Gram Flour For Skin.

Gram Flour For Skin.


Gram flour or besan has been use to exfoliate face and brighten skin since ancient times. Gram flour originated from India and is part of most household cuisine in India.


This secret beauty home recipe has a whole lot of beauty benefits that we are going to learn how to prepare and use gram flour or besan for skin.

Lightens Skin

Gram flour or besan can be use lighten your skin naturally at home without spending a dime and with no side effect at all. Gram flour is filled with protein which helps in the synthesis of collagen and also helps in skin cell regeneration. It also inhibits the production of melanin. This enzyme melanin is responsible for dark spot foundon our skin. 

Using gram flour on skin would leave your skin hydrated, blemishes free and moisturizes.
Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of gram flour.
  • ½ teaspoon of honey.
  • 1 tablespoon of buttermilk.
  • 2 to 3 drops of lemon juice.
Preparation

You can prepare besan face pack by mix gram flour and honey in a bowl until it turns to a thick paste. Ensure that there is no lump form in the bowl or you can use a spoon to dissolve the lump. Add lemon juice and buttermilk to the paste and stir it together. The resulting paste is your besan face pack or gram flour face pack.

Application

Apply the paste on your face using your hand, and leave it on until the mask dries naturally, wash it off with lukewarm water. You should repeat this process every day for 4 weeks and see the benefits for yourself.

Tip

  • If you can’t find buttermilk in the market, you can use your regular milk or yogurt.
  • Instead of using lemon juice, you can use lemon essential oil. Though using freshly squeeze lemon juice is better.
  • The face mask cannot be stored; therefore you should prepare a little quantity daily.
  • Keep it away from your eye as this can cause irritation and redness.
  • Test the recipe on a small patch of skin before applying it to your face; this is to test if you are allergic to gram flour. If there are redness and swelling of the small patch of skin after applying besan face pack, that means you are allergic to gram flour do not use it on your face.
  • You can use besan on your skin by simply adding besan and honey to your cream and use the cream daily on your skin.
Reduces Oil from Your Face

People with oily skin are more prone to acne breakout. The excess oil produced by the sebaceous gland found throughout the body expect the hand and feet cause the clogging and blocking of the skin pores which could later lead to acne breakout. Besan is good because it reduces the amount of oil in the face thereby preventing acne breakout.
Ingredients

  • Besan
  • Yogurt or buttermilk
Preparation

Mix all the two ingredients together until it forms a thick paste make sure that there is no lump form inside the paste.

Application

Wash the affected area with warm water so as to open the pores and pat it to dry. Gently massage the paste into your skin using hand and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes before washing it off lukewarm water.

Get Rid of Acne

Gram flour is useful when it comes to getting rid of acne from your skin, not only does it helps to remove acne, it also prevent future breakout. 

Acne is a skin inflammation caused by bacteria, dirt, and impurities that reside in the sebaceous gland of the skin, this leads to the blocking of skin pores. This skin condition is often accompanied by pain and often lead to low self-esteem. If you dream is to have acne-free skin then you have to start using gram flour face mask.

Ingredient

  • 1 tablespoon of gram flour
  • 2 tablespoon of cucumber juice
Preparation

Mix the two ingredients together until it forms a thick paste; make sure that there is no limp form inside. If you wish you can add lemon juice, honey, rose water, papaya to the paste.

Application

Wash your face with clean water and pat it to dry. Gently massage the paste into the needed area using your finger to open the skin pores. The paste would enter the skin pore and remove the dirt, impurities, and bacteria present in the skin pore. The gram flour and cucumber would nourish your face, leaving you with a glowing, hydrated, and moisturize skin.

Removes Acne Scar

Acne scar is what it left behind on your skin when you have successfully kill acne. The scar though varies in color represent the struggle and pain you went through when dealing with acne.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon of gram flour
  • A little pinch of turmeric powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon of fresh milk
Preparation

Add an equal part of turmeric and gram flour in a bowl; add 2 tablespoons of fresh milk and lemon juice to the bowl and stir the mixture until it forms a thick paste.

Application

Wash the affected area with warm water so as to open the pores and pat it to dry. Apply the paste to your face and use your finger to continuously massage the paste to your face. Leave it on for 20 minutes before washing it off with warm water. Turmeric powder would your skin a slight orange color. Besan face pack can also be use to remove excess oil from your skin and to get rid of acne. 

This method is one of my most trusted recipes for acne; endeavor to try it at home.


Tip

Test the recipe on a small patch of skin before applying it to your face. If there is no redness and swelling that means you can use it on your face without worry.
Keep it away from the eye so as to prevent redness and swelling.

Remove Dark Spot

Darkspot is discolored patch or blemishes that appear on your skin. The most common place where the dark spot appears is usually on the face, neck, arm, and shoulders. The color forms on the skin range black, red, or brown.
Besan can help to remove dark spot by inhibiting the enzyme melanin and also fighting off free radicals.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon of besan
  • 2 slices of cucumber
  • Lemon juice
  • Orange
Preparation

Blender the four ingredients together in a food processor until it turns into a thick paste. Using food processor prevents lump from forming in the paste.

Application

Apply the paste the affected area that you want to remove blemishes from. Leave it on for about 10 minutes before washing it off. You can leave the besan face mask overnight so as to get an improved result. You can repeat this process until you have a smooth and spotless free face.

Skin Brightening

Besan helps to brighten your skin if use correctly leaving you with a fairer skin.

Ingredients

  • 2tablespoon of besan
  • Dried orange peel
  • Milk
Preparation

Grind dried orange peel until it forms a fine powder and add besan and milk to it. Stir the ingredients together and make sure that there is no lump form in the paste.

Application

Apply the paste on a small patch of skin preferably your hand and leave it on for 15 minutes before washing it off with water and allow it to dry. Wait for few days and if you see that the small patch is brighter than the rest of your skin, you can continue using the recipe for your face. But if there is a discoloration of the small patch of skin please do not use the recipe on your face.

Anti-aging

Gram flour is rich in antioxidant that fights free radical that cause premature aging, helps in the synthesis of collagen and promote skin cell regeneration.
Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon of gram flour
  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ of freshly squeeze lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

Preparation

Gently beat the egg white in a bowl until it turns frosty, add lemon juice and honey to the bowl and stir the mixture together, later add your gram flour to the mixture and stir the mixture it turns to a thick paste. Make sure that there is no lump inside the paste.

Application

Wash your face with a warm water so as to open the skin pores and applied the paste to your face. Use your finger to gently massage the paste all over your face and leave it on for 15 minutes before washing it off with warm water.

These are all the use of gram flour for skin, I hope that you like it and you will try it out for yourself to see the immense benefits of gram flour or besan. You can help it spread by emailing it to your friend or sharing it on Twitteror Facebook. Thank you!

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