Friday, August 31, 2012

Facial Masks with Natural Bleaching Agents for Dark Spots

There are many naturally occurring ingredients that help to even out the complexion of your skin.

Instead of using creams with many chemicals that can have harmful effects on your skin you can choose to use facial masks with natural bleaching agents that help to get rid of dark spots on your skin.

Turmeric, Honey, Milk, Lemon have a natural lightening effect on your skin.

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric facial mask

You will need -

  • Three spoons of turmeric powder
  • One spoon of honey
  • Four spoons of milk

Mix them in a bowl - the consistency should be thick and paste-like to apply it on your face. Wash your face and pat dry. Apply this mixture onto your face and leave for ten minutes. After ten minutes wash your face with cold water.


Lemon - Cucumber - Aloe Vera Facial Mask

You will need -

  • one cucumber, 
  • Five drops of lemon juice 
  • Two tablespoons of aloe vera gel. 

Peel the cucumber and cut into pieces. Put the cucumber pieces and aloe vera gel into a food processor and grind till you get a smooth paste. Add the lemon drops to the paste and mix thoroughly.

Wash your face clean and pat dry. Apply this paste onto your skin and leave for fifteen minutes and then wash off with cold water.


Lemon and Honey Facial Mask

Mix the following in a bowl -

One tablespoon of honey
1/2 tablespoon of lime juice

Apply on your face and leave it on for 15 minutes and then wash off with cold water.

Honey hydrates the skin and removes dead skin cells from the surface. Lemon has a bleaching effect and helps to reduce dark spots and patches on the skin. It also helps to reduce pigmentation and lightens the skin.

Tomato and Lemon Facial Mask

Mix the following in a bowl -

Two tablespoons of tomato puree
One tablespoon of lemon juice

Apply the mask on your face and leave on for ten minutes. Wash off and pat dry.

Both lemon and tomato are acidic in nature and are good bleaching agents.

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If you are allergic to any of the ingredients used in the facial masks, do not use them.