Pomegranate Face Mask

In addition to various health benefits, pomegranate is enable of giving several skin benefits. The antibodies present in Pomegranate helps in eliminating dead skin cells as well as it has got anti- aging properties. It is rich in vitamin A, D, C which helps in stopping premature aging.

Pomegranate deals with many of the skin problems like wrinkles, age spots, acne, hyper pigmentation etc. It firms up the skin and helps in achieving flawless radiant skin.


You can make your skin beautiful by making homemade pomegranate face mask. This can be prepared in the following ways.

  1. Pomegranate and lemon face mask: for this firstly you need to make juice from one pomegranate now to this add few drops fresh lemon juice. Mix this well and apply it on your face evenly. Allow this to rest for 30 minutes and then wash off with cold water. This mixture is rich in vitamin C which fights against tan and skin burn.
  1. Pomegranate and honey face mask: make a juice from half a cup pomegranate and add 2 teaspoons on honey to the juice. Mix this well and apply it to your skin, leaving for about 30 minutes before washing. This gives glowing effect to your skin.
  1. Pomegranate and green tea face pack: both pomegranate and green tea have got antioxidant properties, if both are combine together then it will give best results. All you need to do is blend half a cup of pomegranate beads to this add one table spoon of freshly brewed green tea and mix well. You can either use this way or for more better results you can even add one teaspoon of plain yoghurt and a teaspoon of honey to pomegranate paste and apply to your face and next. Keep it for 20-30 minutes and wash with cold water.
  1. Pomegranate and yoghurt face mask: if you want to get rid of face tan and dull skin then mask can help you out in a better way. For this make a paste from pomegranate seeds and add one tablespoon of fresh yoghurt and mix well. Apply to your skin and next and allow it to sit for 20-30 minutes and then wash with cold water.
  1. Pomegranate and cocoa face mask: cocoa is rich in antioxidants and so is pomegranate, using them together as a mask can give to best results. All you need to do is blend few pomegranate beads in a blender and make a paste of it, now add some cocoa powder and mix well before applying. Allow it to rest until it gets dried or for about 15-20 minutes and then wash off.
  1. Pomegranate peel and rose water face mask: this mask helps your dull skin look brighter and radiant. Take three tablespoon of dried pomegranate peel powder; to this add 2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice and 2 teaspoon of rose water. Mix this very well and make a paste out of it. Apply this mask to your face and neck and keep it until it gets dry and then wash with cold water.


Cedarwood Oil for Eczema


For every ailment there is a cure available in the nature. Eczema is a chronic skin ailment that affects about 30 million Americans. Cedarwood oil for eczema is an effective home remedy to use.

Scientists aren’t aware of its cause and experts concluded that you can’t permanently treat eczema. However, using steroid creams and natural remedies you can get rid of inflammation.

I personally experienced this chronic ailment. First you’ll notice itching and when you scratch the cycle repeats. As a result you’ll get inflamed red flare-ups.

Topical application of creams will reduce the pain and avoid itching, but it also strips natural oil from the skin. Natural remedies like cedarwood oil on other hand penetrate deep into the skin and form a protective salve.

Benefits of Cedarwood Oil for Eczema

This essential oil is obtained through distillation process of small wood blocks and leaves of cedar tree. Like other essential oils, it has exceptional benefits for health, skin and hair.

  • Its aromatic smell will help to get rid of stress and soothes your mood. Stress is one of factors that trigger eczema flare-ups.
  • Anti-inflammatory activity of the oil reduces pain and redness on the skin.
  • With its anti-fungal property cedarwood essential oil avoids skin peeling and thwarts fungi.
  • Astringent property tightens your skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
  • Vitamins and nutrients packed in this innate ingredient enhance cell regeneration and fasten the healing process.
  • Apart from that its moisturizing property hydrates the skin and avoids itching.

Regular application of cedarwood essential oil will improve your skin texture and treat most ailments.

How to Use Cedarwood Oil to Treat Eczema?


It’s very simple to use, wash your skin or cleanse it to remove dry patches and impurities, and then apply this essential oil evenly.

