Mixed with enough rose water to make a smooth paste
1 tsp of powdered camphorKeep this paste in the fridge in an air-tight jar and use a teaspoon of this mixture on the face several times a day. This will reduce oiliness and give your skin a clean feel.I am quite confident that all those of you with excessively dry skin may feel slightly better as humidity hydrates the skin and gives it a natural glow. However, to keep that skin glowing, make a mixture of -
Mix a tsp of honey Mix both together and apply on your skin. This honey water let the skin absorb and soak up all its goodness. Wash the skin with cold water after 30 minutes.
2 drops clove oil
1 tsp sandalwood powder
1 tsp finely ground neem pasteMix to a thick paste and apply on the pimples. Let it dry completely. This can be used daily. Besides this, the easiest trick is to drink lots of water, at least 10 glasses daily. This will help flush out your toxins and lend a natural radiance to the skin.
For a cleansing face wash for particularly oily skin make the following -
2 tsp fuller's earth
2 tsp sandalwood powder
10 ground basil leaves
Rose waterMix to a paste and wash your face with this. Not only will your skin feel cleaner but it'll also glow.
A pinch of camphor
2 drops of clove oilMix this with rose water and apply on the pimples. Let dry and wash off with fridge cold water. Be careful when using clove oil as even a little extra quantity will tend to burn the skin.
Suparna Trikha is a beauty expert based in New Delhi. She also teaches meditation through aromatherapy and organises corporate workshops for distressing. She has her own range of 40 beauty products and proposes to launch them very soon in the Indian market as well as abroad. With this crusade of moving back to nature, Suparna believes in making people healthier and more beautiful the natural way.
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