5 Surprising Uses for Sweet Potatoes

Five beneficial and creative ways to get the most out of sweet potatoes.

5 Surprising Uses for Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are the staple thanksgiving ingredient we all know and love: sweet potato pie, candied sweet potato, sweet potato fries, the list goes on and on. But shockingly, most people do not take full advantage of sweet potato's versatile properties. Need an easy and organic way to get rid of dark circles? Or a natural exfoliant and hair mask? The solution can be found right in your kitchen.

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Hair Mask

Sweet potatoes promote hair growth, give hair a glossy finish, and repair dry hair. Being rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene makes sweet potatoes a great defense against dandruff and damaged hair.

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