Essential oils must be diluted before applying it over the skin. You can use carrier oil like jojoba oil or base oil.

  • Use natural cleanser like gram flour to cleanse the eczema affected skin.
  • Pat dry with soft cloth.
  • When the skin is still damp, blend cedarwood oil and jojoba oil in required quantity.
  • Gently apply over the skin and leave it to dry naturally.

Use this simple recipe before going to bed. Apart from this, you must stay away from foods that can trigger eczema flare-ups.

Did you ever use cedarwood oil for eczema? Let us know.

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Homemade Spinach Face Mask


This dark green leaf is prominent for its vitamins and nutrients. My dad always extols its benefits for health and eyes. Today, when I myself did research found that not just for health, but its exceptional nutrients can rejuvenate your skin.

Spinach face mask is not renowned, as many are unaware of its cosmetic use.

Your skin is most exposed and largest organ of the body. Repeatedly many impurities and pollutants accumulate over it resulting in ailments. Beauty products claim to cleanse these impurities and give you a glowing skin.

But, according to dermatologist you must limit excess use of these chemical filled creams. Preservatives that are packed in the cream strip natural moisture and affect elasticity of the skin.

Natural ingredients, on other hand are safe and inexpensive, lets checkout the nutritional benefits of spinach.

Benefits of Spinach Face Mask

Beta-carotene and antioxidant activity of spinach repairs skin cells and thwart free radicals. Vitamin K, A, C, E, manganese, folate, magnesium, omega fatty acids, fiber, calcium and B-complex vitamin is also residing in this natural ingredient.

  • Rich concentration of water in spinach helps to hydrate the skin. Vitamin C stimulates collagen production and improves elasticity of the skin.
  • Vitamin A exhibits antioxidant property, which helps to get rid of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Vitamin B forms a protective layer around the skin and guards it from harmful UV rays.
  • Antioxidants inhibit the growth of cancer triggering cells.
  • Assorted vitamins help to exfoliate the skin and rejuvenate the skin.
  • Spinach face mask with other ingredients can reduce acne inflammation.
  • Omega fatty acids moisture the skin and increase the levels of linoleic acid, that can treat acne.
  • Vitamin K and folates in this healthy vegetable can fade stretch marks, scars and helps to get rid of dry skin.

Homemade Spinach and Honey Face Mask

Excellent thing about these DIY face mask recipes is that you can add other innate ingredients according to your skin type.

Honey is prominent for its healing and nourishing benefits; it can enhance skin’s healthy functioning and treat various skin ailments.

  1. Take 4-5 medium sized spinach leaves and chop them after washing.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of raw honey to the mask and 2 teaspoons of lemon juice.
  3. Limit the use of lemon juice if you’ve sensitive skin.
  4. Alternatively, you can add 1 teaspoon of almond oil.
  5. After mixing thoroughly, apply the spinach mask over prewashed face.
  6. Let it dry, place two sliced cucumber over the eye lids.
  7. After 15-20 minutes, rinse the mask with water.

Optionally, apply natural moisturizer like rosewater or jojoba oil.

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Mint Face Mask for Acne

mint face mask for acne

You must have patience and consistency to treat acne. In this article I’ll be discussing about using mint face mask for acne.

As you grow many things change, so does your skin. With hormonal imbalance excess sebum is produced, which blocks skin pores leading to acne or pimples. It is one of the most common skin disorder found all over the world. There is nothing you can do to stop them, but luckily you can get rid of them.

An average teenager think about cosmetic creams when he seen a pimple popping out. It’s not his/her fault; we all are surrounded by loads of advertising campaigns calming to treat acne. But, only few people knew that regular use of these chemical included creams may affect your skin’s healthy functionality.

Natural remedies are packed with vitamins that are essential for your skin. They don’t have irritants which can triggers allergic reaction. However, in few people natural ingredients may cause allergic reaction. So you must patch test before using any remedy.

Mint Face Mask for Acne

I frequently take lemon tea with mint leaves, it’s really refreshing. This herb is used extensively in cosmetic and other daily used products. You’ll love its aromatic smell.

