We all want to glow like a goddess, don't we? All right, we know! Goddess is a bit too much. But we definitely want radiant skin, just like our mothers and grandmothers. And for that, we try a plethora of products available in the market, but to no avail. They just don't work like we expect them to.So, why not try what our elders did to get that glow? Don't ponder too much about what that may be. It's quite simple actually. Nature has given us all that we need to get that glowing skin. These ingredients make the skin glow without harming it in any way, unlike the products available in the market.
1.Banana And Honey: Banana contains potassium, zinc, amino acids and vitamin A, B6 and C which help to nourish the skin. It has antioxidant properties and protects the skin from free radicals. It moisturises the skin, controls excess oil and helps to treat acne and dark spots. Honey makes the skin soft. It has antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that help to soothe the skin and protect it from damage.What do you need: ½ ripe banana,1 tbsp honey.Take the banana in a bowl and mash it.Add honey to the bowl and mix well.Apply the paste evenly on the face.Leave it on for 20 minutes.Rinse it off with water.
2.Potato And Fuller's Earth: Potato contains minerals such as potassium and magnesium. It also contains vitamins C and B6, dietary fibre and carbohydrates. It has antioxidants that protect skin from free radical damage. It hydrates the skin and brightens it. It also improves the elasticity of the skin. Fuller's earth or multani mitti cleanses the skin by helping to get rid of the impurities. It tones the skin and makes it soft. This pack will also help you get rid of the suntan. What do you need: 1 tbsp potato juice, 1 tbsp fuller's earth. Mix the ingredients together to make a paste. Apply the paste on the face and neck. Leave it on until it dries. Rinse it off with cold water.
3.Gram Flour And Curd: Gram flour is rich in proteins, carbohydrates and amino acids. It exfoliates the skin and helps to remove dead skin. It also helps to prevent acne and suntan. Curd is a rich source of proteins, calcium, magnesium and vitamin B12. It exfoliates and moisturises the skin. It contains antioxidants that help fight free radical damage. What do you need: 2 tbsp gram flour, 1 tbsp curd, 1 tbsp honey, A pinch of turmeric powder. Mix all the ingredients together to make a paste. Apply the paste evenly on your face. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water and pat dry. Use this once a week for best results.
4.Fuller's Earth And Lemon juice: Fuller's earth cleanses the skin and tones it. Lemon contains citric acid  that helps to brighten the skin. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help to soothe the skin. The vitamin C in lemon helps boost collagen production, thus improving the elasticity of the skin. What do you need: 2 tbsp fuller's earth, A few drops of lemon juice, ½ tsp sandalwood powder,A pinch of turmeric powder. In a bowl, add fuller's earth, sandalwood powder and turmeric powder. Add the lemon juice to it. Mix well to make a smooth paste. Apply it evenly on your face. Leave it on until it dries. Rinse it off with cold water and pat dry.
5.Turmeric And Milk: Turmeric has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This helps to soothe the skin, keep bacteria at bay and prevent it from damage. Milk contains calcium, magnesium, zinc and vitamin K. It nourishes the skin, improves skin elasticity and protects the skin from free radical damage. Ingredients: ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp milk. Mix the ingredients together to make a paste. Apply the paste evenly on the face. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with water.
6.Masoor Dal And Curd: Masoor dal contains antioxidants and helps to protect the skin from free radical damage. It exfoliates the skin and helps to brighten the skin. Ingredients: 2 tbsp masoor dal powder, Curd (as required). Add the required amount of curd in the masoor dal powder to make a smooth paste. Apply the paste evenly on the face and neck. Leave it on until it dries. Rinse it off with water.
7.Beetroot, Lime Juice And Yogurt: Beetroot contains vitamin C that helps to improve skin elasticity and brighten it. It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, and helps to soothe the skin and prevent it from free radical damage. Lime juice hydrates the skin. It contains vitamin C and flavonoids that help prevent skin damage and rejuvenates the skin. Ingredients: 2 tbsp beetroot juice, 1 tbsp lime juice, 1 tbsp yogurt,2 tbsp fuller's earth/gram flour. Take the beetroot juice in a bowl. Add fuller's earth or gram flour to it and mix well. Next, add the yogurt and lime juice into it and mix well to make a smooth paste. Apply the paste evenly on your face. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water. Pat your face dry. Use this 5-7 times a month for the desired result.
These are the homemade face packs for glowing skin.