14 Incredible Ayurvedic Beauty Tips For Face Whitening

“Beauty comes from within” is not something unheard of. Ayurvedic science is a firm believer of the same. They extol the need for every individual to learn about their dosha (constitution) before selecting the right skin products. In addition, their beauty practices can allow all to achieve a glowing skin. Here are 14 incredible natural beauty tips that you can include in your skin care routine.

Ayurvedic Beauty Tips For Face Whitening

Best Ayurvedic Skin Care Remedies for Brightening Skin Tone:

Traditionally, we tend to use a lot of cosmetics for treating skin related problems. In the long run, these remedies may lead to side effects. Hence, it is best to use holistic or Ayurvedic home remedies to get that inner-outer beauty glow.
Try these remedies for best effect:

1. Orange Peel Powder:

Description:

Orange peel contains antioxidants and Vitamin C for keeping your skin clear. It is a great ingredient for preparing the Ayurvedic face pack suitable for oily skin. The face pack can also reduce acne breakouts.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp orange peel powder
  • 2 tsp yogurt

Directions:

  • Mix orange peel powder and yogurt together to form a smooth paste.
  • Make use of a brush to apply the paste evenly on face and neck.
  • Leave the pack onto face for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse it off using warm water.

Tips:

To prepare orange peels, dry them under direct sunlight and grind it to a fine paste. This powder can then be used on your skin.

2. Raw Potato:

Description:

Raw potato has mild bleaching agents and starch that can help in reducing scars, dark spots, and pigmentation. It also contains enzymes that can help in preventing premature ageing.

Ingredients:

  • 1 potato
  • Cotton ball

Directions:

  • Grate the potato and extract out its juice.
  • Dip the cotton ball into the potato juice.
  • Apply it over the affected area and leave on overnight.
  • Rinse off the next day.

Tips:

Another way to use potato for lightening the skin is to use a combination of potato juice, lemon juice, and turmeric. Use this pack twice or thrice a week to see visible results.

3. Tulsi Leaves:

Description:

There are several benefits of tulsi including maintaining a healthy, glowing skin. The herb works wonders for treating skin. Its leaves can help in brightening and correcting skin tone.

Ingredients:

  • A handful of basil (tulsi) leaves
  • 1 tsp raw milk

Directions:

  • Grind the tulsi leaves for making a paste.
  • Grind it well using raw milk.
  • Apply the pack onto face and allow it to stay for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off using cold water.

Tips:

Tulsi leaves can also be chewed raw or boiled to make tea. It is another method to treat dark spots and improve skin tone.

4. Saffron:

Description:

Saffron or kesar is considered to be one of the most expensive spices. It is known to nourish skin and keep it radiant.

Ingredients:

  • Pinch of saffron strands
  • 1 tsp milk
  • 1 tsp aloe vera gel

Directions:

  • Soak the saffron strands in a bowl of milk. Leave it overnight.
  • Mix well the next day using aloe vera gel.
  • Apply over face and allow it to stay for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse off using cold water.

Tips:

Regular use of an ingredient like saffron can bring about a radiant glow to your face.

5. Sandalwood:

Description:

Sandalwood is a great ingredient used in Ayurvedic medicine to attain a glowing skin. It helps in cleansing skin thoroughly and leaves it glowing. This face pack is prepared using a mixture of sandalwood and yogurt. The use of yogurt helps nourishes skin and reduces blemishes.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp white sandalwood powder
  • ½ tsp yogurt
  • ½ tsp milk
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder

Directions:

  • Combine one tsp white sandalwood powder, ½ tsp yogurt, and ½ tsp milk into a small bowl.
  • Make use of a brush to spread the face pack evenly onto face and neck.
  • Leave the face pack onto skin for 15-20 minutes or until dry.
  • Rinse off using cold water.

Tips:

Sandalwood is readily available in the form of powder at cosmetic stores or online. You can use its powder to prepare the face pack.

Sandalwood

6. Chickpea Flour:

Description:

Chickpea flour can be easily availed. It comes with skin cleansing and antimicrobial agents. The ingredient is also used for treating dark spots, tanning, and pigmentation.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp chickpea flour
  • ½ tsp diluted lemon juice
  • 1 tsp milk or yogurt

Directions:

  • Add all the ingredients together into a small bowl.
  • Apply the face pack onto skin avoiding the eye area.
  • Allow it to dry completely.
  • Rinse off using lukewarm water.

