What causes pimples spots/acne and how can potatoes cure them?

Pimples can be terrifying. Once you feel your skin starts clearing up they pop up again and can easily cause irritation.
When there is an imbalance in the body, pimples and acne occur. They affect the face, back, and shoulders which are filled with sebaceous glands.
Potatoes are a go-to meal for many. They are easy to cook whether mashed, baked, or roasted. They contain minerals, vitamins, and dietary antioxidants.
No wonder, potatoes are super beneficial for health, but they can also help you retain clear glowing skin. It contains astringent and antibacterial qualities. It will clean the skin, with its enzymes acting as a natural antiseptic which is useful for killing off the bacteria causing acne outbreaks.

Check out the Below Remedies!


Potato helps to fight the free radicals and helps to open the clogged pores.
Method :
Take a bowl.
Add :
• Combine potato and tomato pulp or juices in a bowl.
• Add honey and mix to prepare a smooth paste.
• Apply the mixture evenly on your face gently covering the affected areas.
• Leave for 15-20 minutes.
• You can use the face pack once a day till the time the acnes are gone.


This remedy can provide to remove the tan and even scars. Moreover, it can brighten and lighten the skin tone.
Method :
• Grate a raw potato to extract its juice.
• Combine the juice with a tablespoon of Fuller’s earth to prepare a thick paste.
• Apply the paste evenly covering your neck and face.
• Leave the mixture on for about 15-20 minutes.
• Wash off your face with tap water.
• You can use this facemask twice a week but not more than that.


This remedy helps to exfoliate the skin and removes fine lines, scars & pimples marks.
Method :
• Make a paste by blending chopped potato with strawberries and add a little honey.
• Apply the paste evenly on your neck and face.
• Leave for 15-20 minutes and wash with tap water.
• You can use the face pack twice or thrice every week for more effective results.


This remedy kills the germs, opens the pores and reduces scars well.
Method :
• Make a fine paste of grated potato with a pinch of turmeric.
• Apply the paste evenly covering your neck and face.
• Leave for 15 minutes and wash.
• Use twice or thrice every week for more effective results.


This remedy deep cleanses and soothes the skin. It helps to reduce scars and spots. Moreover, it even brightens the skin well.
Ingredients :
• 2 tablespoons of potato juice
• 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
• 2 tablespoons of cucumber juice
• A pinch of cosmetic turmeric
• Prepare a fine paste by blending turmeric with all the juices.
• Apply evenly on your face. Wait for it to dry.
• Wash off the pack with cold water.
• Repeat twice a week for better results.
• Remember to dilute lemon juice as it may irritate the skin when used concentrated.

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Maham Syed

Maham is a Nutritionist and Cosmetologist, since she was 18, She keenly focused on being healthy and Studying Nutrition and cosmetology. A healthy lifestyle has always been my aim goal, whether it's eating healthy, using the right products for my skin and hair.