Video Tutorial: 7 easy Steps to Get Rid of Black Heads and White Heads

Blackheads are only little visible spots on the skin. As these pimple like spots do not have any over them. There are numerous means to get rid of black and white heads while our tutorial video will provide proper advices to avoid this type of skin issues.

Source: Care World TV Channel

How to make cleansing lotions at home

Food for Beauty: We don’t always know what are inside these cleansing lotions, yet it is important to include facial cleansing, in your daily routine.  Cleansing creams are the lotions, which remove dirt and grease from your skin by dissolving them. Besides removing dirt, it also removes traces of makeup. Soap and water can remove typical dirt but can’t go deeply into the pores of skin and remove make-up that has waxy base. Cleansing lotions are the best resort in winter when wind is dry and you should avoid use of soap. There are number of options for preparing homemade cleansing creams. You can prepare them easily with the help of natural products. These creams can be stored if preserved properly. It should be applied in circular motions and after that rinse your skin with lukewarm water

Milk Cleanser: Milk is the most effective and natural ingredient for your face to get instant freshness and glowing look. This is good for all skin types.

  • Take half a cup of cold milk. Add half teaspoon of salt. Stir.
  • Take balls of cotton, soak and then gently dab milk and salt lotion all over forehead, face and neck.
  • Leave it on for 2-3 minutes. Apply again.
  • Now rub gently in the circular motion and wash off.
  • The salt in the milk gently exfoliate dead skin and the milk nourishes the skin.

Yogurt Cleanser:

  • Prepare a mixture of two tablespoons of yogurt and 1 ½ tablespoon lemon juice which acts as an effective cleanser and apply.

Coconut Cleanser for normal skin:

  • Melt 3 tsp coconut oil, 1 tsp olive oil, 1 tsp glycerin, 2 tsp water together in a double boiler.
  • Once melted, remove from heat and beat with a whisk for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to jar when cooled, smooth over entire face avoiding eye area.
  • Wash off with warm water.

Buttermilk and Fennel cleansing lotion for normal and blemished skin:

  • Boil 2 tbsp crushed fennel seeds in ½ cup buttermilk for ½ an hour.
  • After that cool it for two hours and pour in airtight jar.
  • You can store it up to 2 weeks.

Important Note: The articles presented are provided by third party authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Saloni™ Health and Beauty Supply. They should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis. Consult with your physician prior to following any suggestions provided.

Ubtan for a Perfect Skin

There are many things that given to us by nature, application of these things on skin produce even batter result then the market products. Ubtan is one of century’s old natural product that is passing from generation to generation and still in use for beautification. Although Ubtan is available in the market, you can prepare it at home too according to your skin requirement. Here are different Ubtan recipes for you.

HOMEMADE UBTAN

Ingredients:
Gram flour 125 g
Common flour 125 g
Turmeric powder 12 g
Sandal powder 12 g
Orange rind powder 50-60 g

Method:

  • Mix them all and preserve it in a bottle.
  • Use this ubtan daily by making paste either with water or with milk.
  • You will see the excellent result just in two weeks.

ALMOND UBTAN
Almonds are useful for overall human body, when it applies on skin it gives a glow to skin. Make you almond ubtan by following this recipe.

Ingredients:
Almonds 15
Lemon juice 2 tbsp
Egg white 1
Gram flour as required

Method:

  • Ground almond and mix in lemon juice and egg white.
  • Now add enough gram flour in this mixture to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply this paste on your face, neck and arms for 15 minutes or till dry.
  • Wash out with normal water.
  • You can apply it once a week and make fresh every time.

UBTAN TO REMOVE BLACK HEADS
Use ubtan to remove black heads from your skin instead to use a cream.

Ingredients:
Gram flour 3 tbsp
Turmeric ¼ tsp
Sandal wood powder 2 tsp
Neem powder 1 tsp
Cucumber paste 2 tsp

Method:

  • Mix together all ingredients to apply on face for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • First message on your skin for a few minutes to get relief then stay on skin.
  • Apply this twice a week, with continues use your skin will be clear for black heads.

