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Last Updated Tuesday March 28 2017 09:37 PM IST

5 home-made packs for radiant skin

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Facepack

» Tomato-lemon pack

Why:Tomato pulp being citric in nature helps remove sun tan. It also reduces blemishes and pigmentation. It is also a great toner and opens up the skin pores on your face. The citric acid in lemon will also help solve issues of skin tanning.

Tomatoes

How:Apply thick tomato pulp mixed with a few drops of lemon juice on your face. Wash it off after 15 minutes with cold water. Repeat daily for desired results.

» Almond-milk pack

Why:Almonds are an excellent source of fiber, vitamin E, iron, zinc, calcium, folic acid and oleic acid that has properties which delay the aging process. Milk is a great cleansing agent

Almond

How:Soak almonds in milk overnight. Remove the peel and grind it into a fine paste. Apply the paste on your face. Wash it off after 30 minutes. Repeat it daily for the best results. You can also massage your skin with almond oil instead.

» Milk and turmeric

Why: Turmeric can make your skin fairer that what it was before. It removes blotches naturally. Milk is a great cleanser and toner for your face.

Turmeric

How: Mix turmeric powder and milk to form a thick paste and apply the paste on your skin. Leave it on overnight. Wash it off with plenty of water in the morning.

» Honey and pineapple

Why:The tangy juice of pineapple helps remove dead cells from heavily tanned areas of your face. Vitamin c, present in them, reduces aging process of the skin. Honey has natural antibacterial and is rich in antioxidants keeping your skin young and supple.

Honey and pineapple

How:Mix the pineapple pulp with a tablespoon of honey. Apply on the face liberally and wash off after 15 minutes.

» Sour curd-oats pack

Why:Sour curd is a natural bleaching agent. Oat meal acts as a great exfoliating agent.

Oatmeal

How:Apply sour curd mixed with oatmeal to the tanned areas on your face, Wash it off after 15 minutes with cool water.

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