Wondering how to keep your face glowing this hot weather? Health & Wellness expert Neeharika Awasthi about the top 5 DIY masks for this summer.
If you choose the correct ingredients from your kitchen you can turn those eatable ingredients into many nourishing skin masks to get a perfect skin. Try our DIY face masks this summer to get a fresh and glowy skin!
Gram Flour, Cucumber & Mint Face Pack
Smash 2-3 leaves of mint and 2-3 slices of fresh cucumber, mix them thoroughly. Take a teaspoon of gram flour and mix them finally with adding a little amount of water. Apply the mixture on your face and let it dry for 15-20 minutes completely, rinse your face with cold water. Gram flour/besan has been known to have brightening and exfoliating properties since ages. It will deeply clean and remove toxins from your skin. It will make your skin feel fresh and awaken.
Customised Multani Mitti Pack
Now its not necessary to buy a branded packed fuller earth pack with preservatives. You can get a cheaper and more pure version of multani mitti in powder or rock form in grocery stores. Take 2 tablespoon of multani mitti, mix it with a table spoon of apple cider vinegar. Make sure you dilute apple cider vinegar with water because the concentrated amount direct from bottle will be too harsh and acidic for your skin. Mix two drops of tea tree essential oil. Mix all of the ingredients together and you will be ready with a very effective mask for acne prone skin. Multani mitti, apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil are known to be very powerful ingredients for breaking out skin. Apple cider vinegar will tone down the pH balance of your skin and shrink pores, its acidic anti bacterial properties will fight with bacteria on acne and dry out the pimple very fast. Multani mitti is known for its healing and anti ageing properties it will help your open pores to shrink and repair your damaged and inflamed skin.
Milk and Rice Water Pack
Its a great pack for moisturising and soothing down irritation. Milk has lactic acid that will help in exfoliation and brightening your skin. Using rice water is another new trend inspired from Korean beauty routine, it helps in anti ageing . All you have to do is take some rice and water and let it boil in pan, drain the rice and keep the existing water left behind. This water will work wonderfully on acne and irritated skin. Mix three tablespoon of rice water with 2 tablespoon raw milk. It works well on dehydrated and damaged skin. You can use the leftover rice water as toner and store it in refrigerator for future use.
Aloe Vera and Tomato Juice Mask
Fresh aloe vera is a great source of nutrients, minerals, vitamins, active enzymes and amino acids, it helps treating numerous skin conditions. All you have to do is peel the aloe vera with the help of spoon after cutting and removing the outer layer. Mix mashed aloe vera and 3 table spoon of tomato juice and apply it all over your face and neck. Both of these ingredients have vitamin c to reduce acne scars, will cleanse skin deeply , will fight breakouts and tone down your skin.
Yogurt and Turmeric Face Mask
Mix two tablespoon of yogurt with one teaspoon of turmeric powder. Mix them well and you’ll be ready with a wonderful anti ageing face mask as the lactic acid has properties to remove dead skin, tightens pores and help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles by tightening the skin. Turmeric powder has anti oxidant properties it will leave a glowy effect on skin and will make it healthier.