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Diwali is that time of the year, when you ready yourself not just mentally but also to look your 'festive' best. Here are some face packs for common skin problems and different skin types, so you could cleanse and nourish your skin for the festival of lights.
Banana, honey and yogurt face pack for dry skin
Bananas are a rich source of vitamin and minerals including potassium, manganese, biotin, vitamin C and B6. These vitamins keep the elasticity of your skin intact while antioxidants help prevent ageing. Bananas are also a natural moisturiser and is one of the best ingredients for home-made scrubs and masks.
Steps: Peel a potato and chop it finely. Grind and add three teaspoons of rose water, one teaspoon of honey and a few drops of lemon juice to to make a soft paste. Apply this to the face for 15 minutes and wash well. These ingredients will leave a glowing effect on your face. Read more here for similar, easy rose water face packs.
Tomato and potato face pack for skin tan removal
Tomatoes are rich in nutrients like vitamin A, C and K which help slow down the process of skin ageing and is used widely as a whitening and de-tanning agent.
Steps: Take half a ripe tomato and a small piece of peeled potato and crush both of these in a cup. Apply this onto your face and leave it to dry. Wash this off gently with warm water after not more than 15 minutes. This pack is effective for skin lightening as it possess natural bleaching properties.
Papaya, honey and raw milk face pack for anti-ageing treatment
Papaya contains antioxidants like carotenes and vitamin B and C. This helps keep the skin hydrated, leaving the skin's surface absolutely smooth and supple. It is useful for its exfoliation and anti-ageing properties.
Steps: Make a puree from a few pieces of papaya. Add a few drops of honey and a teaspoon of raw milk to this puree and blend them finely. Apply this rich pack on your face and neck. and leave it for a good 15 minutes and wash with water. This pack is amazing for dry skin too. Fruits like orange, grapes, avocado, apple are highly beneficial for the skin, read here for more on fruit packs.
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