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Ever wondered why it is always recommended to go herbal and natural for skincare? Well, because herbal ingredients can keep your skin naturally moisturised and healthy. If you’re ready for glowing skin, then Ayurveda is the answer!
Ayurvedic herbal bath powders have been used in India since ancient times, and it does more than just clear our skin. Here’s how you can make one at home.
2 tbsp besan
2 tbsp green gram flour
2 tbsp wild turmeric powder or kasturi manjal
1 tsp rose petal powder
1 tbsp sandalwood powder
1 tbsp neem powder
1 cup avarampoo
1 tbsp dry amla powder
100 gm orange peels
1 cup thetti poo
You can apply this wash on your face by mixing it with plain water, rose water, milk or curd. To make a body wash, mix the required quantity with rice water or raw milk and apply it on your skin, gently massage the paste and rinse well.
This homemade bath powder cleans the skin well, because it contains ingredients like besan and neem. These ingredients are believed to relieve skin dryness, itchiness, and redness.
The Ayurvedic herbal powder acts as a mild exfoliant that gently removes dead skin and keeps your skin free from impurities. The orange peel and green gram flour both rejuvenate your skin by nourishing and exfoliating it.
Since most of the ingredients that are used in the homemade bath powder contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory components, they can prevent skin infection and allergies.
Ingredients like rose petals and amla lighten scars really well, if used regularly. In fact, amla can also help clear the pesky acne and those blemishes.
Sandalwood contains natural skin lightening agents, and is used in many fairness face packs. And because this powder acts as a mild exfoliant, it can remove all dead skin cells, giving a nice glow to your skin.