Top 3 Homemade Tomato Face Mask Recipes for Rosy & Radiant Skin

Updated on February 25, 2016
Looking for the best natural skin lightening ingredient without spending a dollar? It's got to be tomato face masks that leave your skin feeling rosy, radiant and brighter than ever before!
Looking for the best natural skin lightening ingredient without spending a dollar? It's got to be tomato face masks that leave your skin feeling rosy, radiant and brighter than ever before!

Tomato is an excellent food good for skin. Eating tomatoes provides natural sun protection from UV rays as well as promotes youthful skin. Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that offers many benefits for skin including protecting skin from UV rays, delaying skin aging and protection from skin cancer. Applying tomatoes on skin is also as beneficial. The humble tomato has cooling properties which soothe sunburn and also contains astringent properties which tighten large pores. What's more, tomatoes have natural acids in them which help regulate oily skin. Tomatoes also clear acne, deep cleanse pores, fight premature aging and lighten skin. Let's look at the nutrients found in tomatoes which promote healthy skin:

Nutrients
Benefits for Skin
Vitamin A
Fades dark spots and blemishes. Smoothens out rough skin
B-vitamins
Slow down the aging process of skin. Fight off free radicals that cause fine lines and damage to healthy skin cells.
Vitamin C
Helps build up collagen and maintain skin tautness and elasticity.
Calcium
Composes the uppermost layer of skin. Heals dry withered skin.
Potassium
Solves dry skin by moisturizing and hydrating skin cells
Magnesium
For youthful radiant skin. Slows down the aging process of skin.

1. Skin Lightening Tomato Lemon Face Mask

Use the two-power combo of lemon and tomato to reap impeccably bright and fresh skin. This is for those who want to lighten their skin naturally.
Use the two-power combo of lemon and tomato to reap impeccably bright and fresh skin. This is for those who want to lighten their skin naturally.

Want to fade blemishes or simply lighten your skin tone? Use the tomato and lemon face mask! Both lemon and tomato have natural skin lightening properties which can help even out skin discoloration, hyperpigmentation and lighten acne scars. More benefits of lemon for skin:

Ingredient
Role in Face Mask
Lemon juice
Natural astringent and toner. Tightens and shrinks large pores. Has antibacterial properties that destroy germs on skin. Lightens skin tone. Fades blemishes, acne scars and dark spots.

Tips

  1. You can also extract the tomato pulp of one ripe tomato instead of blending.
  2. Use freshly squeezed lemon juice for best results.
  3. Do facial steaming before hand to open up skin pores and let the face mask penetrate.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ripe tomato
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions
Blend 1/2 a tomato into a smooth puree. Combine the tomato puree with 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice. Using a clean cotton ball, apply the mixture all over your face. Let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes. When the time is up, rinse off with cold water. Pat dry. Apply a drop of olive oil to moisturize.

2. Skin Brightening Tomato Honey Face Mask

Want to brighten your skin and make it blemish free? Regularly use a nourishing tomato honey face mask.
Want to brighten your skin and make it blemish free? Regularly use a nourishing tomato honey face mask.

Brighten dull skin with a brightening tomato and honey face mask. Tomato has a rich lycopene content which can slightly tan your skin giving you that gorgeous glowing look. Tomato will also protect your skin from UV lights, making it a natural sunscreen. Honey has skin lightening and brightening properties. Let's look at more skin benefits of skin:

Ingredient
Role in Face Mask
Honey
Natural humectant. Locks moisture in skin cells. Has antibacterial, antiseptic, antifungal and antiinflammatory properties that protect skin from bacteria and germs. Defends skin from free radical damage. Clears out acne and prevents further breakouts. Helps fade acne scars, blemishes and dark marks. Slows down aging.

Tips

  1. Use raw honey for skin. Processed products can irritate skin.
  2. Protect your hairline from this sticky face mask by wearing a headband and also to keep away any stray hairs or bangs.
  3. Apply all face masks over your kitchen/bathroom sinks to avoid sticky messes on the floor.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ripe tomato
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Directions
Blend the tomato till you get a smooth puree. Stir in the honey and mix well. Apply the mixture onto your face. Sit for 15 minutes to allow the mixture to sink deep. When the time is up, wash off with cold water. Pat your face dry.

3. Skin Rejuvenating Tomato Cucumber Face Mask

It doesn't get any more refreshing than this! Use tomato + cucumber for refreshed, rejuvenated and youthful skin.
It doesn't get any more refreshing than this! Use tomato + cucumber for refreshed, rejuvenated and youthful skin.

Rejuvenate your skin with refreshing and hydrating cucumber. Both cucumber and tomato are natural astringents which help tighten large pores. Cucumber is composed of 95 per cent water and will hydrate oily skin, preventing further oilyness as well as water dry withered skin back to its previous smoothness. Let's look at more skin benefits of cucumber:

Ingredient
Role in Face Mask
Cucumber
Rich in antioxidants and moisture, cucumber will nourish and water skin. Soothes and cools skin especially inflamed and sunburned skin. Refreshes skin and deep cleanses pores. Has skin lightening properties that can fade blemishes and lighten skin tone. Hydrates and moisturizes skin.

Tips

  1. Wear an old t-shirt to prevent the face masks from dripping all over your clothes.
  2. Excess face mask mixture can be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days. Throw it away if it starts smelling bad.
  3. Allow the cucumber to reach room temperature before applying it on your face.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ripe tomato
  • 1/4 cucumber

Directions
Wash and peel 1/4 a cucumber. Blend it to a fine pulp with 1/2 tomato.

Apply the mixture to your skin in a gentle circular motion. Let it sit for 15 minutes.

Rinse with cold water. Pat dry.

Source

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

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        Geeta 

        2 months ago

        Why we have to use cucumber ?

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        Urvashi solanki 

        2 months ago

        What is use of tumeric ?

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        Gift 

        7 months ago

        Please can I add tomato in my daily body lotion

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        MYra 

        7 months ago

        I just tried it hopefully it works

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        lipsy 

        8 months ago

        How many days those it take the lemon and tomatoes face mask to work on theskin

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        Thinkerbell 

        16 months ago

        Is it okay to use tomato as my cleanser? Which mean I dont use any cleanser product. I mean for my daily cleanser

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        Emily 

        19 months ago

        Thanks for your beauty tips

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        Anu 

        21 months ago

        Can we combine tomato,lemonand honey in one mask?

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        Deena 

        2 years ago

        How often should this be done and how long before we start seeing results?

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        Himani 

        2 years ago

        Can you plz tell how to treat white spots on face?

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        Sasha 

        2 years ago

        What the best remedy to remove dark marks off the face?

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        Worraphark 

        2 years ago from Thailand

        Very Helpful Tips! Thank you

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        Florence 

        3 years ago

        I ve been trying this mask but my nose kept on peeling n darken

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        Leslie Ramos 

        3 years ago from Denver, Colorado

        Great ideas! I will be trying some of these! Hate the dark spots!

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        Amit Gaur 

        4 years ago

        Helpful tip

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