Let’s welcome monsoons after the blistering heat of summer. But, you need to take good care of your skin during this humid season. The monsoon humidity can make your skin oilier or dry, causing irritation. Getting fungal skin infections are very common in a rainy season. Do not worry friends!! We have a solution to get rid of all skin problems this season.
You must be thinking that you will have to visit a salon regularly to keep skin problem at bay. We care for you and hence, we have brought easy to make homemade scrubs and masks to fight atmospheric dampness and humidity. Check out these amazing scrubs and packs to keep your skin away from acne blasts or other skin infections .
Four Homemade Scrubs:
1. Brown Sugar Scrub
Brown sugar is a very common ingredient and is available in all grocery stores. To make this scrub, you need to add brown sugar and olive oil in a bowl. Mix both to make a thick paste. Now gently scrub your face or any part of your body and wash off with normal water. Brown sugar scrub is the best scrub to get a soft and smooth skin. Try this pack at night for the best result.
2. Banana Scrub
This is another easy to make scrub at home. Banana scrubs are very effective scrub as it tightens and moisturizes your skin. It gently removes dead skin cells leaving healthy and glowing skin. Take a banana and mash it well using a spoon or fork. Now add four teaspoons of sugar and vanilla extract (few drops) into it. Scrub your skin gently with the mixture and wash off with normal water.
3. Peach Scrub
Peach scrub works well on all skin types. It tightens and brightens your skin in this harsh monsoon season. Take out pulp from a peach and add some sugar and olive oil into it. Gently apply it on your skin and scrub in circular motion. It exfoliates and rejuvenates your skin keeping it hydrated.
4. Papaya Scrub
Papaya is as good for the skin as it is for your health. Its natural enzymes work as exfoliating elements leaving your skin healthy, glowing and beautiful. Take a papaya and mash it well with spoon or fork. Add some sugar and oatmeal into it and apply on your skin. Leave the scrub on your skin for some time and wash off with normal water.
Four Homemade Masks:
5. Green Tea Mask
Green tea contains antioxidants that reduce redness and inflammation from your skin and also protects it from UV rays. Take two spoons or bags of green tea and grind it till it makes a fine powder. Now add a tablespoon of yogurt into the jar and blend it again. Now apply it on your skin and massage gently for a minute. Leave it on your skin for about 5-10 minutes and wash off with warm water.
6. Fuller’s Earth Mask
Fuller’s earth is very effective on all skin types. You can simply add few drops of rosewater or even normal water into it. Apply it on your skin and massage gently. Now leave it till it dries and wash off with normal water. It is an excellent mask to get a clear and acne free skin.
7. Gram Powder Mask
Gram powder mask is a great mask to get a clear, glowing, and acne free skin. Take a teaspoon of gram powder and add a pinch of turmeric into it. Now add 1 or 2 teaspoons of rosewater and few drops of lemon juice into it. Apply this thick paste on your skin and leave it for 20-30 minutes. Wash off with normal water. This pack works well on all skin types.
8. Sandalwood Mask
Sandalwood is very effective to deal with all skin problems. It helps to get rid of pimples, acne, and other skin eruptions. Take one teaspoon of sandalwood powder and add a pinch of turmeric and dew drops of rosewater to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on your skin and leave for about 20-30 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. This pack can be applied during any time of the day. It gives cooling effect as well.
You need to regularly exfoliate your skin to remove dead skin cells leaving your skin rejuvenated and smooth. Exfoliation also increases blood circulation and lets your skin glow naturally. To take utmost care of your skin only scrubbing is not enough as it opens up the pores of your skin. Open pores are likely to attract dust and infection causing bacteria. Applying a mask is very important after every time you scrub your skin.