Ubtans to get you glowing this Diwali
Looks like you are all set to celebrate India’s brightest and the most colorful festival – Diwali. Everything on your to-do list from cleaning the house, decorating, shopping, buying gifts and sweets, to arranging card party looks done.
But aren’t you forgetting something significant? Take a look at the mirror.
Oh dear! All that fatigue, sleep deprivation, lethargy is so evident on your skin. Now if you wish to look gorgeous in that brand new indo-western dress and sparkle like a fuljhadi, you need to make your skin look flawless and bright.
Don’t fret if you do not have time to visit a salon, all you need is one of these Ubtans that will get you glowing this Diwali. You won’t believe how this excellent pack can gift you flawless skin texture, without even pinching your pockets.
What is Ubtan?
Ubtan can be defined as a mixture of herbal ingredients such as sandalwood, turmeric powder, saffron, besan, Bengal gram, mustard seeds, milk, yogurt, honey; that works wonders on the skin.
In India, Ubtan holds significance for thousands of years. It is considered as the world’s very first cosmetic product. Bride and Groom apply it before marriage, families use it for the Abhyanga Snan during Diwali, and it is also used in Ayurveda for various treatments.
Benefits of Ubtan:
Ubtan is made from natural ingredients, and hence can be used for all skin types without any side effects.
You can apply Ubtan once a week to remove the tan from the skin and keep it healthy.
As you massage the Ubtan, it improves the blood circulation.
Helps in retaining the moisture and brightness of the skin.
Removes the dead skin cells and unblocks the pores.
Lemon and turmeric in Ubtan act as bleaching agents and help in skin whitening and getting rid of dark spots, pimples, and acne.
Red lentil powder in Ubtan pack removes unwanted hair from the body, and slows down the facial hair growth.
Now that you know how useful this melange of herbal ingredients is, let’s look at few Ubtan recipes that will get you glowing this Diwali:
Easy breezy Ubtan face pack: This is simplest Ubtan Face pack that can be used daily. To prepare it – mix besan, sandalwood powder, turmeric, and an ounce milk. Keep the consistency thick. Apply it daily before taking a shower, and within a week you will see a noticeable difference.
The milky magic: For people with dry skin, the milk ubtan works magically. It nourishes the skin and lends a charismatic glow. All you need to do is, say abra-ca-dabra and mix milk powder, milk cream, almond powder, gram flour, turmeric, few drops of rosewater and lemon juice. Keep the consistency thick and apply it over your face. Leave it to dry for about 30 minutes and then wash it with cold water. Whoosh! You will shine like never before!
Googly-woogly woosh Ubtan: Oatmeal is not only good for the body, but it works great for the skin too. Apply this Oatmeal Ubtan for a baby soft skin. To prepare this Ubtan, mix oatmeal, red lentil powder, rice powder, almond powder, turmeric, and few drops of rose water. Apply it daily until Diwali and fall in love with your skin all over again.
Nutty by nature Ubtan: This power pack Ubtan contains almonds, pistachios, flaxseed, cashews, rice powder, saffron, red lentil powder and dried orange peel. Once blended these ingredients act as a wholesome, nutritious diet for the skin. Apply the paste and leave it to dry for 30 minutes. Remove it with cold water and stand flabbergasted as you look at your radiant skin.
Tan free Ubtan: When gram flour, bread crumbs, wheat flour, lemon juice, cucumber juice, potato juice, turmeric, and milk cream are combined, they form a fantastic paste that removes all the dark spots and blemishes. Yes, it takes away all the spots and leaves behind a glowing face.
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Let us know your favorite Ubtan recipe in the comments section below. We would love to glow just like you!