During summers, our skin is exposed to harsh weather conditions and becomes more perceptible to tanning, acne, dullness, hyperpigmentation, and skin irritation caused by inflammation.
We sometimes do not find the time to take care of our skin, but you do not necessarily need a routine to protect your skin. These small natural masks will help you undo the wear and tear of Summer in no time-
Multani Mitti Mask
Multani mitti, basically the mitti of Multan in current-day Pakistan also popularly known as fuller's earth is a miracle solution to all your skin problems. It is perhaps the oldest traditional mineral-rich clay that was used by the Indian princesses, queens and every Indian woman of that time for glowing, youthful skin. The magnesium chloride in fuller’s earth is a magic anti-acne worker and keeps your skin cool during a hot day. It removes the dead skin cells and helps cure sunburns.
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Sandalwood powder mask
Sandalwood or Chandan is considered sacred in India and is used in religious ceremonies. Sandal paste is used as tilak which is applied on the forehead for God's blessings and good luck.
Sandalwood is known for its magical herbal properties for centuries. It is helpful in many skin diseases or irritation. Sandalwood is the best thing a person can use and that's why most beauty products have Chandan as their main ingredient. It is also known for its captivating natural fragrance and can also heal skin from irritation by causing a cooling effect on the skin.
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Turmeric and Honey mask
Best known for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric stands tall among every other healing ingredient. It can also be used as an antiseptic and is popularly known as the magical ubtan ingredient. In India, people have a ritual of Haldi during the wedding because they mainly believe that haldi cleanses the skin and adds a natural glow to your skin.
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Orange peel powder with yoghurt
Orange is one of the citrus fruits that can brighten your skin as party-ready without any facial treatment. Orange peel contains more vitamin C than the fruit inside. Orange contains antioxidants and using it regularly in face packs will help fight pigmentations caused by the sun.
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The most loved summer food during summer is cucumber. They have high water content and are thus called the base for hydrating skin and body. They have anti-inflammatory properties, plus they’re loaded with antioxidants and nutrients like vitamin C and folic acid which will help reduce swelling and puffiness, fights acne, cool skin and lightens skin tone.
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