Acne and pimples are those unwelcomed guests for which there is no perfect timing at any stage of life. While making their exit, they leave behind ugly scar marks and blemishes which continually cause distress, and mar your looks. In desperation, you end up trying every advertised no-marks cream, chemical loaded serums and harsh medications to get rid of the blemishes permanently. Panic no more! Try these fantastic face packs for blemishes, with ingredients right from your kitchen shelves and watch these prominent marks fade away. Soon you too would be sharing these fantastic fashion tips with many.
LET’S BEGIN WITH FACE PACK FOR FRECKLES AND BLEMISHES
1. Potato Pack
Most fashion magazines tout potatoes as the cheapest and the most effective remedy for blemishes as it has natural bleaching and skin lightening properties. A slice of potato can be rubbed daily on your face or alternatively apply its juice liberally and leave it to dry for about 20 minutes before washing it off. Grated potato can be applied in blemished areas for concentrated action. It also works as an amazing freckles face pack.
- Potato Pulp
- Gram Flour
Once a week, a face pack of potato pulp or its juice mixed with gram flour can be used on the face. Loaded with cleansing properties, gram flour removes all clogged impurities from the pores along with dead cells. It also eliminates pimple marks and blemishes.
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2. Tulsi (Holy Basil), Mint And Lemon Juice Face Pack
The anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties of Tulsi leaves are well established. Mint, with its cooling properties, soothes and gets rid of all redness and brown spots arising due to sun exposure. Lemon juice with its natural bleaching properties lightens and gradually fades away all scars and blemishes. Combined together, they form a very powerful face pack for blemishes, effective and safe for all skin types.
- Tulsi Leaves
- Mint Leaves
- 2-3 Tbsp Of Lemon Juice
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To prepare the pack, few Tulsi leaves, mint leaves and lemon juice is blended well in a blender to form a smooth pack. This is applied to a clean face and left to dry for about 20 minutes after which it is washed off with plain water. Using it every alternate day will provide fantastic results soon.
3. The Magic Of Fenugreek Seeds And Rose Water
Like Tulsi, the antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of fenugreek seeds make it a fantastic ingredient in various face packs. It effectively kills bacteria and other acne infections causing scars and blemishes.
- Soaked Fenugreek Seeds
- Rose water
For preparing the pack, overnight soaked fenugreek seeds are blended well to form a fine paste. It is then mixed with about 2 tbsp. of rose water in a glass bowl to form a spreadable pack. The method of application and removal of the pack remains same.
4. Orange/Lemon Rind, Yogurt And Honey
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Apart from blemishes, this combination of ingredients is a terrific face pack to remove freckles as well. Both dried orange and lemon rinds have a magical effect on the skin. They effectively remove all freckles, blemishes, tans etc. to transform a dull lifeless skin to a clear glowing one. They also help in firming up the skin. Yogurt is known to nourish and brighten the skin with gradual fading of freckles and all blemishes. Honey is another great ingredient to remove freckles; blemishes etc. and moisturize the skin.
- Dried Orange Or Lemon Rind Powder
- Thick Yogurt Or Sour Butter Milk
Either dried orange or lemon rind powder or a mix of both is taken in a glass bowl. Thick yogurt or sour butter milk and some honey is added and mixed well to form a smooth pack. The mask should be applied evenly on the face and left to dry for about 15-20 minutes. The pack should now be removed in upward direction with wet hands before the face is rinsed well with cold water and then pat dried. The mask is best used twice a week.
5. Stand-Alone Fruits And Vegetables (Juices)
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Preparing a face pack for freckles and blemishes need not always be about mixing or blending a couple of ingredients. Simply rubbing a fresh juicy slice of fruits and vegetable or applying their fresh juice and allowing it to dry before washing off would also give very effective results. Some of the most amazing ones to use are:-
- A slice of red onion or its juice as it has high sulfur content
- Ripe papaya has papain which inhibits the action of tyrosinase, the cause of hyper pigmentation. Rubbing it daily on the skin leaves a wonderfully smooth and supple blemish free skin.
Try any of these wonderful face packs for blemishes. Do let us know which one worked wonders for you or even if you enjoyed reading our post.