Unfiltered UV rays from the sun and prolonged exposure to pollution outdoors can cause dark spots, uneven skin tone, and even skin problems like psoriasis and eczema.
The stains afflict your beauty, by diminishing your natural color, smoothness and glow, can become a persistent problem if left unchecked! Hence, here’s an ancient remedy.
Licorice or Mulethi powder, also Yastimadhu (in Sanskrit), is an anciently used herb, made from dried and ground licorice root. It has an active substance called glabridin that actively discourages excessive production of melanin caused by harmful sun rays and prevents hyperpigmentation.
Now hoping that you follow a healthy diet, exercise and sleep, this remedy can bring back smoothness, glow and your natural skin tone.
LICORICE POWDER FACE PACK
While there are many variations used for the purpose of skin lightening and healing, use only one of the following for at least a few weeks, consistently, to see effectiveness. Also, make sure to wash your skin before applying the pack.
LICORICE POWDER AND TOMATO PASTE, ROSE WATER AND HONEY
Tomato paste can help protect against sun rays and help for glowing skin, while honey can help hydrate the skin.
- Licorice Powder—2tbsp
- Tomato paste—2tbsp
- Rose water—1tbsp
- Mix all ingredients finely.
- Apply paste with a brush to desired areas.
- First few times, keep for 10 minutes. If your skin feels no reaction, you can go up to 20 minutes.
- Wash with cold water.