  • Properties in mint leaves cleanse dead cells and excess sebum accumulated over the skin.
  • Vitamin A residing in the face mask controls excess production of sebum.
  • Topically massaging will help to remove blackheads and make the skin smooth.
  • Antioxidant activity fights free radicals and helps to stop premature aging wrinkles.
  • Regular application of mint leaves can fade acne scars.

You can either apply or internally consume mint leaves like me.

With increasing pollution and impurities, it’s very difficult for skin to easily absorb ingredients. So you must cleanse the face with gram flour mask or with lukewarm water.

Take fresh mint leaves and grind them to make smooth paste. Apply the mask over acne blemishes as spot treatment.

If you’ve oily skin, then you can alternatively add multani mitti or rosewater to mint face mask. Dry skin people can just add rosewater and see how it hydrates the skin.

Leave the face mask to dry naturally and rinse it off after 15-20 minutes.

Am not saying that mint will surely treat acne, but people who used it had positive results. I recommend you to try mint face mask for acne about 2-3 weeks. If it works well, continue.

You work is not done yet by just treating acne, these lesions leave large scars over the skin. Few of them may disappear with time and other needs extra care. Repeatedly apply mint face mask or mint juice blended with rosewater to lighten acne scars.

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Rose Oil for Skin Lightening


Beauty queens in Ancient times extensively used natural ingredients, which include essential oils, milk, honey and other innate remedies. However, today after scientific research cosmetic industries are incorporating these effective substances to their beauty products.

Though beauty creams claim to include natural items, often they process or refine them before adding. With this ingredients loss its nutritional value, so its recommend to try natural remedies directly over your skin. Here, I’ll be discussing about rose oil for skin lightening.

rose oil for skin lightening

Before you dwell deep into the topic, let me confess that you’ll find more than a bunch of DIY beauty recipes online claiming to be effective. Some are really effective, while other may irritate your skin. Decision to try particular remedy lies with you, if your skin is allergic to that ingredient, then you must stay away from it.

Same goes here, remedy which worked for me may not work on your skin. You’re responsible to choose the right and suitable ingredient.

Benefits of Rose Oil for Skin Lightening

Rose is known to bring back those old memories of love, but interestingly roses are also packed with healing properties. Rose petals are subjected to simple distillation process to create rose oil. The aromatic smell of this oil will lift your mood and improves your skin texture.

  • Research carried out by Chinese concludes that rose oil has excellent potential to kill P.acnes bacteria. Its antimicrobial properties will restrain further infection.
  • Assorted properties in rose oil make your skin to absorb more and more nutrients.
  • Antiseptic activity fastens the healing process and avoids infection.
  • Astringent property residing in rose oil shrinks large skin pores and makes your skin firm.
  • Apart from this, massaging with rose oil will remove impurities and hydrate your dry skin.

Wash your face with water or cleanse it with oatmeal mask. Topically apply rose oil over the face and leave it to dry. Experts recommend blending rose oil with coconut oil or any carrier oil.

People with sensitive skin must mix carrier oil with rose essential oil. Apply this oil twice per week before going to bed. With its aromatic fragrance you’ll enjoy the sleep.

With increasing pollution and modern lifestyle, everything we use is incorporated with chemicals. How can you expect natural glow with chemical preservatives?

Like any other natural oil, this essential oil is packed with lots of benefits for your skin as mentioned above. Add this beauty to your regimen and you won’t feel sorry.

Needless to say, along with this oil you must include vitamin rich diet and hydrate your body from inside. Drink at least 7 glasses of water regularly.

Let us know how you feel about rose oil for skin lightening.

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Fenugreek Face Mask

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Women are more concerned about their looks than anything else, says the study. They spend about an hour per day before mirror, enjoying the glimpse of their gorgeous appearance. With increasing impurities and modern life, one must take time to check out their appearance. (1)

Instead of pricey cosmetic creams, if you use natural remedies like fenugreek face mask, I think you don’t have worry about the skin. Because natural items are filled with nutrients that take care your skin completely. Comparatively, beauty products include chemical preservatives that may irritate your skin.

