Two-Ingredient Body Mask To Treat Hyperpigmented Skin

Here's the step-by-step procedure on how to prepare this body mask to treat hyperpigmentation. Read to know more.

By: Rima Chowdhury
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When the production of melanin increases in the body, it often leads to dark and uneven patches to be formed on the skin, thus making it awful to look at.

Hyperpigmentation can not only occur on face but it also affects other parts of the body like arms, shoulder, back, etc. The melanin production in the body can be affected by several factors like hormonal changes, pregnancy, excessive exposure to UV rays and several health problems.

Hyperpigmentation can look bad on the skin and hence it is always advisable to treat this condition at the earliest. Here we mention to you an easy homemade 2-ingredient body pack that can help to treat hyperpigmented skin.

What You Would Require:

• 5-7 spoons of flax seeds
• One cup of yogurt

Procedure:
- Take some flax seeds and roast it for some time.

flax seed body mask

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- Once the flax seeds turn black, switch off the flame.

- Allow it to cool down for some time and then transfer it to a blender.

flax seed body mask

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- Blend the flax seeds thoroughly to make a fine powder.

flax seed body mask

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- Now take one cup of yogurt.

flax seed body mask

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- Then, add 2-3 spoons of flax seed powder to it.

- Mix both the ingredients together and make sure no lumps are formed.

flax seed body mask

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- Apply this mixture on the face and body and massage for 10-15 minutes.

flax seed body mask

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- Wash off with lukewarm water.
- Use this body mask twice in a day to treat pigmented skin.

Benefits Of Using Flax Seeds On Skin:
- It helps to control the oil production on skin.
- It helps to treat hyperpigmentation effectively.
- It helps to control acne and breakouts on the skin.
- It prevents skin cancer.
- It helps to promote the generation of healthy and beautiful skin.
- It is a great skin-lightening home remedy.

Benefits Of Yogurt On Skin:
- It prevents fine lines and wrinkles on the skin.
- Prevents premature ageing of the skin.
- Gives you a healthy and nice glow.
- Promotes healthy skin.
- It works as a scrub and controls the production of acne on the skin.

Benefits Of Flax Seed And Yogurt Mask:
- It helps to retain moisture in the skin.
- It prevents hyperpigmentation problems.
- It helps in healing of the skin.
- Prevents acne scars and blemishes effectively.
- Gives you a healthy skin.

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Story first published: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 18:00 [IST]
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