The following are some homemade remedies that Indian women have used for a long time to take care of their skin:
Unboiled milk is a chemical free cleanser that can wipe out unseen dirt that lies deep within the pores. Use a cotton wool dipped in milk to clean your face. Almond oil is another effective cleanser that is especially helpful to protect the delicate skin that lies under your eyes.
For taking care of normal skin, make a paste by mixing 1 cup of yogurt and 1 tablespoon each of lemon juice and orange juice.Â Apply this mask on your face and let it stay for 15 minutes. Then, use a wet tissue to wash it off and have a glowing complexion.Â A mixture of honey and cooked oatmeal is ideal for dry skin as it acts both as a cleanser and a moisturizer.
Skin Nourishment and Bleach:
Use a protein mask by soaking 4 almonds and a tablespoon of urad dal in water during the night followed by grinding them to get a paste. Wash off the mask after 30 minutes.
Wrinkle Prevention and Softer Skin:
Pure castor oil has anti aging properties and can be used to prevent wrinkles.
Mix 2 tablespoons cream (of milk) with 1 tablespoon of honey to get an effective skin conditioner. Leave this mixture for some minutes and then wash it off for getting maximum benefit.
Rub a raw potato on your face to get rid of blemishes.
For protecting your skin from the sun, take some amount of cucumber juice and mix it with equal quantities of rose water and glycerine. Keep this mixture in a refrigerator. Apply it at least half an hour before going out in the scorching heat.