DIY : Red Lentil Exfoliating Face & Body Pack
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Ingredients Used & Their Benefits:
- Red Lentils: Lentils is a common food item in the Indian household. We make lentils every now and then for lunch or dinner at our homes. Lentils of any kind are not only a source of protein for our body but when used as a scrub, can help in exfoliating dead skin cells thereby revealing a glowing and brighter skin. The red lentils in particular also help in removing the tan.
- Rice Powder: Rice powder has anti-aging properties which helped people achieve flawless and baby smooth skin. Its anti-oxidant properties are used for skin whitening and providing smooth skin. It has an immense oil absorbing property which makes it suitable to be used as translucent powder.
- Milk: Milk not only makes our bones healthy but benefits the skin too. Milk keeps the skin soft and supple. It contains anti-oxidants which make the skin youthful and slows down the ageing process. It contains essential vitamins and nutrients which when used regularly promise in giving healthy skin.
Make a fine powder of red lentils and rice powder separately by grinding them in a mixer.
In a bowl, mix about 2 tablespoons of red lentil powder, 2 tablespoons of rice powder and needed amount of raw milk.
Mix everything to form a thick paste. I have made this pack for my hands, legs and face. You can increase the quantity if you are using it for the whole body.
Wet your hands and legs and apply this paste. For the face, you need not wet the face. Let it sit on the skin for at least 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, dip a cotton ball in raw milk and wet the pack. Start massaging the pack in circular motions with light hands. Wash it off and pat dry.
I have prepared the powders and stored them in an airtight container. You can even add honey, aloe vera or whatever you think suits you as possibilities are endless. Try this pack and say hello to your youthful, glowing and smooth skin.
Contributed By: Divya Singh