Beauty, Face, Skin and body

Tips for Face Care at home

Your face is your identity- and that goes without saying. Not just your features but the way your face looks tells a lot about your habits, mental well being and physical well being. Your face reflects everything; Stress, ill-health, worry, and confidence. Being your identity, it is inevitable to have a proper face care regime.

The most basic step for having a great facial skin is to practice daily face care regime. Cleansing, toning, and moisturizing are the three fundamental steps for keeping your skin clear. Especially cleaning your skin before going to bed is very important. The skin breathes while we are asleep at night. To let it breathe it’s important to clear skin from any dust or makeup. Here are few natural cleansers, toners, and moisturizers for any skin type.


Cleansing is the process of removing dirt, oil or makeup that clogs the pores. Accumulation of these foreign materials is what leads to a dull complexion, acne and a multitude of other skin problems.

Cleanser for oily skin

Cucumber acts as a great skin cleanser

Cleanser for oily skin

Mix two spoons of Multani Matti (Fuller’s earth) to 2-3 crushed aspirin powder to make a deep cleansing face mask. Apply an even layer on face, keep on till its dry and washes off.

Cleanser for dry skin

Best method for deep cleansing your dry skin is to massage Olive or Castor oil onto face and wash it off with warm water to get rid of excess oil. It will also moisturize your skin naturally.

Cleanser for a combination skin

Mix besan (gram flour) with curd or raw milk and apply on your face. Wash off when it dries slightly. It will leave your skin smooth and supple.

Natural makeup remover

Massage your face slightly with olive oil and wipe off with cotton. It will wipe off all the dust and makeup which have been clogging your pores.


Toning is one of those essential steps that we ignore and regret later. Toning is extremely essential to close the pores of face that get opened because of cleansing. Not toning your face leads to opening of large facial pores on your face in the long run.

Toner for Oily skin

Boil water with mint leaves in it for few minutes. Let this water cool and apply on the face using cotton for toning.

Toner for Dry skin

Mix coconut water to cucumber juice and raw milk in equal amounts. You can as well store this homemade toner for up to three days and dab it with cotton onto face for a clear skin.

Toner for combination skin

Cucumber juice is an excellent toner for combination skin. Rose water is yet another nature’s alternative for toning a combination skin.


Dry skin can make you look dull and old and therefore it is necessary to moisturize your skin so that it will look healthy. And people with all types of skin, be it natural, oily or dry, must also moisturize their skin. No matter what the season is, a moisturizer is essential for glowing and healthy skin. Using a moisturizer daily can make your skin glow and aids hydration. So, here we will discuss some natural ways to keep your skin moisturized: 

Moisturizer for oily skin

Take a quarter cup of milk and add about two tablespoons of olive oil in it and mix well. And then pour about two tablespoons of lime and stir it well and apply it on your face. This is the best natural moisturizer for oily skin. 

Moisturizer for dry skin

Take an aloe vera leaf and peel off the outer part of it and remove the inside stem that secretes the gel. Extract the gel and mash it nicely and apply it on your face. Allow it to dry for 8-10 minutes and then wash it off with warm water. 

Moisturizer for combination skin

Apply cold milk or buttermilk on your skin and keep it on for 10-15 minutes and then rinse it with lukewarm water. Both milk and buttermilk are effective ways to hydrate all skin types. 

Keeping skin sun safe

Keeping skin sun safe

The tips might sound time-consuming but they are actually worth your time. Once inculcated in your daily routine, they aren’t going to cost you much time or money. And the benefits that you are going to reap- well your mirror is going to tell you that!

As we approach winters, and Diwali festive season, pollution is going to be a major concern. because of the use of firecrackers all across the country. All these fireworks just add to the existing vehicular pollution in Delhi and other neighboring cities, making the air condition worse. All this pollution affects our skin and it causes aging, pimples, blackheads, rough and dull skin. Therefore, today we will discuss the natural remedies to protect your skin from pollution.

  1. To protect your skin from the pollutants you should wash your skin or hair with neem leaves boiled in water.
  2. One should drink 10-15ml of tulsi juice as it helps clear pollutants from the respiratory tract. 
  3. Olive Oil is a great moisturizer and you can use it to improve the skin’s defense against the pollutants.
  4. Rosewater mixed with few drops of glycerin is the simplest and the most gentle way of moisturizing a rough skin. 
  5. Always wear a sunscreen before stepping out of your home, it will help your skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun.
  6. Always wear a mask or cover your face with the help of a stole. 
  7. Drinking pomegranate juice daily will help in purifying the blood and is a great cardio-protective fruit.
These are some of the techniques, which can help you to take good care of your face, while staying at home.
Why don’t you check out our centre in Defence Colony, which has some amazing natural treatments for face care, especially for women. Men looking for the same, can visit our Mayur Vihar Centre, where we have face care offering for men and females, for both the sexes.

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