UBTAN TO REMOVE DEAD CELLS FROM SKIN
Every one like soft and fresh skin, for this a complete care of skin is needed which remove dead cells from skin and give it a fresh and glow touch.

Ingredients:
Green lentil 3 tsp
Fenugreek leaves 1 tsp
Dry orange skin 1 tsp
Neem powder 1 tsp

Method:

  • Ground all above ingredients and mix them in olive oil, almond oil or rose water.
  • Apply this paste on your face, neck and arms for 10 minutes.
  • This ubtan will help to remove dead skin.

MEDICATED UBTAN
Sensitive skin needs an extra care. For such type of skin medicated products are suggested by experts. Make your own medicated ubtan at home by following the below recipe.

Ingredients:
Gram flour ½ cup
Turmeric 1 tsp
Lemon juice 1 tsp
Milk 1 tsp
Coconut or almond oil 1 tsp

Method:

  • Mix all above ingredients and make a paste by adding milk or water.
  • Apply on your body, leave for five minutes.
  • Scrap while rubbing and take a bath.

UBTAN FOR SUMMER

Ingredients
Gram flour 8 tbsp
Small lemon’s juice 4
Milk 1 cup
Turmeric 1 pinch

Method:

  • Mix up all ingredients completely to a smooth paste not much runny or too thick.
  • Keep in an air tight bottle. Apply on your face, neck or body before applying water.
  • Message and then rinse with water.
  • Once you make it, you can use for a weak.
  • Keep in refrigerator.

Important Note: The articles presented are provided by third party authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Saloni™ Health and Beauty Supply. They should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis. Consult with your physician prior to following any suggestions provided.

Nourish and Pamper Your Face This Winter

Sitting in front of the heater, radiators, can actually dry up your skin especially if you don’t drink enough water. So make sure you keep up your water levels up! If you feel that winter is getting the better of you then try these stirring up masks at home, to perk up your skin.

Avocado mask is ideal for dry skin that becomes very irritated in the winter, nourishing your skin and providing a whole range of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and softening agents to fight winter dryness.

  • Mash the flesh of avocado with a fork, add a touch of extra-virgin olive oil, and apply this smooth, fragrant mixture onto your face.

Anegg white mask is good for oily skin with large pores. This mask will refresh and tighten your oily skin and will make it look much healthier than before. In the winter, it will create a natural barrier to protect your skin from harsh winds and frost.

  • Smooth a beaten egg yolk all over your face, let rest for half-an-hour, and rinse with water.

An oatmeal mask is great remedy to beat cold wind; your face should feel very soft, refreshed, and healed.

  • Mix together in equal proportions raw oatmeal flakes, egg yolk and honey.
  • Keep the mask on your face for about 20 minutes, wash with lukewarm water, and pat dry.

This banana mask is great for those who have combination skin and suffer from winter elements. It will smooth, soften, moisturize and nourish your skin whenever necessary and will make you forget about the cold, harsh, and nasty winter outside.

  • Mix mashed banana with fresh sweet cream and apply all over your face for 30 minutes.

Benefits of Papaya Fruit for Health, Skin and Hair

Papaya is one of amazing fruit that has many health benefits. This fruit is not only packed with nutrients values but also it has deep impact when using on face and hair. Read this article to get information about papaya.

Papaya is a wonderful fruit with many health benefits. Papaya, which is also known as “Fruit of the Angels”, contains an enzyme called papain that is helpful in digesting proteins. Besides papain, it also contains Vitamin B and C and minerals like potassium. It also helps to remove dead skin cells. It is not only a good fruit to eat but also have healthier impact on hair and face. The papaya leaves are also good treatment for dengue patients. The boiled papaya leaves water is very useful for enhancing white blood cells.

