1. For Oily Skin
Camphor and Mint Powder
Oily and combination skin types may experience an unpleasant stickiness during this time of the year so much so that it can lead to breakouts and acne.
Take 1 tablespoon of campho. Add 200 ml of rose water to it until it completely dissolves. Then add 1 tablespoon of dried mint powder. Pour the mixture into a plastic air tight bottle and store it in the refrigerator. Use this tonic to wipe your skin 2-3 times a day .
2. For Blackheads And Whiteheads
Lentil, Oatmeal and Orange Peel Exfoliator
you can do an exfoliation process at home on alternate days and it can be an invaluable addition to your monsoon skin care routine.
Mix 50 grams of red masoor lentil powder, 50 grams of oatmeal and 50 grams of orange peel powder and store it in an airtight container. Take 1 tablespoon at a time and add some rose water . Apply this on the skin and leave it on until it is semi dry. Then scrub your face in a rotating manner for a few minutes.
3. For Open Pores
Open pores can be troublesome, and also facilitating bacterial build up on the epidermal layer leading to pimples and acne.
Frozen tomato halves daily rub onto your skin. This will help close the pores as tomatoes are naturally acidic in nature.
4. For Acne And Pimples
Fuller’s Earth, Clove Powder and Neem Paste
Keep your skin clean at all times and also beware of bad digestion and constipation. However, acne and pimples can be tackled with the following face mask.
Mix 2 tablespoons of fuller’s earth, 3 cloves and 2 tablespoons of fresh neem paste along with rose water and apply onto your skin. Leave it on until completely dry and wash with chilled water.