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1. Tulsi or holy basil, mint and lemon juice face pack
Place few tulsi leaves, mint leaves and 3 tbsp of lemon juice into the blender. Blend the ingredients to form a smooth paste. Clean your face before applying the pack. Allow the pack to stay for 20 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.
One of the best homemade face mask to remove pimple marks, brown spots and sun spots. Tulsi contains anti-fungal and antibacterial properties that helps to get rid of acne scars, marks and dark patches resulting in clean and even skin tone. Mint cooling properties reduces skin redness and eliminates brown spots that are caused due to sun exposure. Lemon juice tones the skin and lightens acne scars. For best results use this face pack every alternate day.
2. Fenugreek seeds and rose water face pack
Soak a handful of fenugreek seeds overnight. In the morning, drain the excess water and blend to form a smooth paste. Add 2 tbsp of rose water to the fenugreek paste and apply on the affected area of your face. Allow the pack to stay for 20 minutes and then rinse with cold water.
Fenugreek seeds are highly beneficial in removing dark marks and skin blemishes. They contains anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that kills bacteria causing acne and pimples, lightens dark marks, age spots and acne scars. Regular use of this face pack will leave your skin clean, soft and unblemished.
3. Ice cold lemon water
Take ice cold water in a small bowl, add 1/2 freshly squeezed lemon juice and 1 tsp of vinegar. Splash your face once in the morning and in the evening to reduce pimple and acne scars.
Easy and effective way to lighten sun spots, dark spots, pimple and acne scars. Regular use brightens your skin complexion, keeps your skin fresh and glowing.
4. Honey and tomato face mask
Blend 1/2 ripe tomato to a smooth paste using little water. Add 1 tbsp of honey to this mixture and mix well. Apply the mixture on your face with the help of a flat brush. Allow the pack to stay for 15 minutes and then wash using cold water.
This face pack helps cleanse excess oil, impurities and clogged pores, restores skin natural ph balance, prevents skin infection and fades away sun spots, black spots and blemishes. Honey soothes skin irritation and prevents acne breakouts. Tomatoes contain lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that prevents premature wrinkles and sun damage. It also reduces brown spots, age spots and pimple marks.
5. Coconut water
Cut a fresh green coconut and pour the water into a bowl. Dip a cotton ball into this coconut water and gently wipe all over the affected area. Repeat for 4 to 5 times. Rinse using lukewarm water.
Coconut water contains cytokines and lauric acid that prevents ageing, eliminates stubborn dark spots, prevents the growth of acne and pimples. Regular use makes your skin smooth and blemish free.
6. Neem leaves and rose water face pack
Grind a handful of neem leaves to a thick paste using few drops of rose water. Before you apply the pack cleanse and steam your pores, so that the extracts of neem enters your skin pores. Apply a thick layer of this pack and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse using lukewarm water.
Neem is one of the most amazing plant that has numerous skin benefits. Neem leaves is well-known for its antibacterial properties, that helps controls acne causing bacteria, regulates excess oil secretion, eliminates acne scars naturally and improves skin texture. Rose water contains astringent properties that tones and soothes skin.
7. Besan, turmeric and yogurt face pack
Mix 2 tbsp of besan or chickpeas flour, 1/2 tsp of turmeric and 3 tbsp of fresh thick yogurt. Apply the pack on your face and leave until it dries completely. Wash your face using cold water.
This face pack improves your skin appearance, enhances your complexion, makes your skin clean and spotless. Gram flour contains cleansing properties that removes impurities from your pores, dead skin cells, pimple marks and blemishes. Turmeric evens skin tone and helps the skin to get rid of acne marks and black spots. Yoghurt makes the skin brighter and luminous.
8. Aloe vera gel massage
Simply cut an aloe vera leaf and remove the inner gel into a bowl. Take small amount of this gel on your palms and gently massage in upward strokes, especially to the affected areas for 10 minutes. Wash your face with lukewarm water. If you have difficulties in getting the aloe vera plant then you can use the ready-made aloe vera gel that is easily available in the market.
Aloe vera contains powerful medicinal properties that heals skin rashes, fade dark patches and dark marks on your skin to help you reveal smooth, flawless, glowing complexion. It also minimizes wrinkles and fine lines.
9. Oatmeal, lemon and honey face scrub
Oatmeal is not only a healthy breakfast but also great for acne-prone skin. Blend 2 tbsp of oatmeal into a fine powder, add 2 tbsp of honey and 1/2 freshly squeezed lime juice. Combine the ingredients and gently scrub on your wet face using fingertips for 3 to 4 minutes, especially the affected areas. Rinse with lukewarm water.
This exfoliating scrub deep cleanses and purify pores. Removes dead skin cells from the skin surface and diminish skin discoloration and acne scars. Oatmeal contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that soothe skin inflammation, reduces pigmentation, lightens acne scars and other skin blemishes. Lemon contains bleaching property that lightens skin and remove dark spots. For best results use this face scrub thrice in a week.
10. Orange peel and yogurt mask
Grind dry orange rinds into fine powder. Add 2 tbsp of fresh thick curd to this powder and combine properly. Wipe your face with rose water and then apply the mask. Leave the mask to dry for 20 minutes and then slowly remove the pack in upward direction using your wet hands. Now rinse with cold water and pat dry.
This face packs not only helpful in removing acne, age spots and scars but also gives your skin an instant fairness and glow. Orange peel work wonders for your skin, it firms your skin, removes skin dullness, sun tan and help you reveal clear and radiant skin. Yogurt lightens the dark spot and blemishes to give you a soft, smooth and blemish-free skin.
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