Mother Nature is always kind to human beings; it’s us who mostly ignores its blessings. There are uncountable things that are naturally available around us, which not only add beauty to our surrounding but also contain nutrients that can do wonders.
Instant fairness without harming skin is a dream of every girl, for which they spend lot of money on buying expensive products which claim to be natural and effective. All these efforts mostly result in vain. According to many experts, using natural things (the way they are) can bring a refreshing fairness to the skin without any side effects. Regular use and patience can bring long lasting fairness results.
Following are few tips that include ingredients that are easily available at your home or you can get it from the nearest drug store at very cheap prices.
Ubtan is made by mixing a combination of natural herbs that are used as whitening agents since ages. It holds a remarkable position in the list of skin lightening treatments. It is mostly used in Asian countries and is considered as a must before preparing bride.
A large number of readymade ubtan brands are available in the market, but it will be best to prepare your own, according to your skin needs.
- Almonds 3-4
- Turmeric 1 tablespoon
- Pistachio 3-4
- Cashew 3-4
- Fresh cream 1 tablespoon
- Wheat germ oil 1 tablespoon
- Rose water 1 tablespoon
- Red lentil paste ¼ cup
- Gram flour 2 Table spoon
Grind all the nuts, add the remaining ingredients and make a thick paste. Now apply the paste on your face and neck in upward direction and massage for 5 minutes. Leave the mask on face for at least 20-25 minutes and allow it to dry. Wash the face with fresh water and wipe your face with towel (avoid rubbing).
Papaya is also known as fruit of angels and is considered as the most nutritious fruit ever existed. It is richly packed with vitamin C and protects the skin from UV rays. It is a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber. It always benefits you, either you eat it or apply it.
Take a fully ripped papaya and cut it into cubes. Now mash it into a thick paste and apply it on your face and neck. Wait for 15-20 minutes then wash it with clean water. Wipe face with a soft towel. Few applications and results will start to emerge.
Tomato is well known for its bleaching properties. It gives instant fairness and glow to the skin. It is rich in vitamins and makes a healthy mask for skin.
Take a fully ripped tomato and make a paste. Apply it on your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse with fresh water and towel dry. Regular use will lighten the skin and remove excessive oil. In case of any irritation or itching, add few drops of Cucumber juice or Aloe Vera gel, this will reduce the itching.
Gram Flour, Cream, Turmeric Powder Mask
This is a secret tip of our grandmothers and is been used since ages. Turmeric is very helpful in lightening the skin tone and works as a healing agent as well. Gram flour removes the excessive oil and gives instant fairness whereas cream is used to moisturize the skin and deeply nourish it.
Take gram flour and turmeric powder, and mix them well. Now add cream to make a thick paste, which is easy to apply. Now start applying paste from the neck towards the face in upward direction. Massage for 2-3 minutes so increase the blood circulation of skin, which will allow the skin to absorb nutrients easily. Leave the mask for 30 minutes or wait till it dries. Now rinse the face with fresh water and pat dry your face with a towel.
Do you know why potatoes turn black, when exposed to air for long time? It’s the large iron content, which in contact with oxygen present in air, makes it turn black. Potatoes are rich in minerals and vitamins that are essential for us. Applying directly on skin can bring fruitful results.
Take a potato and cut it into thin slices. Now place the slices on your face including your eye region. Relax for 20 minutes and let the potatoes do their job. Remove the slices and wash your face with fresh water. You will see a noticeable fairness and glow in your skin.
Rome was not built in a day, so you will need to be steady and patient. Regular application with extra care (avoiding UV rays and cleaning face) will remove all the blemishes, spots and wrinkles, making your skin softer, smoother and fairer. Stay tuned to our blog for more refreshing and amazing skin tips, Cosmo Derme wishes for you to look beautiful Truly!