There are many people those who are blessed with natural glowing and fair looking skin but there are also many those who are dealing with dull, uneven and lifeless looking skin. This article is all about home remedies that you can make and use to achieve a long lasting fair glow on your facial skin. All you have to do is to gather some natural kitchen ingredients and use them to make some beautifying treatments for your face.
Home Remedies for Glowing Skin and Fairness
1. Almond and Milk Paste
Have you been dealing with uneven, patchy, dark and dull looking skin? If yes, then soak some almond in a little quantity of raw milk. After 10 hours, make a paste of almonds and milk. Make this recipe more effective by adding some rose water and a few drops of lemon juice. Apply it on your cleansed face. Allow it to rest on for half to one hour. Finally, wash with cold water. Use this mask daily or an alternate day basis.
2. Cucumber and lime juice
One can drink a mixture of cucumber and lime juice to get skin friendly goodness and nutrients. This juice will give you a beautiful glow from inside. Topically application of these juices can help you acquire fair and luminous skin. Both these juices are loaded with skin lightening and brightening effects. Just mix them together. Add a pinch of turmeric if you have oily skin or add glycerin for dry skin. Apply it on your clean face. Leave it on for half an hour and then wash with water.
3. Besan and Haldi Ubtan
Indian brides and grooms use this ubtan before their wedding day to achieve flawless glow on their skin. You can use this mask to improve the complexion your skin. Simply mix one tablespoon of besan (gram flour), one teaspoon of turmeric powder, some lime or lemon juice and rose water to form a paste. Apply the final product on your face and other parts of your body like elbows, neck, hands and legs. Wait till it dries and then wash with cold water.
4. Hydrating Facial
This is an excellent mask for those who are dealing with dry, dull and dehydrated skin. Banana is fraught with skin moisturizing properties so you can use it to hydrate your skin and we all know well hydrated skin equals radiant skin. Just mash half banana, one tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of dahi (curd or plain yogurt) together. Add a few drops of lemon juice (for skin lightening and cleansing effects). Slather the final paste over your face. Read your favorite book for half an hour and then rinse your face with cold water. This will give you a parlour like glow immediately.
5. Chamomile Mask for Fairness
People use chamomile for various reasons and one of them is skin whitening. Here we are going to create a mask that would be excellent for people with dry and irritate skin. Soothing, brightening and skin lightening properties of chamomile will help you to get luminous and fair skin. Mix chamomile tea liquid, oatmeal powder, honey and little quantity of almond oil together. Use this mixture as a facial mask. This will give you an instant dose of moisture and as a result your skin will get an instant glow within minutes.
6. Sweet and Sour Mask
When we talk about sweet and sour the images of honey and lemon come in our mind. Yes, we are going to use a mixture of honey and lemon juice. Honey is a perfect skin moisturizer, healer, and soother whereas lemon juice is a well known skin cleanser and lightener. This mixture is good for all skin types. Avoid it if your skin is sensitive or irritated. Dilute lemon juice with honey and apply the mixture over your face. Wait for 45 minutes and then remove it with water. Regular use of this mask will definitely help you achieve your dream complexion.
7. Watermelon Juice and Yogurt Mask for Glow
Watermelon is a good ingredient for skin care because it has cleansing, moisturizing and soothing properties. Make a paste by mixing one tablespoon each of watermelon and cucumber juice. Add one teaspoon each of milk powder and yogurt. Milk is a good skin cleanser where as yogurt is a mild exfoliator. Apply this super smooth paste over your facial skin. Let it stay on for about 25 minutes and then wash it off with water.
8. Skin Softening Recipe
This is a very unusual recipe but it works and all you have to do is to mix bread and malai or use butter milk. Keep until the bread becomes soft. Mix and apply the paste over your face. Keep it on for 20 minutes and then remove it off with water. This mask will moisturize and soften your skin. This mask is ideal for people with sensitive skin.
