Shikha Says:
     Well pretty ladies, I did a post for some pack recipes for your hair. I now bring to you a set of recipes for your face. I hope you will like em. Give me some feedback about your experience. I have not tried all of these out personally.
Pack for Oily Skin:
  • 2 Tsp Multani mitti (Fuller’s earth)
  • 1 Tsp Mint powder
  • 2 Drops Clove oil
  • 2 Tsp Sandalwood powder
     Make a paste taking the above ingredients and mixing some rose water. Apply on face and leave it to dry for about 15-20 minutes. Wash with cold water. Use this pack on alternate days to get porcelain skin.

Pack to Remove Tan:
  • 1 Tsp Curd
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 1/2 Tsp Sandalwood powder
     Leave on for 15-20 minutes. This can be applied on any tanned area. Adjust the quantity of the ingredients accordingly.

Pack to Remove Blackheads:
  • 1 Tsp Rice powder
  • 1 Tsp Multani mitti
  • 1 Tsp Mint powder
  • Pinch of Camphor (kapur)
  • Rose water
     Make paste and leave on skin till it completely dries. Scrub the pack off with gentle circular motion. If it tugs on your skin then wet your fingertips a little to ease the process. Do daily to remove blackheads.

Scrub (1):
  • 2 Tsp Masoor dal powder
  • 2 Tsp Whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tsp Gramflour (Besan)
     Make paste with some milk and leave to dry. Scrub it off with coconut milk.

Scrub (2):
  • 1 Tsp Almond powder
  • 1 Tsp Sandalwood powder
  • 1 Tsp Lemon peel powder
  • 1 Tsp Grated raw Potato
  • 1 Tsp Whole wheat flour
  • Milk
     Mix the above to make paste and leave on skin till it dries off completely. Scrub off gently.

Pack for Moisturizing Skin:
  • 1 Tbsp Cream
  • 1 Tsp Honey
  • Pinch of Turmeric
  • Squeeze of lime

     Apply on face for 20 minutes prior to your bath. You can add a tsp of rice powder to this mix to convert it into a scrub.

Pack to Firm Skin:
  • 1 Tbsp Honey
  • 1 Egg white
  • 1 Tsp Glycerin
  • Flour (Maida) – enough to make a paste
     Mix above ingredients and add in enough flour to make a thick paste. Smooth it all over face and neck. Wash off after 10 minutes with lukewarm water.

Chocolate Pack for Normal-to-Dry Skin:
  • 1/3 Cup Cocoa powder
  • 2 Tsp Cottage cheese (grated paneer)
  • 3 Tbsp Heavy Cream
  • 3 Tsp Oatmeal powder
  • Little Honey
     Mix and smooth over face. Leave this ultra moisturizing mask for 10 minutes and then wash it off with warm water.

Pack for Oily Skin:
  • 1/2 Tomato mashed (de-skinned and de-seeded)
  • 2 Tsp Curd
  • 1 Tsp mashed Cucumber
  • 3-4 Tsp Oatmeal powder
  • 3 crushed Mint leaves
     Apply on face for 10 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water.
Pack for Dehydrated Skin:
  • 1 Cup mashed mixed Fruit (Melon, Peach, Strawberry and Banana)
  • 2-3 Tsp Double cream
  • 3 Tsp Cottage cheese mashed/grated
  • 1 Tsp Brown sugar
  • 4 Tsp Oatmeal powder

     Blend the above into a thick paste like consistency. Apply and leave on for 10 minutes. Wash off with warm water. 

Treatment for Glowing & Youthful Skin:
     Massage skin daily with a mixture of fresh cream with few drops of lemon juice and honey. After this scrub your skin for 5 minutes with a mixture of almond powder, walnut powder, honey, fresh cream and milk.
Treatment to Make Skin Fair:
     Soak a few strands of saffron in a cup of raw milk overnight. Apply the milk on your skin in the morning and leave it on for an hour. This must be done on a regular basis over a period of time to see results.
Treatment to Improve your Complexion:
     Add a pinch of cinnamon powder to 1/2 tsp of honey and apply this to your face every night before going to bed. 
Treatment for Sluggish Skin:
     Mix a tsp of curd and some orange juice. Apply on face and leave it on for 10 minutes.
Treatment for Enlarged Pores:
     Make a paste of sandalwood and masoor dal. If you don’t have a piece of sandalwood to grind and make paste of then use sandalwood powder and combine it with the dal and some rose water. Apply on affected area and leave overnight. Wash off in the morning with cold water.