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6 Malai Masks That Will Lighten Your Skin By Two Tones In Seven Days!

By Kumutha

We don't think twice when we skim that annoying layer of cream from our milk and throw it away! Hardly knowing that the thin layer of cream is a powerhouse of nutrients that can literally transform our skin!

Before you go whisking homemade malai masks, we want you to know exactly what milk cream can do to your skin.

The lactic acid present in the milk penetrates deep into the skin tissues, removing the impurities and shrinking pores.

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Milk cream has a high ratio of proteins that restore the skin's natural moisture balance, making it supple and radiant.

And it has nearly 4 grams of essential fatty acids that nourish the skin, removing fine lines and forming a protective barrier against free radicals.

Not just that, it is also packed to the brim with vitamins E, B6, B12 and potassium, all of which work to make your skin turn lighter, brighter and tighter with each usage.

Now that you know precisely what an elixir milk cream is, let's get down to deciphering how to lighten the skin tone using this milk cream also called malai.

Here are six milk cream face masks for radiant skin that show amazing results, have a look!

Honey + Oatmeal + Milk Cream
This mask acts as a natural exfoliator that sloughs off the dead skin cells, revealing clear skin underneath.

1 tablespoon of ground oatmeal powder
½ a teaspoon of honey
1 teaspoon of milk cream

In a bowl, whisk all the ingredients into a smooth paste.
Apply it on to your clean face.
Let it sit for 25 minutes and then rinse clean with cold water.
Follow this milk cream face pack for instant radiance twice a week for best results.

Raw Milk + Saffron
This mask can be used to get that glowing skin that is soft to touch and smooth to feel.

2 to 3 strands of saffron
1 teaspoon of milk cream

Mix both the ingredients together.
Massage the concoction to your face.
Let it sit for 10 minutes and then rinse it clean.
Apply this homemade malai mask every day for visibly lighter skin tone.

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Besan +Turmeric + Milk Cream
This milk cream face mask for dry skin will help make the skin turn supple, smooth and hydrated.

1 tablespoon of besan
1 teaspoon of milk cream
A pinch of turmeric

In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together in a smooth paste.
Apply it to the wet face.
Let it sit for 30 minutes.
When you feel your skin stretch, rinse it clean with plain water.

Milk Cream + Olive Oil
Olive oil is packed with antioxidants that improve the skin's elasticity and boost collagen production, which in turn erases fine lines.

10 drops of olive oil
1 teaspoon of fresh milk cream

Mix olive oil to milk cream.
Massage your face with the concoction for about 5 minutes.
Let it sit for 10 minutes, then rinse and pat dry.

Rice Powder + Malai + Almond oil
Rough granules of rice powder make for an excellent exfoliator and almond oil works to nourish and moisturise the skin.

1 tablespoon of rice powder
1 teaspoon of milk cream
10 drops of almond oil

Mix the ingredients into a smooth paste.
Apply it on to your face.
Wait till it drys.
Spritz your face with water.
When the pack loosens, scrub your skin in a circular motion.
Rinse and pat dry.
Follow this homemade malai mask once a week to keep your skin free of the dead skin build-up!

Milk cream + Sandalwood + Rose Water + Honey
For skin that is supple, smooth, visibly bright and free of blemishes, this is one homemade malai mask you should rely on with closed eyes.

1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder
1 teaspoon of honey
1 teaspoon of rose water
1 teaspoon of milk cream

In a bowl, mix all the ingredients together.
Whisk until you get a smooth paste.
Apply it on to your face and neck evenly.
Let it rest for 20 minutes.
Rinse and pat dry.