Impact on Health

It is very useful in maintaining the levels of cholesterol and sugar. Any person suffering from heart diseases or diabetes, if consumes papaya on regular basis then it would leave a healthy impact. Similarly, every person should eat it with regular intervals as it would have a positive impact on skin, hair and blood cells.

Impact on Skin

Regular use of papaya pulp on face lightens the complexion of skin making it to glow. Applying papaya peel on arms and legs helps in whitening them. Mashed papaya is also very helpful in treatment of cracked heels. The pimples can also be removed with regular use of papaya and applying it for half an hour can remove acne on the face. Last but not least, it also reduces signs of aging on the face.

Impact on Hair

Papaya helps in strengthening hair and boosting its growth thus preventing balding. It is also beneficial in reducing dandruff. If it is eaten on daily basis and its mask is applied on hair then it helps hair to get thick, stronger and shiny. Similarly using papaya leaf as conditioner helps to add shine in the hair.

Papaya Face Mask

It is very simple and easy to make papaya face mask at home. Just blend one cup of unripe papaya (diced), one teaspoon of Vitamin E (which is easily available from a drug store), one teaspoon of plain yogurt and one teaspoon of honey. Apply this mixture on your face and leave it for around 20 minutes and then rinse it with cool water. Your skin would become fresh and glow.

Papaya Hair Mask

Blend one cup of ripe-papaya, one cup banana (both diced), one cup yogurt, one tablespoon of molasses and one table spoon of coconut oil. Remember there should be no chunks so that it can be applied easily on hair. Apply on hair and leave it for more than one hour. More duration application gives good or even better results. Do cover your hair with plastic cap and towel thus allowing generating heat. Then wash your hair with fresh water and here you go with super soft hair.

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Herbal Treatment For Fair Complexion

Fair Complexion: People often use fairness creams to fair their complexion. They can’t imagine how much harmful some creams are. Use this herbal cream to get the excellent result.

Ingredients:
Turmeric 10 Grams
Ubtan 10 Grams
Mulethi (Calamus, Sweet Liquorice) 10 Grams
Bal Jar (Herb) 10 Grams
Ground Lemon Rind  10 Grams
Milk or Rose Water

Remedy:

  • Take turmeric, ubtan, mulethi (Calamus, Sweet Liquorice), bal jar, ground lemon rind, mix all and make a paste in milk or rose water.
  • Apply all over face before going to bed, in the morning, clean and rinse off.

Important Note: The articles presented are provided by third party authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Saloni™ Health and Beauty Supply. They should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis. Consult with your physician prior to following any suggestions provided.

Acne Spots and Scars

What is the worst part of teenage and adult? On an important day, you wake to find a brand new spot – just when you really don’t want it. Acne is a universally problem for all kinds of people, but most probably it impacts on eighty percent young people and five percent adults. When you have acne spots problem the first thing you desire is a neat and clean face.
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How Does Acne Spot Occur?
Where spots do come from? According to Dermatologists, sebaceous glands, which make the skin’ natural oil, are found under the surface of the skin, particularly on the face, back, and shoulders. Spots occur when these glands go into overdrive and produce too much oil. Normally, the oil flows out of the narrow openings in the skin called pores. But when there’s an excess the pores can become blocked, resulting in blackheads or pimples. You can see this activity on the surface of your skin as redness and inflammation when the normally harmless bacteria in your skin get to work and an infection sets in.

Mrs. Ruhana Iqbal (Bhabis) Stated About Acne
A low cost solution of acne spot is in our hands, but we ignore it. The herbal expert and a well-known beautician Mrs. Ruhana Iqbal (Bhabis) says, most of you have used acne cure products; do you aware that products based on chemicals like benzyl peroxide that can damage your skin? Now with the passage of time research has proved that natural ingredients are much better than these products. These are a nature’s gift for us, but we are not aware with their use and that is our bad luck.

Remedies:

Honey:
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Mrs. Ruhana Iqbal suggests for the treatment of acne, make a paste of one tablespoon honey and one tablespoon yogurt; apply on acne areas over night for a treatment.

