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10 Amazing Benefits Of Multani Mitti For Face, Skin And Health

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Multani Mitti for Face:

1. The reason that multani mitti is so raved about because it removes the dead cells from the skin making space for it to breathe.

2. Multani mitti masks are very effective in making your skin glow as well as improving the texture of the skin. It also makes it radiant by removing acne and blemishes to a great degree. It is well capable of removing all the impurities from your skin so that your pores are not clogged anymore and thus prepares your face for serum or cream application. In this way the cream gets more absorbed and works more effectively.

3. One of the most popular uses of multani Mitti is for those with oily skin. Multani mitti with rose water makes an excellent face masks for oily skin. For dry skin, add milk and almond paste with it. It improves blood circulation also!!

4. Multani mitti is well known for its oil absorbing property. It’s for this reason that it is added in the face packs so widely. It cools down aggravated and irritated skin instantly. It works wonders for acne prone skin. It soothes it and also reduces the redness and the flaming irritation. It not only reduces the acne but also reduces the appearance of them again. To reduce blemishes use a pack of multani mitti with tomato juice, turmeric and sandalwood powder. Apply and leave for ten minutes and then rinse it off. It also acts as a wonderful cleanser which brightens the face immediatety!! However you should always remember that it’s not a magic potion so it will not reduce the blemishes overnight. So you have to follow the mask for a time and be patient to have the glowing and blemish free skin.

5. If you have pimple and those pimple marks are bothering you like hell, then this versatile multani mitti is again at your service!! Add neem paste, ground clove powder and camphor with multani mitti. Add rose water to make a smooth paste and use it weekly to reduce those ugly marks off your skin.

6. Multani mitti also reduces sun tan and helps to reduce pigmentation. It can also heal your scar marks. Add some essential oil with multani mitti for your face pack and it will give soft supple skin in no time.

7. As a scrub, multani mitti removes black heads and white heads completely!! Add multani mitti with grinded almonds and glycerine soap and use this mixture to scrub your face.

8. Multani mitti is truly a great skin care ingredient as it helps you tone the skin too. Add one beaten egg and one spoon of curd to one spoon of multani mitti. Mix it well and apply it on the face for 20 minutes to achieve a toned skin.

9. You can reduce scar marks by applying the paste of one spoon of carrot pulp mixed with some multani mitti and 2 spoons of olive oil.

10. Multani mitti can reduce your pimples too. All you need to do is to grind some neem leaves and mix it with multani mitti to form a fine paste. Apply it for 10-15 minutes and then wash it with cold water.

However you should always remember that multani mitti is highly beneficial for oily skin. If you have very dry or sensitive skin, stay away from it as it can aggravate the situation.

Things you must know about turmeric face masks for pimples

Friday, August 14th, 2015
  • Turmeric face mask may cause some redness to your skin, so be careful and do not leave the mask on for more than 15-20 minutes.
  • Overusing it may burn your skin, so use moderate quantity of turmeric every day.
  • Turmeric may also give a yellow tinge to your skin. Make sure you wash it off properly using a cleansing lotion or a toner.
  • If your skin is dry and dehydrated, replace water with milk to get a more soft-looking skin.
  • Ditch your face wash and cleanser. When you use turmeric pack or mask, the antibacterial properties of turmeric clean your face effectively; you need not harm your skin by using chemical-based products ever again.

5 Simple Ways Of Using Turmeric To Cure Pimples

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

1. Turmeric Paste:

This is probably the easiest and the most commonly used turmeric-remedy for pimples. All you need is turmeric and water. You can apply this paste to the pimple-affected area and leave it for some time. This will stop the pimple from developing further and cure it really soon. Apply this regularly to get best results. You can also substitute water with honey as honey has antiseptic properties.

2. Turmeric and Sandalwood Paste:

This combination also works wonders for pimples and skin in general. You need to take sandalwood powder and turmeric in equal quantities and make a paste using rose water. Apply this on your pimples. Leave this for about 15-20 minutes and then wash it off using lukewarm water. You would be surprised with the kind of glow on your face. Similarly, you can also add neem powder to this paste instead of turmeric.

3. Turmeric with Olive Oil:

Take two spoons of turmeric and add half a spoon of olive oil to it. Mix the two ingredients really well and apply it on your pimples. You can also substitute olive oil with sesame oil if you want. The antibiotic properties of turmeric can really help clear pimples fast.

4. Turmeric and Rice Flour:

Mix one teaspoon of turmeric, 2 teaspoons of rice flour and around 3 teaspoons of yoghurt well until you form a thick paste and apply it on a clean face. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and wash it off. The combination of turmeric and rice flour is an excellent cure for pimple-prone skin.

