5 Ayurvedic Face Packs for Glowing Skin

: April 28, 2015
 
 
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Radiant, beautiful, glowing flawless skin is a dream that every woman holds dear to her heart irrespective of her age and she is willing to go that extra mile to realize this dream. There are numerous cosmetic products in the market which make promises of glowing flawless skin, but the chemicals present in them pose a threat to our delicate skin
 
When talking about skin, beauty and ayurveda go hand in hand. Since ancient times ayurveda has been used to cure several ailments. Even several products in the market use ayurveda as a marketing tool claiming that their product is chemical free.
Instead of opting for these artificial cosmetic products we can prepare ayurvedic face packs at home using simple ingredients which are readily available.

Five home made ayurvedic face packs:

1.Marigold flowers, milk and honey.

Marigold Glowing Skin
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  • Make a paste of Marigold flowers.
  • To this paste add raw milk and 1 tablespoon honey.
  • Apply this pack for 15 minutes.
  • Wash face with lukewarm water.
This pack is excellent for oily skin because it has antiseptic properties which help against pimples and it also tightens skin pores besides giving radiant skin. This pack should be used twice a week for best results.

2.Besan and turmeric pack:

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  • Mix 4 tablespoons of besan with half tablespoon turmeric powder.
  • To this add raw milk or cream.
  • Apply this mask on the skin for 15 minutes.
  • Wash with water.
It is sure way of getting glowing skin as besan is good for skin lightening and turmeric has healing properties. Hence is very popular among would be brides. This pack can be used twice a week.

3.Sandalwood and rosewater:

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A very simple but very effective face pack is a mixture of sandalwood powder with rose water as sandalwood is good for skin lightening and rosewater gives a cooling effect.
  • Mix sandalwood powder and rosewater.
  • Apply this to the skin for 15 minutes.
  • Wash with water to give glowing skin.
This pack can be used daily for best results.

4. Honey and lemon face pack
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A very simple yet highly effective face pack is a mixture of honey with lemon juice as honey is a good moisturizer and lemon juice is good for skin lightening and has anti inflammatory properties.

  • Mix honey and lemon juice.
  • Apply it on the face.
  • Wash face after 10 minutes.
This pack has antioxidant properties. Honey and lemon face pack not only helps in getting radiant skin it also helps reduce marks on the skin. It can be used twice in a week.

5.Besan, turmeric powder, lemon juice and rosewater:

Besan, Turmeric powder, Lemon juice and rose water
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This is an effective herbal pack.
  • Mix besan, turmeric powder, lemon juice and rosewater.
  •  Apply this pack on a clean face for 10 minutes.
  • Wash with water to get glowing blemish free skin.
This pack also removes sun tan effectively and can be used once in a week.
 
One word of precaution while using these face packs is that they should not be allowed to crack on the face to avoid the risk of fine lines.
 
We can see that by using simple ingredients readily available in our homes we can make some truly useful ayurvedic face packs which can work like magic for our skin, but yes for best results these packs have to be supported with habits like drinking ample quantity of water, healthy lifestyle and proper diet.

AUTHOR

Sarjita Pradhan

Sarjita Pradhan

Sarjita Pradhan born and brought in Mumbai has a degree in Masters in Analytical Chemistry and a wide work experience in various fields...

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