Cucumber Juice:
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Cucumber juice has so many healthy benefits; among all its benefits this is also effective when it comes to treat acne. Use cucumber juice as toner to get acne clear skin. Apply cucumber juice on your face for 10-12 minutes twice a week.

Toothpaste:
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Acne spots are more complicated than people realize because it’s not only affects you physically, but mentally, emotionally and socially. This is really unbearable to face the embarrassment and frustration caused by the acne spots. This is such kinds of dilemma which needs your immediate attention. When you notice acne spot on your face apply toothpaste on spot at night and wash in the morning, toothpaste will reduce the spot.

Herbal Queen Shahnaz Hussain Remedies for Acne:

Aloe Vera Gel:
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For the treatment of this skin problem, herbal queen Shahnaz Hussain advice, to reduce acne spot apply Aloe Vera Gel on your face in the morning and night two times in a day for one week.

Gram Flour:
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Mix gram flour with milk and use as daily face wash to prevent acne.

Honey and Cinnamon:
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Mix together honey and cinnamon powder. Apply the paste on face before sleep for over night and next morning wash out your face. It has been proved effective for skin.

Remedies for Scars:
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The scars left behind after severe spots can be almost as distressing as the spots themselves, but there are several home remedies which can reduce or even get rid of them. Although these remedies take time, but giving you a sure and perfect result.

Potato:
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Potato contributes miracle results in skin care routine. A potato is helpful for natural removing of scares and pimples infections. Wash the potato and cut off the edge of the potato. Cut three thin slices of the potato. Being rubbing the slices onto your skin in circular motions, doing this all over your face. The purpose of this method is to let the potato juice soak into your skin. You must wait 15 minutes for the potato’s inner juice to soak onto your skin. Now wash your face off! Gently pat your face dry.

Olive Oil:
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Olive oil is best for our skin. Fading marks message with olive oil gently on the affected areas of your face.

Other Natural Remedies:

Baking Soda:
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Keep your skin clean by twice cleansing a day. Be careful not to over clean or you may strip away the skin’s natural bacteria and make it even more prone to outbreak. To remove the dead cells that can block pores and lead to spots, use an exfoliate. Baking soda is a cheap cooking ingredient and all of you have in home. Mix baking soda in water, apply on your face and rub gently for 20 seconds. Rinse off your face with normal water. Use this exfoliation once a week.

Ice Cubes:
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Ice cube works magically on acne. Place ice cube over acne and rub it gently to reduce inflammation and redness.

Apple Cider Vinegar:
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Apple cider vinegar is one of the best agents to remove acne and clear the acne marks, additionally it regulates the pH of the skin. Add ½ tsp apple cider vinegar in 1 cup water. Dip a cotton wool in solution and gently apply by dabbing on all the affected areas, and let it stay overnight. Rinse off as usual in the morning.

Egg White:
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Egg white is a great natural remedy for acne when used as a facial mask! Apply egg white on your face with the help or cotton ball or your finger tips. Leave it for 10 minutes then wash with water. You will notice a glowing skin after the rinse. Egg white has the properties to reduce the oil and minimize your pores in addition to drawing out impurities.

Garlic:
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Garlic is a main ingredient of our every day cooking. It is also good to cure acne as it knows “acne killer”.  Take a garlic clove and thinly slice it. Rub the slices gently on your skin, particularly your problem areas, making sure the juice of the garlic is applied on the area. Leave on for 15 minutes to 30 minutes.

Tomato and Tomato Pulp:
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Tomatoes have acidity that has quality to dry up the skin. Slice the tomato or get its pulp and simply set over your acne area. Keep it 10-15 minutes then rinse off with water. Repeat process until you get a clear skin.

Mint Leaves:
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The fresh juice of mint leaves is also considered excellent when applied on acne and acne scars overnight.

Precautions:

Choose Acne- friendly Makeup:
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The makeup you apply on your face has impact on your skin. Do not use oil based makeup, water-based oil-free cosmetics may be useful. Always wash your makeup before go to bed.

