Pomegranate is loaded with antioxidants and has high levels of Vitamin A, E and C. It is found to be effective in delaying premature ageing. Pomegranate makes the skin smooth, soft, and glowing. It has the properties that can solve number of skin problems like wrinkles, age spots and acne marks. It also lightens and brightens the skin tone.Pomegranate is used in making many cosmetic products like cleansers, moisturisers and masks.
Pomegranate is a well known fruit that is full of nutritional value. It is a great source of vitamin K, B, C and rich in fiber. It can protect the cells against the harmful free radicals in the body. It contains anti-oxidant property. The fruit is helpful for glowing skin and has a great medicinal property like flower, leaves, fruit, oil, rind, bark, root and the juice.
Pomegranate can purify the blood. It can improve the texture of the skin. The peel of pomegranate can be used as an effective face pack of different skin types. This can vanishes fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, leaving skin fair and radiant.
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Homemade pomegranate face packs
Take the peels of pomegranate and cut them into small pieces. Allow it to dry. When it gets completely dried, grind them to get a smooth powder and store it in an airtight container for further usage. Take some powder and mix lemon juice and rose water into it. Mix them well and apply them on your face and neck. Leave it for about 15 minutes. Wash them off with lukewarm water. Wash it off with clean cold water and pat it dry.
Gently wash your face with warm water. Mix pomegranate peel powder with honey and milk. Mix them well and apply this smooth paste on your face and neck. Leave it for about 20 minutes. Then wash it off with water. Pat it dry and apply a moisturizer.
Take some pomegranate peel powder and mix it with fuller’s earth and rose water. Mix them well and apply this paste on your face and relax as well. Leave it for about 20 minutes. Then wash it off with water as it gives cooling effect.
Take 2 tablespoons of sandalwood powder in a glass bowl. Add 1 teaspoon of raw honey into it. Mix them well and also add fresh pomegranate juice in it. Mix all the ingredients well and it gives you a fine smooth paste. Apply this paste on your face before going to bed. In the morning, wash your face with lukewarm water. Pat it dry.
You can also use the same facial mask on your face with the help of fingertips. Gentle massage it for about 2 – 3 minutes. Leave it for about 20 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Then apply rose water and moisturizer to your face that suits you best.
Take 1 teaspoon of pomegranate juice, 2 – 3 drops of almond oil, 1 teaspoon of rice flour. Prepare pomegranate juice from one pomegranate. Take 1 teaspoon of pomegranate juice and add almond oil and rice flour into it. Mix them well and apply it on your face. Leave it for about 10 – 15 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Pomegranate and honey face pack
Prepare a paste by mixing few pomegranate seeds and 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix them well and apply it on your face and neck. Leave it for about 30 minutes. Then wash it off with water. Repeat it for 2 – 3 times a week for best results.
Pomegranate and cocoa face pack
Cocoa is rich in antioxidant and has the same benefits of skin as pomegranate. Mix them well. Blend few pomegranate seeds into a paste and add them in cocoa powder. Prepare a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your face and neck. Leave it for some time, then wash it off with water.
Pomegranate and green tea face pack
Both green tea and pomegranate can rejuvenate your skin, brighten up the skin tone. Prepare a mixture of pomegranate in a blender. Add 1 tablespoon of yogurt, some green tea and 1 tablespoon of pomegranate paste. Mix them well and also add 1 tablespoon of honey to it. Apply them on your face and neck. Leave it for about 30 minutes. Then wash it off with water.
Pomegranate and lemon face pack
Take some freshly prepared pomegranate paste, add a few drops of lemon juice to it. Apply it on your face and neck with cotton. Leave it for about 30 minutes. Then rinse it off with water to remove tan and get refreshed glowing skin.
Pomegranate and yogurt face pack
This face pack helps to soften your skin and also brighten the glow. Prepare a paste of few pomegranate seeds. Add 1 tablespoon of yogurt to it. Mix them well and apply it on your face and leave it for about 20 minutes. Then wash it off with water.
Pomegranate and oatmeal mask
This mask is prepared by cutting off the crown of the fruit and splitting it into four parts without separating it. Leave it in a bowl of cold water to become soft Roll out the juice sacs with the fingers. Strain and keep back the seeds. Make a smooth paste with these seeds and oatmeal in the blender. Add some honey and buttermilk in this paste. Mix well and apply the mask on the face. Leave it for 15 minutes before washing it off with warm water.
Pomegranate Peel Face Pack
The skin of pomegranate is said to be more beneficial for the skin than the seeds itself. The skin is loaded with antioxidants, Vitamin C and E which help to reduce the sagging skin and wrinkles. It helps in purifying the blood and in improving the skin tone by nourishing the skin.
The pack is prepared by mixing pomegranate peel powder with honey and lemon juice into a smooth paste. Apply the paste on the face and leave it to dry on the face for 20 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Pomegranate peel and besan face pack
This is an ideal pack for dry skin. It is made with pomegranate peel, milk crème and besan. It can be made with dry pomegranate peel powder or the peels can be grated and crushed. Add besan and milk cream to it and make a smooth paste of creamy consistency. Apply this paste on the face and leave it for 20 minutes before washing it off.
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