Mint Remedies – Skin & Hair Care

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Find below some simple & easy mint based home remedies & tips for skin & hair care including natural oily skin treatment, acne treatment, blackhead remover, fair skin/ skin lightening remedy, anti aging face pack, cracked heel remedy and frizzy hair remedy.

Say bye to oily skin

Boil few mint leaves in water and strain the mixture to procure mint juice. You can apply this on your skin regularly and wash after allowing it to remain for at least 10 min. This easy-to-make and easy-to-use toner prevents pimples, makes your skin fresh and keeps it oil free too.

Fair Skin Remedy

Ingredients

  • 3-4 mint leaves
  • 2-3 drops of lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp rosewater

Application

  • Grind the mint leaves and add lemon juice to them.
  • To this add two the rosewater.
  • Apply this as a mask to the face & neck and allow it to remain for 15 to 20 min.
  • Rinse it with normal water and pat dry with a clean towel.

Mint helps lighten your skin and lemon also aids exfoliation. Rose water will give your face a soothing effect. This also works in reducing puffiness of your eyes.

Acne Treatment

Mint pack is one of the easiest and best ways to fight acne and even remove acne marks.

Ingredients

  • 4-5 mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp rosewater
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • A pinch of sandalwood powder (optional)

Application

  • Crush mint leaves and add rosewater and curd to form a paste.
  • Add sandalwood powder to this paste if you wish.
  • Apply as a pack to face & neck and leave for 15-20 min.
  • Rinse with normal water and pat dry with a clean towel.

Mint contains salicylic acid that is acne resistant. You can also use tomato juice instead of curd when trying to cure pimples quickly.

Blackhead remover

Ingredients

  • 4-5 mint leavesmint_hair_care
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cucumber juice
  • 1 tsp multani mitti (fuller’s earth)
  • 1 tbsp curd

Application

  • Grind the mint leaves and add lemon juice, cucumber juice, multani mitti (fuller’s earth) and curd to form a paste.
  • Apply this pack to the face & allow it to dry for 15 to 20 min.
  • Scrub your face well while removing the face pack using warm water.

This removes blackheads and whiteheads while also working on dark spots and other signs of aging.

Anti-wrinkle face pack

Ingredients

  • 3-4 mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp curd
  • 1 tbsp egg white

Application

  • Grind the mint leaves by adding about two teaspoons of water.
  • To this, add honey, curd and egg white.
  • Apply this face pack and allow it to dry for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Rinse it with water while gently massaging your skin in circular motions.

Heal Crack heels

Mint is very potent in healing cracked heels and can work wonders when used repeatedly.

Mint Pedicure

Boil mint leaves in water till the essence of mint leaves has blended with the water. Squeeze half a lemon into it, pour this into a tub and immerse your feet making sure the water is warm. Leave your feet immersed in mint water for 15 to 30 min.

This cleanses the dead cells in your feet, removes bad odour and removes dryness.

Mint Paste for cracked heels

Grind few mint leaves to form a paste and mix it with olive oil. Apply this paste to cracked heels and leave it for a few hours or overnight to hydrate your heels and soften and cure the cracks.

Mint in hair care

Mint contains menthol which has anti-bacterial properties that make your hair shimmer. Take a bunch of mint leaves and boil it in water. After cooling it a bit, strain the mixture to obtain mint essence. Wash your hair with this to get shinning and non-frizzy hair. This treatment is also effective in controlling hair fall.

Mint oil in lice treatment

Mint oil and menthol have insect repellent properties. Apply mint oil to your scalp and hair and massage for about 15 to 20 minutes. Allow the oil to remain in your scalp for about an hour and then rinse your hair. This treatment is very effective in getting rid of lice.

Try out these tips at home and let us know after you have experienced the benefits!

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