Keep Your Face Clean:
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Keep your face clean, wash face twice a day to remove dirt, dead cells and extra oil from the surface of your skin. Wash your face with mild soap and water instead of medicated soap.

Get Shower:
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Get a shower as soon as early you come back from work place because sweat combined with skin oils can leads to dirt and bacteria in your pores.

Review Shampoo:
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A rare people can think a shampoo can cause acne. Shampoo and conditioner has fragrance and chemicals that irritate the skin and results breakouts on forehead, jaw, neck and back. This is best to choice non-fragrance shampoo and washes it out thoroughly from your hair.

Say ‘Yes’ to Exercise to Prevent Acne:
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Do some exercise daily. It is proved that stress is one of the major causes of acne. So do exercise daily for a relief from stress. Doing exercise also help to look and feel better.

Drink Plenty of Water:
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Drink lots of water to remove impurities from the bloodstream and toxins from your system.

What Not To Do?

Avoid Touching the Face:
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Keep away your hand from the face. Do not squeeze or touch your pimples because touching may lead to infection.

Say No to Junk Food:
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Adopt healthy eating habits and avoid fatty and junk food. Eat fruits and vegetables for your overall good health.

Stay Out of the Sun:
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Do not stay under the sun rays because the sun’s ultraviolet rays can increase inflammation and redness. Whenever go out apply sun screen on your face because sun can cause to darken the acne and scars.

No Vitamin E:
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Do not apply Vitamin E directly to a scar as it can hinder its healing.

Teens and adults who plagued by pimples or having a spot of bother with acne! Now help is at your hand to find out how you can blitz those zits.

Important Note: The articles presented are provided by third party authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Saloni™ Health and Beauty Supply. They should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis. Consult with your physician prior to following any suggestions provided.

Face Masks of Honey

Face Masks of honey is a verified people remedy for skin renewal. The old people thought the honey is a gift from the God and it is not only used in beauty however additionally for medical functions. People used facial masks of honey to stay their attractiveness! Now a days many beauty salons are still using it as a part of different creams as well as ointments. Today we will tell how to make you good looking at home by the honey mask.

Benefits of Honey:
Many useful elements as well as important vitamins are found in honey.

  • Our skin easily absorbs the honey and penetrating into pore deeply.
  • Honey does not evaporate wetness from your skin; honey makes your skin fresh and attractive and also prevents early aging.
  • Honey has anti-inflammatory drug and tonic effects.
  • Honey has a useful result on any skin kind.
  • Honey makes your skin neat and clean.

Limitations:
Face masks of honey is not suggested within the presence of the blood vessels in the skin. Also, honey is not suggested throughout the active growth of facial hair.
Use honey for cosmetic functions is fraught with hypersensitivity. If you are undecided whether or not you are allergic to honey, use the subsequent advice.

  • Put slightly honey on the back of the hand
  • Wait fifteen minutes, after that wash your hand with hot water and honey.

If there are any signs of skin irritation – redness, itch or burning, please refrain from the use honey mask.

FACE MASKS OF HONEY

Cleansing Facial Mask from Honey:

  1. Take 2 tsp of cooled green tea add 2 tsp of lemon juice, 1/2 tsp of honey in it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients until uniform.
  3. Then put the honey mask for 15 minutes and wash it with cool water after 15 minutes.

Face Mask for Flaky Skin:

  1. Take 1 tsp of honey and 2 tsp olive oil. Then mix it carefully.
  2. Then warm mixture for a few minutes in a water bath.
  3. Apply mask on your face and wait for 15 minutes.
  4. Wash it with tap water. With the help of fingers massage your face.

Face Mask to Help Acne:

  1. Take one tsp of marigold and one tsp of honey in bowl. Mix all the ingredients until uniform cream.
  2. Then apply this cream on pimples and redness area.
  3. After 30 minutes, wash your skin.

