4 DIY Ways To Use Mulethi For Skin Whitening
By: Kratika Mon, 27 June 2022 11:12 PM
Mulethi which is also known as licorice root (1) is an Ayurvedic ingredient which is very beneficial to the skin and hair. It treats cough and throat pain. Moreover, it has anti-bacterial properties as well that make the skin clear and protects against harmful sun rays and pollution.
In Ayurveda, licorice or mulethi has been extensively used to in medicines and for skin care. Like for skin whitening and fairness, licorice is considered as one of the best, just like the sandalwood and turmeric. This natural ingredient is loaded with ample amount of benefits which help to give the skin fairness and glow.
People even take mulethi mixed tea to boost their immunities. But here we are concerned on the skin care benefits of mulethi/ licorice. Mulethi packs are good to treat the dark spots and black marks on the face.
# Mulethi, honey and lemon for fairness
How to make it?
- Take 3 spoons of mulethi powder in a bowl.
- Add 2 spoons of lemon juice in it.
- 1 spoon of pure honey in the bowl.
- Mix all the ingredients well and add little water to form a paste
- Now wash your face with water and pat it dry
- Take a face pack brush and apply this mask on the face and neck
- Massage it slowly on the face in an upward motion and keep it for 25 minutes
- Wash it with cold water.
Benefits of this remedy
Lemon juice is rich in anti-oxidants and minerals that improve blood circulation in the skin and makes it glowing and rosy red.
It has vitamin-C and vitamin-E which enhances the skin tone and gives a white and shiny looking face. It prevents acne and its zits.
Honey has anti-bacterial properties which gives protection to the skin from daily wear and tear. It adds glow to the face and induces softness. Honey helps in restoring lost moisture to the skin and leads to healthy and supple skin.
# Mulethi and Lemon with orange for fairness
How to make it?
- Take one fresh orange and wash it with water.
- Now ripe its cover and take out the pulp in a bowl.
- Blend the orange pulp in a blender for a few minutes and pour the orange juice in a bowl.
- Add 1 spoon of lemon juice in the bowl and now mix 4 spoons of mulethi powder in it.
- Wash your face first and pat it dry and apply the face mask onto the face.
- Massage it slowly onto the skin and be gentle.
- Now leave it for 20 minutes, then wash it with cold water.
Benefits of this Licorice Face pack
Orange, a citrus juicy fruit and also a good source of vitamin C that lightens the skin color and reduces pigmentation. Orange in color and tangy in taste, oranges are good for skin health and it contains many other vital nutrients. It maintains the skin elasticity ad controls wrinkles too.
It removes dead skin cells and induce fresh and lean look of your face. Lemons on the other hand, are very beneficial to the skin as it improves the skin complexion. It has vitamin C and citric acid that rises the suppleness of the face and removes spots.
# Mulethi Skin Whitening Pack with rose water and cucumber
Cucumber is really great for oily to combination skin. It has more than 75% water, which hydrates the skin and makes it look fresh and clean all the day. It has essential minerals and vitamins like A that adds suppleness to the face and makes it soft and smooth. Rose water adds fairness to the face and makes it feel cool and shiny.
Rose water or Mulethi powder
How to make it?
- Take 4 spoons of mulethi powder and add 2 spoons if cucumber juice in it.
- Also mix 1 spoon of rose water in the pack.
- Mix them well and apply it onto the face and neck.
- Be gentle and do not rub the skin.
- Wash it after 15 minutes with chilled water.
- Apply this mask twice a week for best results.
# Licorice, Sandalwood and Milk for dark spots
This mulethi remedy is ideal for getting beautiful fair and spot free complexion.
Licorice powder or mulethi
- Take 1 teaspoonful of licorice powder with 1 teaspoonful of sandalwood powder in a bowl.
- Then add some milk in the bowl and mix the mixture thoroughly.
- Apply this face pack on the face using a face pack brush.
- Keep this for 20 minutes then wash off with cold water.
Benefits and Results
You can try this licorice remedy 2 times at least in a week to obtain better results. This will fade the blemishes on the face and skin will also look more flawless and fairer. It will decrease the sun lines and sun tan.