Besan, Haldi & Milk In Beauty Regime
Besan, haldi and milk are used in beauty regimes since time immemorial.
As we age, with the amount of pollution & sun exposure, our skin loses its radiance appearing dull & sallow. In a tropical country like India we are highly prone to sun damage, deep seated tan & uneven pigmentation. But the consistent usage of natural ingredients in your skin care routine can surely undo most of the damage & impart a healthy glow to the face.
Apart from being used in sumptuous foods, besan, milk and haldi has been traditionally used extensively for its beauty and health benefits.
Besan is used mainly to deep cleanse and exfoliate the skin. It is widely used to cure a number of skin problems like acne, scars, blemishes and even dark patches on skin. Traditionally, gram flour is also used for hair problems like hair fall. In fact, it is used to be one of the main ingredients of a body scrub that was a beauty treatment for brides.
Turmeric is not just an ingredient used widely in the Indian dishes but is also a part of skin care regimen of a lot of people. It is considered a wonder spice for reasons. It may also help in reducing the appearance of wrinkles and dark spots when added to moisturizer and applied at least once daily. Turmeric contains anti-oxidants that may help reduce the damage and anti-inflammatory properties that calm swelling. Thus haldi is great for treating acnes. Not only does turmeric take care of the scars and inflammation but also reduce further excessive oil secretion by sebaceous glands. There are many skin benefits of turmeric that can give you a flawless skin naturally. No wonder we have “haldi ceremony” for the brides.
Milk baths have been around for centuries. Other than keeping your bones healthy, building muscle and relieving stress, a glass of milk has many other benefits. Milk plays an important role in maintaining the beauty of your skin and keeping skin problems at bay. Raw milk is an excellent cleanser. It cleanses your skin perfectly and moisturizes too. Milk is great for improving complexion and shrinking open pores. You can make a pack by mixing ingredients of your choice with raw milk or you can also apply it alone all over your face and neck; and leave it for 10 minutes. It removes dead cells, moisturizes, smoothens fine lines and wrinkles and your skin will look younger and brighter.
One of the key steps to looking healthy, beautiful and happy is making sure your skin shows it. So here is a recipe of all the above ingredients together. It is one of the most commonly used face packs and is also one of the most effective one.
The All Purpose Pack
Take besan and turmeric powder in equal proportions and prepare a paste by adding raw milk. Apply it evenly on your body and leave it till it dries off. Wash it off with lukewarm water and scrub your face gently in circular motion. This pack will remove tan, give you soft, glowing skin and will also fight signs of ageing. It will remove facial hair too.
Remember, home remedies usually show results over a period of time upon consistent use. So be patient.
With the use of gram flour, milk and haldi, you can now get rid of those expensive beauty skin products that burn a hole in one’s pocket. So start including them in your beauty regime from today itself.
Have you tried Besan, Haldi & Milk in your beauty regime?
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