Fenugreek is prominently used for culinary purposes. Assorted nutrients in this innate ingredient slows down aging process, repair damaged cells and postpone aging wrinkles.

Regular use of fenugreek face mask will control excess oil production and treat acne lesions. Skin issues like blackheads/whiteheads, dead cells, injuries, wounds, eczema and acne can be reduced by exceptional properties residing in this mask.

  • Anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal activity of methi or fenugreek fastens healing process and reduces inflammation.
  • Rich concentration of niacin and vitamin B3 stimulate cell regeneration, repair damaged cells and fade wrinkles.
  • Impurities and dead cells piled over the skin can be removed or wiped by this mask.
  • As mentioned, fenugreek can treat acne and bets remedy for oily skin.

Interestingly, you can use this inexpensive mask over hair and use internally to get rid of digestive problems.

How to Use Fenugreek Face Mask?

One of the easiest ways to use fenugreek is to soak its seeds in water and drink it. Another way is to blend its soaked seeds with water and gram flour. You can add curd or yogurt to the paste.

  1. Take fenugreek seeds and soak for 3-4 hours.
  2. Blend soaked seeds with the water and 1 tablespoon of gram flour.
  3. Optionally, add 1 tablespoon of yogurt to the mask.
  4. Cleanse your face with water and pat dry with cloth.
  5. Using your clean fingers apply the face mask evenly.
  6. Avoid eyes and other sensitive areas.
  7. Leave it to dry naturally and rinse it off after 15-20 minutes.

If you’ve swollen injury on skin, apply fenugreek paste to relieve from pain.

Use it twice in a week, depending on your skin type. Before going to bed, it’s recommended to apply natural moisturizer like olive oil or jojoba oil for best results.

Jojoba Oil Face Mask

jojoba oil face mask

Oils are getting popular for their exceptional nutrients. They easily penetrate deep into the skin to enhance the healthy functioning. Jojoba oil face mask is one such innate remedy that can improve your skin texture and keep ailments at bay.

After seeing adverting models promoted by media, every woman yearns to be like them skinny with spot less skin. Well, that can’t be possible as these models follow strict diet and use pricey chemicals which can irritate your skin in the long run.

Chemical ingredients in cosmetic creams, steals moisture and make your skin dependent. If you skip these creams for a week, wrinkles and dry skin starts appearing.

Jojoba oil and other natural remedies on other hand, goes deep into the skin and supply vitamins and nutrients to your skin stimulating collagen production. Various ailments like acne, dry skin and eczema can be reduced by topical application of jojoba oil.

Apart from being moisturized, this liquid wax will control excess oil secreted by your skin. As the molecular structure of jojoba oil is similar to sebum, it can effectively carry on different tasks.

Seeing these enticing benefits, cosmetic industries started including this liquid wax to their beauty products. But, to increase the shelf life of the product they refine and add other preservatives. Because of which this carrier oil will lose its nutrients.

So to reap vitamins and minerals from jojoba oil, you must try organic or unprocessed type.

How to Use Jojoba Oil Face Mask?

No scientific report backs jojoba oil can cleanse your skin, but anecdotal reports claim that antioxidant activity of this oil can thwart free radicals and remove impurities.

Excellent thing about natural oils is that you can blend other innate ingredients to make it more effective.

  • If you’ve acne lesions, wash your face with lukewarm water or expose it steam. So the blocked pores open by and the oil can penetrate easily. Pat dry after washing the face.
  • Take few drops of jojoba oil in your left palm and topically apply over acne lesions as spot treatment.
  • You can also use cotton swab to evenly apply all over the face.
  • Leave it to dry naturally and rinse it off in the morning.

Anti-inflammatory properties in this oil will reduce acne inflammation and reduce wrinkles. Non-comedogenic activity unclogs blocked skin pores. As it easily gets absorbed by the skin, there will no oily skin.

You can use this liquid wax to remove makeup and other impurities piled over the skin.

For severe or mild acne, I recommend to blend raw honey with jojoba oil and apply it over the skin. Unlike cosmetic creams, this face mask will not have that mesmerizing fragrance but believe me your skin will thank you.

You can read more on honey and jojoba oil here.

