Remember the time when we used to take early morning bath with ubtan in Diwali? In the speedy era, the Ubtan is replaced by branded face packs and body packs. The effects of ubtan have not changed with the time. Ubtan is a powder/ paste which is applied over the body or can be used as a face mask to beautify our face and body. Continuous use of ubtan helps to bring back the glow, remove dead skin and improve skin complexion too.

 

BASIC INGREDIENTS USED IN UBTAN:

Turmeric:

Commonly known as Haldi, is used in very minute quantity but has varied benefits.

  • Helps in skin brightening.
  • Clears skin pores.
  • Have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal property.

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Gram Flour:

Commonly known as Besan and is easily available in kitchen.

  • Helps to remove tan.
  • Acts as acne cleansing agent.
  • Removes unwanted hair.

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Milk:

Raw milk can be used for many purposes in the ubtan.

  • Natural moisturizer.
  • Removes dark patches.
  • Natural toner.

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Rose Water:

Rose water have several benefits.

  • Natural moisturizer.
  • Adds refreshment element.

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Almonds:

It is considered as a rich food for the skin and hair.

  • Polishes skin.
  • Natural moisturizer.
  • Removes toxins by stimulating lymph production and blood circulation.

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Honey:

Honey has several benefits apart from helping in getting a sound sleep.

  • Removes scar.
  • Prevents ageing.
  • Adds glow to the skin.

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MASK 1: For Removal of Tan

Gram flour/Besan 3 tsp
Turmeric A pinch
Yogurt 2 tsp
Sesame seed oil 4-5 drops

 

MASK 2: For Dry Skin

Gram flour/Besan 3 tsp
Sandalwood powder 1 tsp
Lemon juice 2-3 drops
Honey 1/2 tsp
Cream 1 tsp
Rose water to form a paste.

 

MASK 3: For Oily Skin

Sandalwood powder 2 tsp
Lemon peel powder 1 tsp
Gram flour/Besan 1 tsp
Rose water to form a paste.

 

MASK 4: For Acne Prone Skin

Lemon juice 1 tsp
Gram flour/Besan 4 tsp
Tomato Juice 2 tsp
Rose water to form a paste.

 

MASK 5: For Skin Glow

Almond paste 4 tsp
Lemon peel powder 1 tsp
Rice flour 1 tsp
Turmeric A pinch
Raw Milk to form a paste.

 

Almond paste: Soak 10-15 almonds overnight, grind them with little amount of water. Avoid if you have allergy with nuts.

APPLICATION:

Make a paste and apply thin film on face and neck. Let it dry for 10 minutes. Then using gentle circular motions, scrub it off from the face and neck. Wash your face with Luke warm water and pat dry.

One can also take steam over the dried pack and then start scrubbing. This gives great results.

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