Tips:

This remedy is also recommended for those with dark neck and arms. You can try this procedure thrice a week for best results.

7. Raw Milk:

Description:

Raw milk or milk based masks are great for soothing irritated skin and
brightening skin tone. It has natural lactic acid, fats, and moisturizing properties to greatly nourish skin. Here is how you can make use of raw milk.

Ingredients:

  • Raw milk
  • Cotton ball
  • Bowl

Directions:

  • Dip a cotton ball into a bowl of raw milk.
  • Wipe your skin thoroughly using the solution.

Tips:

This solution can help remove hidden dirt from pores. You may also add milk to your bath to moisturize your skin.

8. Pumpkin:

Description:

Pumpkin is packed with exfoliating acids and antioxidants. It is also loaded with Vitamin A, C, and beta-carotene which help in brightening skin tone.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp pumpkin puree
  • ½ tsp honey
  • ½ tsp milk

Directions:

  • For making the pumpkin puree, first slice a pumpkin into small pieces. Boil them later and transfer into a blender.
  • Add two tsp of the pumpkin puree with milk and honey to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste onto face and leave on for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off using warm water.

Tips:

You can try this Ayurvedic beauty tip before bedtime. Use this pack twice or thrice a week for best results.

9. Blueberries:

Description:

Blueberries have a good source of immunity-boosting agents that can help you attain a healthy, glowing skin. They are suitable for all types of skin.

Ingredients:

  • A handful of fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup plain yogurt

Directions:

  • Crush the blueberries and mix the paste with yogurt.
  • Mix both ingredients well.
  • Apply the paste for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse off using warm water.

Tips:

Try the face twice a week before bedtime.

Blueberries

10. Baking Soda:

Description:

Baking soda can help in removing dead skin cells and bacteria to reveal a lighter toned skin. You may also add few drops of lemon juice for improved results.

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 tsp baking soda
  • Water

Directions:

  • Add the baking soda into a bowl of water to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the pack on face and massage for five minutes.
  • Rinse off using water.

Tips:

Try this remedy once a week to see visible results.

11. Rose Essential Oils:

Directions:

Essential oils are a great formula for skin whitening but it can sometimes lead to allergic reaction. So, before using any essential oils, it is vital to do a patch test.

Rose essential oil has a pleasant smell and nourishes your skin. It has lightening properties which also help in reducing acne and wrinkles.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chilled milk
  • 10 drops rose essential oil

Directions:

  • Add 10 drops of rose essential oil to one cup of chilled milk.
  • Apply this solution over face and leave on for few minutes.
  • Rinse off using water.

Tips:

Try this remedy daily for one or two weeks to see visible results.

12. Papaya:

Description:

Papaya is a great fruit to eat and also greatly beneficial for skin. It has natural enzymes like papain which helps in dissolving dead skin cells and removing impurities, to reveal a glowing skin. The face pack suggested below is a mixture of papaya and honey.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup fresh papaya slices
  • 1 tsp honey

Directions:

  • Mash the papaya slice to get a smooth paste.
  • Add honey into the mixture.
  • Apply this paste onto face and leave it to dry for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off using warm water and pat skin dry.

Tips:

Try this remedy every night before bedtime.

13. Sugar:

Description:

Sugar helps retain skin moisture and boost skin cells renewal. This remedy is great for summer.

Ingredients:

  • Sugar
  • Rose petals
  • Slippery elm
  • Bhringraj

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients together to form a facial scrub.
  • Massage gently for few minutes until the granules dissolve.
  • Rinse off using water.

Tips:

You may use other rejuvenating herbs other than the ones mentioned above, too.

14. Know Your Dosha::

Description:

We should understand our skincare line VPK which stands for three doshas before starting with any skin ritual. These three doshas constitutes of Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Vata is a thin, fine-pored, and wrinkle-prone skin. Pitta is a skin type that commonly has breakouts and skin problems like rosacea. Kapha is a oily type of skin mostly susceptible to enlarged pores, acne, and blackheads.

You can try any of these Ayurvedic beauty tips for face whitening. And don’t forget to share your experience and leave a feedback in the comment section below.

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