Staples in Indian Skin Care One Should Not Miss – Being Indians, we have had a rich legacy of utilizing natural ingredients as our skin care staples. A great many spices, herbs, fruits and vegetables are available at our disposal to tend to our beauty problems. Just like ancient Egyptians used Aloe vera, we have a number of home remedies that have been used since times immemorial. From turmeric to the humble besan/chickpea flour, from neem to curd, the bountifulness of Mother Nature is indubitable. On that note, let us scroll down the list of those Staples in Indian Skin Care One Should Not Miss, concoct some quick DIY remedies with them and get going. What say?
Staples in Indian Skin Care One Should Not Miss
ROSE WATER AS SKIN CARE STAPLE
Coming to the eternal symbol of romance and seduction, roses have been used in the form of rose water (Gulabjal) as a toner and a blending agent in DIYs by us for long and why do we use it? Because rosewater helps maintain the skin’s pH balance, and also control excess oil. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the redness of irritated skin, get rid of acne, dermatitis and eczema.
ORANGE PEEL POWDER AS SKIN CARE STAPLE
Packed with Vitamin C, oranges work to lighten blemishes and imparting glow as well as making it supple. In order to use it as a powder, one needs to simply mix it with either curd (oily skin) or raw milk (dry skin) and apply on skin. Leave it for half an hour and then rinse off with cold water.
Also read Health Benefits of Orange Peel
MILK CREAM AS SKIN CARE STAPLE
Known as ‘malai’ in colloquial terms, milk cream by virtue of being packed with lots of fat, is a savior for dry skin. By scooping out a tbsp. of fresh and cold milk cream (malai) and adding a tbsp. of haldi, besan and orange peel powder, a highly potent pack which not only eliminates dryness but also infuses a new lease of life to your skin, is what you have at your service.
COCONUT MILK AS SKIN CARE STAPLE
It is not always that we Indians smear high-end lotions or moisturizers on our skin. In fact, that is quite infrequent. Usually, we treat our skin to the bounties of the humble coconut milk. And why? The lauric acid present in coconut milk gets converted into a compound called monolauin that has excellent antiviral and antibacterial properties. This makes it a great weapon to battle skin infections.
NEEM AS SKIN CARE STAPLE
Making its entry on the list a little late but in no way ineffective, Neem is a Holy Grail ingredient for acne-prone skin. It comprises of Vitamin C, which helps in getting rid of skin problems like blackheads, pigmentation, dullness and aging, thus leaving the skin with a youthful glow.
So, here we have mentioned some of the Staples in Indian Skin Care One Should Not Miss. Hope you enjoyed reading it 🙂
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