Why Every Bride Needs a Potato Before Her Wedding

by Shalini
8 Materials
25 Minutes

For an instant glow and skin brightening effects, try this at home facial that uses ingredients from your kitchen.

Who knew that a potato could be so effective in brightening the skin!?

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Tools and materials:

  • Paring knife
  • Cutting board
  • Spoon
  • Potato
  • Instant coffee
  • Sugar
  • Honey
  • Turmeric
Cutting potato

1. Cut a potato

Cut a small potato in half and cut a shallow grid along the surface. Squeeze the potato to extract the juice.

2. Add coffee, sugar and honey

Pour a packet of instant coffee over the cut potato, followed by 1 tsp sugar and 1 tsp honey.

Potato with honey, coffee and sugar

3. Scrub

Scrub the potato on damp skin. This step helps to remove dead skin cells.

Scrubbing skin

4. Add turmeric and aloe to the other half

Cut a shallow grid on the other half of the potato. Then add 1 tsp turmeric and a squeeze of aloe vera gel.

Mix them together on the surface of the potato half with the back of a spoon. 

Disclaimer: When applied to the skin, turmeric can sometimes cause temporary staining, so please proceed with caution! You may wish to use slightly less turmeric than the recipe recommends.

Applying aloe vera gel to potato

5. Apply

Massage this combination on your skin for 5 minutes. Leave it on your skin for 10 minutes. 

Scrubbing skin

6. Rinse

Rinse off the mask and pat dry. Then enjoy your glowing skin!

Glowing skin after potato skin hack

Potato skin hack

If you try this DIY glowing facial at home, let me know what you think in the comments!

Next, make this lovely hand cream for the bride to use the morning of her special day.

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  • Cutting board
  • Spoon
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