The foundation to a perfect D-day look? Healthy and glowing skin. But let’s face it, a bride-to-be’s skin goes through a lot and it’s not uncommon to have dull skin around your wedding day. All those wedding preps and numerous shopping trips to dusty markets can leave you with very little or no time to take care of yourself. Fortunately, you can maximize your skincare regimen with a bevy of hacks to get gorgeous skin on your D-day. And no it doesn’t involve subjecting your skin to chemicals. Your skin can reap skincare benefits with some natural ingredients, a solid eight hours of snooze every day and loads of love!
Trust us, there is no overnight remedy for glowing skin but natural skincare remedies can go a long way. So give those chemical facials a miss and go look for ingredients in your kitchen! ‘Coz these face masks are not only all-natural and easy to make, but they are effective too.
Scroll through ladies, thank us later!
How to make: Mix 2 teaspoons of yoghurt and 1 teaspoon of honey and apply it on your face. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. This no-fuss face pack will remove all your tan and will clear your blemishes in no time.
How to make: Take a raw potato and grate it. Now, squeeze the potato and separate its juice. Add lemon juice to the grated potato. Apply potato on your face and neck and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash it off with plain water. Rich in vitamin C, vitamin B Complex, iron, calcium and phosphorus, potato removes dead cells from the skin. Lemon, on the other hand, helps in getting rid of pimples, blackheads and sunburns.
How to make: Take a few rose petals and dry them out in the sun. Mix the petals with milk. Apply this mixture on your face and let it dry. Wash it off with cold water, and tada! Glow and shine, girl! Roses are not only full of antioxidants, vitamins and essential fatty acids, the flower also has healing properties that keeps your skin healthy.
How to make: Take 2 teaspoons of besan, half a teaspoon of haldi and one teaspoon of curd and mix it together. Now, squeeze a lemon into the mixture. Apply the mixture on your face and let it sit for 15-20 minutes or until it dries completely. One natural product that our mothers and grandmothers swear by is gram flour. It is not only one of the best natural tan removers, but it also has antibacterial properties that treat acne. Turmeric or haldi, on the other hand, contains antioxidants that bring back the glow.
How to make: Take a slice of papaya and mash it into a smooth paste. Mix a tablespoon of aloe vera gel and 1 teaspoon of multani mitti to the mashed papaya. Apply it on your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash it off with tap water and pat the face dry. Use this mask every alternate day and you will be able to get rid of dark spots and pigmentation over time.
So ladies, what are you waiting for? Get started with your skincare routine. Also, do remember to stay hydrated and eat your veggies. Happy pampering!
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