The ads may color discriminate, but they do not lie – pollution, stress and lack of routine makes our skin dull, tired and lifeless. It is very important to take time out to give your skin some TLC and relaxation and with natural ingredients. Here is a list of 5 homemade face packs that will combat your skin woes and make you glow from within.
#1 Carrot Face packs
Naturally enriched with vitamins and minerals, carrot also helps with oily skin. Grind 2 carrots with 1/2 tsp honey, and apply on face. Keep it on for 15 mins, and wash off. Moisturize with a light moisturizer. Repeat thrice a month for long lasting results.
#2 Mint Face packs
The summer is fast approaching, and mint is going to be all the rage soon. Arm yourself with mint leaves and dry them. Whenever you need to use the face pack, mix a handful of dried leaves with 2 tbsp of rosewater to make a paste. Apply for 2 hours and feel the coolness in the heat.
#3 Oats Face packs
Oats are a natural exfoliant, and with this face pack you’ll be killing 2 birds with one stone. Take 1/2 cups of oats and soak them in milk or water for 1 hour. Apply the softened oats for 15 minutes and then scrub the oats into your face while washing off. You can add some honey for extra softness.
#4 Avocado- Egg While Face packs
Avocados and eggs make a great combination for the skin. Take 1/2 avocado and 1 egg white and mash it together. Add 1 tbsp of honey to the mash and apply on your skin for 15 minutes or till semi dry, and then wash off.
#5 Turmeric-Sandal Wood
Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and fairness agent. Take 1/2 cups of milk with 1/2 tbsp of lime juice, 1/2 tbsp of turmeric and 2 tbsps of besan. Add some sandalwood extract and apply on face for 15 mins and then wash off.