Moisturizing Facial Mask of Honey:

  1. Take one tsp of carrot juice, and add an egg yolk, one tsp of honey in it. Mix all the ingredients.
  2. NOTE: (if your skin is oily, then use a berry juice instead of carrot juice.)
  3. Then apply this mask on you face for 15 minutes.
  4. Ater 15 minute, wash face with normal water.

Important Note: The articles presented are provided by third party authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of makeup.saloni.pk. They should not be considered as medical advice or diagnosis. Consult with your physician prior to following any suggestions provided.

Homemade Fairness Cream

This cream is prepared with natural products witch efficiently brightens up the skin, reduce blemishes and keep the skin fresh and glowing.

Ingredients:
Strawberries 6
Rose water 1 cup
Yogurt 4 tbsp
Almond 4 tbsp (crushed)
Sandalwood with ubtan powder 4 tsp
Jasmine oil 4 tbsp
Fullers earth powder (Multani mitti powder) 4 tbsp
Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 6 green peas sized drops

Method:

  • Add rose water, yogurt, crushed almonds, sandalwood mixed with ubtan powder, jasmine oil, fullers earth powder (Multani mitti powder) in a blender. Blend well.
  • Now add strawberries, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate approximately 6 green peas sized drops and blend firmly.
  • Take out in a bowl and refrigerate.

You will make a month’s fairness cream from these ingredients. 

USING DIRECTIONS: Scoop out a little cream, gently heat to melt it and apply it with the help of a brush. 

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Homemade Masks For Face

Dry skin benefits from a moisturizing mask. It improves the skin’s moisture levels, eliminates flakiness and dry patches and minimizes fine lines. These masks are ideal when your skin to feel tight.

Oily skin needs a cleansing and mattifying mask. Clay and mud masks also work very well for oily skin. They detoxify the skin absorb excess oil (which causes pimple/acne) and leave the skin free to breathe. However, clay masks can have an excessively drying effect on dry skin.

Mattifying masks brighten dull complexions and control oiliness without dehydrating the skin. They are generally antiseptic and control occasional breakouts.

Radiance masks add luster and glow to dull the skin. They are rich in vitamins and light diffusers that lend a glow to your face. Radiance masks also moisturize and tone the skin.

Firming masks are usually in gel or cream form. As the name implies, a firming mask does just that, it tightens and tones the skin. Firming masks also work as anti-ageing masks.

Paraffin masks hydrate and soften the skin, expand blood vessels/rev up blood circulation and add glow to your skin. They are appropriate for all skin types, even for those with dry or sensitive skin. The paraffin penetrates deep into the skin, hydrates/softens it, leaving it clean and soft.

Pore-shrinking masks are usually high in astringent properties and help tighten the skin.

Exfoliating masks if supplemented with a nourishing base can work as 2-in-1 product but it is recommended to use the two separately. Exfoliating mask slough off dead cells and dislodge dirt from the skin without stripping it of moisture and essential oils. They can be used on any skin type as they have deep-cleansing properties. There are two types of exfoliating masks, chemical and manual.

Manual masks are scrubs you rub on your face to exfoliate. Chemical masks can actually be gentler than manual masks as they have alpha hydroxyl acids derived from fruit extracts which gently dissolve dead skin cells even without the rubbing action. These should ideally be used once or twice a week. Also, these masks are generally rinsed or peeled off.

Nourishing or radiance face masks provide nourishment to the skin via hydration or by supplying skin with the right ingredients. The vitamins and diffusers add glow to dull skin. These masks are gentle enough for everyday use but should be thoroughly rinsed or wiped off as sometimes they leave behind a residual layer. Peel-off masks are usually in gel or liquid form. They are intended for gentle removal of dead skin cells from the epidermis, leaving your complexion replenished and radiant. Once applied, leave the mask on for about 20 minutes and peel off when dry. These masks are great for tightening the skin and closing pores.

Peel-off masks are not very drying and may be used on any skin type. When peeling off these masks, it is important you begin to take it off from the forehead down with slow, gentle pressure. These masks also help in the removal of facial hair and blackheads. You don’t have to wash your face after using this type of mask as the peel-off procedure leaves your skin clean and dry.

