Mostly women complain that despite spending hours in the beauty salon or buying expensive creams, they do not get that flawless glow and brighter complexion. So let us have a look at some kitchen ingredients that can help in giving your skin a healthy glow. It is advisable to apply these packs at night as going out in the sunlight after applying these packs will not show the desired result.
1) Chironji And Banana Face Pack
Soak some chironji seeds in 2 teaspoons of milk, grind into a smooth paste. Mash a ripe banana. Add this banana puree into the chironji paste. Add few drops of almond oil as well. Apply this pack on face and neck for 20 minutes. Women with dry skin should use this pack on regular intervals. This pack will brighten complexion.
2) Sunflower Oil And Milk Pack
Sunflower oil has the same beauty benefits as almond oil. This oil has vitamins that help in keeping skin healthy and glowing. Massage face with sunflower oil and always massage in upward strokes. After that make a paste using 2 spoons of milk powder and curd. Apply this mixture on face and neck, even at the back of the neck. Let it dry. Rinse off with cool water.
3) Almond And Barley Face Pack
Soak some almonds in raw milk. Make a fine paste. In this paste add 1 spoon of barley flour, curd and any essential oil. Cleanse face thoroughly. Apply this mixture on face and neck. Rinse it off with lukewarm water when the pack is semi dry. Due to almonds this pack will result in glowing skin.
4) Sunflower Seeds And Rose Pack
Sunflower seeds are helpful in giving skin a spotless glow. Soak ripe sunflower seeds in milk and grind into a smooth paste. Add fuller’s earth, almond powder, honey and rose water to this paste. Apply this mixture on face for 20 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Regular use of this pack helps in nourishing skin and also makes it fair.
5) Fuller’s Earth And Rose Water Pack
Mix fuller’s earth with rose water to make a paste. You can add one spoon of honey as well. Apply this mixture on face and neck. Take a fine piece of cloth and keep it on the face after applying the pack. It will cool the skin and help in muscle relaxation. This pack is excellent for removing sun burns. Wash off the pack with water after 30 minutes.
6) Fuller’s Earth And Fruit Pack
Fuller’s earth is good for skin. Mix 1 tablespoon milk, 1 teaspoon honey and either mashed tomato or papaya with fuller’s earth to make a fine paste. Apply this paste on face and neck for 30 minutes. This pack should be applied twice a week. This firms facial skin and removes dirt from pores as well.
7) Turmeric And Curd Face Pack
Turmeric not only enhances the complexion but it also helps in removing stubborn acne marks. Mix barley flour and curd to make a paste. Add 2/3 pinches of turmeric powder to it. Apply this mixture on face and let it dry. Once dry gently scrub away this pack from face using finger tips. Wash it off with cool water. This pack removes fine lines and also gives brighter complexion.
8) Rose And Almond Face Pack
Soak some almonds in raw milk, grind it into a smooth paste. Add few fresh rose petals to this and blend again. Mix a pinch of saffron to this. You can also add cream if you want. Apply this pack on face and let it dry. This pack if applied for 15 days will give skin a rosy glow.
9) Aloe Vera And Rose Water Mask
Aloe vera pulp is very good for treating sunburns. It also brings freshness to the skin and makes it fairer. If skin is sensitive then this pulp should not be applied directly on face. Mix aloe vera pulp with rose water and keep it for 20 minutes. Wash it off with cool water.
10) Orange Juice And Curd Face Pack
Make a paste using orange juice, curd and fuller’s earth. Apply this mixture on a cleansed face. Let it dry for 20 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. Orange juice has citric acid which helps in lightening facial hair. Curd has anti ageing properties and fuller’s earth gives firm skin. These three ingredients can give face a younger look.
11) Barley Flour And Apple Juice Pack
Mix barley flour with curd and few spoons of apple juice to form a paste. Apply this pack on face for 20 minutes. Wash it off with cool water. Apple has bleaching agents which helps in lightening facial hair. Barley flour is good for removing dirt from skin.
12) Split Chickpeas(Chana Dal), Curd And Lemon Pack
Soak 2 spoons of red lentils in milk and grind them into a fine paste. Add few drops of almond oil and some crushed rose petals as well. Let this mixture remain like this for 10 minutes. Apply this mixture on face and keep it for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
All the home remedies mentioned above are safe , but still it is advisable to do a patch test on inner elbow to rule out any possible kind of allergic reactions.