5 Easy Homemade Facial Cleansers For All Skin Types

Arrghhhh……….. This gloomy weather :(. I want some sunshine now. This is why I hate monsoon! I’m sick and I haven’t been anywhere other than my college for over a week now. I need to buy my face wash and I’m not allowed to go out because I’m sick. So what? Should I wait to get well and then buy? Ummm… not sure, order online? Just for a face wash…..not really…. This is when the beauty blogger in me tries being smart and manages to carry on the skin care routine when there is a shortage of  skin care products. Facial cleansers are very important to maintain a clear and dirt free skin and should be used regularly.

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In this post I have listed few easy homemade facial cleansers that could be prepared easily at home with products available in your kitchen. These cleansers are equally effective and safe to use. Have a look at them below:

 1. Gram Flour and Turmeric Cleanser

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Mix 2 tablespoons of gram flour with 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder. Add rose-water to it to make a smooth paste without lumps. Apply this mixture to your face and neck and massage gently for 5 minutes. Wash off with water. You will get a clean and oil free skin within no time. Turmeric brightens complexion and gram flour is itself a very good natural cleanser.

2. Milk Cleanser

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Take a small bowl of raw milk and simply dip cotton balls in it and apply it on your face. It removes dirt and makeup effectively from your skin without making your skin dry. Milk also helps in keeping skin soft and moisturized.

3. Grated Cucumber and Curd Cleanser

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Grate a fresh cucumber and mix 2 tablespoons of curd to it. apply this mixture on your face and neck for a brighter complexion along with a clearer skin. Curd is very effective in tan removal and cucumber is an excellent toner.

4. Egg Yolk and Honey Cleanser

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Add egg yolk to 2 tablespoons of honey and apply it to your face. Let it dry and wash off with water. You will get a clear skin with repeated use. Honey adds glow to the face and egg yolk keeps skin firm and prevent wrinkles.

5. Rosewater Cleanser

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Dab cotton in rosewater and apply it on your face to remove dirt and makeup. Read more uses of rosewater here.

I hope you found this article helpful. do share your thoughts below….

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Five Effective Curd Face Pack That Works For Me

Hello everyone, how was the weekend? I had a lovely weekend. I went out with my friends & did some shopping. I have to join my classes today so I’m running around since morning or else I will be late for my class. I was applying my face pack an hour back when I remembered that I have to write a blogpost. So I decided to share few of my favourite face packs using curd. Here are they listed below, hope you like them:

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1. Curd & Honey Face Pack
This is my favourite face pack, infact, this was the pack I was using this morning. Preparation is super easy, take 2 table spoons of curd & mix it with 1 table spoon of honey. Apply it to clean face. Keep it on for 15 minutes then wash it off.with water. This pack is very effective in removing my skin tans.

2. Curd & Gramflour Face Pack
Mix 2 table spoons of curd to 3 table spoons of gram flour. Rub it gently all over your face & body. Do this for 5 minutes & then wash of with water. This pack acts as a natural cleanser and suits all skin types.

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3. Curd & Banana Face Pack
This is another wonderful face pack. Mix a finely mashed banana to 1.5 table spoons of curd and apply it evenly on your face and neck. Keep it for 20 minutes & wash off with water. This is a great anti-ageing face pack and helps to tighten skin making it more radiant.

4. Curd & Lemon Face Pack
This is a very economical face pack or rather a natural face bleach. Curd and lemon has lightening properties and helps to lighten skin & facial hairs with repeated use. Simply squeeze some lemon in 2 table spoons of curd and apply it on your face and neck. Remove with water once the pack dries. Do this twice a week to see visible results, works for me & another favourite face pack of mine.

5. Curd & Mango Face Pack
Summer is around & what could be a better fruit than mango to use for your skin care this season? Prepare mango pulp & mix it with 1 table spoon of curd. Apply this mixture all over your face and body. Mango removes tans effectively. Curd also helps in skin lightening. I use this pack in summer especially on weekends & it really works wonder for me!

Try these packs at home & let me know how do you like them.
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DIY Face Masks for Dull Skin

Hey everyone, how are you people?? Its winter & wedding season is on or rather full on! My neighbour wali “Didi”( elder sister) is getting married in few days. Talking about wedding, the word that comes to my mind is “gorgeous.” Gorgeous bride, gorgeous outfit, gorgeous look etc etc…. Who doesn’t want to look fab on a wedding, be it their own or other’s. A glowing skin is an essential part of looking gorgeous naturally.

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Here are three DO IT YOURSELF face packs which I use & these may help you to get glowing skin naturally too.

1) Gram flour & lemon face pack

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Things needed:
4 tbsp gram flour/ besan
Few drops of lime juice
Few drops of rose water/normal water to mix
A mixing bowl

Procedure
Mix all the above ingredients well. Apply to your face & neck. Keep it for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes massage your face & neck a bit & wash off the pack. Get a clean & glowing skin with regular use.

Benefits
Gram flour acts as natural cleanser & removes dead cells. Lemon is rich in Vitamin C which nourishes skin from within.

2) Banana & yogurt face pack

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Ingredients
One banana
50g yogurt
Mixing bowl

Procedure
Smash banana in a blender or with a fork into a fine paste & mix yogurt with it. Apply it on your face & leave it for 20 munutes. After 20 minutes, wash it off with cold water. Get bright & beautiful skin instantly at home.

Benefits
Banana is rich in vitamin A and Potassium & helps in keeping skin soft. It has anti-bacterial properties too. Yogurt is rich in antioxidants & helps in skin lightening.

3) Milk cream & honey face pack

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Ingredients
Milk cream/ Malai 3tbsp
Honey 2tbsp
Mixing bowl

Procedure
Blend the cream in a blender & add honey to it. Mix them well. Apply to your face & neck. Relax for 20 minutes. Wash off with cold water. Regular usage ensures fairer tighter skin.

Benefits
Milk cream helps to get a fairer skin. Honey tightens skin & imparts glow to the face.

I hope you find these face packs useful & easy. What do you do to get rid of dullness naturally? Reply in the comment section below.

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