On the other hand, a cream or rinse-off mask calls for cleansing of the face after removal of the mask. These masks absorb excess impurities and grease, eliminate shine, clear up blemishes, deep cleanse as well as hydrate the skin.

What’s the difference between wipe-off masks and rinse-off masks? Does immediate washing of the face after using a mask minimize or destroy its effects?

Wipe-off masks should not be rinsed after application and their residue keeps doing its good work. These masks render essential nutrients to the skin. For example, an avocado-based mask leaves behind a fine layer of the fruit’s beneficial properties which keep supplying moisture to dry skin. A rinse-off mask, on the other hand, needs to be completely removed from the skin as it absorbs the grime and sebum from the skin and therefore should be thoroughly rid off the skin’s surface.

Wipe-off, peel-off and gel masks residues should not be washed away as these provide nutrition to the skin.

Do-it-Yourself Masks:

Mask for Dry Skin: Mix ground oatmeal and honey. Apply this evenly all over the face. Let it dry and then rinse it off. Your skin will display a new radiance. Take ¼ ripe avocado and mash it thoroughly with a fork, then stir in the remaining ingredients. Apply a thick layer over the face and leave on for at least 10 minutes. Wipe off with a dry muslin cloth. Follow with a refreshing spray of rosewater to tone your skin.

Masks for Oily Skin:

  • Rub milk of magnesia on the face and rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  • Peel an apple, grate it and add milk to the grating, make a paste. Apply the paste all over your face and rinse off with tepid water after 10-15 minutes.

Mask for Ageing Skin:

  • Mix 1 tsp honey with a few drops of orange juice. Spread it over your face, even around the eyes and mouth. Leave it on for 20 minutes and rinse off with gentle splashes of warm water. Pat dry.
  • Mash up a very ripe banana. Add just enough honey to it to make a soft but not runny pulp. Apply over face. This is a great skin-firming mask.

Gentle/Neutral Mask for All Skin Types: Mix 1 egg white, ½ cup cooked instant oatmeal, a tsp olive oil and a few drops of lemon juice until smooth. Spread on your face and neck, leave on for 25 to 30 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water. A few drops of lemon juice will help to reduce blackheads while the egg white will leave your skin feeling tighter.

Mask for Sensitive Skin:

  • Mix together 1 cup natural yogurt (chilled) and ½ cup oatmeal. Apple to the face and leave for 10 to15 minutes. Wash off mask with a wash cloth steamed in the microwave (ensure the cloth is not too hot).
  • Mash a banana and apply to the face. Leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water. This mask can be applied once or twice a week. Such kind of skin is prone to allergies and inflammations; hence the selection of ingredients should be wise.

Mask for Problem Skin:Take 1 tbsp active yeast and heat it over a steam bath. Apply to your face, leave it for 10 minutes and rinse off. You can do this up to three times a day.

Mask for Acne-Prone Skin:

  • Mix 1 tbsp oatmeal with 1 tbsp yogurt. Add a few drops of lemon juice to the mixture and apply it all over the face. Leave it on for 20 to 25 minutes. Wash off with cold water. Use this mask at least three times a week for great results.
  • Massage a small amount of slightly heated honey on your skin. You can add 1 tsp wheatgerm for an exfoliating effect.

Mask for Combination Skin:Seasonal fruit masks (watermelon, cucumber or papaya). Take any one of the fruit, mash it and mix in 2 drops of glycerin. Apply on face and wash off with water after it dries.

Mask for Young Skin:

  • Mix together 1 ½ tsp honey, the juice of ½ a lemon and 3 tbsp yogurt. Stir in 1 whipped egg white. Apply to face and let it set for about 15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water.
  • In a food processor, combine ½ cucumber, 1 tbsp yogurt, a few strawberries and 1 tsp honey. Apply the paste all over your face and let it dry. Wash off with lukewarm water.

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