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The world is obsessed with all those expensive cosmetics available in the markets. We understand that when your wedding is just around the corner you’ll go bridezilla and will be trying out every product that you see in the commercials.
Without even looking at the list of ingredients on the back, we buy the cosmetics off the shelves of those big supermarkets and don’t even think once about what side effects it might bring along.
Now that you’re going to say your vows and tie the knot with the love of your life, we suggest that you look picture perfect naturally. It is already proven and you might also be aware of the fact that getting the great looks naturally is way much better. It does not just create a natural-looking glow but it is also long-lasting.
If you too want to steer away from those harsh-on-the-skin cosmetics, then follow along as we list out some great recipes for a great face pack which not only brings a glow to your face but will help keep your skin texture smooth and free from acne and blackheads.
Multani Mitti, also known as fuller’s earth, is proven to be one of the best things that nature has blessed us with. It is great not only for face care but also for the hairs as well. Including this to your everyday face care regimen will make sure you have a spotless face at the wedding and some dense and longer hairs.
The goodness of the natural Honey, when combined with the magical Multani Mitti, is the combination that is a godsend directly from heaven. You’ll fall in love with your skin once you include this face pack as one of your daily face care product.
1 Tbsp of Multani Mitti
1 Tbsp of Honey
Few drops of Water(optional)
Step 1: Mix 1 Tbsp of Multani Mitti with 1 Tbsp of Honey and create a viscous solution.
Step 2: Add water to the solution(optional) to get the desired consistency.
Step 3: Apply the solution to the face and let it sit there for 15-20 mins.
Step 4: Rinse thoroughly with the lukewarm water.
Step 5: Dab out the water on the face with a soft towel and enjoy your charming face.
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Multani Mitti when mixed with Lemon and Rose Water creates a combination that your skin will thank you for. The antibacterial qualities of Multani Mitti along with the tan removing, lemon and the subtle cleaning of the rose water is a full package in a single face pack.
1 tbsp of Lemon
1 tbsp of Rose Water
1 Tbsp of Multani Mitti
Step 1: Take 1 Tbsp of Multani Mitti and then add a solution of Lemon and Rose Water (1:1 Ratio) to it until you get the desired consistency.
Step 2: Apply the mix to your face and keep it on for 15-20 minutes.
Step 3: Rinse off with the cold water.
Step 4: Repeat this procedure for at least twice a week for the best looking results.
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It is proven that the Coconut is best for removing the hardest of the tan from the skin. So if your skin is all tanned out after preparing everything for your wedding then this pack is your best bet.
1 Tbsp of Multani Mitti
Coconut Water as required
Step 1: Instead of using the tap water for making a Multani Mitti solution use coconut water.
Step 2: Make the solution such that it is consistent enough to spread all over the face.
Step 3: Keep the solution on for at least 10 minutes.
Step 4: Rinse off with tap water.
Step 5: Repeat on alternate days to make that tan go away.
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Yep…!!! Including fruits in your diet is really important but these can also be mashed down or sliced up and can be used as a face pack. Fruits have a large amount of water content in them and applying them to the face helps transfer the goodness directly into the skin making it hydrated and helps plump up your cheeks.
Cucumber has great water content and has been a part of the skincare regime for generations now. Even if you haven’t tried it yourself you must have seen those commercials everywhere with a girl relaxing with the slices of cucumber kept on her eyes. Combining the cucumber paste with sugar will help soothe the skin and hydrate it.
2 tbsp Sugar
Step 1: Mash up a cucumber in a bowl.
Step 2: Grind the sugar crystals and add it to the bowl. Mix well.
Step 3: Refrigerate the mixture for an hour or so.
Step 4: Put the cold mix directly onto the face, let it sit there for 10 minutes.
Step 5: Rinse off. And say hi to your glowing skin.
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This face pack is sure to make you feel refreshed instantly. Strawberries being rich in the alpha hydroxylic acid and salicylic acid makes them ideal to treat acne and get rid of the dead skin cells, while, the citric acid in the lemon will help brighten your skin.
1 tbsp of Lemon Juice
1 Tbsp of Yoghurt
2-3 drops of Honey
Step 1: Mash up a handful of strawberries in a bowl and add a Tbsp of yoghurt.
Step 2: Add in a tbsp of lemon juice and a few drops of honey to it.
Step 3: Apply the mix to the face and leave it on for some time until it dries up.
Step 4: Wash it off.
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Tomato? Is it a fruit? Or, a vegetable? Let's not fight over it right now...
Have oily skin? Got some dark spots due to tanning on the face? This face mask will help you get rid of both at the same time. Tomato is great to remove the excess oil that gets accumulated in the pores on your face.
2-3 drops of Honey
Step 1: Finely mash up the tomato with the help of a grinder.
Step 2: Add in 2-3 drops of honey to it. Mix well.
Step 3: Apply the paste on your face.
Step 4: Let it sit there for 10 minutes and then rinse it off using a wet cotton swab.
The colourless gloopy gel is the solution to all your face problems and comes from an evergreen plant called Aloe Vera. It is a big possibility that there would be at least one face care product in your vanity box with Aloe Vera as an ingredient. If you can’t find any, you’re missing out a great deal. You might think that I am raving about it but why not see it for yourself?
The most basic face pack that’ll easily fit into your daily skincare routine. Aloe vera and rose water will be gentle on your skin and help remove all the dirt and keep the skin moisturized and healthy.
1 tbsp Aloe Vera gel
½ tbsp Rose Water
Step 1: Squeeze out about 1 tbsp of juice from the leaf of an Aloe Vera plant and mix it with some rose water.
Step 2: Apply the mix to the face and keep it on for 10-15 minutes.
Step 3: Put some water on your hands and start massaging the pack on your face for 2-4 minutes.
Step 4: Wash it off with water.
Multani Mitti, when combined with Aloe Vera, makes a combination that’ll help fight those acnes and will help you to get a clean look. Getting a perfect-looking skin takes time so be sure that you are regular with the routine.
1 Tbsp of Multani Mitti
1 tbsp of Aloe Vera gel
3 tbsp of cold milk
Step 1: Mix up every ingredient in a bowl and prepare a thick paste.
Step 2: Apply it on the face and the neck.
Step 3: Leave it for 15 minutes.
Step 4: Rinse off with cold water and repeat twice a week.
Got up in the morning and notice a new pimple that popped up out of nowhere? Using this face pack on a regular basis will help you rescue from that embarrassment.
A little hard on the skin but perfect for the time when your skin needs deep cleaning. Neem helps to remove the pimples
A handful of Neem Leaves
2 tbsp of Aloe Vera gel
1 tbsp Honey
2-3 leaves of Basil(optional)
Step 1:Take the leaves and grind them with the help of water.
Step 2: Add to it 2 tbsp of Aloe Vera and 1 tbsp of Honey and if the mix is too thick make it consistent by adding some water.
Step 3: Apply on the pimples or on the whole face as required.
Step 4: Leave it on for 8-10 minutes and then wash it off.
Step 5: You must put on a moisturiser to re-moisturize the skin after using this pack.
We took great care when listing out these recipes and only included the ones that can be easily made at home. The ingredients used in these homemade face packs are readily available in the markets and you can prepare them in no time.
Have some more recipes that you love in particular? Don’t just keep it yourself and help the other brides out there to look ravishing on the day of their marriage. Tell us in the comments section down below.
By Moneeca Moitra | 28 Mar, 2020
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