Skin Bleaching and Whitening Serum at home
Serum has gain a big importance now a day and they are considered an important part of our skin care routine. There are many serums and they all have different purpose. Today the serum we are going to make will help your skin with reducing dryness and wrinkles as well. Furthermore it will reduce the pore size and reduce excess sebum production. This serum is also very good for anti-aging and moisturizing as we will add glycerin and aloe Vera like ingredients to provide hydrating effects. You will notice that all the ingredients that we are going to use are extremely hydrating and vitamin C based s which will give your skin whitening effects as well. This serum is for all skin types and here are some easy steps to make it at home:
First of all you need one medium size tomato and you need its juice. You can do it by grating it or grinding it in the blending machine. The filter it through a strainer by pressing method to get its juice.it should make almost 3-5 tablespoon of tomato juice. Then squeeze the juice of one medium size lemon in it.
Add half or one teaspoon of glycerin in this mixture and mix it well. Your base serum is ready and pour it in some suitable bottle for daily convenient use as shown in the picture.last step is mixing this serum with starch while using the serum on your face. You can also use the potato juice if starch is not available.
How to make 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.
Now you can use it by taking 1-2 tablespoon of this prepare liquid and add less than half teaspoon of potato starch. Mix the mixture well and apply it on your face and leave it on for 20-25 minutes. Then wash your face with lukewarm water and apply a good moisturizer after that. Also , you can apply your other skin care regime with moisturizer that you usually do at night.
You can use it daily at night and store the juice in fridge. Do not mix all the starch with serum as it can turned black due to oxidation process. Only mix the starch when you are going to use it on your face.
Benefits of ingredients:
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.
Tomato is a fine fruit that works wonders for your skin in a such way you can’t even imagine. It is cheap and easily available. It is working for your skin to make it white because it have bleaching properties. this fruit gives you a perfect glow and clean the pores and close them. tomato also has nutrients that convert into sunscreen and help your skin from damaging UV rays of sun.
Skin is able to absorb maximum oxygen from environment and prevent the skin from photo aging by its use.Tomato works is known for exfoliation as well and it removes dead skin cells by leaving your skin smooth and with full of health.
Lemon has citric acid in it and rich with Vitamin C. when it comes to skin care, it is impossible to ignore this vitamin. It should be part of your skin regime. Lemons are strong anti oxidants and it causes reduction the effects of free radicals and help your skin from photo aging or premature aging of skin. As sun rays cause oxidation process in skin cells by formation of free radicals. These free radicals disturb the natural chemistry of cell and cells fails to perform its natural and normal functions. Lemon as an oxidant reduce this process which indirectly prevent the skin from premature aging or slow down the aging process.
Also, It is best for skin affected with acne. It help the removal of blemishes, dark spot and hyperpigmentation. In short it gives the skin natural and whitening glow.Furthermore, It increase the cell turn over and even reduce the acne scar. It strongly help the skin to improve its texture.