Besan or gram’s flour is an age old super hit granny’s recipe to fight out a number of skin problems like dull lifeless skin, acne, pimples, dark skin, blemish buster and for removal of unwanted hair. Besan has been documented since traditional times as an ingredient to many beauty and spa treatments. It is inexpensive and is easily available in everyone’s kitchen!!
Gram Flour tends to be alkalizing in nature – to make them slightly acidic; it is often used together with lemon or yogurt. This mixture when applied onto skin – attracts the toxins and dust which are lodged deep into the pores of the skin. Thus the concoction has good cleansing and anti-microbial properties which are beneficial to our skin.
Below are some recipes for homemade Besan face packs:
Yogurt Besan Face Pack for Oily Skin :
Besan Face packs made at home are great for oily skin because besan helps to absorb and remove excess oil.
Pack 1: Mix Besan (gram flour) along with rose water. Apply on the face, let it dry and wash off.
Pack 2: Besan mixed with curd/milk face pack also works good for oily skinned. Make a thick paste of curd/milk and besan. Apply on the face and keep it for 20 minutes before washing it off.
Face packs with Besan for Dry Skin:
Gram flour works on all the skin types making it an ideal candidate as a cleansing agent. Dry skin can use homemade face packs made with besan, full cream/milk, honey and a pinch of turmeric. Apply this regularly on the face. The ingredients of the face pack will maintain the moisture levels of your skin and avoid dryness.
Face masks with Gram Flour for Acne or pimple prone skin:
Pimple prone skin needs to be looked after because mostly pimple prone skin tends to be little sensitive too. Always stick to natural ingredients if your skin is sensitive.
Pack 1: Mix gram flour and warm honey. Apply this paste regularly to your face. The anti-microbial properties of honey will definitely help curb pimples.
Pack 2: Mix Gram Flour, sandalwood powder, turmeric and rose water into a paste. Apply on the face and wash off after 20 minutes.
Gram Flour Face masks for Blemishes and Open Pores:
A paste of besan and cucumber juice will help reduce the blemishes and also tightens pores.
Besan Face Pack for Skin Whitening:
To bleach your skin naturally, Ground 4 almonds. Mix it with half teaspoon besan and half teaspoon of milk and lemon juice. Apply this paste on your face for 30 mins and allow the bleaching effect to occur.
For dry skin: homemade face pack of besan, lemon juice, full cream and honey also works better.
For Oily Skin: Replace the full cream with sandalwood powder or curd. These packs will lighten your skin tone and help in tan removal. Gram Flour Homemade face pack, dried orange peel powder and milk powder applied regularly will ensure you have smooth and fairer skin.
These besan face pack for fairness options work wonders for both dry and oily skin!
[ Read: Face Packs For Skin Whitening ]
Besan Face Mask to remove unwanted Facial Hair:
Mix gram flour with little water and apply on the desired area. Scrub it off when it completely dries. You can also add fenugreek powder to the mixture.
[Read:Homemade Rose Face Pack]
Besan Face Mask to treat Dark Legs, arms and neck:
Apply til oil daily and massage. Afterwards, mix besan, turmeric, lemon and curd and apply it thrice a week. Wash it off after keeping it for 30 minutes. Follow this by massaging til oil again.
[ Read: Lemon Face Pack ]
Am sure these varied besan based face masks works great on your skin. Don’t forget to let us know how besan got your skin transformed!
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