7 Ways In Which Carrots Help Your Skin

7 Carrot Juice Benefits & Use Of Carrot Seed Oil & Face Mask For Skin

Munching on carrots is a good way to get your dose of fibre and vegetables. But the benefits of carrot go much beyond that. Read on to know more.


Winter is the season when the market is filled with delicious fruits and vegetables. And the carrot is an all and all winter vegetable. Used in soups, pulaos, as a stuffing to paranthas, and also in the familiar gajar ka halwa, this is one vegetable that makes its way into all homes and stomachs.

7 Different Ways To Use Carrot For Healthy Skin:

#1 Carrots means a healthy glow

  • Improve your skin tone and colour with carrots. The beta-carotene in carrots is turned into vitamin A, infusing your skin with a healthy glow
  • Applied externally, a mask made from grated carrots or carrot juice can give your face an instant glow

#2 Carrots fight ageing

  • Just eating carrots isn’t going to reverse the clock.
  • However, much has been said about carrot juice benefits to make it part of your daily diet
  • A cup of carrot juice had by itself or in a smoothie can give you enough beta-carotene and vitamin C to make your skin appear firm and plump

#3 Carrots control oil secretion

  • The beta-carotene in carrots when converted into vitamin A is an agent to fight excessive oil production

#4 Lightens scars and moisturises

  • You can apply carrot juice to affected areas twice a day to lessen scars
  • The potassium acts like a moisturiser and also reduces the appearance of skin blemishes

#5 Prevents acne

  • If you suffer from oily skin, a glass of carrot juice every day can help
  • It detoxifies your body and prevents acne breakout

Even castor oil helps in preventing acne & scars. Check out 10 ways to use castor oil for skin care problems here.

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#6 Heal injuries

  • The curing property of carrot juice can help heal cuts, wounds and inflammation faster

#7 Protection against the sun

  • You can use carrot seed oil for skin that is suffering from sunburn
  • The carotenoids and antioxidants present in carrots offer protection against the sun
  • However, carrots or carrot juice is not an alternative to a sunblock

To enjoy the benefits of carrots, you can try any one of these carrot face mask recipes:

#1 Carrot face pack for fairness

  • Make a mask using the paste of carrots and papaya, mixed with milk
  • Apply the mask to your face and neck
  • Wash it off after 20 minutes with lukewarm water and a gentle cleanser like Olay Natural White 7 IN ONE Foaming Cleanser

#2 Carrot juice face pack to rejuvenate dull skin

  • Mix one teaspoon each of honey and carrot juice and apply the mask to your face
  • Wash off after 15 minutes with lukewarm water
  • Repeat this thrice a week to notice a difference

#3 Carrot face pack for acne and pimples

  • Make a face pack with 1 teaspoon each of carrot juice and honey
  • Add 2 pinches of cinnamon powder to this and apply this face pack on a clean dry face
  • Wash it off after 20 minutes
  • Do this regularly to get acne-free skin
  • Make carrots part of your daily diet and watch your skin improve

Find more useful daily skin care tips here. 

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