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March 21, 2008

GLOW THE NATURAL WAY

All women today visit a beauty parlour regularly as it has become a complusion to do so.We will not forget our grannies and mom telling us to use turmeric,moong dal etc for our face to have a glowing skin.Though there are lots of creams,packs flooding the market everyday they can never compensate the natural kitchen remedies always readily availabe.I would like to share these few tips which I learnt from a friend.

FACE WASH
Preserve the vital oils of the skin with a dry powder mix of any of the following lentils and add turmeric and curd to make a paste
Gram(chana)
Green moong
Red masoor

FOR DRY SKIN
PROTEIN PACK-A nourishing pack, it helps to moisten and brighten skin
Dry moong powder/oats powder-1tsp
Curd-1/2tsp
Egg yolk-1/2tsp
Honey-1/2tsp
Olive oil-1/2tsp

VITAMIN PACK-Massage pulp on to the face for 5 min using upward circular motions.This pack supplies beauty vitamins to the skin to bring a healthy glow
Apple-1/4
Carrot-1/2
Orange-1/4
A slice of papaya
Honey-1tsp
Milk-2tsp

FOR OILY SKIN

FRUIT PACK-Blend together apply to face and leave for 5 min.Helps control excess sebum and prevent pimples
Orange-1/2
Carrot-1/2
Lime-a few drops
Honey-1tsp

GREEN LEAF PACK-Grind all to paste and apply regularly to face to prevent pimples and reduce blackheads
A handful of methi(fenugreek)leaves
Tulsi(basil)leaves-10
Afew coriander leaves

FOR PIGMENTATION/BROWN PATCHES ON SKIN
ALMOND PACK
Almonds-8
Milk or curd-2tsp
Soak almonds overnight,peel skin and grind with water to fine paste.Add milk or curd,apply to face daily for 2 min

LENTIL PACK-Mix all and apply regularly,it bleaches and soften the facial skin
Curd-2tsp
Green moong dal powder-1tsp
Masoor dalpowder-1tsp
Orange juice-1/4cup

VEGETABLE PACK-Rub mixture on face daily for 5 min
Potato-1/2 grated
Cucumber-1/2 grated
OR
Cucumber-1/2 grated
Tomato-1/2 grated
Carrot-1/2 grated
Honey-1/2tsp
Juice the carrot,tomato and cucumber,add honey and apply mixture to face and leave for 5 min.Apply regularly,it will help brighten a dull complexion and reduce pimples

FRUIT PACK-Rub mixture on the face for 5 min
Watermelon-1 piece
Orange-1/2

NOTE-Barring dry powders all fruit and vegetable packs should be prepared and used on a daily basis

1 comments:

easycrafts said...

Great ideas...thanks for sharing