Being carrier oil, jojoba oil can be added to other essential oils. No need to get hair oil or beauty creams, if you’ve jojoba oil. You can use it over hair, nails and over skin.

Did you ever use jojoba oil face mask? Share your views in comments.

Mayonnaise Face Mask

mayonnaise face mask

Stop spending on expensive creams and start trying mayonnaise face mask. Like every natural remedy, mayonnaise is packed with exceptional nutrients.

Mayo is prominently used as condiment; it’s an emulsion of egg yolk, soybean oil and vinegar. Dishes like French fries, sandwich, salads and chips include mayonnaise. Apart from adding mouth watering taste, this ingredient can leverage healthy functioning of your skin.

Every woman yearns to look gorgeous, but chemical creams can’t help you achieve the desired skin texture. We all agree that natural beauty can’t be compared with cosmetic fairness. The delighting smile which comes naturally can melt hearts.

So to have natural radiant skin, you’re advised to try innate remedies.

Benefits of Mayonnaise Face Mask

Increasing pollution and impurities steals moisturize from your skin to make it dry. Eggs and soybean oil residing in mayo can hydrate the skin. Acetic acid in vinegar can help you to get rid of that scaly dead skin cells.

So apart from wiping impurities off the face, this mask can actually bring back the lost natural moisture to skin.

If you don’t remove them, these impurities along with dead cells pile over your face and may lead to dark spots. Further it can trigger itching and chronic skin disorders.

Assorted nutrients in this mask will stimulate regeneration of cells and make the skin supple.

How to use?

Scoop required amount of mayonnaise face mask in a clean bowl. When it comes down to room temperature after 30 minutes, apply it over prewashed face.

Leave it to dry naturally and rinse it off.

Interestingly you can blend other natural ingredients to this mask. For acne inflammation you can try raw honey and mayo mask.

Initially, cleanse your face with lukewarm water and pat dry with cloth. Apply the mixed mask topically and leave it for about 15-20 minutes.

This natural emollient can bring back those youthful days. Use it once in a week, and blend honey if you’ve dry skin. Nutrients in the mask will tighten your skin and helps to fade wrinkles.

Did you ever use mayonnaise face mask at home? Please share your views in comments.

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Amla Oil for Grey Hair

amla oil for grey hair

Current competitive world is leading to unhealthy lifestyle, in teenagers its common now-a-days to have grey hair. This is a real problem, as it results in depression and ruin social life. Amla oil for grey hair is one such simple home remedy that can save your alluring glimpse.

Graying hair is natural and treated as a sign of intelligence. With rapid change in the way of life and hectic work culture, it’s not the same. Even age group of seven has to carry grey hair strand.

Like skin your hair is made of keratin and melanin is responsible for its color. Deficiency in nutrients reduces melanocytes production resulting in grey hair. Grey hair may be accompanied by weak and increase in hair fall.

Experts hold, hereditary, stress, low vitamin intake, health ailments, chemical hair dyes and long exposure to wind as culprits.

Thanks to natural remedies, they fill the lost gap and can strengthen hair. Let’s dive to check out the benefits of amla oil.

How to Use Amla Oil for Grey Hair?

Right from Ancient times, amla has prominent benefits in cosmetic world. Apart from its culinary use, amla has extensive use for hair growth.

Am not exaggerating, amla oil is an effective remedy to restore the lost hair color and reverse premature grey hair.

  • Massaging with amla oil improves blood circulation and removes dry patches from scalp. It opens pores, thereby increasing sebum production.
  • Free radicals and toxins are mere cause of grey hair. Antioxidant and vitamin C in amla oil thwarts these radicals and strengthens hair from its root.
  • Scalp ailments like dry scalp, itching, psoriasis and dandruff can be reduced by regular application of this oil.
  • Antiviral and antimicrobial activity of this oil thwarts infectious bacteria.

You can either directly apply pure amla oil available in the market or blend it with other natural ingredients for better results.

#1. Amla oil and coconut oil

  • Amla oil and coconut oil mixture. Both oils hydrate your dry scalp and help your hair grow strong. Mix 2 tbsp of amla powder in 1 cup of coconut oil.
  • You can prepare amla powder by grinding dry amla pieces.
  • Store remaining oil in a jar.