9. Flowery Facial Treatment
Here we’ll use marigold flower. Marigold petals are fraught with antibacterial and antiseptic properties. So this would be a great mask for those who are dealing with acne or pimples. People with all skin types can use this mask. The recipe is simple, just mix petals of marigold, with one tablespoon of raw milk to form a paste. Now, add honey and some rose water in to the mixture. Apply it on your face and leave it on for 25 minutes before rinsing it off with water.
10. Chiroinji Facial Mask for Fair Skin
Soak one to two teaspoons of chironji seeds (sunflower seeds) in milk overnight. In the morning, make a a paste out of them. Add some strands of kesar and apply the resultant paste over your face. Wait for half an hour and then wash off. This is an effective mask for those who want to make their skin fair and flawless.
11. Milk Mask for Flawless Complexion
Milk is a mild skin lightening agent. Here we’ll use two other skin friendly ingredients. The first one is lemon which is also a natural skin fader and the second one is turmeric which is famous for its disinfectant and healing properties. A combination of these ingredients can really help you achieve flawless complexion. Mix milk, lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric and honey together to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your face and leave it on for a few minutes. Rinse off.
12. Tomato juice and Oatmeal fairness Recipe
Tomato juice is loaded with skin bleaching properties. Make a skin lightening mask by mixing tomato juice with oatmeal powder and yogurt. Apply this paste on your skin. Allow it to sit on for about 25 minutes and then wash off with cold water.
13. Potato and Lemon Juice
Like lemon juice, potato juice is also a good skin whitening ingredients. You can mix both of them to create an effective skin lightening treatment. Add some honey if you have dry skin. Apply the resultant mixture on your face and wait for about 25 minutes before rinsing it off. This is a good remedy for tanned skin.
14. Costly but Effective Mask
We all know that saffron is a costly ingredient but if you really want to get fair skin then but a little quantity of it and use it in your mask. All you need to do is to mix a few strands of kesar with malai. Keep this mixture in your fridge overnight. In the morning, apply the paste on your skin. Leave it on for half an hour and then rinse. Add little quantity of lemon juice to increase the effectiveness of this mask.
15. Orange Peel Mask
The above mentioned mask is very expensive but this one is super cheap and all you need is dried orange peel powder and a little curd (yogurt). Mix both ingredients to make a paste. Add little orange juice in this mixture and slather it over your face. Wash it off after 20 to 25 minutes. This is a good mask for acne scars and other pigmentation related issues.
16. Rice and Milk Paste
Both rice and milk contains skin fading properties. So, use their combination to make your skin fair and beautiful naturally. Soak two teaspoon of rice in milk for two hours. After that, make a paste of rice and milk. Apply it on your face. Gently scrub your face for a minute and then leave it on for 25 minutes. Lastly, wash with cold water. Add some lemon juice for additional benefits.
17. Walnut and Malai Mask
Walnut powder and malai mask is another good recipe for those who want to see fair glow on their faces. Mix two tablespoon of walnut (akhrot) powder with one teaspoon each of malai, honey and lemon juice. Finally, add some rose water to make this mask refreshing. Slather the paste over your cleanse facial skin. Scrub for a minutes and then leave it on for 25 minutes before washing.
18. Jasmine petals
If your skin is sensitive then you can try this mask. Just mix jasmine flower petals, yogurt and sugar together. Keep it on your face for 20 minutes and then rinse off. This will make your skin soft and smooth.
19. Mask for Dark Oily Skin
If you have oily skin that is dark and uneven then here is a good mask for you. To prepare this mask, simple mix mashed tomato with honey and lemon juice. Add a pinch of turmeric to make this recipe even more effective. Apply the mask on your skin and wash it off after some time. This will cure your pimples and even out your complexion.
20. Fairness and Glow Improver
Want to get glow and fair skin in minutes? If yes, then mix milk powder, almond oil, lemon juice and honey together. Apply this super smooth paste over your face and wait for about half an hour before washing your skin.
All the aforementioned remedies for glowing skin and fairness are damn effective. So, use them to improve your skin’s quality and complexion.