From delicious dishes to cleaning blood stains, corn flour has a bunch of benefits for daily use. Interestingly you can use cornflour face masks to have an attractive look.
Corn flour is obtained from maize grain and is extensively used in making sauce, soups, syrups, and chicken nuggets. Proteins and vitamins in cornflour make it a great remedy for brightening skin.
Due to our stressful lives and the pollution that we bear, we face a lot of problems with dust and skin. Mainly when it comes to stress and pollution, we should assume that we will be attacked by facial skin problems likewise sunlight tan, acne, uneven skin tone, etc.,
I’ve seen people who’re after expensive cosmetic creams because they claim to give glowing skin. Failing, they jump to the next newly launched product.
Beauty products include refined and chemical ingredients that have less nutritional value. They use chemicals to increase the shelf-life of the product. So why not just try a simple home available face mask to see how it works.
Benefits of Corn Flour Face Mask
Nutrients in this face mask help to enhance collagen production, which improves skin’s elasticity and prevents aging signs.
Vitamin A has antioxidants that fight free radicals, fade brown spots, and reduce wrinkles.
Cleansing the property of this face mask, removes dead cells, impurities, and excess oil off the skin.
Vitamin E protects your skin from harmful UV rays and prevents dryness.
Vitamin B1 and B2 hydrate your dry skin and stimulate the healthy functioning of the skin.
The bleaching activity of this face mask lightens the appearance of dark patches and improves your skin tone.
It effectively absorbs excess oil preventing acne blemishes.
Assorted vitamins and amino acids in cornflour make your skin supple and healthy.
1. Corn flour for skin whitening
As mentioned impurities and prolonged exposure to sun rays result in dark patches. The cleansing property of this face mask will wipe them off and the bleaching effect helps to obtain glowing skin.
Take 2 tablespoons of cornflour, 1 tablespoon of raw honey, 2 tablespoons of orange juice, and 1 egg white in a clean bowl. Mix thoroughly and apply the mask over the prewashed face.
You can apply this mask regularly or twice per week. If your skin becomes dry, apply jojoba oil to it.
2. Corn flour face scrub
Your skin sheds millions of dead cells. Along with pollutants it gets accumulated over the skin blocking skin pores. Using cornflour face scrub you can exfoliate them and make a clear complexion.
Mix 1 tbsp of cornflour, 1 tbsp of coffee powder, 1 tbsp of finely grounded oats, and 3 tbsp of coconut oil in a bowl. Wash your face with lukewarm water and apply this face scrub evenly, massage gently in a circular motion.
After 15-20 minutes rinse it off using a wet cloth.
3. Corn flour face mask for glowing skin
Dark spots, acne scars, dry skin, freckles, and other skin issues ruin your physical appearance. Natural remedies penetrate deep into the skin and remove the root cause of the problem.
Blend 2 tbsp of lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric powder, 1 tbsp of cornflour, a few drops of rose water, and 1 tsp of baking soda. Mix thoroughly to form a thick paste. Wash your face with water and apply the mixed face mask evenly all over the face. Rinse it off after 15-20 minutes.
Optionally apply moisturizer to hydrate the skin. I recommend applying lavender oil, as its aroma will lift your mood.
4. Corn Flour face mask for blackheads
Blackheads are types of acne that are black or dark. These are formed due to the clogging of hair follicles. This will spoil our physical appearance as well as these can be identified as dirt. Therefore, with the help of cornflour, blackheads can be reduced.
vinegar will help in removing blackheads as it helps in healing sunburns, flaky skin, etc. Because the acid contained in the vinegar helps in maintaining the pH of the skin and will not let the skin dry or to become oily.
Take 1 spoon of cornflour, 2 spoons of vinegar and make it as smooth paste. Apply it on your face as a face mask with a thick consistency, mainly concentrate on blackhead parts. Leave it for 15 minutes and clean it with cold water. Repeat this process three times a week. This will help in losing blackheads.
5. Corn Flour face mask for skin lightening
To lighten the skin tone, we can use cornflour combined with papaya and banana. Papaya has papain that will help in lightening skin and nourishing. Banana helps in avoiding itchy, flaky, and dry skin and produces bright skin by nourishing it from deep.
To prepare a facemask, take 1 ripe banana and ripe papaya. Smash them together in a bowl making sure that no lumps should be found. After smashing add cornflour to it two tablespoons. Mix them all together and make it into a smooth paste. Apply it on the face as a face mask and also remember to avoid it keeping near sensitive places like under the eyes. Leave it for 20 minutes and then clean it with the help of cold water. If you want to get good results, you should use it twice a week.
6. Corn Flour face pack for skin lightening
To make this face pack, we use rice powder as the main ingredient. Rice powder has been given importance from ancient times because of its skin whitening skills. It is suggested mostly for people who suffer from oily skin and acne. Because by absorbing oil, it also makes skin brighter for immature skin tone too. It is suggested to use rice powder to utilize these benefits.
To prepare this face pack, take 2 tablespoons of cornflour, 2 tablespoons of rice powder, 3 tablespoons of milk, and 1 tablespoon of honey in a bowl and mix all of these into a paste. Apply this face pack after cleaning your face. Keep it until it dries. Then, clean the face pack with cold water.
As cornflour has oil-absorbing agents as well as reducing sunburns, it is advised to use it for the face to get glowing skin. It nourishes the skin if it is immature skin and makes the skin in an even tone. Not only for the face, it can reduce sunburns for skin rashes as well as it is used in sweating places to reduce dry skin and also used as a deodorant for underarms. It can be used by combining with additional items in the use of it.
Other than using for making food, corn starch is used for face and skin in this process so that it has abilities to reduce skin burns, itching, and rashes. As well as removes skin tan and makes skin tone even. Therefore cornflour is preferred.