Here are some wonderful tomato-based recipes that could be used to treat skin and so effectively:
* Reduces Oiliness: Not only are tomatoes excellent to reduce oiliness, they also help keep the skin cleaner and tighter. Rub raw tomatoes all over the skin and leave on for five minutes before you wash off.
* Reduces Open Pores: Tomatoes help reduce open pores and blackheads .Just cut a tomato in half and rub all over the skin, letting the juice saturate into the pores. Leave on for 15 minutes and wash off.
* Acts As A Skin Lightener: Not only do tomatoes act as an astringent but also help wake up the dullest of skins. Mix the pulp of one tomato with 2 tsps. of fuller's earth and add 1 tsp. fresh mint paste. Apply to clean skin until it is dry and watch the magic. Not only will your skin be lighter but will also feel refreshed and taut.
* Detan With Tomatoes: Tomatoes are great for reducing summer tanning. Mash a tomato and mix its pulp with a tsp. of honey and massage on the skin. Not only will this help reduce tan but also naturally reduce dryness caused by the strong UV rays of the sun. Leave this on for a minimum of 15 minutes before washing off with cold water.