Potato face scrub

Many things can damage the skin such as usage of various cosmetics, creams, improper diet, pollution, harmful sun rays, and so on. Potato face scrub or face pack is the best home remedy to treat skin problems. Potatoes are rich in many nutrients such as vitamin B6, vitamin C, copper, zinc, potassium, iron and magnesium.

Potato contains catechol oxidase, it is a copper protein enzyme which removes dark spots, acne scars and blemishes. Potato is rich in vitamin C that boosts collagen production and helps to maintain skin elasticity, removes dark circles, wrinkles and fine lines.  The calcium content works against dry skin and protects the top layer of skin. Magnesium fights with free radicals, the main cause for wrinkles and fine lines.

Take fresh potatoes, chop them into round slices. Allow it to dry in sunlight till fully dry. Once dried, grind into a powder. Use this powder to wash your face and body. Use it like a scrub, this will give you clean blemish free skin.

  • Applying raw potato juice on skin gives you wonderful benefits. It can lighten dark underarms.
  • Potatoes can be used as a natural eye brightener. Take potato juice and apply it directly around your eyes and leave it for some time. Potato juice can banish dark circles.
  • Potatoes are effective anti-aging beauty agent. Applying potato juice on skin gives you soft skin, healthy glow, as well as keeps wrinkles at bay.
  • Apply a paste of potatoes on face and do gentle massage. Leave the paste to dry for five minutes and wash off. This will remove black spots on face. This remedy also works for acne and acne marks.

Regular application of potato juice on skin will make your skin smooth, clean and bright.

Follow the below DIY and know how to make potato face scrub for blemish free skin.

How make potato face scrub for blemish free skin – DIY

  • 3 Large potatoes
  1. Take 3 large potatoes to make the powder.
  2. Chop potatoes into round slices.
  3. Allow it to dry in sunlight till fully dry.
  4. Dried potatoes.
  5. Add dried potatoes to blender.
  6. Blend it well.
  7. Potato face scrub is done.

Use this powder regularly as a face and body scrub.

This will give you blemish free skin.



Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.