Besan Face Packs To Solve Some Common Skin Problems

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Gram flour or besan is one among grandma’s favorite beauty secrets (1). It is known to fight numerous skin problems, including blemishes, pimples, dark skin, and dull and lifeless skin. It also assists in the removal of unwanted hair. This ingredient can either be used by itself or with a host of other natural ingredients to work wonders for your skin. It is tried and tested, inexpensive, and just a kitchen shelf away.

Gram flour has alkalizing properties, yet it was traditionally used as a cleanser to maintain the pH of the skin (2). Besan is known to remove dirt and toxins from deep within (3). It also has antimicrobial properties. Whether it is used alone or with a combination of other ingredients, it is definitely a superhit formula for your skin. Take a look at how it can solve a whole lot of skin problems.

Besan – The Answer To All Your Skin Problems

A Remedy For Oily Skin
An Emollient For Dry Skin
A Salve For Acne And Pimples
A Cure For Blemishes And Open Pores

A Remedy For Oily Skin

Besan helps to absorb and remove excess oil from the face, but it doesn’t dry out the skin (4). It regulates the moisture and keeps the skin supple. These face packs work well for oily skin. Take a look.

1. Besan & Rosewater Face Pack

What You Need

2 tablespoons of besan
4 tablespoons of rosewater
What You Need To Do

Mix the besan (gram flour) and the rosewater until it becomes a smooth paste.
Apply it on your face and neck.
Let it dry for about 20 minutes.
Wash with cool water in circular motions.
Pat your skin dry.

Why It Works

We are already aware that besan removes impurities and absorbs the excess oil from the skin. Rosewater is great toner, and it refreshes the skin (5). The combination of these two ingredients nourishes your skin and restores its oil balance. Your skin will look bright and full of life by the end of it.

Caution

Some natural ingredients might suit your skin, while some might not. So it is best to do a patch test to check for allergic reactions before you smear your face with the pack. It’s always better to be safe than sorry!

2. Milk & Besan Face Pack

What You Need

2 tablespoons of besan
1 tablespoon of yogurt/2 tablespoons of milk
What You Need To Do

Mix the besan with the curd or milk to form a thick paste.
Apply the paste on your skin and leave it on for about 20 minutes.
Once the pack dries, wash it off with cold water.
Pat your skin dry and notice an instant change in your complexion.

Why It Works

Gram flour removes the extra oils that your skin cells secrete. Yogurt is very good for oily skin because of the lactic acid it contains that helps to exfoliate and refresh the skin (6). It also helps remove blackheads and scars. Milk is an age-old skin cleanser. It removes impurities and is a natural emollient (7).

Caution

Some natural ingredients might suit your skin, while some might not. So it is best to do a patch test to check for allergic reactions before you smear your face with the pack. It’s always better to be safe than sorry!

An Emollient For Dry Skin

The best part about gram flour is that it works for all skin types, making it an ideal cleansing agent. If you thought it only worked for oily skin, you are mistaken. Here is a wonder pack for dry skin as well.

1. The Besan Ubtan

What You Need

2 tablespoons of besan
1 tablespoon of fresh cream
1 teaspoon of milk
1 teaspoon of honey
A pinch of turmeric

What You Need To Do

Mix all the ingredients until you get a smooth paste.
Apply evenly all over the face. Gently massage your skin with it.
Leave it on for about five minutes, and then wash it off with cool water.
Pat your skin dry. For best results, repeat this cleansing regime regularly.

Why It Works

Besan, as we all know, is an extremely neutral ingredient that helps in thoroughly cleansing your skin. Malai or fresh cream is a natural moisturizer that has been used since time immemorial. It hydrates and nourishes dry skin, and its results can be seen almost instantly (8). Honey is another ingredient that cleanses tones and moisturizes the skin, while activating the natural oils in your skin (9). Turmeric works as an antiseptic and also maintains your skin’s pH (10). Together, these ingredients will surely make your dry, lifeless skin glow.

Caution

Some natural ingredients might suit your skin, while some might not. So it is best to do a patch test to check for allergic reactions before you smear your face with the pack. It’s always better to be safe than sorry!

A Salve For Acne And Pimples

Sensitive, acne-prone skin is quite a common problem, and many women are left baffled trying to get rid of those painful pimples. It is a good idea to stick to natural products if you suffer from acne.

1. Honey & Besan Pack

What You Need

2 tablespoons of gram flour
1 tablespoon of honey

What You Need To Do

1. Warm the honey in a microwave for about 10 seconds. Make sure it does not get too hot.
2. Mix the besan and honey, and apply it on your skin evenly.
3. Allow the pack to dry and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
4. Gently towel dry your skin.

Why It Works

Honey and besan are both deep cleansers that remove toxins and dirt from deep within. Honey also has antibacterial properties that cure and dry out pimples with regular use. It also soothes and moisturizes the skin.

Caution

While curing acne naturally, it is extremely essential to consult your physician before you treat yourself at home. Without proper investigation, you might end up aggravating the problem. Also, some natural ingredients might suit your skin, while some might not. So it is best to do a patch test to check for allergic reactions before you smear your face with the pack. It’s always better to be safe than sorry!

2. Besan & Sandalwood Pack

What You Need

1 tablespoon of gram flour
1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder
2 tablespoons of rosewater
A pinch of turmeric

What You Need To Do

Mix all the ingredients to form a smooth paste.
Apply the paste evenly on your skin and let it dry.
Wash off the pack after about 20 minutes.
Pat your skin dry.

Why It Works

We have established time and again that gram flour acts as a great cleanser. Rosewater helps to cleanse and hydrate the skin, and soothes and cools irritated skin. Turmeric is a natural healer that also contains antibacterial properties. Sandalwood dries out pimples and soothes the skin (12). It also ensures the pimples don’t come back.

Caution

Be careful while using sandalwood powder. Not many brands sell authentic sandalwood powder, and using something that is not authentic will worsen the condition. While curing acne naturally, it is extremely essential to consult your physician before you treat yourself at home. Without proper investigation, you might end up aggravating the problem. Also, some natural ingredients might suit your skin, while some might not. So it is best to do a patch test to check for allergic reactions before you smear your face with the pack. It’s always better to be safe than sorry!

A Cure For Blemishes And Open Pores

If you were victim to acne-prone skin when you were a teenager, it is likely that you will have blemishes and open pores as an after effect. It might be a worrying condition, and while you might be doing different things to get rid of it, this might give you the desired results.

1. Besan & Cucumber Juice Pack

What You Need

2 tablespoons of besan
2 tablespoons of cucumber juice
5 drops of lemon juice

What You Need To Do

Mix both the ingredients.
Apply this smooth paste evenly across your skin.
Keep the pack on for about 30 minutes and then wash off with cool water.
Pat your skin dry.

Why It Works

This face pack with besan and cucmber juice will help replenish your skin and close the pores. Cucumber has astringent properties that help in closing the pores. Lemon juice is a tried and tested remedy to get rid of acne scars and lighten the skin tone.

Caution

Some natural ingredients might suit your skin, while some might not. So it is best to do a patch test to check for allergic reactions before you smear your face with the pack. It’s always better to be safe than sorry!

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