If you're a health freak, then you need no introduction to chia seeds. If not, then you've come to the right article. These tiny black coloured seeds are known for their health benefits and antioxidant properties that do wonders to you inside out. Consuming chia seeds in the form of pudding, nutrition bowls or even a tasty smoothie is a foolproof way to lose those extra kilos and follow the healthy path, deliciously.
Not just internally, these seeds are equally loved by our skin too. Did you know that you can revive dull skin with a simple chia seeds face mask? The best part, you can make it yourself at home! Keep on reading to know the benefits of chia seeds for skin and how to make the life-altering chia seeds face mask we can't stop bragging about.
Caution: The DIY mask is so good (and delicious) that you might end up putting it in your mouth, rather than on your face! Don't say we didn't warn you.
Chia seeds are jampacked with antioxidants and Omega 3 fatty acids that are known to:
- reduce acne scars,
- fight signs of ageing,
- soothe skin inflammation, and
- make your skin brighten from within by boosting radiance.
That's why they make up for an excellent ingredient in face and hair masks!
Now that you know all about its benefits, here's how you can use chia seeds for your skin. Read on for the DIY chia seeds face mask that takes minimal effort to make and reaps maximum benefit with regular use.
- Chia seeds
- 1 tbsp. olive oil
- 1 tbsp. honey
- A bowl
Step 1: In a bowl, soak a handful of chia seeds for about 15 minutes.
Step 2: Using a strainer to drain out the water so only soaked seeds remain in the bowl.
Step 3: Add honey and olive oil and mix them well.
Step 4: Wash your face with lukewarm water, pat it dry, and then apply the mask evenly.
Step 5: Rinse it off after 30 minutes using cold water. Don't forget to follow it up with a moisturizer.
Use this once a week and you'll start noticing your skin exuding radiance with every use.
Plixxo influencer, Anmol Wadhwani shows us the secret behind her glowing skin and no prizes for guessing - it's chia seeds face mask! Watch the video below:
If you're not into DIYs, try this super delish chia seeds infused mask by Makeup Revolution. We love!
Are you ready to (sk)invest in amazing skin?
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