Home Remedies With Beetroot For Healthy Skin & Lips

The humble beetroot should be celebrated for more than its crunchy earthy taste. Beetroot is full of immense health benefits and is said to have been cultivated for its culinary, medicinal and cosmetic use. In addition, it is rich in nutrients and fiber, vitamin C & contains other essential components like potassium, manganese, B vitamin folate, Folic acid and lycopene that helps in reducing signs of aging. It's easy to include it in our daily diet too. For instance, if you are looking at simple ways of cooking with beetroot, try these easy recipes ideas

Above all, apart from its health benefits, did you know that beetroots can be used in simple ways for healthy skin, lips & hair? We tell you how.

Face Toner

Applying beetroot topically helps draw out impurities and improve your skin tone. To make natural toner with beetroot, take one cup brewed and cooled green tea and add few drops of beetroot juice and mix well. Transfer to a spray bottle and store in fridge for 4-5 days. Spray all over face and neck area after washing your face or face mask application.

Face Mask

A soothing face mask is a great TLC. Take 2 tbsp yogurt and add 1 tbsp fresh beetroot juice or beetroot powder, few drops of lemon juice (for oily skin) or honey (for dry/normal skin) and little multani mitti (fullers earth) and mix well. Apply all over face & neck area for keep for 10-15 minutes. Wash off with water and spray the green tea & beetroot toner.

For more relaxing face mask ideas, look here 
Rosy Lips:

Excessive exposure to sun, cosmetics or smoking can cause many problems associated with lips.
Take fresh beetroot juice (about 4-5 drops) + few drops of lemon + some organic honey. Apply for 30 minutes every day and wash off. The natural striking deep red color of beetroot helps add a rosy tint to your lips. 

Bonus Tip # For making a delicious beetroot hummus, look at our previous blog


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