Wash your hair before applying this mixture. You can use rosemary oil blended with shampoo for removing the chemical filled hair dye.

Once you remove all impurities accumulated over the scalp, pat dry using cloth. Ask your partner to massage the oil mixture over hair evenly. Leave it to dry naturally.

You must repeat the process regularly for best results.

#2. Amla oil and henna powder

Get some henna powder from local store. Take required amount in a clean bowl and add amla oil or juice to make thick paste.

Wash your hair and apply the hair mask evenly after pat dry.

Rinse the mask off with water, once it dries up.

#3. Amla and almond oil

Take amla powder or oil and add required amount of almond oil. As mentioned above, you can obtain amla powder by grinding dry amla pieces.

Optionally, heat almond oil to some extent and then mix it with amla powder. Apply the hair mask thoroughly and let it dry naturally.

Select any one of the home remedy which goes well with your hair. Don’t jump to different remedies at a time. Stick to one remedy and regularly use it.

Did you ever use amla oil for grey hair? Share your views in comments.

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Argan Oil Face Mask

argan oil face mask

This liquid gold oil is extracted from nuts of Argan tree. Though it’s native to Morocco, people all over the world use argan oil face mask for skin and health ailments. This face mask is all in one remedy for skin, hair and health ailments.

Versatile nature of argan oil makes it easy to blend with other homemade recipes. Besides treating acne, you can use the face mask to get rid of dry skin, stretch marks, to heal minor injuries, moisturize nails and condition your hair.

You can directly apply this oil over your face, if you’d like to be more creative then blend it with other natural ingredients.

Argan Oil Face Mask Recipe

Excess exposure to sunlight and impurities makes your skin dull and leave dry patches. Accompanying them; comes dead cells which gather over skin pores and block them leading to acne blemishes.

Assorted properties in argan oil can exfoliate those piled impurities and restrain bacterial infection. Moisturizing activity of this carrier oil will help to get rid of dry patches over the skin. It tightens the pores by firming the skin, which makes your skin look radiant.

Are you worried about premature wrinkles? Directly massage argan oil mask over the skin and nutritional properties in it will penetrate deep into the skin to make it supple.

Anti-inflammatory agents residing in argan oil can reduce acne, minor sun burns and other injuries. Repeated use of this face mask will help you to fade acne scars and lighten stretch marks.

But you must take organic argan oil to reap these benefits. Refined version may fantastic aroma, but it lacks nutritional value. I recommend Instanatural organic argan oil.

Like said before, you can either blend it with other natural ingredients or directly apply this carrier oil.

#1. Argan oil, honey and avocado

This particular mask will help you to achieve alluring youthful skin.

  • Argan oil – few drops
  • Finely grounded oatmeal – 2 tbsp
  • Avocado – 4 tbsp
  • Honey – 2 tbsp
  • Essential oil – 2 drops

Grind avocado pulp into smooth paste. Add other listed ingredients to the pulp and mix thoroughly to make thick paste.

Wipe or wash your face before using it.

Evenly, apply the mask and slightly massage in circular motion to remove dead cells. After 15-20 minutes, when the mask dries up splash cool water and pat dry.

You can also apply natural moisturizer like jojoba oil or olive oil after face mask application.

#2. Argan oil face mask for exfoliating

Dry skin is the most common problem that triggers other chronic skin ailments. Loss of moisturize and impurities are main culprits of dry skin. Using argan oil you can remove these impurities and make the skin clear.

Take 1 egg white, 6 tbsp of milk, 2 teaspoon of rock salt and 1-2 drops of argan oil.

Beat the egg white after adding all ingredients to make thick paste. Wash your face and apply the mask evenly. Rinse it off after 20 minutes.

Don’t expect overnight magic, natural items take item to show positive results. You must regularly use this face mask.

Other innate ingredients that you can blend with argan oil include Greek yogurt and lemon. These ingredients can make your skin free from dark spots.

Let us know which ingredients would you like to use in argan oil face mask?

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