Especially middle class Indian women are found of using multani mitti face pack to attain flawless radiant skin. Also known as Fuller’s earth, this clay has abundant benefits for skin. It’s renowned for controlling excess oil and reducing pimples.
But wait! Can I use multani mitti for dry skin?
People, who’ve used this natural clay face mask, know that it leaves the skin dry. So how this be an innate remedy for dry skin? Surely it’s going to dry your skin if you don’t add other natural ingredients to it. Other natural moisturizing ingredients like honey, rosewater, orange peels, almond paste and papaya helps to moisturize your skin.
How to Use Multani Mitti for Dry Skin
Weather conditions and skin diseases are mere cause of dry skin, which leaves the skin with sliver flakes. Assorted properties in multani mitti help to cleanse dead cells and dirt from the skin. Along with this it helps to solve the most annoying problems like whiteheads, blackheads, hyperpigmentation and irritation. (1)
Excellent Scrubber- Multani mitti for dry skin
Like mentioned above you must add innate moisturizing elements like raw honey or papaya paste with this clay to make it an effective remedy for dry skin.
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- Multani mitti – 1 tbsp
- Raw honey – 1 tbsp
- Rosewater – 2 tbsp
Take a clean bowl and mix all the three ingredients in it. While you or your partner mixes it thoroughly, parallely wash your face with water or cleanse it and pat dry. While the skin is still damp massage multani mitti face pack over your face using fingers in circular motion.
Let the exceptional properties in multani mitti start affecting your skin. Yes, you can keep sliced cuke over eye lids. When the face pack becomes dry then rinse it off with water. When the skin is still damp apply moisturizer.
This face pack will help you to shed dead cells, remove blackheads, whiteheads and makes your skin smooth. Repeat it once or twice in a week.
Alternatively you can use papaya, almond paste, sandalwood powder, turmeric powder or milk (or curd) with multani mitti.
Multani Mitti for Acne/pimples
Magnesium chloride in this clay helps to reduce acne blemishes or pimples. Mix it with 1 tbsp of curd, required amount of milk, 1 tbsp of graded cucumber and 1 tbsp of tomato juice. After apply over the face and the neck, leave it for few minutes and rinse it off.
Multani mitti is an excellent remedy for dry skin only when you add moisturizing elements to it. Else it may make your skin worse. Post using it; apply moisturizer of your choice over your skin.