12 DIY Gram Flour Face Masks For Gorgeous Glowing Skin

Aging is hard both on the body and mind. And there’s nothing worse if hardened facial skin and visible signs of aging affect you and bring down your confidence level. What do you do then? Turning to cosmetic products or procedures are one way to go but not the most ideal. The best option would be to go for something that would naturally give your clearer, youthful, glowing skin without any side effects or cut into your pockets too much. So here, let’s talk how you can use gram flour, an amazing natural cleanser and scrub, to boost your skin quality.

1. Moisturize

Moisturize the skin using gram flour, yogurt, and honey

Gram flour and yogurt form an amazing combination because the former cleanses the skin while the latter moisturizes and manages skin elasticity. Yogurt is hence considered a great home remedy to avoid aging skin.1

Ingredients

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  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • A pinch of turmeric powder

Method

  1. Mix the ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  2. Apply the paste evenly on your face (careful around your eyes), and let it rest for 5 mins.
  3. Rinse with cold water.

2. Treat Acne

Treat acne with a face mask made of gram flour and honey

If you want a tad bit more than just a facial cleanup, like maybe removing a few of that ugly acne, look no further. The antibacterial gram flour absorbs excess oil from the skin and makes the skin unfavorable for bacterial growth, and thus acne.2 With honey’s antimicrobial and moisturizing properties, your skin is just going to glow with this pack.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tbsp honey

Method

  1. Mix the gram flour and honey to form an even paste.
  2. Apply this mixture on your face and leave it on for a few mins or until it dries.
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  4. Rinse with lukewarm water or a warm cloth.
  5. Pat dry with a clean towel.

3. Exfoliate

Exfoliate your skin using gram flour, turmeric, and other ingredients

Instead of going to the spa and pay for a decent scrub, go for this DIY remedy. Gram flour is a good step up from commercial products to scrub off dead skin cells and exfoliate the skin. Just remember not to scrub too harshly to avoid damage to the skin.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp each of gram flour, rice powder, and almond powder
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • Yogurt

Method

  1. Mix the ingredients with as much yogurt as needed to form a smooth paste.
  2. Using the mixture, gently scrub your face in circular motions.
  3. Leave the paste on for 2 to 3 mins.
  4. Rinse with cold water to tighten the pores.

4. Reduce Tan

Get rid of the summer tan using gram flour, yogurt, lemon juice, and turmeric

Done

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with the summer look and want your natural skin color back? Just use some gram flour, an age-old traditional remedy to remove the tan. Use it with other ingredients to simultaneously moisturize the skin and give it a glow.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tbsp each of yogurt and lemon juice
  • A pinch of turmeric

Method

  1. Thoroughly mix the ingredients until you form a smooth paste.
  2. Apply the mixture evenly on the skin.
  3. Allow it to dry.
  4. Wash off and pat dry using a towel.

5. Treat Oily Skin

A combination of gram flour and rosewater can treat oily skin

If you want a drier, glowing skin, use gram flour, which absorbs excess oil from the skin while cleansing it. Along with rosewater, the flour will give you an even tone.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp gram flour
  • Double the amount of rosewater

Method

  1. Mix the two ingredients to form an even paste.
  2. Apply to the tanned areas and let it dry for about 20 mins.
  3. Wash with cold water and pat dry with a towel.

6.
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Fight Aging

Tomatoes and gram flour can reduce visible signs of aging

There’s no way to stop the clock from ticking. But, you definitely can look better for your age on any given day. Healthy skin can give you a natural confidence and keep you in good spirits. So, stay young with a little bit of gram flour and lycopene-rich tomatoes.3

Ingredients

  • 1 tomato
  • 2 tbsp gram flour

Method

  1. Grind the tomato to form an even paste and add the gram flour to it.
  2. Apply the pack on the face and let it rest for about 10 mins.
  3. Wash it off and pat dry using a towel.

7. Replace Commercial Soap

Make your own homemade soap using gram flour, turmeric, and yogurt

Cosmetic soaps can be harsh on your skin and cause it to dry and age quickly. Instead, find your natural alternative in gram flour and make your own DIY soap.

Ingredients

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  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • 1 tbsp yogurt

Method

  1. Mix the ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  2. Use the mixture to gently rub your skin.
  3. Wash it off with water.

8. Avoid Facial Hair

Get rid of facial hair with regular application of gram flour and fenugreek powder

Tired of going to the salon every month thanks to the unwanted facial hair? Simply make a pack using fenugreek seeds and gram flour.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp powdered fenugreek
  • 1 tbsp gram flour
  • Water

Method

  1. Mix the ingredients with water to form an even paste.
  2. Apply on the spots with unwanted hair.
  3. Let it dry and rinse with water.
  4. Use the pack at least twice a week.

9. Tighten The Skin

Eggs and gram flour can tighten sagging skin

Preventing your skin from sagging is one of the major challenges as the years go by. To tighten your skin, give it an even tone, and keep you looking young, use gram flour with eggs.

Ingredients

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  • 1 egg
  • 3 tbsp gram flour

Method

  1. Remove the egg white from the egg and mix it with the gram flour.
  2. Form an even paste and apply to your face.
  3. Leave the pack on for about 20 mins and wash.

10. Remove Makeup And Moisturize

Remove makeup naturally using gram flour and olive oil

There are enough products on the market to help you take the layers off at the end of the evening. But these don’t really leave your skin feeling fresh. Instead, use gram flour and olive oil. The combination will remove any product residue on your skin and keep it well-moisturized.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp gram flour
  • A few drops of olive oil

Method

  1. Mix the ingredients to form a paste.
  2. Gently rub the makeup off using the mixture and wash with water.

11. Get Naturally Clear Skin

Get a naturally clear skin with gram flour, oranges, and papayas

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are a lot many factors that affect your skin health, and as many cosmetic products attempting to counteract them. But nothing is helping your skin stay clear naturally, as it should be. Use gram flour, at least once a week, to give your facial skin a refreshing break and keep it clear, fairer, and well-toned.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 orange
  • Half a papaya

Method

  1. Get orange juice and papaya pulp.
  2. Mix the two with gram flour to make a fine paste.
  3. Apply the mixture as a mask and leave it on for at least 15 mins.
  4. Remove the pack gently with a cotton ball or cloth.

12. Retain The Softness Of The Skin

Make your skin soft by applying powdered rice, gram flour, and milk

As you age, your skin becomes dry and hard, losing all of its youth. Applying something as simple as gram flour can keep your skin soft and supple. Here’s what you need to do:

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp gram flour
  • 1 tbsp powdered rice
  • Milk

Method

  1. Mix the powder and flour with a little bit of milk to form a paste.
  2. Apply on your face and scrub gently in circular motions.
  3. Wash it off once it dries.

While these are amazing examples, know that gram flour can be used in multiple other ways to give your skin a natural, loving spa-like treatment. Try one or more masks, depending on your need, and let us know how it worked out for you.

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