  • Combine them well into a paste
  • Gently scoop the mixture with your clean hands and rub on the skin in circular motions
  • Wait for half an hour for the goodness of the mixture to dissolve into the skin
  • Rinse off with cold water

This is a face mask that should be used once a week and is best for oily to normal skin types.

Eggplant face mask

Eggplant homemade facials are very healthy for the skin, especially for dry skin types. It helps with plenty of moistening of the skin and to make the skin soft and supple too.

For this face mask, you would need-

  • An eggplant which is cut into thin and long strips with a peeler
  • A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar

How to do

  • We would first take the honey and the apple cider vinegar and mix it in a bowl
  • We then would place the long strips of eggplant in the mix for a minute
  • Keep the eggplant in the fridge for ten minutes
  • Remove and place the eggplant strips on the face, except the eyes and the lips
  • Cover the face with paper towels
  • Remove the paper towel and the eggplant strips one by one
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water or rose water

This is one of the homemade facials, which should be used once every fifteen days and for dry skin only.

Cabbage face mask

If you were looking for versatile homemade facials using veggies, which means, a veggie facial that can be used for all skin types, you then have cabbage facials to use. Cabbage as a veggie can help revitalise the skin and cleanse it too. The veggie can also heal the skin and is good for treating pimple and acne scars, blemishes, inflammation and dark spots too.

For this facial mask, you would need-

  • A cup of raw cabbage leaves cut and blended into a paste
  • A tablespoon of oat flour

How to do

  • Blend the cabbage well in a blender to form a juicy paste
  • Strain the juice out of the pulp
  • Mix the tablespoon of honey in it
  • Thicken and apply the mask on the skin
  • Gently peel the mask off the face
  • Wash the face with warm water

This is a versatile facial mask, and it can be used on all skin types. This is a facial which needs to be done once every fifteen days.

Cabbage face mask

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Potato face mask

Potato facial masks are very strong and potent to use for skin brightening and anti spots and anti blemish needs. They have high quantities of starch and vitamins in it which helps nourish the skin and lighten it too, overtime.

For this facial mask, you would need-

  • One large potato- boiled and pasted

How to do

  • We would first take the honey and the lime juice and mix it in a bowl
  • We then would add the potato mash in the mix for a minute
  • Keep the mix in the fridge for ten minutes
  • Remove and apply the mask on the face, except the eyes and the lips
  • Cover the face with paper towels
  • Remove the paper towel from the face and the potato remnants
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water or rose water

This is a facemask which would do wonders for oily and acne prone skin types. This facial should be done once in ten days for the best results to attain.

Potato face mask

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Beetroot face mask

Beetroots have plenty of vitamins and minerals, and antioxidants in it which helps nourish the skin, rejuvenate it and also helps with beating free radicals too.

For this facial mask, you would need-

  • One large beetroot- cut and pasted

How to do

  • We would first take the honey and the lime juice and mix it in a bowl
  • We then would add the beetroot mash in the mix for a minute
  • Keep the mix in the fridge for ten minutes
  • Remove and apply the mask on the face, except the eyes and the lips
  • Cover the face with paper towels
  • Remove the paper towel from the face and the beetroot remnants
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water or rose water

This is a facemask which would do wonders for normal to dry skin types. This facial should be done once in ten days for the best results to attain.

Beetroot face mask

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Parsley face mask

If you suffer from sensitivity on your skin, and plenty of acne too, this is one of the healthiest homemade facials which will help your sensitive skin. Parsley is known to be a coolant and also has anti-inflammatory properties in it as well, and soothes skin which gets irritated at the drop of a hat too.

For this facial mask, you would need-

  • One cup chopped and pasted parsley

How to do

  • We would first take the honey and put it in a mixing bowl
  • We then would add the pasted parsley in the mix for a minute
  • Keep the mix in the fridge for ten minutes
  • Remove and apply the mask on the face, except the eyes and the lips
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water or rose water

This is an amazing facial for sensitive skin which should be done once every ten days.

