Marigold has been used for centuries to treat a host of skin problems as these golden flowers, which we get all round the year, particularly in winters have amazing skin healing qualities. It has powerful anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, astringent and antiseptic properties, which has been used to heal skin infections, minor burns, acne, eczema rashes and wounds for ages now. This humble flower does wonder to your skin when applied as face pack mixed with other natural ingredients. Numerous anti-aging compounds contained in this flower stimulate collagen production and hence smooth out fine lines, wrinkles and age spots.
Here are few marigold face pack recipes to get beautiful, younger looking skin.
1. Marigold, Honey And Cream Face Pack For Dry Skin
This pack will help remove dry patches from your skin and make our skin smoother and softer.
Marigold Flower Petals 10-12
1 Tsp. Gram Flour
1Tsp. Milk Cream
Crush the marigold petals thoroughly. Mix milk cream, gram flour and honey to get affine paste. Apply on your entire face and neck after cleaning all the makeup residue, dirt and oil from your face. Allow it to sit for 15-20 minutes and wash off with clean water. The marigold flower used in this mask will hydrate the skin, gram flour will help to remove the impurities and dead skin cells that accumulates in your and honey and milk cream will moisturize the skin making it soft and supple.
2. Marigold And Papaya Anti-Aging Face Pack
Several antioxidant elements contained in marigold is excellent for giving the skin a natural boost of carotenoids and vitamin C, which will helps to fight sun damaged, get a wrinkle-free younger looking skin protecting it from free radical damage.
2-3 Marigold Flowers
5-6 Ripped Papaya Pieces
1 Tablespoon Honey
2 Tsp. Rose Water
Blend all the ingredients to a fine paste. Apply all over your face and neck. Leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Massage gently to exfoliate. After the pack dries on your skin wash off with lukewarm water. Erasing lines and wrinkles this mask will provide a vibrant and younger looking skin. Papain, an enzyme contained in papaya when added to this pack helps to fade the dark spots, removes blemishes and rose water will act as a soothing cleanser; together all these ingredients will hydrate and moisturize the skin deeply and help you get clear glowing skin.
3. Marigold And Yogurt Anti-Acne Mask
Since Marigold flowers contains impressive antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial property, marigold face pack can very effectively cure acne , pimples and rashes eliminating bacteria and reducing inflammation and provide clear soft skin.
2-3 Marigold Flowers
1 Tbsp. Raw Honey
1Tbsp. Fresh Yogurt
Boil 2-3 marigold flowers in a cup of water for 10-15 minutes. It will reduce to half. Strain the liquid in a bowl; add 2tbsp raw honey and 1tbsp. of fresh yogurt to it. Mix well and apply on your entire face. Before applying the mask wash your face with mild face wash. Massage gently after applying the mask. Rinse off your face with lukewarm water. Follow up with a moisturizer. Repeat once a week to get convincing result.
4. Marigold And Coconut Milk Fairness Face Pack
Marigold contains powerful antioxidant vitamin C which has natural skin soothing and toning properties that rejuvenates the skin, lightens the skin, reduces sun tan and evens out skin tone. This recipe will provide a fair glow to your facial skin.
3-4 Marigold Flowers
1Tbsp. Of Coconut Milk
Mash the petals adding little water. Add 1tbsp. coconut milk. Apply the pack on your face and neck. Rinse off with cold water after 30 minutes. This hydrating face mask will make your skin appear brighter and fairer.
5. Marigold And Apple Instant Glow pack
This pack is excellent for making dull skin smooth and bright and bring health glow. Rose water has naturally soothing and cleansing properties. Apple contains powerful antioxidant properties that keep the skin youthful and radiant.
2-3 Marigold Flowers
1 Tbsp. Rose Water
5-6 Peeled Apple Slices
Combine all the ingredients and blend well to make a thick paste. Apply on your entire face and neck. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and wash off with cold water. This pack will help to bring an instant glow by lightening the spots.
These marigold face packs will improve your skin texture and bring instant glow to your skin. These face masks are easy to make and other ingredients added in these masks are loaded with natural goodness and are easily available in every household. Though marigold face masks appears orange in color, it will not leave any stain after washing your face.