It is much better if you
can use the home-made face-pack instead of ready-made. Today women are
getting more and more inclined towards using the herbal and natural
therapy to beauty. These beautifying things do not affect the skin
adversely. Though the costly make-up bought from the market increase
your beauty temporarily, it cannot be overlooked that the repeated use
of these artificial means leave scars in the shape of early ageing. Home
made face packs help in providing natural oil and moisture to the skin.
If you just look carefully you will find many of the ingredients of
face-pack in your kitchen. Some of the important ways to prepare
face-pace at home are as below:
Egg Pack: Take
the yolk of one egg, mix in it two spoonfuls of rose water and one
spoonful of honey and preserve. Use it once a week. It is useful in
winters. If you have wrinkles, take the white of an egg, beat it, mix in
it three spoonfuls of oat-powder, one spoonful of of honey and apply on
the face. For still more dry skin another method is thus : Yolk of one
egg, two spoonfuls of orage juice, half a spoon of lemon juice and a few
drops of sweet almond oil. Mix it well, beat it and apply it. Keep it
for half an hour before washing it off.
Masoor Dal (Lentil) Pack: Take
fifty grams soyabeans (or masoor dal), soak it in water over-night.
Grind it well next morning into as paste after removing the shells. Mix
unboiled milk and almond oil in the paste and apply.
Flour) Pack: Take one spoonful
of besan, a pinch of turmeric (haldi), half a spoon of honey and half
spoon of olive oil. Mix it well and apply.
Take a spoonful of finely ground multani mud, a spoonful of rose water
or cleansing-milk and prepare a thick paste. Apply a thick coat on the
oily part of your face and a light coat on the dry part. Let it remain
for ten minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water.
Urad Dal Pack:
Grind urd dal into a fine powder, mix rose water , glycerine and almond
oil, make a paste and apply.
Make chandan paste, add rosewater and
apply it on your face. It has cooling effect. If the skin is oily, add a
small quantity of sulphur to it.
Grind fresh green mint and
apply the paste on your face for twenty to twenty-five minutes. It
absorbs internal heat of the skin.
Take 1 spoonful of besan, 2 spoonfuls of
curd. Mix well, apply it for half an hour. It is soothing for the
skin affected by heat-wave.
If the face is dry due to heat, beat a
spoonful of butter in water and apply.
Peel a cucumber and grind it fine. Put
unboiled milk in it and apply. It is softening