DIY, SKIN CARE

Face wash powder to remove acne scars and pigmentation

Face wash powder

Hey guys.. Who doesn’t love to have flawless and radiant skin. But today’s pollution ruins our skin. I have tried hell lot of store bought product and those didn’t do any good for my skin. Even dermatocare products gave temporary results. At one point of time I was tired of using store bought products and I decided to try DIY products after seeing many hand made organic skin care brands. Those brands were expensive to use it on a daily basis and so I started using DIY products. After reading a lot I came to know about various natural ingredients and their usage. Now I believe in using DIY products and my skin and hair care routine has many DIY recipes . Today am sharing one such DIY recipe.

Face wash powder
I have shared natural ways to shrink open pores in my previous post. In that I mentioned that I use DIY cleanser to cleanse my face. I’m using it for more than 2 weeks now and I can say that it works perfectly fine. It just enhances my skin texture and gives that healthy glow to my skin. I’m not exaggerating anything. I have tried lots of DIY recipes and some have been hits and some have been miss. I share DIY recipe on my blog only after trying that on myself for at least one week. If I see that the DIY is working on my acne prone sensitive skin, then I share it with you guys. You can add and skip products in this recipe to suit your skin concern and skin type. I will share the benefits of each and every ingredients so that you can customize it according to your skin type.

THINGS NEEDED

OPTIONAL INGREDIENTS

  • Neem powder
  • Coffee powder
  • Green tea
  • Oatmeal
  • Rose petal powder
  • Licorice powder
  • Green gram flour
  • Lemon peel powder

You may also include some of the optional ingredients with the above ingredients. I have included licorice powder and green gram powder in this batch. Since I ran out of neem powder and oatmeal I didn’t use it in my batch.

SHELF LIFE

You can keep this powder for 2 months if kept in air tight container. If the powder comes in contact with water then it spoils quickly. So make sure to keep this away from water.

HOW TO PREPARE DIY FACE WASH POWDER

Take wild turmeric, wheat flour, gram flour and rice flour in a bowl. Give it a good mix

Face wash powder
Now add green gram flour and milk powder to it. Give it a good stir.

Face wash powder
Now add sandalwood powder, orange peel powder and mix everything well. I have used red sandalwood powder since I have acne issues. You may also add normal chandan powder also.

Face wash powder
Now add licorice powder. Now mix it well so that every ingredient is mixed evenly.

Face wash powder

Our face cleanser is ready to use. Transfer it to an air tight container and use it regularly.

Face wash powder

APPLICATION

For acne prone skin and dry skin

Take the required amount of face wash powder in a bowl and add required amount of organic honey to it so that it forms smooth paste like consistency. Apply this all over your face and gently rub in circular motion and then rise it. Repeat it once if needed.

For oily skin

Take the the required amount of face wash powder in a bowl . Add few drops of lemon juice to it. Add rose water to this until you obtain smooth paste consistency. Apply this all over your face and gently rub in circular motion and then rise it. Repeat it once if needed.

For sensitive skin

Take the the required amount of face wash powder in a bowl. Add normal water to this until you obtain smooth paste consistency. I say normal drinking water since it is safer to use on sensitive skin. Apply this all over your face and gently rub in circular motion and then rise it. Repeat it once if needed.

For dry skin

Take the the required amount of face wash powder in a bowl. Add milk to this and mix well to obtain smooth paste like consistency. Apply this all over your face and gently rub in circular motion and then rise it. Repeat it once if needed.

For skin with hyper pigmentation and to de tan

Take the the required amount of face wash powder in a bowl. Add potato juice to this and mix well to obtain smooth paste like consistency. Apply this all over your face and gently rub in circular motion and then rise it. Repeat it once if needed.

For anti ageing benefits

Take the the required amount of face wash powder in a bowl. Add rice water to this and mix well to obtain smooth paste like consistency. Apply this all over your face and gently rub in circular motion and then rise it. Repeat it once if needed.

These are just some of the suggestion. You can choose any ingredient that works for your skin type to mix with this face wash powder to make a paste.

BENEFITS OF THE INGREDIENTS

Multani mitti

This helps to remove dead cells and excess oil from skin. It helps to shrink opens pores and clears acne. It removes tan with regular usage.It has essential minerals to keep our skin healthy and glowing.

GRAM FLOUR

Gram flour is a mild exfoliator and it acts as a good cleanser. It cleans our skin without stripping moisture. It helps to remove scars and spots if used regularly.

WHEAT FLOUR

Wheat flour helps to remove excess oil and dirt from our skin. It even removes dark spots. Wheat flour  gives smooth consistency to our face wash. It makes our skin brighter and radiant with regular usage.

RICE FLOUR

Rice flour has anti ageing properties. It is a excellent exfoliator and keeps ageing signs at bay. Rice flour is helpful in removing scars and pigmentation. Actually rice flour has skin lightening properties.

GREEN GRAM FLOUR

Green gram flour helps to cleanse our skin well. It has moisturizing properties which is good for people with dry skin. It is used in south India to cleanse baby’s skin.

MILK POWDER

Milk powder is useful in removing tan and pigmentation. It is an excellent de tan ingredient. If you have oily skin like me, then you may add skimmed milk powder. If you have dry to normal skin then add full fat milk powder.

Orange peel powder

Orange peel powder is rich in Vitamin C. It is also an excellent scrub. This keeps acne at bay. Orange peel powder removes tan and scars effectively.

Sandalwood powder

Sandal powder helps to soothe our skin. It makes our skin smooth and even toned. You can use red sandalwood if you have acne prone skin or if you get tanned easily.

Wild Turmeric

Everyone knows the benefits of turmeric for our skin. I prefer using wild turmeric over normal Haldi because this doesn’t stain our skin like normal turmeric. It also has anti bacterial properties that keeps skin issues at bay.

Licorice Powder

Licorice powder has skin lightening properties. I have acne scars and mild tan on my face and so I’m using this. You may even skip this ingredient.

Try this recipe and let me know your experience in the comments section. Always do a patch test before using it on all over tour face. Your comments means a lot to me.
Stay tuned until next time.
Xoxo.

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