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Gram flour (Chickpea flour) face mask recipe

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Gram flour face mask recipe was sent to us by our reader Vijay. I never realized how awesome chickpea or gram flour is as a facial cleanser and facial mask.

Gram flour (Chickpea flour) face mask recipe

Gram flour (Chickpea flour) face mask recipe

Gram flour face mask

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of gram flour
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh milk.

Preparation

Mix all the ingredients to make a smooth and fine paste
Wash the face with luke warm water before applying it
Pat it dry
Now apply the face pack using a soft brush
Wait and relax for 10-15 minutes
Once the face pack gets dried up, moisten the face with little amount of water and then remove it using wet cotton or sponge
Wipe the face with a soft towel and apply a moisturizer.

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Effects:

  • It cleanses the skin totally
  • It is so safe that it can be used daily
  • It removes sun tan
  • It improves complexion
  • Turmeric helps in the removal of facial hair very slowly and checks the further growth of hair on the face
  • Milk acts as a natural moisturizer.

Thanks Vijay!

In addition…

Gram flour reduces puffiness and redness of the skin.

Turmeric is a paste, a paste often used in India as it is believed it restores the natural glow of the face. It is known for its anti-inflammatory and is used for skin lightening recipes.

Sandalwood is an emollient, antiseptic, astringent, conditioner, and soothing agent.

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Milk is full of ingredients that are beneficial to the skin. After intense physical exercise, for example, our musclescreate lactic acid which dissolves the bond that holds dead cells of the skin, penetrate the skin’s deepest layers and thus help its nutrition. Lactic acid is a kind of Alpha Hydroxy Acids – (AHA). Well known brands like Clarins, Clinique, Dior use this process when creating products based on milk.

Milk contains vitamins A and E known to have a positive effect on the complexion. After using it on the face, the skin looks rested.

The proteins contained in milk, smooth the skin, and enzymes help its rejuvenation.Milk containing a high percent of milk fat is a good way to go in helping dry skin regain its moisture.

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As a rule, if you are allergic to milk or lactose intolerant, do not use it.

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