Thursday, August 7, 2008

Facial Care

  • Add a pintch off turmeric powder to alov-vera. Apply it on face and neck And remove with cold water after 20 mins.
  • Add a tea-spoon of turmeric power to some milk (withut cream)deep some cotton balls (6 appx.) in itKeep it in fridgeclean your face with it every morning
  • 2 spoon besan, 1 tea spoon chandan (sandalwood powder), 1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder and mink or rose water (whatever you perfer)apply it for 20 mins
  • Mix two teaspoons of sandalwood powder and two teaspoons of water to obtain a smooth paste. Apply to your face, avoiding the eye and lip area. Let the mask dry (about 15-20 minutes). Rinse with warm water, using fingertips to gently loosen the mask. Do not scrub skin while removing - especially if you have acne - as it will aggravate troubled spots. Once the mask is removed, splash face with cold water to tighten pores. Your skin will be left feeling soft, smooth and refreshed.
    Then clean ur face with face wash or cleansing milk. Pat dry. Take steam for 5mins or so. Now vigorously apply honey over ur face and neck. Keep it for 15 minutes only. Now wash off with cold water.
  • Crush a handful of strawberries and mix well with 1 teaspoon honey. Apply to face and let set for about 15 minutes. Gently wipe off with a damp wash cloth.
    Mix 1 1/2 teaspoons honey, the juice from 1/2 of a lemon, and 1 small carton plain yogurt. Stir in 1 whipped egg white. Apply to face and let set about 15 minutes. Gently wipe off with a damp wash cloth.

  • Puree 1/2 peeled, sliced cucumber in a blender or food processor and add 1 tablespoon yogurt. Apply to face and let set about 20 minutes. Gently wipe off with a damp wash cloth.
    u can follow this with banana, papaya, tomato with equal affect

  • Separate the egg white from the yolk. Put the egg white on your face and relax for about 15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water. This facial mask leaves your skin smooth, refreshed and tightens your skin.
  • Mix the following ingredients into a paste, apply and leave it for 15 minutes.

    1 tablespoon powdered brewer's yeast
    1/2 tablespoon yogurt
    1 teaspoon lemon juice
    1 teaspoon orange juice
    1 teaspoon carrot juice
    1 teaspoon olive oil

    This mask is suitable for all types of skin, particularly if they feel tired and look sluggish or spotty. If the skin is very dry add more oil, and if very oily leave it out. The yogurt cleanses the skin thoroughly and fruits juices provide vitamins and minerals
  • Saffron Masque
    Orange peel
    Red split lentils( laal daal / daal Masoor)
    Rose, Papaya or Aloe Vera for extra potency
    Method of use:
    Blend all the above given ingredients nicely. Take about 1/2 tsp. (or as required) of blended paste and add a few drops of water (preferably rose water) to make a thick paste. For dry skins, milk may be used as an alternative to water.
    After cleansing your face, apply with brush (or fingers) in upward and outward direction over face and neck, avoiding the eyes.
    Let the masque dry.
    Apply water to make the masque damp and rub it gently in small circular motion for about a minute.
    Wash off and pat dry. You may apply moisturizer if required

    Honey 1 tea spoon
    Dry Milk 1 tea spoon
    Baisin 1 tea spoon
    Haldi a pinch
    Lemon juice ½ tea spoon

    If you have dry skin, mix the paste with glycerin. If oily skin, mix with rose water. Apply on face and neck for 10- 15 minutes and then wash off.

    Ground Almond with skin 1 tea spoon
    Jaw ka Atta 1 tea spoon
    Almond oil ¼ tea spoon
    Rose water as required to make a paste
    Khash Khash 1 tea spoon

    Mix all ingredients and make paste using rose water. Keep for a few minutes then take off while rubbing gently.


    Turmeric powder a pinch
    Cucumber juice 1 tea spoon
    Clay powder as required to make a paste
    Almond oil as required for massaging

    To make cucumber juice, take cucumber and grind with little water. Mix turmeric powder and cucumber juice, if you suffer from acne then add clay powder. Apply to face and neck. Wipe out and then massage with almond oil.

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