Women go gaga over on-screen supermodels because of their flawless skin, or at least, over what they’re shown on the big screen. Later they envy them and purchase skin-whitening products like creams and packs which at times, are a little too much on our pockets. Trust me, when I say they do NO good to your skin and in fact, these products gradually rot them from inside.
Every person falls for that glowing, flawless skin and who doesn’t want that for themselves, right? Apart from the beauty industry which will continue to defy natural granny’s products, one doesn’t need to splurge extra bucks to get that glowing skin after all! You are just a few ingredients away from attaining it. Stay hooked and keep on reading to find out what‘s in store for you.
1. Papaya Face Pack
Papaya is an “Old is Gold” ingredient which can be easily found on any kitchen shelf or in a nearby supermarket. This fruit contains all the natural ingredients which help your skin gain its necessary vitamins and minerals back. Stop splurging your hard-earned money at salons or on high-end beauty products, instead spend a few bucks and buy papaya for a life-changing experience!
For Dry Skin: Combine 1/4 cup of a papaya’s pulp with 1/2 tbsp of lemon juice and honey. Stir the mixture well till it turns into a thick paste. Apply that pack on your face and leave it for 10 minutes to dry. Wash your face and pat it dry. You can do this every alternate day to get early results within a week.
For Oily Skin: Extract a ripe papaya in a bowl and mix it well with 3 tbsps of orange juice. Orange, because of its citric quality reduces oil from the skin. Apply the pack evenly on your face as well as neck. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash it off with water.
For Normal Skin: Mix the pulp of cucumber, banana, papaya and apply this paste all over your face for a refreshing glow on your skin. Leave the paste for at least 10-12 minutes and then rinse with warm water. You can apply a moisturizer afterward.
2. Tomato Face Pack
Yes, girl! We got you. We know that you want those red-blush cheeks naturally. Tomato is an easy to find ingredient which is available at every household and helps in soothing the skin with its acidic nature. The tangy red fruit hydrates your skin in no time!
For Dry Skin: To get that glowing skin, all you need to do is grab one tomato and olive oil. Grind the tomato to get its juice and add 1tbsp of olive oil. Mix it well and apply that paste all over your face with the help of cotton buds. Let the face mask dry for half an hour and wash it off with lukewarm water.
For Oily Skin: Form a smooth paste of tomato and cucumber in the mixer. Now, take the paste in a bowl and add 1tbsp of honey which will cleanse the skin. Wash it off with warm water and wipe it with a towel.
For Normal Skin: Tomato is a great savior when it comes to removing blackheads. Add lemon juice to your tomato pulp, and you’re good to go! You can follow up with your regular moisturizer right after this.
3. Almonds Face Pack
As a child, you can probably remember how your mother constantly asked you to eat those almonds and cashews with milk before you leave for school/college/office. Mothers will be mothers! But did you know almonds are rich in Vitamin E and protects the skin from aging. Now, let’s dive straight into how you can make these face packs!
For Dry Skin: Soak a handful of almonds overnight and then crush them afterwards with mashed bananas to remove toxins from your skin and enjoy that happy glow!
For Oily Skin: Mix those soaked almonds with yoghurt. Apply it all over your face. You’ll be amazed to see the results.
For Normal Skin: Crushed almonds mixed well with lime juice can do wonders for your skin by extracting all the dead cells. Once the pack has dried off, you can rinse your face with lukewarm water.
These magically hand-picked face packs will not only give you a glow on your face externally but also internally. A proper skin care is an armour that you go with. Make sure, that you don’t sleep with your makeup on, else it can age your skin 7 times faster.