6 POPULAR HOMEMADE BEAUTY FACE MASK

February 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Tips for Ayurveda



natural home made baeuty face masksNatural homemade face masks can do wonders to your skin. The new look achieved makes you look attractive and you are confident to face the world. There are no side effects. Very beneficial for women who are working as the face masks done at home saves time. You can apply the face masks and continue domestic work . You can avoid visit to parlor or spa during time constraints.

Skin tone varies for each individual and therefore you can test try and finalize the mask that suits your skin. Face masks used regularly improves skin condition. The face masks made of fruits and natural resources are healthy as they have vitamins and minerals that are beneficial for healthy glowing skin.

You need to be sure the face masks suits your skin. Apply a little on the inner side of the wrist. If you feel itchy or redness of skin appears then do not apply on skin and neck.

You can do a mild massage prior to application of face masks.  It helps exfoliation of dead skin cells.

Some of the popular natural homemade face masks with basic ingredients available in your kitchen are:

Red Sandalwood Face Mask

home made natural face packsRed sandalwood powder is an excellent remedy to remove mild scars and marks and give even skin tone. Red sandal wood face mask makes you beautiful and fair.

Ingredients used:

  • ½ teaspoon Red sandal wood powder ( removes marks and gives good skin tone)
  • 2  teaspoons  Green gram flour ( natural scrub, supports as a base)
  • ½ teaspoon Neem powder ( natural anti- fungal property)
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh milk  ( adds nourishment to skin)
  • ½ teaspoon Honey ( helps skin tightening thus reducing appearance of mild wrinkles)

Preparation of Red sandalwood face mask:

In a plastic bowl take all ingredients and mix thoroughly into a fine paste. The pack is ready. An alternate to neem powder will be neem leaves paste (grind leaves into a smooth paste with little water) .

Wash your face and apply this pack on face and neck.  If your skin type is dry then apply a little almond oil on face prior to applying this mask. This mask should be retained for 25 to 40 minutes. Then wash it off with cold water.

You can apply the Red sandalwood face mask atleast once a week. Your skin will be glowing and look clear as the sessions go by.

Note: You can mix sandalwood powder and rose water to a fine thick paste and apply over your face. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes.  Gives a radiant glowing skin.

Turmeric face pack

home made natural face packsIngredients used:

  • 2  teaspoons  Turmeric powder (anti-bacterial property, anti septic property and anti aging property)
  • 3  teaspoons  Besan / chick pea flour (deep cleanse, exfoliate the skin )
  • teaspoon Almond oil ( penetrates into skin and makes skin moist)
  • 4  teaspoons  Fresh milk  ( adds nourishment to skin)
  • teaspoons  Honey ( anti-aging property, absorbs and retains moisture, anti-bacterial property)

Preparation of Turmeric face mask:

In a plastic bowl take all ingredients and mix thoroughly into a thick fine paste. Wash your face and apply this pack on face and neck.  This mask should be retained for 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash it off.

You can apply turmeric pack twice a week. Your skin will be glowing . After the facial mask your skin will become soft, smooth and radiant.

Note: You can apply turmeric pack made with turmeric powder, milk and honey on legs and hands. It minimizes facial hair and skin becomes soft and radiant.

Yogurt Honey mask

home made natural face packsIngredients used:

  • 2 teaspoons yogurt  /curd (helps moisturize, fight acne, prevent premature aging, relieve sunburn and reduce discoloration)
  • 2 teaspoons honey  (anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial property)

Preparation of Yogurt honey face mask:

In a plastic bowl take yogurt and honey. Mix thoroughly into a fine paste. Wash your face and apply this pack onto a clean moist face and neck.  Yogurt honey face mask should be retained for 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash it off.

You can apply yogurt honey mask twice a week. Your skin will be glowing and clear of skin problems . Benefits of yogurt is it moisturizes, penetrates, hydrates the skin , and lo…you have a soft and supple skin.

Oat meal mask

home made natural face packsIngredients used:

  • ¼ cup oatmeal ( dead skin exfoliation, skin cleanser)
  • 5 teaspoons of blended papaya ( skin firming, anti aging and helps skin tone)
  • 2 teaspoons honey  (anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial property)

Preparation of oat meal face mask:

In a plastic bowl mix oatmeal, blended papaya and honey to a thick paste. Apply the pack gently over face. Retain it for 10 minutes.

Rinse it off with lukewarm water.  Your skin will feel soft and smooth. Oatmeal is good if added into water used for bathing too. Recommended once a week.

Multanni mitti mask

home made natural face packsIngredients used:

  • 2 teaspoons multanni mitti / Fuller’s earth (it cleans pores, minimizes blemishes of acne and pimples)
  • 2 teaspoons sandal wood powder ( removes marks and gives good skin tone)
  • 2 teaspoons rose water

Preparation of Multanni  mitti face mask:

In a plastic bowl mix multanni mitti ,sandalwood powder and rosewater into a fine paste. Apply it gently over your face. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash the face pack gently with cold water Multanni  mitti face mask is excellent for an oily skin because it removes the excess oil from your skin and it tightens the pores as well. To be done twice a week.

Besan flour mask

Ingredients used:

  • ½ cup Besan flour (deep cleanse, exfoliate the skin )
  • 5 teaspoons yogurt ( helps moisturize, fight acne)

Preparation of Besan flour face mask:

In a plastic bowl mix besan flour and yogurt into a fine thick paste. To maintain consistency add milk (optional) . Apply it gently over your face and neck, ensure moist skin. Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash off the mask with cold water.

Besan flour mask is ideal for the skin which has a bad acne condition, cleanses pores thereby preventing black head formation and outbreak of acne. Can be done twice a week.

Follow the routine and enjoy owning a good glowing face.

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