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Beauty, Skin care Use tamarind face mask for bright and glowing skin

Use tamarind face mask for bright and glowing skin

By Glowpink Staff   

Many of us use tamarind in the kitchen, especially if you are from south India. It may be new for you to hear that we can use tamarind in beauty tips for skin and hair care also.


High tartaric, citric, malic acid levels present in tamarind and that’s why if you use it regularly, it can lighten the skin and remove dark spots, blemishes and nourish the skin. Tartaric acid s a most effective skin care ingredient used in many moisturizers, skin toners, shampoos, hair conditioners, sun protection products, and anti-aging treatments.

tamarind face mask

Tamarind mask for skin brightening and glowing face

Ingredients:

  • at least a tbsp full of fresh tamarind paste,
  • two tbsp fullers earth and
  • a little rose water enough to make a smooth paste.

Mix all the ingredients to make a smooth face mask. Apply this over the face and neck and leave for at least 15 minutes. Wash with plain water. The remaining face mask can be stored in a refrigerator for later use.

Benefits of this mask:

This face mask gently exfoliates the skin and deeply cleanses the pores. It makes the skin bright and glowing. This is also one of the best home remedies to remove sun tan and can also be used as a skin lightening face mask or acne control face mask. It has all the best properties to be used as a home based skin care product.

Tamarind mask for skin Bleach

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tamarind paste,
  • lemon juice: 1/2 tbsp
  • honey: 1/2 tbsp

Add all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Apply the paste all over the face and leave for at least 15 minutes. Rinse with cold water. Repeat at least once a week for best results.

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Tamarind exfoliating mask

Ingredients required:

  • Tamarind pulp: 2 tbsp
  • brown sugar: 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice: 2 tsp
  • Baking soda: 2 tsp

Procedure:

  1. First of all, take all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and combine all of them together thoroughly by stirring vigorously. You should obtain a smooth paste-like consistency in the mixture.
  2. After that, use the resultant mixture to scrub and massage your body or face for a few minutes.
  3. Lastly, leave it on your skin for a few minutes before rinsing it off and you are done!

Frequency:

Use this scrub two or three times in a week to exfoliate your skin thoroughly and provide the crucial nutrients to the body. This remedy will help cleanse the skin well and provide a radiant and fresh glow to it. It will lighten and brighten your skin and rejuvenate it.

Tamarind-semolina anti-aging face mask

Ingredients required:

  • Chilled raw, unprocessed milk: 2 tablespoons
  • Gram flour:  2 tablespoons
  • Steam distilled rose water: 1 teaspoon
  • Manuka honey: 1 teaspoon
  • Tamarind pulp: 2 tablespoons
  • Finely granulated semolina powder:1 teaspoon

Procedure:

  1. Soak 2-3 tamarinds overnight.
  2. Take out the seeds and pour the tamarind pulp in a blender to make a paste the next day.
  3. Pour out the contents in a clean container, add all the other ingredients in it and mix it until you achieve a face pack like consistency.
  4. Cleanse your face with a mild face wash.
  5. Pat dry your face with a towel.
  6. Take a generous amount of this face pack on your face pack applicator.
  7. Apply it evenly all over your face and neck.
  8. Wait until it dries out completely.
  9. Rinse off with tepid water.
  10. Apply a toner and a moisturizer afterward.

Frequency:

  • Apply this face mask twice a week to reap the maximum benefits.
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Tamarind and Turmeric Skin Lightening Face Mask

Ingredients required:

  • Ripe tamarind: 30 g
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Water: 1 cup

Procedure:

  1. First of all, boil the tamarind in some water to soften it up.
  2. After that, extract the pulp from it once it has cooled down.
  3. Then, take the extracted pulp in a mixing bowl and also add the turmeric powder to it.
  4. After that, combine the two together well by stirring thoroughly until you get a smooth paste-like consistency.
  5. Then, apply the resultant mask all over your face using gentle circular massaging motions.
  6. Lastly, leave the mask on for about 20 minutes so that it dries off and then rinse it off using cold water. You are done!

Frequency: 

You should use this remedy a couple of times in a week to lighten your complexion and get smooth and glowing skin. Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin in it which is known to help suppress the production of melanin in the skin cells.  Moreover, this remedy is packed with antioxidants and thus it will prevent a whole host of issues targetting the skin like premature aging.

Tamarind and Sandalwood Face Mask

Ingredients required:

  • Fresh tamarind pulp: 2 tsp
  • Sandalwood powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Fuller’s earth: 1/2 tsp
  • Curd: 2 tsp
  • Rosewater: 5-7 drops

Procedure:

  1. First of all, boil the tamarind in some water to soften it up.
  2. After that, extract the pulp from it once it has cooled down.
  3. Then, take all the ingredients in a mixing bowl in the required quantities and mix them all together thoroughly by stirring thoroughly until you get a smooth paste-like consistency.
  4. Then, apply the resultant mask all over your face using gentle circular massaging motions.
  5. Lastly, leave the mask on for about 20 minutes so that it dries off and then rinse it off using warm water. You are done!
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Frequency: 

Use this mask a couple of times in a week to treat your skin and prevent a whole host of skin problems like acne and pimples. Moreover, it will help rejuvenate the skin and add a radiant glow to it. This one is also a good exfoliator and will cleanse and subsequently hydrate the skin well.

Tamarind and Sea Salt Exfoliating Scrub

Ingredients required:

  • Tamarind pulp: 1 tbsp
  • Sea salt: 1 tbsp
  • Milk cream: 1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. First of all, take all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and combine all of them together thoroughly by stirring vigorously. You should obtain a smooth paste-like consistency in the mixture.
  2. After that, use the resultant mixture to scrub and massage your face using gentle circular massaging motions for a few minutes.
  3. Lastly, leave it on your skin for a few minutes before rinsing it off and you are done!

Frequency:

You should be using this brilliant facial scrub 2-3 times in a week to cleanse and reinvigorate the skin in a jiffy. This remedy is packed with compounds and elements which help remove any accumulation of dead skin cells along with any other impurities on the skin. Tamarind contains alpha-hydroxy acids which help cleanse the dead skin cells and the abrasive nature of the slat granules adds on the exfoliating characteristics.

 

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