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4 Skincare DIYs That Every Bride-To-Be Should Try Out RN

Eden NoronhaEden Noronha  |  Jan 10, 2022
4 Skincare DIYs That Every Bride-To-Be Should Try Out RN

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Your skincare game needs to be more effective than ever if you want clear and glowing skin by your wedding day. You have to schedule salon appointments well in advance to kickstart your skincare prep, or else you put yourself at risk of encountering uncalled for skincare concerns god-forbid if your skin reacts badly to certain ingredients or treatment procedures. It can be tricky dealing with salon treatments when you are too close to the wedding date, and it gets even more stressful if you cannot visit the salon in case there is a lockdown due to the pandemic. In such situations, you can fully rely on skincare DIYs to come to your rescue. 

Skincare DIYs using natural ingredients are safe to use because you know exactly what is going on your skin and can avoid ingredients that your skin doesn’t agree with. They are simple and effective in bringing back your skin to its former glory. Introducing DIYs to your bridal skincare prep alongside your regular beauty products is one of the best things you can do to have your skin looking its best on your big day. If you are sold on the DIY route, check out these amazing skincare DIYs that every bride-to-be ought to try.

4 DIY Skincare Recipes For Glowing Skin

Note: Perform a patch test before using these DIYs all over your skin.

Ubtan Body Polish

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Ubtan is an age-old skincare remedy introduced by Ayurveda to attain clear, healthy skin. It is traditionally made up of milk or milk powder, gram flour, almond powder, turmeric, milk cream, orange zest or juice, and rose water. A body polish with ubtan will break down depigmentation, remove skin impurities, and reveal healthier skin with every use.

What You Need

  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tbsp almond powder (freshly ground)
  • 1 tsp orange peel powder (freshly ground)
  • 1 tsp lemon peel powder (freshly ground)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp curd
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder

Method

  1. Add all the dry ingredients to a bowl and combine well.
  2. Mix in the honey and curd to form a paste with the dry ingredients.
  3. Massage this paste onto the body and rinse it off after an hour.

Skin Glow Treatment

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If an instant glow is what you’re looking for, try a face pack with honey, curd, gram flour. It is another tried and tested home remedy that gives your skin a natural glow and leaves it feeling moisturised and refreshed. It combines the moisturising properties of honey, lactic acid from curd and the cleansing properties of gram flour for a highly effective treatment that is gentle enough to use on all skin types.

What You Need

  1. 1 tbsp curd
  2. 1 tbsp honey
  3. 1 tsp gram flour
  4. Pinch of turmeric powder

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Apply the paste to your skin and let it sit for about 15 to 20 minutes only.
  3. Rinse off with water and tone and moisturise your skin.

Full-Body De-Tan Pack

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Turmeric is a popular ingredient used to beautify the bride through the famous haldi ceremony. Play it smart and reap the benefits of turmeric well before your wedding day so that your skin is already glowing and ready for the rituals. Turmeric helps to effectively remove tan and give your skin a golden glow.

What You Need

  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp chickpea flour (besan)
  • 4-5 tbsp curd

Method

  1. Add all ingredients to a mixing bowl and mix with a spatula.
  2. Apply the paste all over your face and body.
  3. Leave it on for only 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off by massaging in circular motions. Use a cleanser to effectively take off all the residue.
  5. Moisturise your skin.

Clean-Up Cleansing Mask

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If a salon clean-up feels too daunting or you simply can’t visit the salon, this papaya mint cleansing mask will save you time and money while giving you the skin of your dreams. Papaya can help brighten skin while moisturising it and mint further promotes clean and clear skin. This treatment is even ideal to help keep skin free of blackheads and pimples with regular use.

What You Need

  • Half cup mashed papaya
  • 4 tbsp mint leaves paste (freshly ground)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Glass container

Method

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl to form a thick paste.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a glass container with an airtight lid.
  3. Refrigerate the mixture. 
  4. Apply the pack on cleansed skin and let it sit for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Rinse with water.

Use it twice a week for healthy, glowing skin.

Pair these bridal skincare DIYs with the right nature-infused OTC skincare products for best results. We recommend:

Treat your skin to these bridal skincare DIYs ASAP!

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