Gram flour or besan is an age-old super hit granny’s recipe to fight out a number of skin problems like dull lifeless skin, acne, pimples, dark skin, blemish buster and for removal of unwanted hair. Besan has been documented since traditional times as an ingredient to many beauty treatments. There are various face pack using gram flour (besan). It is inexpensive and is easily available in everyone’s kitchen!!
Gram Flour tends to be alkalizing in nature – to make them slightly acidic; it is often used together with lemon or yogurt. This mixture when applied onto the skin – attracts the toxins and dust which are lodged deep into the pores of the skin. Thus the concoction has good cleansing and anti-microbial properties that are beneficial to our skin.
Face Pack using Gram Flour (Besan)
Face Pack to treat Oily Skin
Mix the 2 tbsp gram flour powder and few drops of rose water in a bowl and apply it over the whole face and neck. Let it dry for 15 minutes and wash with lukewarm water. This easy and home-based face pack using gram flour cleanses the skin and gives you a refreshing feel.
Face Pack to treat Dry Skin
Mix 2 tbsp gram flour, 1 tbsp milk, and 1 tbsp honey and ½ tbsp turmeric powder to form a paste. Mix them well without any lumps. Apply this pack to the face and allow it for 15 minutes. Rinse off with normal water and pat. As the mixture is made up of honey and milk skin reflects with moisturizing quality and is one best face pack using gram flour for the dry skin people.
Face Pack for Blemishes and open pores
Take the 3 tbsp besan powder in a bowl and mix 3 tbsp cucumber pulp paste with the besan powder and mix well. Dab it to the face as a face mask and leave for 20 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water and pat the face with a cotton cloth. Use the pack in regular periods, face pack using gram flour tightens your pores and eventually decrease the pimples.
Face Pack for tan skin
Mix 2 tbsp gram flour powder, few drops of lemon extract, 5-6 drops of rose water and a pinch of turmeric powder and apply to the entire face and neck. Leave it for 20 minutes and washes it with the Luke warm water.
Face Pack for Acne prone Skin
Take 2 tbsp besan, 1 tbsp honey, a pinch of turmeric, 1 tbsp sandal and few drops of rose water and mix them well in a bowl. Wash face with chilled water and apply the above face pack, leave it for 15 minutes and rinse off with Luke warm water. Use this face pack using gram flour regularly for the acne solution for at least thrice a week.
Face Pack for Glowing Skin
Take a cup of curd and add a spoon of besan and mix it well. Apply this paste over the face. Wash it after it dries with cold water. This needs to be done three times in a day so that the facial glow that has been lost in scorching sun rays and pollutants can get back to its form once again.