There are so many beauty products available in the market today, but somehow we still run to age-old dadiji ke nuskhe even after investing in cosmetics!  These natural, home-made beauty tips passed on from generations  can never go wrong with any skin type. We give you the best tips to fight some very common skin and hair issues.

To Get Rid of Acne

Acne is an everyday problem, especially if you are blessed with oily skin. In order to get rid of them, you could try these face packs.

Turmeric or haldi is known to have many medicinal properties. Being a natural cosmetic, it is also used to beautify skin.

  • Take turmeric powder (haldi) and add a few drops of water and lemon juice to it.
  • Apply it on the acne and leave it for 15 minutes before washing it off with cold water.

Fuller’s earth (multani mitti) is another great ingredient to get rid of pimples, dirt and oil from the face.

  • Mix some rose water in multani mitti and apply it evenly on the face.
  • Allow it to dry and then wash it off and pat-dry your face.

To Cure Dandruff

Dandruff is a common scalp problem where white flakes are shed by the scalp and often causes itching. There could be many causes of dandruff here we give you solutions to get rid of it.

Methi is known as a common natural ingredient that can  delay the greying of hair and is also the perfect antidote against stubborn  dandruff.

  • Soak methi seeds overnight in water and then grind them into a paste.
  • Apply this on your scalp and leave it for a few hours and then wash your hair with shampoo.

Curd or dahi is in known to have health and skin benefits. Curd has  anti-fungal properties which help banish dandruff and other hair and skin problems.

  • Mix curd with white pepper and apply on your scalp.
  • Keep it on for 30 minutes and wash off.

For Glowing Skin

For years, mothers and grannies have used besan or gram flour to treat minor skin problems, even though many cosmetic products are available in the market today.

Besan – good for all skin types, along with other ingredients, adds that perfect glow to your face, here’s how.

  • Make a pack of gram flour (besan) with turmeric, lemon drops and some milk cream (malai).
  • Apply this over your face and keep it on for 15-20 minutes
  • Wash off with tap water and pat dry.

It’s a known fact that orange peels do more good than the orange itself. Another way to add radiance to your skin is by using orange peels with ground pink dal (masoor ki daal)

  • Add a little honey or curd to orange peels and daland grind well to make a paste.
  • Apply this paste on your face and keep it for 20 minutes.
  • Wash off with tap water and pat dry.

For Silky Hair

Healthy hair looks and feels soft. If your hair has become too dry and brittle, it has probably lost the natural oils that your hair uses to lock in moisture.

Olive oil is not only good for health, but for beauty as well. It is known as a solution to various hair problems and stimulates hair growth too.

  • Mix a few drops of honey in your olive oil and then massage it well into your hair.
  • Keep it for half-an-hour before rinsing it off with a mild shampoo.

Curd or dahi is also known as a natural conditioner for the hair. Here’s what you can do for smooth, silky hair.

  • Mix together curd and an egg yolk.
  • Apply on your locks and keep for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse off with a mild shampoo.

For Soft Hands and Feet

If rough hands and cracked heels bother you, then use bee wax to soothe them. Another good way to soften them is to apply petroleum jelly before you go to sleep and wear socks. Making sugar scrubs also help. Apply on knees, elbows, cuticles, etc. to make them soft.

Vipul Jain

Vipul Jain

I am just hard working., And believe in doing instead of saying.