If you're someone who lives in an urban city like Mumbai then we're sure you're familiar with the plethora of skin issues that plague women of all ages. Be it acne, blemishes, spots, wrinkles or uneven skin tones, there's so much that can go wrong with your skin owing to stress, pollution, dirt and grime.
Regular breakouts can tend to get annoying and while topical creams may work great, if you're someone who prefers to do things the more natural way, then one ingredient that is bound to come to your rescue is curry leaves. Rich in anti-microbial properties and essential vitamins like A and C, these leaves are easily available in the market and work rather well to get rid of acne. Here are some DIY curry leaf masks you can try at home.
Curry leaves, fennel and rosewater mask: Take a bowl and add 1 tbsp of fennel seeds, 1 tbsp of rosewater and 6-7 curry leaves. Mix these well until they form a thick consistent paste. Apply it to your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes before rinsing with cold water. This pack helps get rid of impurities and dirt from your skin to leave you with beautiful looking skin.
Turmeric and curry leave mask: Add a pinch of turmeric to a bowl of curry leaf paste. Mix the ingredients well and apply it to your face. Leave it on for 10 minutes before rinsing it off. Turmeric is known for its antibacterial properties and can help make your pores squeaky clean.
Curry and lemon mask: In a bowl add 5-5 curry leaves and add half tablespoon of lime juice. Mix well and apply the paste to your face. Leave it on for about 10-15 minutes before washing it off. Lime is known for its bleaching properties so it is bound to help get rid of those acne and pimple marks.