Parsley face mask

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Celery face mask

Perfect for all skin types, but we would say best for dry and dehydrated skin, celery can do wonders for you and is one of the most amazing homemade facials. It has plenty of minerals and antioxidants and vitamins in it to nourish the skin, when used raw.

For this facial mask, you would need-

  • 2 medium stalks of raw and fresh celery
  • A teaspoon of plain yogurt

How to do

  • We begin by grating the stalks of celery in a food processor and blending it into a paste
  • We then add the oils and the yogurt into this paste along with the oatmeal flour
  • Keep the mix in the fridge for ten minutes
  • Remove and apply the mask on the face, except the eyes and the lips
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water or rose water

This is an amazing facial for dry, dehydrated skin and skin that sags. This should be a facial that is done once a week.

Kale facial mask

To hydrate and rejuvenate the skin, the vitamins and nutrients in kale is more than enough. And this is why, it is used as one of the most healthy homemade facials.

For this facial mask, you would need-

  • 4 – 5 large leaves of kale
  • A teaspoon of lemon juice

How to do

  • We begin by grating the kale leaves in a food processor and blending it into a paste
  • We then add the oils and the lemon juice and the olive oil into this paste
  • Keep the mix in the fridge for ten minutes
  • Remove and apply the mask on the face, except the eyes and the lips
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water or rose water

This is an amazing facial for dry and ageing skin. This should be a facial that is done once a week.

Kale facial mask

Zucchini face mask

Zuchini is perfect to use for healthy face masks since it has a lot of minerals and vitamins in it to nourish the skin and to give it a supple shine as well. This is why, we would like you to try this face mask. It helps remove the excess oils from the face, moisturizes the skin and keeps it glowing, soft and supple too.

For this face mask, you would need-

  • A zucchini which is cut into thin and long strips with a peeler
  • A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar

How to do

  • We would first take the honey and the apple cider vinegar and mix it in a bowl
  • We then would place the long strips of zucchini in the mix for a minute
  • Keep the zucchini in the fridge for ten minutes
  • Remove and place the zucchini strips on the face, except the eyes and the lips
  • Cover the face with paper towels
  • Remove the paper towel and the zucchini strips one by one
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water or rose water

This is one of the homemade facials, which should be used once every fifteen days and for normal to dry skin.

Zucchini face mask

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Bell peppers face mask

Hydrating as ever, bell peppers have antioxidants and vitamins in it that helps nourish the skin. They also help bring a glow and suppleness to the skin which is beneficial in the long run, and they plump up the skin too.

For this facial mask, you would need-

How to do

  • We begin by grating the pepper in a blender
  • We then add the milk and the honey too
  • Blend for five minutes until a thick consistency is formed
  • Mix and leave the mixture in the fridge for ten minutes
  • Gently scoop out some mixture and apply it on your face
  • Massage the face intensely for ten minutes
  • Wait for the mixture to dry for ten to fifteen minutes
  • Rinse with lukewarm water

This is one of the best healthy face masks to use for dry and saggy skin. This facial mask should be used once in fifteen days.

Bell peppers face mask

Tomato face mask

Tomatoes have plenty of lycopene in it which helps reduce the tan, and it has plenty of antioxidants in it which helps fight the onslaught of free radicals too.

To make this facial mask, you would need-

  • A large tomato- ripe, cut and pasted

How to do

  • We would first take the honey and the lime juice and mix it in a bowl
  • We then would pour the paste of fresh tomatoes in the mix for a minute
  • Keep the mixture in the fridge for ten minutes
  • Remove and apply the mix on the face, except the eyes and the lips
  • Cover the face with paper towels
  • Remove the paper towel and the tomato paste gently
  • Wash the face with lukewarm water or rose water

This is one of the homemade facials, which should be used once every fifteen days and for dry skin only.

Tomato face mask

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So here were many healthy face masks, which can be also called food on face for your beauty needs. If you have your own grandma’s versions of vegetable face masks to share, do write in. We would love to get more knowledge and information from you.



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