Homemade Gram Flour Face Packs For Glowing Skin


Fairness along with a glow on skin can be observed when you apply the besan face pack over your face. Whether you have dry skin or oily, a natural glow will be missing if you cannot maintain it thoroughly. Gram flour has variety of benefits along with a glow bringing variation. Use of besan in skin treatment is not a very new concept as our elders especially grandparents kept on using it to keep their skin in a better condition.

Also the toxins present in the skin layer can be removed with the help of besan face packs. As compared to the glow packs available in the cosmetic stores, this besan face pack will be much more inexpensive. Since, it is used in most of the Indian kitchens, get it for use will never be a problem to anyone. You can now combine variety of other ingredients and create a face mask that will give you various beauty treatments.

Besan is popularly known as Gram flour and it is old age granny’s technique to get glowing and beautiful skin. The powder prepared from the chana dhal grains is called besan or gram flour powder; it is having wide usage at the kitchen and is performing extremely well for the skin problems. With out having any difference with the various skin types like dry, oily and sensitive skin besan yields very good results.

Besan helps in removing tan, zits and dead skin, it increases the tone and brightens the skin complexion. Not only it brighten up the complexion of you skin also treats your skin from variety of skin problems. It can treat the dullness of the skin. It is great remedy for acne, pimples and dark skin. Besan is a wonderful remedy to treat your skin from aging and dullness. It is very easy to be found and cheap too. The besan is alkalizing in nature. You can mix some yogurt with it to make it acidic in nature.

Follow the various face packs depending on the skin types.

Papaya, Gram Flour and orange juice

A combination of Gram Flour, Papaya and Orange Juice is used to even out the skin. Peel the papaya and mash it up. Then, add around two tablespoon of orange juice and one tablespoon of gram flour. However, you need to make sure that the mixture is not too thick.

Now, you can apply the mixture on your face and leave it for 30 minute. Once the mixture dries you can wash off the face and see visible results.

This mixture brings out the inner glow by removing the tan of your skin and brings an even tones your skin.

Gram Flour and Aloe Vera

This besan and aloe vera pack is healthy and nourishing for your skin. This pack helps you to get a de-tanned face and the aloe vera content adds up to the necessary nutrients to the skin.

Take a tomato and cut it into half, then mix it well with 2 tablespoon of aloe vera gel and 1 tablespoon of besan. After mixing it well, you can apply it directly to your face. Keep this pack for 30 minutes and rinse it with lukewarm water. This is a very soothing and nourishing pack to remove blemishes, sunburn and pigmentation.

Gram Flour, Rose Water and Fuller’s Earth or Multani Mitti

Take a tablespoon of multani mitti and rose water. Mix it well with 2 tablespoon of besan. Take all the three ingredients in a bowl and mix them well. Don’t let it stay too thick.  Now, after you have prepared the paste, apply it well on your face. Leave this pack for approximately 40 mins and then rinse it in a circular motion with lukewarm water. When you remove the face pack by massaging it in a circular motion, the necessary blackheads or the pores that possess dirt are pulled out. You must apply this pack, if you find necessary result, once every week or twice a week. This glow back surely gives you a clear and smouldering skin.

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Gram Flour, baking soda and turmeric

If you have oily skin, then this is going to be the perfect pick for removing excess oil on your skin. Take a bowl of 1 tablespoon of gram flour, with half a spoon of baking soda and pinch of turmeric. Mix it well in a bowl and apply it on your skin in a constant motion. Using a constant motion to apply any face pack on your face helps is a great remedy to get even effective results. After applying the pack, you could leave it to dry and then rinse it with lukewarm water. You will be able to see visible results.

Oatmeal, Gram Flour and milk

If you think that oatmeal is just good for health, then you were wrong. Oatmeal when mixed well with 1 tablespoon of gram flour and milk as a face pack gives you effective results. gram flour and milk are used to give glowing and clear skin whereas, oatmeal helps to repair dry and oily skin.

Gram Flour packs to treat acne prone skin

Besan fight against the pimples and acne naturally. You can use anti pimple besan mask, if you are already fighting against the acne or pimples. The procedure of making the paste and application of it in described below.

Ingredients and procedure

Two tablespoons of  Gram Flour

One tablespoon of honey

One tablespoon of sandal powder

Few drops of rose water

Pinch of turmeric powder

Take all the above ingredients gram flour, honey, turmeric, sandal and rose water and mix them well in a bowl. Give a wash to your face chilled water and apply the above face pack, leave it for 15 minutes and rinse off with Luke warm water. This pack really functions well to the acne skin formed by the zits earlier. Use this pack regularly for the acne solution. You have to use this pack at least thrice in a week.

Besan care to treat tanned skin

Skin tanning problem is often seen with the people who are under the sun rays for a long while. Though they went out by giving face wash they are affected with the skin tan. Besan has proved itself as a great remedial of skin tanning. It is a great anti tanning agent. Try this home made recipe to come out from the tan layer skin.

Ingredients and procedure

Two tablespoons of gram flour

Pinch of turmeric powder

4-5 drops of rose water

Few drops of lemon extract

Mix gram flour, lemon extract, rose water and turmeric powder are mixed in a bowl and applied to the entire face and neck. It is leaved for 20 minutes and washes it with the Luke warm water and finds the best results for the tanned skin. This formula is used for whitening of the skin.  Use this formula to get rid from tanned skin and to get a glowing skin.

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Gram Flour home remedies for glowing clear skin

Almond and Gram Flour( Besan) mask

Your skin can become glowing and attractive with the natural almond face pack and mask. To make this mask, you need to take 4 almonds and grind it properly with a grinder. Now pour this almond paste in a small container, add half lemon juice and half teaspoon of besan. Mix all the ingredients properly with a spoon or a fork and apply it over your face. The mask needs to be kept over the face for 30 minutes. There after you can wash the mask with simple plain water. It provides a wonderful bleaching effect along with a natural glow.

Curd with Gram Flour

Take a cup of curd and pour it over a glass container where you usually do make a face pack. Now add a spoon of besan and mix it thoroughly with the help of a spoon or a spatula. Apply this paste over your face. Allow your skin to absorb the nutritional value. This needs to be done three times in a day so that the facial glow that has been lost in scorching sunrays and pollutants can get back to its form once again.

Tomato and Gram Flour

Tomato is very well known for removing the black tan from the face and brings out a glow for all those with a dull and unattractive skin tone.  And the combination of tomato juice with besan will make it much more enhanced. The ingredients you require for the same is a single ripe tomato, single tablespoon of lemon juice and same quantity of besan. You have to take a pulp from the tomato you are using, especially that portion where it is juicy. But, you also need to remove the seeds from the tomato pulp. Now take a small container and mix the tomato pulp with besan. Now, also add lemon and mix the ingredients. After making a smooth pulp, you need to apply it over your face. This pack has to kept over the face for 20 minutes and removes it once it has become dry.  Since the lemon is having natural bleaching properties, getting a fairer skin tone will be possible.

Orange peel with Gram Flour

If you have oily skin tone, getting an oil control will be ideal. The combination of besan with orange peels in powdered form can also make your skin glowing and attractive. The ingredients required for the same are orange peel powder – ½ spoon, milk, turmeric – a pinch, besan – 1 tablespoon. Honey around a single tablespoon.

Mix all the above mentioned ingredients in a container and mix them well. Apply over your skin and wash it after 20 minutes is over. See the appearance of natural flow after this.


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