Use of gram flour for beauty and skin care is not a new concept. It has been used traditionally to address various skin problems like removing tan, for treating acne and pimples, for removing unwanted hair and for lightening complexion; in short for getting glowing and beautiful skin. Gram flour has great exfoliating properties and therefore often used as a base in homemade skin care recipes. By just adding simple kitchen ingredients to gram flour, you can prepare face packs that can give amazing results for various beauty treatments, even better than expensive parlor facials or store bought products. And best part is that it can be used for all skin types.
Here Are 8 Ways To Use Gram Flour For Flawless Skin
1. Gram Flour And Almond Mask For Glowing Skin
Mix the 2 tbsp. gram flour, t tbsp. almond powder, juice of half a lemon and pinch of turmeric and make paste by adding littler water. Apply the mask all over your face and leave it on your skin for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with cool water. The pack will clear the blocked skin pores, dark spots and bring natural glow to your skin.
2. Gram Flour And Sandalwood Face Mask For Tanned Skin
Gram flour contains anti tanning agents and adding sandalwood, which has a cooling effect on the skin, can fight blemishes, reduce skin inflammation, heal scarring, spots blackheads and whiteheads, you can prepare a face mask that will be a great remedy for skin tanning. To make it more effective add a pinch of turmeric which is both antiseptic and anti-inflammatory and also brightens the skin tone.
Procedure: In 1tbsp. gram flour, add 1 tbsp. sandalwood powder and ¾ tsp. turmeric. Add little yogurt or milk to make a thick paste. Apply on your cleaned face; wait till it dries and rinse off with lukewarm water. Your skin will become radiant and smooth.
3. Gram Flour And Rose Water Face Pack For Oily And Acne Prone Skin
Gram flour has the ability to remove excess oil from the skin which makes your skin prone to acne and blemishes.
Procedure: in 2 tbsp. of gram flour add few drops of rose water. Mix thoroughly and apply all over your face and neck. This simple mask will remove excess oil from your skin and help your skin feel refreshed.
4. Gram Flour Honey And Milk Cream For Dry Skin
Gram flour is not just good for oily skin; it can even treat dry skin problem. Here is another simple recipe which will require 1tbsp. gram flour, 1tbsp milk cream or milk and 1tsp.honey. Mix the entire ingredient to prepare the mask and apply all over your face. Wash of when it dries completely. This mask will not only clean your skin but will help to make your skin soft and supple by maintaining the moisture level.
5. Gram Flour, Raw Milk And Lemon For Skin Lightening
Your original skin color gets darker due to pollution, sun rays; dust etc. To bring out the original complexion and make skin look brighter, gram flour is an age old remedy.
Procedure: In 2 tbsp. gram flour add 1tsp. raw milk and 1 tsp. lemon juice to form a paste. Apply this paste all over your face and neck and gently scrub with your finger in circular motions. Wash it off when it gets dry with cool water for a brighter complexion.
6. Gram Flour, Turmeric And Milk For Removing Unwanted Hair
For removing dead skin cell and unwanted hair, gram flour is a great home remedy. It will lighten the hair make them invisible.
Procedure: Make a thick paste by mixing 2tbsp. gramflour, a pinch of turmeric and enough milk. Apply on your skin and wait until it dries completely. Wipe gently while rubbing with a piece of cloth dipped in lukewarm water.
7. Gram Flour Face Pack For Blemishes And Open Pores
Open pores makes your skin look dull and uneven. For tightening the pores, this pack works great.
Procedure: Take 3 tbsp. gram flour powder and pulp of a medium size cucumber. Mix well to make a paste. Apply on your face and allow the mask to work for 15-20 minutes. Wash off your face with slightly warm water. Regular use of this pack will tighten the pores and reduce the occurrence of pimples.
8. Gram Flour Mask Dark Arms And Neck
Prolonged exposure to sunlight makes your uncovered arms and legs dark due to excessive tanning. To lighten them use this pack.
Procedure: Take 2 tbsp. gram flour, 1tbsp. yogurt, juice of half a lemon and pinch of turmeric and mix together to make a paste. Apply on your skin and wait till it dries completely. Wash off after scrubbing with a wet cloth. Massage with olive oil after exfoliation.
Nothing can beat the goodness of gram flour, when it comes to skin care. Just try it.