UBTAN FOR GLOWING SKIN

Ubtan is an age-old face mask made using natural and Ayurvedic ingredients.  Ubtan is a natural powder that helps in keeping your skin healthy and glowing. The powders diminishes the appearance of scars and brightens the skin complexion. It can be used as a face wash power, bath powder or face and body mask.

UBTAN FOR GLOWING SKIN

Here are some of the benefits of applying ubtan for your face:

1. Gives it a natural glow: The natural ingredients in ubtan acts as a natural astringent (used to make the skin less oily), tightens the pores and gives it a radiant look. It has natural anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties which are helpful to cure or even prevent acne.

2. Helps to nourish the skin: The powders have anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, and anti-bacterial properties. The gram flour used in ubtan can give the skin a natural glow by rejuvenating and nourishing the skin. It helps maintain a healthy skin complexion and lightens dark spots.

3. Helps remove facial hair:  Ubtan can help naturally exfoliate the skin and remove or reduce peach fuzz.

4. Natural exfoliation scrub: The oats or orange peel powder in ubtan can let you enjoy this benefit, if gently massaged before washing off from the face.

5. Helpful to remove tan: The powders even the skin toned and can lighten or remove suntan. It naturally removes tan from the upper layer of skin and gives you a brighter, spot free look.

6. Heals the skin: The turmeric in ubtan acts as a natural antiseptic and also has anti-inflammatory properties

Most of us turn to skin care products displayed in advertisements or even buy face masks and mud packs from the shops. These simple ubtan recipes can be made at home; do try out one of your choice –

UBTAN FOR GLOWING SKIN

Exfoliating Ubtan Powder

Ingredients:

  • Gram flour or besan – 3 tbsp
  • Wheat flour – 2 tbsp
  • Wild turmeric powder – 2 tsp
  • Yogurt

Method:

Mix all the dry ingredients together and then add the wet ingredients (add in the wet ingredients little by little as you want the ubtan to become a thick and not a watery paste). This is going to be a moderate quantity of ubtan mix, which can be stored in a container for future use. You can also make smaller quantities by reducing the quantities for a one time use.

To make the ubtan paste for face application, add yogurt to the ubtan mix and you can also add rose water to make a paste. Spread it out evenly on your face using a brush. Leave it on your face to dry up, for around 15 to 20 minutes. Before washing off, lightly wet your face with a very little water and gently massage your face with rolling motions to exfoliate the skin After this you can wash your face and pat dry with a towel. If you have dry skin add 1 tbsp of any non comedogenic face oils like argan oil, jojoba oil or grapeseed oil.

Please Note: These ubtan recipes can also be used for any part of your body.

Brightening Ubtan Powder

Ingredients:

  • Orange peel powder – 1 tbsp
  • Rice flour – 2 tbsp
  • Licorice powder – 1 tsp
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Water

Method:

Mix all the dry ingredients together and then add the wet ingredients and mix well into a fine paste. Spread it out evenly on your face and also on your body. Leave it on your face to dry up, for around 15 to 20 minutes. After this you can wash your face and pat dry with a towel.

Tip: You can also increase the quantity of the dry ingredients and store it as a dry mix, in a container. You can use it at any time, by just adding in the wet ingredients. READ MORE – TURMERIC NIGHT SKIN GEL – WAKEUP TO CLEAR, HEALTHY AND GLOWING SKIN

Deep cleaning Ubtan Powder

Ingredients:

  • Oats flour – 3 tbsp
  • Sandalwood powder – 2 tbsp
  • Rose petal powder – 1 tbsp
  • Aloe vera gel – 2 tbsp
  • Water

Combine these ingredients and store in a box and the wet ingredients will be added only during the time of use.

Wet ingredients for 2 tbsp dry ubtan mix – aloe vera gel or rosewater (for oily or acne prone skin) or milk (for normal or dry skin) or ½ tsp of non comedogenic face oil.

Mix well into a fine paste and add in water if required. Spread it out evenly on your face using a brush. Leave it on your face to dry up, for around 15 to 20 minutes. After this you can wash your face and pat dry with a towel.

Body Polishing Ubtan Powder

Ingredients:

  • Gram flour/besan – 1 tbsp
  • Sandalwood powder – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Honey – 2 tbsp
  • water

Method:

Mix all the powders together into a bowl. Add the honey and water to mix well into a fine paste. Spread it out evenly on your face using a brush. Leave it on your face to dry up, for around 15 to 20 minutes. After this you can wash your face and pat dry with a towel. READ MORE – HERBAL HAIR POWDER to stop hair fall

Tip: You can also increase the quantity of the dry ingredients and store it as a dry mix, in a container. You can use it at any time, by just adding in the wet ingredients. Also, patch test before use to check if you are allergic to any of the ingredients mentioned above. Use wild turmeric to avoid staining your skin.