Guest Contribution: Some Amazing Skincare Hacks To Get That Bridal Glow!

It’s almost every girl’s dream to look the most beautiful at her wedding day, but many of us don’t know that there is a whole lot which is involved before that as well. Going to beauty salons is a considerably good option as well, but in  my opinion a complete homemade skincare routine gives you that perfect glow and flawless skin, even for the long run.

After trying numerous face masks, and home made remedies, here are some of the ones that definitely stuck out, and made my skin extremely glowing and beautiful. So, keep reading on below to find out what there in-store for you all today!

 

Ubtan Mask for acne prone skin

Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp of rice flour
  • 2 tbsp red lentils (masoor lentils)
  • 2 tsp sandal powder
  • 2 tbsp orange peel powder
  • 2 tsp neem leaves powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric

Mix all of these ingredients and keep in an airtight jar.

How to Make it in a Paste form?

You can make variations of this mixture, depending on which skin type you have:

  • Oily Skin: Use rose water
  • Normal & Combination Skin: Use milk
  • Dry Skin: Use cream

Pro Tip: Use coconut milk in the base mixture for an instant soothing and glowing effect.

After you’ve made the paste according to your skin type, keep the mixture for an hour at room temperature. Then after properly cleansing your face, apply it for 30 minutes. And, to see visible results, use the mixture every alternate day.

Ubtan Mask for oily skin

Ingredients:
  • 1 tsp pure honey
  • 1 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
How to Make it in a Paste form?

Mix all the ingredients, and use a little water, or rose water to turn it into a paste form. Apply it on your face for 15-20 minutes, then wash it off with water.

 

Ubtan Mask for instant glow

Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp homemade gram flour
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 0.5 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp sandal powder
How to Make it in a Paste form?

Mix the ingredients in a paste form using the sugarcane juice. Then, apply it on your face for 20-30 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.

Pro Tip:  For instant glow and soothing effect, use it with coconut milk.

 

Traditional Ubtan Mask For Brides

Ingredients:
  • 4 tbsp pistachio powder
  • 4 tbsp cashew nut powder
  • 4 tbsp almond powder
  • 2 tbsp sandal powder
  • 4 tbsp orange peel powder
  • 1 tsp Saffrom
How to Make it in a Paste form?

Mix the ingredients together and keep in an airtight jar. Then make a paste by using either milk, coconut milk or rose water. Then keep it in room temperature for approximately 30 minutes and then apply it on your face, for around 30-40 minutes. Then wash it of with water. Use every alternate day for the best results.

 

Homemade Bridal Soap

Ingredients:
  • Any good facial Soap, like Dove soap
  • 3 tbsp of water
  • 1 tsp sandal powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp shea butter (if not available, then use 2 tbsp of almond or olive oil)
What to do?

Cut the soap into small pieces and melt it on a pan, with water. Then add the rest of the ingredients and cook for about a minute and then turn off the flame. Use any cookie mold and pour the mixture there, but we careful that that it might be very hot. Use olive oil to grease the mold beforehand.  Let the mixture set in for 30 minutes to an hour, till it dries completely. Then, once it’s done, remove it and you can use it daily.

 

Skin Care Products recommended for Brides:

These products can be used by all skin types:

  1. Clinique Mild face wash or L’Oreal hydra fresh
  2. Clinique step 2 clarifying lotion
  3. Body Shop Vitamin E oil in serum
  4. Body Shop Vitamin E Moisturizer, for soothing effect
  5. Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief, for deep moisturizing

 

So, ladies try this tested and loved skin care remedies sent in by our lovely guest contributor, Sana Rashid, who loved her beauty discovery so much that she had to share it with you.  Comment below to show her some love! 

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It’s almost every girl’s dream to look the most beautiful at her wedding day, but many of us don’t know that there is a whole lot which is involved before that as well. Going to beauty salons is a considerably good option as well, but in  my opinion a complete homemade skincare routine gives you that perfect glow and flawless skin, even for the long run.

After trying numerous face masks, and home made remedies, here are some of the ones that definitely stuck out, and made my skin extremely glowing and beautiful. So, keep reading on below to find out what there in-store for you all today!

 

Ubtan Mask for acne prone skin

Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp of rice flour
  • 2 tbsp red lentils (masoor lentils)
  • 2 tsp sandal powder
  • 2 tbsp orange peel powder
  • 2 tsp neem leaves powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric

Mix all of these ingredients and keep in an airtight jar.

How to Make it in a Paste form?

You can make variations of this mixture, depending on which skin type you have:

  • Oily Skin: Use rose water
  • Normal & Combination Skin: Use milk
  • Dry Skin: Use cream

Pro Tip: Use coconut milk in the base mixture for an instant soothing and glowing effect.

After you’ve made the paste according to your skin type, keep the mixture for an hour at room temperature. Then after properly cleansing your face, apply it for 30 minutes. And, to see visible results, use the mixture every alternate day.

Ubtan Mask for oily skin

Ingredients:
  • 1 tsp pure honey
  • 1 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
How to Make it in a Paste form?

Mix all the ingredients, and use a little water, or rose water to turn it into a paste form. Apply it on your face for 15-20 minutes, then wash it off with water.

 

Ubtan Mask for instant glow

Ingredients:
  • 1 tbsp homemade gram flour
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 0.5 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp sandal powder
How to Make it in a Paste form?

Mix the ingredients in a paste form using the sugarcane juice. Then, apply it on your face for 20-30 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.

Pro Tip:  For instant glow and soothing effect, use it with coconut milk.

 

Traditional Ubtan Mask For Brides

Ingredients:
  • 4 tbsp pistachio powder
  • 4 tbsp cashew nut powder
  • 4 tbsp almond powder
  • 2 tbsp sandal powder
  • 4 tbsp orange peel powder
  • 1 tsp Saffrom
How to Make it in a Paste form?

Mix the ingredients together and keep in an airtight jar. Then make a paste by using either milk, coconut milk or rose water. Then keep it in room temperature for approximately 30 minutes and then apply it on your face, for around 30-40 minutes. Then wash it of with water. Use every alternate day for the best results.

 

Homemade Bridal Soap

Ingredients:
  • Any good facial Soap, like Dove soap
  • 3 tbsp of water
  • 1 tsp sandal powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp shea butter (if not available, then use 2 tbsp of almond or olive oil)
What to do?

Cut the soap into small pieces and melt it on a pan, with water. Then add the rest of the ingredients and cook for about a minute and then turn off the flame. Use any cookie mold and pour the mixture there, but we careful that that it might be very hot. Use olive oil to grease the mold beforehand.  Let the mixture set in for 30 minutes to an hour, till it dries completely. Then, once it’s done, remove it and you can use it daily.

 

Skin Care Products recommended for Brides:

These products can be used by all skin types:

  1. Clinique Mild face wash or L’Oreal hydra fresh
  2. Clinique step 2 clarifying lotion
  3. Body Shop Vitamin E oil in serum
  4. Body Shop Vitamin E Moisturizer, for soothing effect
  5. Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief, for deep moisturizing

 

So, ladies try this tested and loved skin care remedies sent in by our lovely guest contributor, Sana Rashid, who loved her beauty discovery so much that she had to share it with you.  Comment below to show her some love! 

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