Lentils or dals as we call them in India is an integral part of the Indian cuisine. But apart from being one of the most favourite and savoured food items, it also makes amazing face packs which can deliver great benefits to your skin.
We have made a compilation of the top 7 masoor dal face packs which are going to transform our skin for good.
Masoor dal and milk face pack- This face pack is perfect to get rid of tan from your face as well as the body and to brighten the complexion and tighten up the pores. For this pack you need to soak the masoor dal overnight. The next day grind the dal in a blender to make a thick paste. Now to this paste, add 1/3 cup of raw cold milk and mix well to make a uniform mixture. Use circular motions to apply this paste on your face and neck and leave it on for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, wash it off with plain water.
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Masoor dal and coconut face pack- This particular face pack is suitable for all skin types and is safe to use even on a daily basis. To start with, this pack you need masoor dal powder which you can easily prepare at home. Just pour a handful of masoor dal in the grinder and grind it to make a fine powder. Now take 1 tbsp. of this powder in a bowl and add 2 tbsp. of milk, a pinch of turmeric and a few drops of coconut oil. Mix all the ingredients well to form a paste. Apply this mixture all over your face and leave it on for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes damp your hands and remove it while scrubbing your face at the same time.
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Masoor dal and almond oil face pack- This recipe is just perfect for treating dry and blemished skin. Start by soaking a handful of masoor dal in a bowl overnight. The next day, grind the soaked dal in a grinder and make a fine paste of it. To this paste, add 1 tsp of raw milk along with a tsp. of almond oil. Mix all the contents really well. Apply this paste on your face as well as the neck evenly and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Wash your face with cold water once the time lapse.
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Masoor dal and sandalwood face pack- This face pack is great if you want to get rid of facial hair while lightening your skin tone.in a bowl soak 100 gm of masoor dal, 50 gm each of orange peel and sandalwood powder. Next day grind all the contents to make a smooth fine paste. Apply this mixture all over your face and neck and let it dry. Once the face pack is dry, wet your hands and gently scrub your face in circular motion to remove the pack.
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Masoor dal and honey face pack- This pack is best suited for acne prone skin. In a bowl take 1 tbsp. of raw honey along with a tbsp. of masoor dal powder. Mix the two well, so as to make a paste. You can adjust the quantity of the dal powder and the honey if you need to. Apply this pack on a clean face. Let it on for at least 15minutes and then wash it off with water.
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Masoor dal and gram flour face pack- This pack is great to get rid of tan, dead skin cells and acne. to start with this pack in a bowl take 1 tbsp. of masoor dal powder along with ½ tbsp. gram flour, 1 tbsp. yogurt and a pinch or two of turmeric. Combine all the ingredients well to form a uniform paste. Apply this paste all over your face and neck and leave it on for 15 minutes or till it gets dry. Once dry, rub the face pack gently off your face and then wash your face with plain water.
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Masoor dal and marigold face pack- This one is very unusual as this pack involves the use of marigold flowers. For this, you need to soak some masoor dal with marigold leaves in water overnight. Next day grind all the ingredients in a grinder to make a fine paste. Apply the mask on your face and leave it on to dry. Once dry wash it off with water and pat dry.