Have you heard, Carrots for skin? Carrots are good to have a great looking skin whether you eat them, drink their juice or use them in the form of carrot face packs, face mask, creams lotions etc. They have long history attached to them and have been used in so many religious and beauty rituals throughout the ages and centuries. they can make face brighter, keeps the skin glowing and helps combat acne. Carrots are rich in β-carotene, which is metabolized in the body as Vitamin A, thus making it a good source of Vitamin A. Carrots are also rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and dietary fibers. But since here we are more concerned about the skin care benefits of carrots and how carrots can be used as face packs and face masks, we will stick to that only. Read on to know the recipes for the carrots face pack with various products to get better skin.
1. Carrot face pack with papaya for fairness
Fair skin is what most of the people wish for, unless you are white already. A carrot face pack can be prepared with carrot, papaya and some milk. Crush and make a paste of carrot and do the same with papaya. Mix both of them and add some milk to it. Apply this face pack on the face for 20 minutes and wash your face mildly with tepid water. Doing this simple remedy with carrots will make the skin fair naturally.
2. Carrot juice face pack with honey for dull, dry skin
Honey is a natural moisturiser and when honey is mix with carrot juice, it becomes an excellent combination for treating dull, dry skin. Make a carrot face pack with one teaspoonful of carrot juice and one teaspoonful of honey. Apply on the face and wash off after 15 minutes. This can be done 3 times in a week.
3.Carrot face pack with cinnamon, honey for acne and pimples
Another carrot face pack or mask is with cinnamon powder and some honey. This carrot face pack is ideal for acne prone skin. Mix some carrot juice with a teaspoonful of honey and 2 pinches of cinnamon powder. Evenly apply this face pack on the clean face and wash it after 20 minutes. It also adds a glow and clear acne soon.
4. Carrot face pack with banana, egg white for anti aging
Since, carrots are enriched with Vitamin A and Vitamin C, carrots are good for anti aging skin care. Prepare a carrot face pack with carrot juice 2 teaspoonfuls, banana pulp, egg white and few drops of lime juice. Smear this face pack in circular motion on the face and remove with water after 20 minutes. This is an incredible face pack for sagging skin. [Read: Anti aging Face packs]
5. Carrot face mask with yoghurt, turmeric, besan for skin tan and exfoliation.
This carrot face pack is more like an ubtan. It gives similar effects that an ubtan does. This face pack exfoliates the skin gently, reveal younger skin and makes skin much smoother. Add some carrot paste with a teaspoonful of yoghurt, 1 teaspoonful of besan and 3 pinches of turmeric powder. Mix all of them well and apply. Wash off the face pack after 20 minutes. It is incredible to make the skin glow and to take off the sun tan off the face easily.
Carrots are no doubt wonderful; in fact most of the natural products are highly beneficial in making skin, hair and health better. So, why invest in chemical loaded products when you can easily make carrot face packs or face mask with carrots at the convenience of your home. Read on our Ayurvedic face packs for fair skin.