Methi for All Your Skin Problems – The humble repository of skin benefits in galore – Methi or Fenugreek is a common ingredient in almost every Indian household. From its use as a hair mask to acting as a lip-smacking ingredient, methi possesses skin benefits in abundance too. And not only methi can be used to fade spots and marks but also to slough layers and layers of dead skin cells, sitting nonchalantly on your skin, plummeting the natural glow of your skin. On that note, grab this amazing ingredient from your kitchen and whip some DIYs for yourself. Check out my post Methi for All Your Skin Problems below.
Methi for All Your Skin Problems
METHI POWDER, GREEN GRAM POWDER, BLACK GRAM POWDER & ROSE WATER MASK
Fenugreek/Methi wipes out all impurities and tones your skin making it glow. The green gram powder is rich in protein which helps skin maintain a youthful glow. It also acts as a good exfoliant to remove dead skin cells. The powder has an amazing detergent like property yet is extremely gentle on skin. Urad dal or black gram has many health and beauty benefits. The antibacterial properties of urad dal help in skin regeneration and fade acne scars and age spots. Rose water being the only liquid ingredient in this DIY acts a binding agent besides toning skin and leaving a soothing aroma.
In a clean and dry blender, add 3 tbsp each of Methi seeds, green gram and black gram. Blend them thoroughly till a fine powder is obtained. Mix adequate rose water to bind all the ingredients together. Apply on your face and neck. Let it dry and wash it off with cold water. If you don’t want to powder it finely, then even a coarse mixture would do. That would facilitate scrubbing but be gentle.
METHI AND LEMON JUICE MASK
Bid adieu to unwarranted spots and dull skin by blending a heaped tablespoon of methi powder (made by grinding methi seeds in a mixer for a minute or two) with adequate lemon juice freshly extracted. Mix till a smooth face mask is formed. Apply on your face and neck. Wash off once semi-dry.
Do not give this mask a shot in case you have sensitive skin. Furthermore, kindly do not step out in the sun for the lemon juice would have made your skin photo-sensitive. Using this mask once every three-four days shall throw creditable and satiating results. While methi/fenugreek fades marks, lemon juice by the virtue of its citric acid content, imparts a glow.
METHI AND TULSI FACE MASK
In order to detoxify your skin from within, prepare a simple DIY mask composed of methi/fenugreek seeds’ powder and tulsi leaves. Mash a bunch of fresh tulsi leaves in a mixer with a little water. Add a dollop of methi powder to it. Since you would have added water to the tulsi leaves while blending them, it would be relatively cushy to liquefy the mask. If not, feel free to add rose water or honey to bind the mixture. Once consistent, apply on your cleansed skin and wash off after 15-20 minutes. And you are done, lady! Doesn’t your skin feel soothes, mollified and thoroughly cleansed?
So, here you have few simple yet effective DIYs using Methi for All Your Skin Problems. That’s all for now..see you soon.
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