Simple Tips to Get Fairer and Softer Skin this Winter!

Who doesn’t crave for that flawless porcelain look? Every woman wants to don long hair, fair smooth skin and a glowing complexion. But it is not possible to keep oneself updated with seasonal changes and their impact on facial skin. Winter is a romantic pleasant season but not for skin. The cold wind makes it dry and flaky. One of the most common of all skin misconceptions is that there’s no tan risk to winter skin. WRONG! Since we tend to crave for sun rays and bask ourselves more in UV rays in winter, the skin gets tanned. Sunburns are also very common during winters.

Listed below are some simple and effective tips to get fairer and softer skin during winter season:

Soothing Tea Water and Honey Face Pack

Ingredients Required

  • Tea water (strained and cooled) – I cup
  • Rice flour – 2 spoons
  • Honey – ½ tsp

The Method

The rice flour acts as a very good scrub and honey moisturizers the skin.

Step 1: Mix all of the above listed ingredients and apply on the skin.

Step 2: Leave it on till the mask dries completely.

Step 3: Massage the skin in circular motion using wet fingers. Wash the mask with warm water.

The facial mask is effective for removing dead skin cells and smoothens out skin tone. It will help you achieve a fairer and even skin tone.

Oatmeal and Lemon Face Pack for Winter Fairness

Ingredients Required:

  • Oats (cooked and mashed well) – 1tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

The Method:

Step 1: Mix all of the above ingredients well.

Step 2: Apply on the face by massaging the skin.

Step 3: Allow the pack to dry completely. This will take about 15-20 minutes

Step 4: Wash with warm water and pat dry.

Oatmeal reduces inflammation and heals skin whereas lemon helps lighten skin tone.  The pack is perfect for removing winter tan.

The Indian Wedding Ubtan

This is one of the best and all-time favourite among women when it comes to achieving that flawless fair complexion! The results are always stunning. It gives a beautiful glow to skin. No wonder these ubtans are a ritual for a bride right before the wedding day!

Ingredients Required:

  • Gram flour – 2 tbsps
  • Turmeric – a pinch
  • Raw Milk – Enough to prepare a paste (moisturizer)

The Method:

Step 1: Mix all of the above ingredients.

Step 2: Apply the mask on clean face.

Step 3: Allow it to dry half.

Step 4: Scrub the paste gently using some raw milk in circular motions for 5 minutes.

Step 5: Allow it to dry completely for about 15 minutes.

Step 6: Once dry, clean your face.

Gram flour in this pack acts as a good exfoliator. Turmeric lightens skin tone and milk is a good moisturizer. This ubtan should be applied every week to achieve desired results.

Yogurt and Dried Orange Peel Face Pack for Winter Fairness

Ingredients Required:

  • Dried orange peel – 2 tbsps
  • Fresh yogurt – 1 tbsp

The Method:

Step 1: Mix the above listed ingredients into a face pack consistency.

Step 2: Apply on cleansed face.

Step 3: Allow it to dry for about 15-20 minutes.

Step 4: Rinse off with warm water.

Milk, Lemon Juice and Honey Face Pack for Winter Fairness

Ingredients Required:

 

  • Milk – 1 tbsp
  • Lemon Juice – 1tsp
  • Honey – 1tsp

The Method:

Step 1: Mix the above listed ingredients together well.

Step 2: Cleanse face with a gentle cleanser and pat dry.

Step 3: Apply the mixture for about 15-20 minutes.

Step 4: Rinse it off with warm water and pat dry.

This is an amazing quick recipe for flawless winter skin.

The Magical Potato Face Pack for Winter Fairness

Ingredients Required:

  • Potato (grated finely) – 1 small

The Method:

Step 1: Cleanse face thoroughly with a mild cleanser and pat dry.

Step 2: Apply mashed potato as a mask on face.

Step 3: The face pack is a little runny. So you need to lie down until the juice is soaked in completely to the skin.

Step 4: Wait for about 15-20 minutes.

Step 5: Wash off with plain water and pat dry.

This is magical face pack for tanned skin and winter sunburn. All you need to do is apply this pack with consistency and you will get desired results.

Lemon Rind Face Pack for Winter Fairness

Ingredients Required:

  • Lemon rind (sun dried and ground into fine powder) – 2 tbsps
  • Raw milk – 1 tbsp

The Method:

Step 1: Take powdered lemon rind and mix it with fresh raw milk.

Step 2: Apply the pack on face.

Step 3: Allow it to dry completely.

Step 4: Rinse off with warm water.

Step 5: Apply a cool toner immediately after.

Yogurt, Gram Flour, and Turmeric Face Pack for Winter Fairness

Ingredients Required:

  • Yogurt – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric – a pinch
  • Gram Flour – 2 tbsps

The Method:

Step 1: Mix all of the above listed ingredients.

Step 2: Apply it on thoroughly cleansed skin.

Step 3: Allow it dry half.

Step 4: Wet your fingers and massage into skin with circular motions.

Step 5: Allow it to dry again for about 20 minutes.

Step 6: Rinse off with warm water. Pat dry.

This is a traditional Indian treatment that includes best ingredients for tan removal, fairness and softness of skin. The mixture must be used once a week regularly for best results. Turmeric is effective in removing blemishes and dark spots from skin. Yogurt clears out excessive tan from skin. Besan is also very effective in cleansing your skin. It suits all skin types. You can see the effects of this pack almost immediately but the tan will require a few weeks of care depending on its intensity.

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