Multanimitti or Fuller’s earth is a popular natural ingredient for skin care. Multanimitti is natural clay which contains a bunch of minerals that can be effective not only for cleaning the skin from dirt and grim but also to nourish and hydrate the skin. Fuller’s earth also has natural antibacterial properties and due to its drying nature it can be an effective treatment for pimples and acne. Multanimitti is soothing on the skin and can easily treat skin irritations, allergies and even small insect bites and burns.
This natural clay is also used as an effective skin de-tanning agent. If you have been into the sun for long and you have got suntan, a pack made from multanimitti can be of great help. The multiple use of multanimitti along with its complete natural ingredients makes it a super special item in natural skin care. It is easily available and easy to use and hence men looking out for easy ways of skin care can easily bank on this clay.
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This article will provide you with some of the most effective face packs/masks with multanimitti that can meet with the particular skin needs of men. Read on,
Multanimitti and tomato face pack for de-tanning
Skin tanning is a common problem for men. If you go out a lot during the day, you are most expected to suffer from this problem. While there is no better substitute than a sunscreen and a physical cover to stop tanning, a multanimitti and tomato face pack can easily give you read of the tan.
Soak 3 spoons of multanimitti in clean water for 20 minutes. Take a ripe tomato and smash it to collect the pulp. Now mix the tomato pulp with the softened multanimitti and apply the resulting mixture onto your face in a thick layer. Leave on for 15 minutes or till the pack gets 80% dry. Wet your hands, rub your face with the pack and then wash off with plenty of water. Repeat this treatment once a day and you can see the tan vanish within a week.
Multanimitti, lemon and tea tree oil face pack for acne
Acne or pimples are the other common skin problems faced by men. If you have an oily skin, the chance of being bombarded with acne and pimples is much higher. However, a simple home treatment made from multanimitti can actually help you to clear off the acne and pimples quickly and will also prevent their re-appearance.
Soak 3 spoons of multanimitti in clean fresh water. Now take the softened multanimitti in a glass bowl and add the juice of 1/2 of a lemon to it. Finally add 3-4 drops of tea tree oil to the pack and mix all the three ingredients properly with the help of a spatula. Once you have got a homogenous mixture, apply it onto your face and let it stand for 10 minutes before washing off with plenty of water. You should use this pack on alternate days.
Multanimitti and turmeric face pack for fairness
It is not only women who strive to get a fairer skin; even men like to have the right complexion. You can easily use a pack of multanimitti and turmeric for clearing your complexion naturally without any side effects. Prepare the pack following the next steps,
Soak 3 spoons of multanimitti in water and make a paste with 3 inches of fresh turmeric root. Now add the two and mix well to come with a homogenous mixture. Apply the resulting paste onto your face and let it get at least 80% dry. Wet your hands, rub your face with your hands and wash off with plenty of water. Repeat daily for best results.
Multanimitti and rose water for oil control
If you have extremely oily skin and you are just not able to control the excessive oil secretion on your face, this multanimitti pack can be an easy solution for you. Multanimitti being porous in nature absorbs the oil from skin quickly and also reduces the excess secretion of oil on the skin with regular use.
Soak 4 spoons of multanimitti in sufficient rose water for 20 minutes. Once the multanimitti absorbs the rose water and becomes soft apply it directly onto your face. Let it stand until it is 80-85% dry and then wash off with plenty of water. Use this treatment daily to get rid of excess oil on the face.
Multanimitti with fruits, face pack for glow
For adding glow to your dull looking skin a multanimitti pack with fresh fruits can be extremely effective. If you are going out for a party or there is a special occasion in your college and you want to give your looks a quick revamp, this pack can be the best pick.
For this pack your will need 1/3rd of a ripe banana, 3 green grapes, a small cube of ripe papaya along with 2 spoons multanimitti. Soak the multanimitti in fresh water for 20 minutes. Smash the banana, grapes and papaya together and add the softened multanimitti to this fruit mixture. Mix all the ingredients properly and apply it onto your cleaned face and neck. Let the pack stand on your skin for 20 minutes and then wash off with plenty of water, rubbing your face with your hands.
Multanimitti and yogurt face pack for suntan removal and glow
Yogurt can be very nourishing for the skin and it can also give you skin an instant glow. Yogurt also helps in removing suntan ensuring that you have a fairer complexion.
To prepare this pack, mix 3 spoons of water soaked multanimitti with 2 spoons of fresh yogurt. Apply the resulting mixture onto your face and neck and leave on for 20 minutes. Wet your hands, rub your face with your hands and wash off with plenty of water. You should repeat this treatment every day for regular removal of suntan and to ensure that your skin glows with health.
Skin nourishing multanimitti with aloe vera and olive oil face pack
Multanimitti is rich in a number of natural minerals which makes it naturally nourishing for the skin. By adding Aloe Vera with multanimitti you can come up with a face pack that will provide nourishment and hydration to the skin. Olive oil has rich anti-oxidant properties and it can be very helpful to maintain the right moisture balance in your skin. This pack is particularly beneficial for dry skin during winters.
Collect fresh Aloe Vera pulp from the Aloe Vera leaves. Mix 2 spoons of the Aloe Vera pulp with 2 spoons of water soaked multanimitti. Now add 1 spoon olive oil to this pack and mix all the ingredients properly. Finally apply the pack onto your face and neck and let it set for 20 minutes before washing off with water. You should use this pack daily for the best results.
Treat acne with multanimitti, neem and basil face pack
Are you suffering from chronic acne that seems to not to go away? Try out this multanimitti face pack which is sure to show results quickly. Multanimitti has effective anti-bacterial properties and it also helps in soaking the excess oil from the skin which can naturally control the tendency of acne break outs. Moreover, neem and basil are also known for their high anti-bacterial and skin soothing properties.
Collect 10 fresh and dark neem leaves and 6-7 basil leaves. Boil these leaves in 1 cup of water until the water becomes half. Now strain the leaves and collect the water. Soak 3 spoons of multanimitti in this neem and basil concoction and apply the resulting pack onto your face. Let it set until it becomes 80% dry and then wash off with plenty of water. Use daily for best results.
Get soft skin with multanimitti, milk and almond
Milk is known for its high nourishing properties and almonds are also great for providing required hydration to the skin. Adding these ingredients with multanimitti will help you to come up with a face pack that can keep your skin really soft.
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Soak 2 spoons of multanimitti in adequate milk for 20 minutes. Take 4-5 almonds and crush them to make a smooth paste. Now once the multanimitti has softened after absorbing the milk, add the almond paste with it and mix well. Apply the resulting mixture onto your face and let it stand for 10-15 minutes before washing off with plenty of water.
Multanimitti, honey and carrot juice face pack for treating fine lines
Are you worried about those fine lines on your forehead? It might be the right time to not to neglect them anymore. You can prepare an anti-wrinkle face pack at home with multanimitti and some other common home ingredients to treat fine lines and wrinkles on the skin.
Take one fresh carrot, grate it and squeeze out the juice. You will need 4-5 spoons of the carrot juice. Now soak 2 spoons of Multanimitti in this carrot juice until all the juice has been absorbed and the multanimitti has softened considerably. Now add 1 spoon of honey to the pack and mix well. Apply the resulting pack onto your clean face and neck and let it stand till it gets 80% dry or for 20 minutes. Wash off with plenty of water. Make sure that you do not make any facial movements when the pack is on.