Naturally healthy and beautiful skin is every womans wish. Since age old days, women of India have been depending on herbs and other natural products for skin and body care. Ayurveda has herbal remedies for all kind of skin problems like acne, wrinkles, scars and for increasing the glow and fairness of the skin in a natural way. Herbal face packs that help in increasing fairness and maintaining a blemish free and wrinkle free skin are described herein:
Herbal Face packs for Fairness
A fairness pack made of peach and pista is a skin treatment used by women of ancient days. The ingredients of this pack include extract of peach, saffron oil, pista oil, almond oil and sandalwood powder. Saffron, pista and almond provides nourishment to the skin, making it smoother and fairer. A face pack made of Apricot, Walnut and Wheat germ oil is a wonder-pack that scrubs off dead cells from the skin surface, leaving the skin more radiant, vibrant and youthful. This pack could be applied on face and neck and left for about ten minutes to dry and could be rinsed.
Herbal Face packs for treating pimples and scars
Mud pack is also been used from ancient days as an excellent face pack and is suitable for all skin types. A mud pack made of orange oil, neem, lemon oil, rosewater, Bentonite and sandal wood oil helps in removing impurities and toxins from the skin. Neem has antibacterial properties and helps prevention of pimples, rose water soothes the skin and lemon and orange oils act as good astringents. A face pack made of ingredients like clove and Ashwagandha is found to be effective in treating pimples and scars, though it is especially good for oily skin. Clove oil helps in smoothening, beautifying and purifying the skin. It could be applied twice a day on the face or only on scars/pimples (keep the pack for 20 minutes and rinse with water).
Anti-wrinkle herbal face packs:
Fruit packs made of Grape seed oil, calmus oil, grape fruit oil, rosewater, juniper, berry oil and aloe vera gel is an anti-blemish fruit pack that is ideal for all skin types and helps in improving skin elasticity and texture and helps in minimizing wrinkles. As for the method, take the required amount of pack and apply on face and neck, avoiding area around the eyes. Relax until the pack dries up and rinse with cold water. Application of a skin tightening and rejuvenation pack with oils of carrot seed and peppermint as key ingredients in addition to almond oil, grape seed oil, sandalwood oil and mint oil is found to be powerful in treating wrinkles. This pack has been used by traditional ayurveda for skin tightening and maintaining the youthfulness of the skin. This application is safe enough to be used on daily basis.Another effective pack for treatment of wrinkles is an anti-wrinkle pack with Babhchi oil and Almond oil as the key ingredients in addition to cod lever oil, rose marry oil, carrot seed oil, wheat germ oil., rose marry oil, nagarmutha oil, and aloe vera gel. These botanical extracts combined with natural oils helps maintain the radiance of the skin and keeps the skin wrinkle free in addition to preventing dark spots.