12 Herbal Ubtans To Get Clear Skin By Dussehra

Skin that is free of blemishes, dark spots, fine lines and unsightly patches may sound more like a dream to many. What if we say all that is possible with a little care and by using homemade mask for clear skin.

With Dussehra less than a month away, it is essential that you start working now to give your skin enough time to clear out by the time of festivities.

herbal ubtan

And clear it out with these super-effective Ayurvedic ubtans for clear skin that we've put together after much research and consideration.

All the masks enlisted here are toxic free, skin-safe and show guaranteed results.

However, for these ubtans to really work well, you'll need to prepare your skin first.

Remember, any mask will only work to slough off the dead skin cells and impurities; but, it is what you put inside your body that would eventually show results.

So, say no to binge eating today. Chug down wholesome fruit and vegetable juices to flush out the toxins from your body.

Stop touching your face, never pop a pimple and the golden rule, drink enough water.

Also, here are 12 herbal ubtan recipes for you that you must take a look at to achieve clear skin.

banana

1. Banana Mask
This mask controls oil production, removes dead cells and reveals clear skin from underneath.

How It Works:

  • Take one tablespoon of mashed papaya. Mix it with 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. 
  • Apply it to your face. 
  • Let it sit for an hour. 
  • Rinse with cold water.
milk

2. Milk Cream + Honey
This mask hydrates the skin, heals broken skin tissues, making the skin become supple and glowing.

How It Works:

  • Take 1 tablespoon of milk cream and mix it with 1 teaspoon of honey. 
  • Wash your face and apply a thin coat evenly. 
  • After 30 minutes, wash it off. 
  • Follow this homemade mask for clear skin every day to see results.
olive oil

3. Olive Oil + Almond Oil
This DIY herbal mask for clear skin is guaranteed to give you glowing, soft skin by the time of Dasara.

How It Works:

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of olive oil with 5 drops of almond oil. 
  • Massage it onto your face for 5 minutes. 
  • Let it stay overnight. 
  • In the morning, wash it off.
lemon juice

4. Lemon Juice + Glycerin
This natural face pack for spot-free skin lightens blemishes, promotes skin regeneration and gives it a clear glow.

How It Works:

  • Take 1 tablespoon of glycerin and mix in 5 drops of lemon juice. 
  • Mix a cotton ball into the solution. 
  • Then, apply it evenly on your face using this cotton ball. 
  • After 10 minutes, rinse it with cold water. 
  • This mask is ideal for dry skin.
tomato

5. Tomato + Sugar
For clear skin you need to scrub out the dead cells first, and this mask takes out the impurities from deep within.

How It Works:

  • Take two thin slices of ripe tomato.
  • Sprinkle with sugar granules and start scrubbing by holding it on both sides of the cheeks. 
  • Scrub in a circular motion. 
  • After 10 minutes, wash it off.
besan

6. Besan + Yogurt + Turmeric
This mask has antioxidants and bleaching properties that lighten skin tone.

How It Works:

  • Take 1 tablespoon of besan, mix it with half a spoon of yogurt and a pinch of turmeric. 
  • Mix it until you get a smooth paste. 
  • Apply evenly to your face and neck. 
  • After 30 minutes, when your skin starts stretching, rinse it clean.
aloe vera

7. Aloe Vera + Tea Tree Oil
This herbal mask for acne-free skin has astringent properties that heal scars, moisturise the skin and promote new skin cell growth.

How It Works:

  • Extract fresh aloe vera gel, mix in 7 drops of tea tree oil. 
  • Gently massage it onto your skin. 
  • Focussing on puss-filled red bumps. 
  • Let it rest for 20 minutes and rinse. 
  • Follow it up by rubbing ice cubes to further soothe the inflammation.
egg

8. Egg + Almond Oil
Packed with proteins and antioxidants, this mask boosts collagen level of the skin, which in turn reduces fine lines.

How It Works:

  • Break an egg and separate the egg white. 
  • Add in 5 drops of almond oil to the egg white. 
  • Beat until you get a frothy consistency. 
  • Apply a thin coat onto your neck and face. 
  • After 30 minutes, when your skin starts stretching, rinse it clean. 
  • Follow this homemade mask, twice a week, for clear supple skin by Dussehra.
honey

9. Honey
If you are running out of time, honey is all that you need to instantly revitalize your skin and give it a radiant glow.

How It Works:

  • Simply apply a raw coat of organic honey to your skin. 
  • Wait until it dries. 
  • And then, rinse with lukewarm water.
carrot

10. Carrot + Honey + Turmeric
Packed with beta-carotene, vitamin A, D and K, this Ayurvedic ubtan for clear skin can shrink pores, improve complexion and make the skin supple.

How It Works:

  • Grind a carrot into fine pulp, add in two tablespoons of honey and a pinch of turmeric. 
  • Apply it onto your face and neck. 
  • Let it dry for 30 minutes. 
  • Spritz some water, scrub in a circular motion and rinse.
potato
11. Potato + Curd

Packed with vitamin C, proteins and iron, this DIY herbal mask for clear skin removes tan, reduces pigmentation and eliminates age spots.

How It Works:

  • Smash a potato into a fine paste, add in a tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of curd. 
  • Mix it until you get a paste-like consistency. 
  • Wash your face and apply it evenly through your face and neck. 
  • Let it dry for 20 minutes and rinse. 
  • Repeat this homemade mask for clear skin twice a week.
oatmeal

12. Oatmeal + Honey + Milk + Almond Oil
Packed with antibacterial properties, this mask removes dirt deposits from deep skin cells, it promotes regeneration of new skin cells, brightens complexion and shrinks the pores.

How It Works:

  • Grind 1 tablespoon of oatmeal into fine powder, add in 1 teaspoon of honey, 6 drops of almond oil and milk. 
  • Beat the mixture into smooth paste.
  • Apply it onto your face, and wait till it dries completely. 
  • Spritz some water and scrub in a circular motion. 
  • Rinse with plain water. 
  • Follow this homemade mask for clear skin thrice a week and look your best this Dasara.

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    Story first published: Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 14:03 [IST]
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