Mint cleansing mask for active acne, blemishes and scars

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Mint cleansing mask for active acne, blemishes and scars

Mint is blessed with so many benefits and importance that is hard to imagine. It is beneficial for our health, skin and treat many health and skin condition. Mint is actually called neem in Hindi and Urdu language and it is used in many beauty and skin care products. This herb has multiple species and used in different important thing. We see mint in our daily lives like it is most the time sued in giving flavors to the things like toothpaste, tea, chewing gum, candies, cakes, peppermint oil, essential oils.lip balms and also used in inhalers to give it flavor.

Today this article will educate you to make its powder and a mask at home with natural means. Usually it is available in market but it is bet to make your own powder at home which is without any synthetic chemicals and color chemicals. Also, it is very quick and super easy way. As mint powder is used for multiple things like in tea or skin care masks or creams etc. We will discuss to make so many more mask related to mint so first we should know its benefits and how we can use it in different skin care products and masks.

 

Benefits of mint:

 

Treats acne and other skin infection:

Mint as microbial and anti-fungal properties that prevent our skin from getting any infection or treat already existing infections. It control the growth of natural bacteria so they do cross the limit zone. Actually when balance of natural occurring bacteria gets disturbed so it gives rise to different kind of infections. Regular use of mint reduce these chances to minimum.

Used in skin care products:

 

It is used in so many skin care brands and products. Even it is being used for so many years in home remedies for skin care. As mint has natural nutrients that are involved in detoxifying. Mint is one of the best ingredient to cleanse the skin and reduce the inflammation of pimple. It is also used in many exfoliating masks and moisturizers.

Mint is also an awesome thing to reduce dark spots, blemishes and dark circles under the eyes. In this way it improve the appearance of your face complexion.

 

Here are some easy steps to make this mask at home:

Ingredients:

  • mint powder

  • Apple vinegar

  • Honey

  • Aloe Vera gel

  • Turmeric powder

  • Gram flour

  • Rose-water

How to make mint powder?

To make the powder of mint first you need fresh mint leaves. Leave these mint leaves in sun for some hours so they get completely dry to crusty texture. Then crush this leaves and take out the woody sticks. Now put this leaves in a grinding machine and grind it till it gets a fine powder farm as shown in the picture.

In next step you can strain this powder through a strainer or a thin cotton cloth and get very fine form of this powder. Your mint powder is ready and put it in some suitable airtight container.

Method for mask:

You can take one tablespoon of mint powder and add a pinch of turmeric powder in it. Mix the powder , then add one teaspoon of apple vinegar and one teaspoon of honey. After that add one tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel and one tablespoon of gram flour. If you thick your paste is thick then you can add a little bit rose-water and mix them all together. You can now apply this paste on your face.

Use:

You can apply this mask on your face for at least 20-25 minutes then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Make fresh mask every time you use it and you can use it once or twice a week. It is better to use this mask at night before going to sleep and apply a good moisturizer after the mask.

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