Face packs to try out
- Mix 2 tbsp rice water with a tbsp of ground gram flour and a teaspoon of honey. Mix well and apply all over the face and neck. Rinse with lukewarm water after 20 minutes and pat dry. This pack helps get rid of suntans and facial impurities caused by pollutants.
- For a probiotic face mask, take half a cup of curd and mix 2 tsp rice water into it. Let it sit for ten minutes. Then apply all over the face and neck, and leave on for 10 minutes. Wipe with a wet washcloth and pat dry. This pack has anti-ageing and skin firming benefits.
- Mix half a cup of rice water with half a mashed banana in a blender. Add a few drops of castor oil and apply them all over the face, including a very thin, careful layer under the eyes. Dip some cotton wool in a teaspoon of rice water and slowly remove the pack. Once every inch of the paste has come off, splash water on your face and pat dry. For tired and dull-looking skin, this pack is ideal.
- Here’s a real treat! This antioxidant scrub will have your skin glowing in no time. Add 2 teaspoons of cocoa powder to a tbsp of rice water and mix well. Scrub this into the skin in slow upward strokes. Then rinse well and pat dry with a towel.