5. Consume Turmeric:

Apart from all the above-mentioned face masks and packs, you may also eat a spoon of turmeric every day. You can also add turmeric to a glass of milk, bring it to a boil and drink it regularly

What Are The Benefits Of Putting Cucumber On Eyes?

Monday, February 9th, 2015

  • Cucumber on eyes will revitalize the skin. Any  skin cream , or cleanser, that contains cucumber is good for firming the skin .
  • Cucumbers have a subtle, mild skin lightening effect. This is why cucumber on eyes is so often used for the dark circles under the eyes. This skin lightening effect can also make your skin appear youthful and glowing.
  • The ascorbic acid and caffeic acid in cucumbers brings down the water retention in the eyes. This will reduce the swelling and puffiness around the eyes.
  • Using cucumber on a sunburn can provide instant, cooling relief. If you experience sun burn on your facial skin, you can rub a freshly sliced cucumber on your skin to cool it down.
  • Cucumber pulp can improve your skin’s complexion, especially if you are experiencing redness or irritation. Cucumber pulp can also help  rej uvenate the skin .
  • Cucumbers can help tighten open pores. Cucumber extract can be used as a toner or skin tightener. This is what makes it perfect in the LifeCell cleanser.
  • Oddly enough, cucumber is not just beneficial on the face and eyes. It can be used on cellulite! Mix ground coffee with cumber juice, and some raw honey. You can apply this to cellulite and wrap it in cloth. Leave it on for 30 minutes before rinsing.
  • Cucumbers are 95% water, so in essence they are a  great moisturizer for the skin .
  • Cucumbers are high in vitamin E and potassium to  reduce fine lines , act as an  anti wrinkle treatment , reduce blemishes and many other signs of aging.
  • Cucumbers on eyes also works well because cucumbers are high in silica and  antioxidants . This abundance of antioxidants is what makes it one of the  best anti aging products.
  • Cucumbers are natural, so when you use cucumber on eyes you can be sure you are not applying anything that will irritate your eyes.

Top 5 benefits of Banana for skin

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

 

1. Skin Moisturizer. Rich in potassium and moisture, banana hydrates and moisturizes dry skin, making it soft and supple. If your skin is peeling and dry, simply apply a banana face mask on your face. Get a small bowl, mash up a ripe banana with the back of your fork and apply to your face, avoiding the area around your eye and mouth. Rinse with cold water after 10 to 15 minutes and enjoy the soft feel of your skin!

2. Oil control. If you’ve got oily greasy skin, use a simple banana face mask with lemon juice and honey. Banana is a great exfoliator which helps slough off excess sebum on skin surface. It also contains and contains moisture, potassium and vitamins e and c which all promote clear glowing skin. Mash a ripe banana with the back of a fork and combine 1 tablespoon of raw honey and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice to make an amazing face mask. Rinse off with a wet cloth or cold water.

3. Anti aging. Bananas, also known as Nature’s botox contain super wrinkle fighting nutrients that helps fade age spots and prevent fine lines and wrinkles from forming. Coupled with other wrinkle busting kitchen ingredients, you can gently nourish, exfoliate and protect mature skin. Slather on a thick coat of a powerful anti aging banana face mask containing one mashed banana, 1 teaspoon orange juice and 1 teaspoon thick yogurt.

4. Treat Acne. Banana and banana peels re excellent homemade remedies for treating acne and pimples. You can directly apply the inside of a banana peel onto your acne to reduce inflammation and destroy bacteria. Also use a face mask with mashed banana, honey and turmeric to brighten skin, reduce acne and moisturize your skin. Wash off with cold water and pat your face dry. Remember to be consistent to see results.

5. Lighten dark spots. Whether it’s acne scars, tiny moles, age spots or just dark spots which make your face dull, you can reduce them and even out general skin discolorations applying mashed banana onto your face at least twice a week.

Benefits of Aloe Vera for your Face

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

 

Aloe vera apart from clearing blemishes off your face, takes care of other skin problems too. Here are a few to mention…
Aloe vera is probably one of the best skin care ingredients that not only helps heal blemish marks but also makes your skin super soft and smooth. It is known to be one of the healthiest skin care ingredients that hydrates your skin from within.

Heals wrinkles and fine lines

Aloe vera is known to heal wrinkles and fine lines off your skin. Regular application of aloe vera will soften the lines and eventually help it disappear.

Repairs cracked feet

During the colder months, you are bound to develop cracked heels. To treat this problem, apply a few drops of aloe vera on your heels and massage it gently. Remember not to rub it in too hard.

Heals chapped lips

Constant exposure to pollution eventually makes your lips look chapped. Before you go off to bed at night, apply a generous amount of aloe vera on your lips to make it soft and smooth.