Saturday, 21 April 2012

Home Remedies for Skin, Skin Care

 Turmeric is known as 'Kanchani' in Ayurveda as it gives skin a glow of gold. Mix turmeric with milk and apply on face. It increases fairness and glow of skin.

A mixture of milk green gram powder can be used as a scrub to remove dead skin.

Honey is a well known antibiotic. Mix honey with equal quantity of milk and mix well to make a paste. Apply this mixture to your face. It is good for those having dry skin, acne, pimples.

Cucumber is a natural cleanser and moisturizer. When cucumber juice is mixed with milk and used to clean the skin and to increase the moisture level. It is best for dry skin as milk reduces dryness of skin.

Lemon has astringent properties. As it is slightly acidic, it cleanses the skin too. When lemon juice is mixed with egg white and milk powder in equal proportion, it makes a perfect face pack. This face pack cleanses bleaches(increases fairness) and tightens the skin. It helps to remove wrinkles and increases glow of skin. 

Mix papaya pulp with rose water and apply on dry skin as face pack. Keep it till it is semi-dry, then wash with water. This moisturizes the skin and gives it a fresh and shining look.

The latex of papaya can be applied on the pimples, keep it till it is dry and then wash with warm water. This can be done daily on a very oily skin.

For white patches on the face, neck and back, apply a paste of sweet basil one hour before bath.

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