Added grated potato to your face mask?  Is it a thing?

Yes, and the extra benefits for your skin will surprise you.

We know how yummy the humble potato is … in a bake, mashed, roasted or fried, however, did you know it makes a fabulous and pampering skin friend?

Potatoes contain nutrients like Vitamins C and B6, Potassium and Flavonoids that work together to help reduce wrinkles, redness, and irritation.

In addition, Potatoes contain Magnesium to help boost elasticity and moisture, Zinc to regenerate, antioxidants to help protect the skin against free radical damage and, azaelic acid (generally found in grains like wheat, barley and rye) to brighten the skin, fade hyperpigmentation and scarring, and also address other concerns such as acne and rosacea.

The anti-ageing properties present in Potatoes can also improve collagen content thereby improve the skin’s overall appearance.  Natural moisturisers and rejuvenators, they also help boost skin health and keep it clear.  They are also helpful in exfoliating the skin and their starch gives the skin a natural glow.

Potatoes are champions when it comes to the skin, and it’s easy to include them in your skincare routine.

For a fabulous mask that’s deeply nourishing and hydrating, add finely grated Potato to our Mango Butter Face Mask with finely grated cucumber and carrots – a healthy feast for your face. .