Potatoes Powder Serum and Gel for dark Spots,Eyes Dark Circles, And Freckle
Today this article will teach you a very unique type or serum and gel which is made of potato starch. We will discuss in details how you can get this starch or powder from potato and how you can use it for different purpose. As this serum can be use for any kind of hyperpigmentation like on face in form of freckles and under eyes as dark circles.
Face serum has become very important part of our daily skin care regime. As this thing gives the chance to skin and absorb all the good ingredients into the skin cells throughout the night. This involves moisturizing, minor exfoliation, cleansing and absorbing nutrients..Today this article will educate you that how you can make a type of potato based night face gel and serums for different skin types that you can use at night. We have use potato many times in different home remedies for skin bleaching. But here we will use it extract for this purpose as we need starch powder to make these.
Benefits of potatoes on skin:
Potato is very beneficial as it also has antioxidants and bleaching agents. They reduce blemishes and dark circles under the eyes and on the skin.
Potato and its ingredients work together to reduce the texture and wrinkles on the skin. As potato prevents the skin from premature aging as it slows down this process by inhibiting the free radicals formation. Also, it protects the skin from damaging rays of sunlight and reduce the tanning on the skin.
How to prepare potato starch?
First of all you need two medium-sized potatoes and peel them off. Then cut them into small pieces in a grinding machine and blend until you get very smooth and homogeneous thick mixture. Now filter this mixture through a strainer as shown in the picture. Now you have got all the potato juice and leave it as it is for at least 20 minutes.
In this way all the heavy and pig particle will set on the bottom because of heavy mass. Now pour the liquid out of the bowl and there will be a thick layer which is actually a starch will be remaining and sticking to the bottom of bowl. This is also shown in the picture that how the starch is sticking to the bottom of the bowl.
Now spread this white or yellowish white starch on a flat plate and let it dry in sunlight or in front of any hot blower. Make sure you make a very thin layer on the plate as it will less time for the starch to get dry to a powder form. After sometime when your starch has become dried and took a powder form, further crush it to make a fine powder as shown in the picture.
Now that your powder-potato starch is ready and we will use it different thing to make various home remedies for skin.
You can also make this powder by simply boiling these potatoes and take off the peels. Then mash the potato on a flat plate and spread them on plate equally. Then let it dry in sunlight for at least 2 days then grind this mixture in a blending machine. This is how you can also get potato starch.
Procedure for potato gel:
potato starch powder
Aloe vera gel
You need to take one or one and half teaspoon of aloe vera gel in a bowl and add less than half teaspoon of starch powder in it. Then mix it well for at least 30 seconds and store it in a container.
Now that your gel is ready as shown in the picture and you can use it for blemishes in your face or under eyes as night cream for the eyes. This will help to reduce hyper pigmentation on your skin.
You can apply the thin layer on the target area at night before going to sleep and leave it for whole night. You should make its enough quantity that only lasts for 2 days and then make the fresh one again.
Procedure for serum:
potato starch powder
Aloe vera gel
In a very simple method you can easily make it by mixing one teaspoon of almond oil in less than half teaspoon of starch powder. Mix them well and pour it in suitable bottle for future convenient use.
Or you can make another type if you have oily skin. For this, take one teaspoon of aloe vera gel and add less than half teaspoon of almond oil in it. After that add less than half teaspoon of starch powder and mix them well. At the end, add 4 teaspoon of rose-water and mix the mixture very well. After that pour the mixture in a suitable jar for daily convenient use.
You can apply this serum on your whole face and under the eyes for dark circles. You can store it for more than a week on room temperature.
Benefits of aloe vera gel:
Aloe Vera gel has outstanding and amazing benefits for our skin, hair and even the internal system. It is good for even those who people who have some underlying disease conditions like diabetes. It contains two hormones auxin and gibberellins that helps in wound healing and inflammation of the skin. Therefore used in some medicine to treat acne, psoriasis, and eczema. it has strong antimicrobial and antifungal properties thus can be used for hair and skin good health. Aloe Vera gel has strong anti-oxidant as well and prevents the skin from photo-aging.
Benefits of Almond oil:
Almonds are the great source for an antioxidant, vitamin E and rich with hydrating contents. It protects the skin from damaging effects of sun rays and reduce the texture on skin by preventing premature aging. Vitamin E locks the moisture into the skin and keep it hydrated for long hours.
Applying this vitamin E oil on textured and wrinkles skin will help a lot to improve it. It is blessed to heal any kind of wound or acne scars. Almond is rich with essential nutrients and it is quite great fat soluble with many anti-inflammatory properties. Furthermore which helps it to deal with many kind of infection or inflammation on the skin.