Multani mitti, also known as the Fuller’s Earth, has umpteen numbers of benefits for every skin type. You can use it in any way you want according to your needs. A rich source of magnesium and chlorine, this mud helps to reduce blemishes and acne. It can also be used as a cleaner. However, it is mostly popular for its benefit as a facemask.
Varying the contents of the mask, Multani mitti can serve your purpose. We’ll take a good look on various benefits of using multani mitti.
Multani mitti for oiliness of skin
Multani mitti is best to treat excessive oiliness of the skin. Mixing it with rose water has the best effect on oily skin. It also helps maintain the pH level of the skin and reduces redness and rashes too.
You can also mix Multani mitti with sandalwood powder and a little bit of milk as an upgrade to the pack. Keep it for 20 minutes and was off. This helps to make your skin not only oil free but also toned and shiny.
Multani mitti for glowing skin
In order to achieve this, you have to mix about 2 teaspoons of Multani mitti with sandalwood powder and tomato juice and apply on face for 10 minutes before washing off with lukewarm water. For instant glow, you can add a dash of turmeric powder also. This will give you glowing skin and will reduce facial spots, if any.
To make skin radiant
To add radiance to your skin, you can mix Multani mitti powder with tomato juice, 1 tsp honey, lemon juice and a bit of milk. Apply this pack on face and rinse off after 10 minutes. The results will show only if you apply it regularly. The reason behind adding Honey is for its well-known anti-bacterial properties.
Multani mitti to treat tanned skin
Multani mitti can also help remove tan if mixed with coconut water and a bit of sugar. Apply this pack on tanned areas and see the wonderful results.
Multani mitti soften your skin
For soft skin, almonds in milk along with Multani mitti work wonders because this pack helps improve blood circulation. A teaspoon of crushed almonds in little milk and Multani mitti should be mixed well into a paste to apply on your face.
To reduce dark patches, blemishes and get flawless skin
One tablespoon each of Multani mitti, mint leaves powder and yoghurt mixed together makes a great paste. Apply this on the patches; after 20 minutes, wash off with lukewarm water.
To get flawless skin, mix 1 tablespoon of Multani mitti, honey, and papaya fruit pulp and apply this pack on face. Keep it for few minutes and wash off. Another pack that you can make is a scrub with Multani mitti, ground almonds, and glycerine soap. Use this mixture to scrub the face. It helps remove blackheads, whiteheads, and blemishes to give you a glowing skin.
Mixing Multani mitti with little carrot pulp and adding 1 teaspoon of olive oil to it will help you treat your pigmented skin. Multani mitti with lemon juice, turmeric, and sandalwood paper will also have the same effect on your skin, i.e. make it blemish free.
To get even skin
To deal with uneven skin you need to mix ¼th tablespoon of Multani mitti, 1 tbsp of yoghurt and one egg white. Beat it into a paste and apply on face. Wash off with lukewarm water after keeping it for 20 minutes.
As promised, let me share some bonus tips about rose water;
Bonus Tips: Benefits of rose water
Rose water is one of the most dynamic things in India. Right from using it in different Indian recipes, you can use it on your kin and to wash face. Here are the benefits of rose water.
- Rose water finds it use as a solvent in various packs because of its moisturizing effect.
- Freeze it into ice cubes and voila! You have a toner to tighten your pores. You can also pour a bit of rose water on a cotton ball and rub it on your face after cleaning it. It has the same effect.
- Other than that, coupling it with Multani mitti has special benefits on the skin.
- You can spray rose water mist to give yourself an instant freshness.
- You can also use it as a makeup remover.
- Rubbing rose water cubes under your eyes help reduce puffiness.
- Finally, it is the aroma of the rose water, which will enliven your bathing experience if you add it in your bath water.
Over to you
Multani mitti and rose water can be used in many ways and there are lots of possibilities. Both of these are awesome when it comes to skin care. Use them as you like. All you have to do is identify the kind of problem you need to solve and go through these tips and help yourself.