Being a bride-to-be is not easy. You need to manage the never ending wedding preperations, get in shape for the D-day and at the same time, not let any of the stress reflect on your face at all! And to save you from running to the parlour every now and then, we’ve got some easy DIY face masks you can make at home by only using two ingredients that can be found in your very own kitchen. It is that simple! Plus, they are cost effective too... You gotta try them to believe us!
Soak 3-4 almonds in the morning overnight. Before you hit the bed, mash them with milk and form a paste out of the two ingredients. Apply all over the face and leave it overnight. This mask will not only add an instant glow to your skin but will also make it smoother and even toned.
Haldi (turmeric) and chandan (sandalwood) when mixed together form a mask which not only provides a long lasting glow but can also help cure stubborn acne and pimples. You’ll have to mix 1 tablespoon of turmeric along with 1 tablespoon of sandalwood. You could add also add some rose water to customize the consistency of the mask according to your need.
Try the Green Tea Face Mask (Rs 100) to instantly transform your skin and leave it looking visibly soft and supple
Take a tomato and crush it to make a puree out of it. Add two tablespoons of lemon juice to the puree and apple it all over your face. The combination of tomato along with lemon juice would help in removing any tan on your skin and instantly make it brighter. If you have sensitive skin, we advise on diluting the lemon in water to avoid any allergic reactions.
If you are looking to make a mask that also doubles up as a scrub, then orange peel and curd mixture would be ideal. Just take a few orange peels and after drying them in the sun, grind the peels to make a fine powder. Mix 2 tablespoons of curd to the mixture to form a thick paste. Apply on your face for 20 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. The Orange peel will add a natural golden glow to your face and also clear out your complexion.
This Cucumber Face Mask (Rs 100) would leave your skin looking effortlessly flawless on your D-day.
Rice has been an active skincare ingredient in many Southeast Asian countries for its innumerable beauty benefits. To make the rice and milk mixture, you have to soak some rice in milk for two hours and grind it in a high speed mixer grinder. Apply this paste on your face on alternate days to get that ethereal glow on your face.
Strawberries not only taste great but also do wonders to your skin. To accentuate your pre bridal glow, mash 6-10 fresh strawberries in a blender along with 1 teaspoon honey. Apply this mask on your face for 20 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water, followed by washing your face with cold water and see the magic!
Make sure you use the purest form of honey by opting for the Dabur Pure Honey (Rs 160)
Dry skin issues? No Problem! This honey and milk face mask will efficiently moisturize your skin, leaving it soft and supple. You have to warm 4 tea spoons of milk along with 2 spoons of honey. Using a cotton ball, apply this mixture on your face while it is still warm for better results. Let the mixture sit on your face for 10 minutes, followed by a quick warm and cold water splash.
No, it doesn’t smell bad! Just beat 1 egg till it is completely frothy and then add 5-6 drops of almond oil to it. Mix both the ingredients and apply it evenly on your face. This mixture is known to give an instant glow and shine to your face within its first application! And if you are still bothered by the smell, we advise you add some drops of essential oil of your choice.
Use an Electrical Deep Cleansing Face Brush (Rs 3000) to deeply cleanse and exfoliate your skin before your D-day.
We all know the beauty benefits of avocados. They not only suit all skin types but also double as a healthy snack. For that effervescent bridal glow, mash 1 overripe avocado along with honey and apply the mixture all over your face and neck. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. It will instantly add that unmistakable glow to your face while also nourishing it.
Yes, you heard it right! Brandy helps built elasticity in your skin along with giving it a youthful glow. To double its benefits, mix it with half a peach to make a thick paste. Leave it on your skin for 20 minutes and we are sure, you’ll be surprised by the awesome results.
Prepare your skin for a clean-up by first steaming your face using the Nano Ionic Warm Mist Facial Steamer available for Rs 2,299.
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