Gram flour is used as natural skin whitening agent since many years. It is a natural scrub that helps a lot in the improvement of skin complexion. Skin whitening can easily be attained by using different homemade skin whitening packs that contain gram flour and other components. Along with lightening the complexion gram flour face packs also soften and smooth-en the skin.
Face Mask Having Gram Flour as Whitening Agent
For preparing a gram flour skin whitening pack mix 1 tbs. gram flour, 1 tbs. wheat flour, 1 tbs. rose water, ½ tsp. turmeric powder, ½ tsp. olive oil and 1 tbs. raw milk together. Blend all the ingredients thoroughly in a bowl; little amount of water can also be added to bring the paste in semi-liquid form.
Apply the prepared paste to the neck and face with a flat brush after cleaning the skin well with raw milk. After five minutes of the application of paste’s first layer apply a second layer. Get relaxed for ten minutes and then gently move the fingers circularly in anti-clockwise direction. In this way some paste will be removed, remove rest of the paste by splashing water on the skin. Regular use of this pack once in a week will naturally lighten your skin tone. It is a best recipe for oily skin since glam flour and milk serve to extract excessive oil from the skin.
Gram Flour Scrub for Fairness
Gram flour scrub assist in the enhancement of skin tone. It can be prepared as, mix 2 tbs. gram flour, ¼ tsp. turmeric, 4-5 drops of lemon juice and honey each,1 tsp. fresh cream and water (if required) together. Stir all the components well to transform them into a semi-liquid paste that can easily spread over the skin.
Dab the paste gently on face and neck with the fingers. Rub the face by circularly moving fingers in anticlockwise direction. Ensure taking the paste in between to keep the fingers moving freely over the skin. Carry out the massage for 5 minutes and then let the scrub dry out partially. It will partially dry out in 1-2 minutes probably. Now, start moving the fingers again in the above mentioned way. As a result, the applied paste will appear in the form of small balls. Splash lukewarm water on the skin to clean the remaining paste, Use the scrub one or two times in a week, gradually the skin tone will become lighter.