Nine surprising kitchen scraps that does magic on your skin

There is an undeniable truth that nature showers us with endless benefits, resources and also provides various solutions to our problems, especially health. Nowadays people stopped thinking about the value of natural products and are running behind stuffs which are filled with toxic chemicals. Now it’s time to amend our mistakes and let us start utilizing the things which are natural, safe and the same time effective. Here are some ten left overs which are mindlessly thrown away but actually contains mind-blowing out-turns.



Being the staple food for most of the people, rice is a part of our food daily. But we are less aware that the soaked water which we strain before its cooked has various beneficial elements. Rice water is rich in amino acids, antioxidants and minerals which cleanses our skin. Regularly dampen your face with this magical water to be young and free from tan and other common skin problems. You can store (refrigerate after one day) the water up to two to three days.

Significant benefits of rice water: Anti-ageing properties Removes tan Soothes irritation and burns Enhances skin tone and reduces oiliness.

Let’s start saving RICE water!



        Most of us have the habit of removing the skin and seeds of tomatoes. According to the scientific study, the peels and seeds of tomato are a great source of antioxidants such as flavonoids, phenolic acids, lycopene and ascorbic acid. These antioxidants fight to reduce open pores and to remove back heads. Take a needed amount of tomato peel and seeds. Scrub it all over your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash off with normal water. “Bye bye, black heads”



        The thrown away egg shells can be powdered and used for skin. Egg shells contains over 750 to 800 milligrams of calcium which helps regeneration of new skin cells, evens out the skin tone and lightens the blemishes. Make a simple face pack with eggshell powder and three spoons of honey. Apply it on all over the face and neck let it dry for 5to 10 mins and wash off with normal water. This helps in removing impurities and toxins and also works in fading dark spots. Learn more benefits of eggshell by clicking

Rescue me and I’ll save your skin.



Orange peels has way more vitamin c than the orange itself. The peels have anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties which works good on acne and oily skin. It also works as a skin lightening agent and reduces hyperpigmentation. Orange peel works best in powdered form. So, all you need to do is collect the peels and dry it under sun for 2 to 3 days. After drying, powder it and store in an air tight jar.

You can’t eat the fruit and throw the peel away.



The word melon actually makes the mind to picturize a bright red juicy pulp but its seeds rarely come. These little fellows are a rich source of unsaturated fatty acids which help to maintain a natural glow of the skin. The anti-oxidants present in the seeds slows down the skin aging leaving your skin younger, softer and healthier. These seeds are also a source of vitamin c which deeply cleanse our skin’s impurities from the root. Due to the presence of zinc, it repairs and renews old ski cells waving goodbye to your dull and dry skin. Worried up with a dehydrated dry skin? simply blend these seeds and use it as a face mask. To know more read on this article

Pull my SEEDS to taste the freshness your skin.



We all like to use fresh and green curry leaves for tampering and seasoning our dish but what about the old dry curry leaves? Hereafter don’t answer we throw away instead say we use them. Yeah, even it gets dry curry leaves always retain its properties. As a great supplement of iron dry curry leaves can be powdered and can be taken in many ways which helps us to maintain and keep our body strong. These dry leaves can be beneficial for both outside and inside. To get rid of pimples and fine lines make a fine paste with water and curry leave powder and apply it on your face. Wash it after 5 to 10 mins. Follow this regularly to see visible results.

I am no more a dead leaf; I am a magical herb!



Papaya fruit is widely known for its taste, colour, vitamin c but less we know about the immense benefits of its seeds. They are rich in proteins, fats and fibre. Moreover, they also contain vitamins and minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. These seeds can be used both internally and externally. Due to the presence of powerful antioxidants papaya seeds can be used for skin. They possess anti-ageing properties thus helps to maintain the elasticity of our skin and prevents in forming wrinkles. So next time if you eat a papaya keep an eye over the seeds and make use it. A simple and powerful face mask can be made by blending these seeds into a fine paste and apply it over the skin and allow it to dry and rinse with normal water.

Think of my SEEDS after feasting over me.

         BANANA PEEL

Recent researches banana peel has shown multiple uses. In recent times, banana peel has been utilized for various industrial applications including bio-fuel production, bio-sorbents, pulp and paper, cosmetics, energy related activities, organic fertilizers. Moreover, it has magical properties which treats various ski problems like, dark circles, skin irritation, acne, and wrinkles. they can be used for the skin by blending or directly according to your preferences and skin problems. To treat acne and dark spots blended banana peel face pack goes well. the dark circle which usually forms under the eyes can be treated by directly placing the peel under the eyes for 15 mins. Regular usage works in fading dark circle. Check out this article for more information Come on PEEL me and wear me!




We all love drinking fresh juices to maintain good internal system. But do we really care making use of the pulp. If no let’s start straight away from now onwards. There are quite a number of ways to reuse this fruit pulps for your skin. The pulps of fruits such as pomegranate, papaya, carrot, beetroot, coconut, grapes, mango and oranges have powerful nourishing properties which hydrates our outer skin. According to your skin condition you can tailor the ingredients to address your needs. The pulps of oranges help in brightening, exfoliating and balancing oil. The pulps of beetroot and carrot acts as a natural moisturizer which keeps our skin young and fresh.

Drink the juice and dress up your face with the PULP.


Therefore, next time when you come across these things do me a favour, please reap the benefit of it and share these ideas with your friends and family. Nature gives us everything without expectations. So don’t forget to preserve and thank mother nature.

(All these aforementioned stuffs are pure, safe and natural, therefore there are no gender restrictions. But I kindly request not to use these remedies for infants and children under 14 years.)

Lalitha - Aug 2, 2022, 11:18 PM - Add Reply

Good tips...

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