As the humid monsoon weather persists, there’s need to take extra care of your skin, as humidity can clog up the pores and cause dirt and grime to tick on the skin, leading to skin problems such as blackheads, acne and pimples.
Learn to make your own herbal skin care products and use them regularly for smooth, radiant skin. The ingredients are affordable and effective. Follow the tips given below.
Sandalwood and fuller’s earth paste: With this pack, get rid of pimples, acne, blemishes, dark spots, dark circles, pigmentation and other skin flaws. This pack is packed with anti-ageing properties, giving a healthy glow and shine to the skin.
Tips: Take one tsp pure sandalwood powder. Add two tsp fuller’s earth. Add five to six tsp rose water. Make a fine paste. Apply on face and neck. Wash off after half an hour.
Aloe Vera: The water filled tissues in the leaves work wonders to moisturise the skin, prevent wrinkles, reduce acne and inflammation, lighten the blemishes and revitalise the skin.
Tips: Cut one leaf. Wash it. Split it. Extract the pulp. Rub it on the face and neck. Rinse after 15 minutes. It’s that simple and easy to do
Potato and tomato juice: Get glowing and soft skin with this combination. It soothes sun burns, attacks premature wrinkles, removes dark circles, diminishes blemishes, shrinks the open pores and finishes off with a good moisturiser.
Tips: Take one tbsp cold potato juice. Mix it with one tbsp tomato juice. Apply on face and neck. Keep it for half an hour before rinsing off.
Cucumber and lemon juice: The fresh juice of these two vegetables brightens the skin. With regular use, glow and fairness will take over dullness and darkness. Embracing these natural ingredients, dark under eye circles will fade away quickly.
Tips: Take one table spoon lemon juice. Add one tbsp. cucumber juice. Apply on face and neck. Wash off after 15 minutes.
Raw milk and honey: Tone your skin with this face mask. It will gently scour off dead cells, dirt and pollution from deep inside your skin pores.
Tips: Mix one tsp of raw milk with one tsp of pure honey together: Coat a thin layer on your face and neck. Leave it to dry for 15 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water if the skin is oily and normal tap water if the skin is dry.
Besides these herbal treatments, keep your skin well hydrated by drinking plenty of water.