Moong dal (lentils) is high on proteins which are good for skin. Yellow moong dal is a healthy food but this can also be used to prepare face packs and masks to treat various concerns for the skin like the dark spots on the face. It also cures the skin pigmentation, sun tanning and also makes skin complexion fair. Moong dal packs also helps to make the facial hair finer which eventually become invisible and skin looks smoother and even toned. Here we will share face packs recipes using moong dal at home.
1. Moong dal face pack for skin fairness
Take 1 teaspoonful of Moong dal powder and add equal quantity of the fresh honey in it. Mix both the products well. Apply on the face evenly and let it dry. After 15-20 minutes wash this dal pack off the face. This will help to make the skin brighter and fair without any side effects. Moong dal powder will be slightly granular so it will also give gentle scrubbing to remove the dead skin.
2. Moong dal face pack for dark spots
Mix 1 teaspoonful of moong dal powder in a bowl and add some tomato juice in it. Mix both the ingredients thoroughly to give it even paste like texture. Now, apply this Moong dal face pack o the face and let it dry. Rinse the face with regular water. No too cold or warm. This will eliminate the dark spots for a clear spot free skin.
3. Tan removing Moong dal face pack
Sun tanning is very commonly seen in summers when we go out the face and body gets tanned and becomes dark. Men/boys too face this problem. Therefore, to remove the sun tan or to lighten tan effectively this Moong dal face pack is the best way to do so. Take some moong dal powder and yogurt in a small bowl and mix them. Keep the quantities in such a way that you get a thick paste. Apply this tan removing dal pack on the face or the body if you wish. Keep this for half an hour and rinse with normal water. This is better to be tried in the evening before the shower. [Masoor dal packs ]
4. Moong dal face pack for minimize facial hair
Unwanted facial hair is a concern as they make the skin look patchy and dark. So, to minimize them and to reduce their thickness this moong dal face pack will work in your favor. Take some moong dal powder. This time keep the powder a little bit granular. You can take one teaspoonful if it is only to be used for the body. In that add half teaspoonful of rice flour powder and half teaspoonful of besan. Make a paste of all of them with some milk. Apply on the face and let it dry. Then it is fully dried then scrub it off the face to remove this hair removing face pack and wash with tepid water. This should be tried at least 2 times in a week for good results.
How to prepare moon dal powder
If you wish to know how to make the moong dal powder, then take some moong dal the one that do not have the outer green skin. Put the dal in the grinder and churn it into a powder form. Store that powder in an air tight container and use when needed to prepare the moong dal face packs.