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Benefits of Black Pepper for Skin & Hair

KJ Staff
KJ Staff

Black Pepper is the ultimate solution for many health problems. It is a medicinal spice that helps in healing some major diseases and health problems. But, you will be shocked to know that black pepper is not only beneficial for health, but it is also good for our skin and hairs. This black coloured spice is easily available in the kitchen so you need not have to go here and there to buy it.

Benefits of black pepper for the skin:


  • It helps in preventing premature wrinkles.

  • Its antioxidant properties help fight free radicals, which cause wrinkles.

How to use black pepper

  • Make a paste by adding honey or turmeric and a little water to the black pepper powder.

  • You apply this mask on your face twice a day.


You can also use black pepper as a scrub, which exfoliates your skin.

How to use

  • Grind half a teaspoon of black pepper and add yogurt to it.

  • Then apply it on the face and massage it gently with hands.

  • Then wash the face after 15 minutes.

Note - Since pepper can cause slight irritation, do a patch test on your hand before using it. If you have an unbearable burning sensation, avoid using it on the face.

Helps You to Fight Vitiligo

  • Vitiligo is a condition in which the skin begins to lose its natural color.

  • Due to this, white spots appear on the skin.

  • According to research, the piperine present in black pepper can be beneficial in relieving skin problems like vitiligo.

How to use

  • You should apply black pepper oil on the affected area regularly to get relief from vitiligo.

  • By doing this continuously, you will see a difference in some time.

Benefits of black pepper for hair

Black pepper can also be very beneficial for hair, which many people are not aware of. Therefore, the benefits of black pepper for hair are;

Give life to hairs

  • Black pepper brings life to your wilted hair.

  • It has antioxidant properties, vitamin-A, and carotenoids, which are beneficial for hair.

How to use

  • You mix honey in black pepper powder and mix it in your hair.

  • Then wash the hair after 15-20 minutes.


  • If you have dandruff in your hair, you can get rid of it with the help of black pepper.

  • Black pepper can be the best treatment for dandruff.

How to use

  • Mix one spoon of black pepper powder in a bowl of curd.

  • Then apply it on your head and leave it for 30 minutes.

  • After that just wash the head with water.

  • Do not use shampoo.

  • You can shampoo the next day if you want.

So these are some of the benefits of black pepper. Start using this tiny kitchen spice and see the difference.

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