In the past couple of decades, women (especially girls) have become very beauty conscious due to growing hype of demerits of having a dark shaded skin. This has led to a vast use of chemical bearing products which actually are very harmful to the skin. Nature has already come to the rescue for such problems as there are a number of natural herbs which can be used to treat numerous skin related problems without compromising the side effects of any chemicals. Here we will discuss various advantages of Multani Mitti (or Fuller’s Earth) and how you can use it to counter acne problems.
Benefits Of Multani Mitti:
Multani Mitti can be a very useful product for treating various skin problems like:
- Acne and Pimples
- Dark skin complexion
- Tanning and pigmentation
- Skin Inflammation
- Insect Bites
- Abnormal blood circulation
- Blackheads and whiteheads
- Excess sebum and oil
- Skin infections
- Skin rashes and sunburns
- Excess dirt on the skin
- Sweat and impurities
Now, let’s discuss how you can treat acne problems effectively by using Multani Mitti:
Multani Mitti Face Packs
- Multani Mitti and Lemon Juice face pack: This is a very basic Multani Mitti face pack which is very effective for treating acne and pimples. It also helps in eliminating the scars left by them and makes your skin clean. The excess oil secretion that is the major cause of acne and pimples is reduced and the pimples get dry. The ingredients used in this face pack are Multani Mitti 2 tbsp, lemon juice 4 drops, and rosewater 1 tbsp (optional).
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and cleanse your face with warm water. Apply the mask and let it dry for 15-20 minutes. Use a steamed towel to loosen up the dry residue and wash your face with cold water. Apply this mask 2-3 times a week. Your acne problems will no more be a problem for you and your skin will become bright and glowing.
- Multani Mitti and Neem face pack: This face pack is loaded with two effective ingredients which are scientifically proven to be spartan warriors against acne and pimples. Multani mitti helps in treating the acne and the antibacterial, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties of Neem help in making the face pack more effective.
Mix 2 tbsp of Multani Mitti, 1 tsp of Neem powder, 4-5 drops of Lemon juice, and 1 tsp of Rosewater in a bowl until you get an even and smooth paste. Cleanse your face with warm water and apply the face pack. Once dry, use a steamed towel to loosen up the residue and rinse your face with cold water. Apply this mask twice a week.
- Multani Mitti and Sandalwood Face pack: Sandalwood is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and also helps in reducing the excess oil present in your skin pores. When combined with Multani Mitti, Sandalwood can be very useful in treating the acne and pimples, making your skin infection-free and blemish-free.
Mix 2 tbsp of Multani Mitti, 2 tbsp of Sandalwood, 1 tbsp of Besan, and 1 tbsp of Rosewater (optional) until you get a thick paste. Cleanse your face with warm water and apply the mask evenly. Let it dry for at least 15-20 minutes and use a steamed towel to loosen up the residue. Rinse your face with cold water. Apply the mask twice a week and you will start noticing a glow on your face within 4 weeks.
- Multani Mitti and Turmeric Face pack: This face pack can be easily regarded as the complete skin treatment package which is both effective as well as cheap. Turmeric helps in brightening the skin, and also has antioxidant properties. An add-on of Honey helps induces its various antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties in your skin which helps in moisturizing the skin.
Mix 2 tbsp of Multani Mitti, 1 tbsp of Turmeric powder, and 2 tbsp of Honey in a bowl until you get a nice and even paste. Cleanse your skin with warm water and apply the paste evenly on your skin. Let it dry for at least 20 minutes. Using a steamed towel, loosen up the residue and rinse your face with cold water. You can use your daily face wash also. Apply this mask twice a week and gift yourself an acne free and glowing skin.
So, throw away all those expensive and harmful beauty products and use natural methods to treat your skin problems. Not only are these face packs easy to prepare, they also are 100% chemical free and does not cost you much. You can also use various other easily available items and make your own Multani Mitti face packs like Multani Mitti and Yogurt face pack, Multani Mitti and Tomato face pack, Multani Mitti and Aloe vera face pack, Multani Mitti and Almonds (crushed) face pack, etc., and make treating your skin more fun for you.