DIY Rose Petal Face Mask Recipe

rose petal face mask

Impurities piled over your epidermis (skin) need to be cleansed and when you use chemical filled creams to do this task, they normally stripe natural oils from your skin. Natural oils plays vital role in effective functioning of the skin.

Rose petal face mask unlike your pricey creams effectively cleanses the impurities and also hydrates your dry skin. Renowned properties residing in rose petals help to fight infectious and harmful bacteria, giving you a spot less fair skin.

Also read: Benefits of Rose Water for Skin

Now, before jumping into different DIY recipes, let me put down few points on effective properties of rose petals/water and how can they can nourish your skin.

  • Known for its excellent aroma, rose water hydrates your dry skin and maintains its pH balance.
  • Antibacterial agents housed in rose petals will restrain bacterial and fungal infection. P.acnes, the bacteria responsible for acne blemishes can be controlled using rose water face mask.
  • Your skin and body has free radicals, which may damage cell membrane. Antioxidant agents in this face pack kill free radicals.
  • Assorted properties packed in rose petal face pack will stimulate regeneration of cells and fade wrinkles.
  • You can also use rose water to heal minor burns and wounds.

1. Homemade Rose Petals/Water Face Mask Recipe

Get rose water from a local drug store or make your own rose water lotion at home. Wash your face and pat dry. Using cotton ball apply rose water over the face and under eyes evenly. Leave it to dry and then rinse it off.

Though rose water looks simple it’s packed with exceptional nutrients for your skin.

2. Rose, Egg White and Honey for Wrinkles

Egg white and honey are known for tightening skin pores and acts as anti-aging cream. Whip egg white in a bowl, add 1 table spoon of raw honey and mix the mixture thoroughly using electric whisker. Pick few fresh rose petals from your garden or borrow from a neighbor. Once again whisk the mask and apply it over prewashed face.

This mask can effectively soothe all skin disorders, so add it your beauty regimen and see amazing results.

Recommended: Egg white for blackheads

3. Rosewater and Glycerin Lotion

Glycerin has moisturizing agents that can soothe your dry itchy skin. Blend these two innate ingredients to give your face an excellent treatment. Mix 1 ½ cup of rosewater with 1/4th cup of glycerin thoroughly and apply it over the face evenly.

Before massaging with the mask, wash your face and pat dry. (More here)

Alternatively, you can add any other innate ingredients to rose water face mask. Some of them are sandalwood, milk, orange and yogurt.

Multani mitti and rose water face pack can effectively control excess oil secreted by sebaceous glands. Mix 1-2 tbsp of multani mitti or Fuller’s earth to required amount of rose water and apply it over acne blemishes. If you’ve dry skin, follow with a natural moisturizer after treating with this face pack.

Rose water face mask can be mixed with other natural ingredients and has no serious side-effects.

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Sunni Pindi – Natural Bath and Face Scrub

Renowned innate ingredients were used in preparation of this herbal powder known as Sunni Pindi. From centuries it has been used as a face and bath scrub. Till now families in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana (states in India) use sunni pindi as a cleanser and an exfoliator for babies.

Due to increasing pollution and impurities, your loses its moisture and get infected by various ailments. Before to applying any cosmetic cream to obtain that gorgeous skin (as claimed by manufacturing companies), you must wipe the impurities and allow the skin to breath easily.

Naturally, your skin is protected by natural oil that keeps infectious germs at bay. Chemical filled creams and soap steal the moisture and its repeated use will ruin your appearance. Sunni pindi is one of the most effective way to remove the impurities off the skin.

Ingredients in Sunni Pindi

Dried green gram flour is powdered and mixed with chickpea powder (besan in Hindi). Other ingredients include turmeric sticks, multani mitti, rose petals, fenugreek leaves, almond, basil leaves, neem leaves and gooseberries.

Though, you can get ready made sunni pindi in local market, beauty experts suggest to make your own because it’s cheap and simple.

Steps to Make Sunni Pindi

  1. Take listed ingredients first: 100 gms green gram dal, 50 gms of rice, multani mitti 50 gms, chickpea flour 100 gms, neem leaves 2 tbsp, rose petals 2 tbsp, almonds 10 and other natural ingredients listed above.
  2. Air dry, all the ingredients and grind them into powder.
  3. You can roast green gram in ghee (clarified butter) for aromatic smell.

How to Use Sunni Pindi?

Exceptional properties in sunni pindi can replace your chemical filled soaps. Try it once and you’ll certainly love this traditional soap.

  • To use it over face, mix the prepared sunni pindi powder with water, milk or honey and topically apply it over prewashed face. Leave it for few minutes and rinse it off.
  • Even today people of all religions in Andhra Pradesh use this sunnipindi for babies. Not just cleansing the dirt and impurities, but it removes the roots of baby’s body hair. (Its known as nalugu pindi in Telugu.)

Use it on face or on complete body; increase the quantity if you’re using it on body.

Benefits of Sunni Pindi for Skin

  • Green gram flour and chickpea powder helps to exfoliate dead cells, impurities and dust accumulated over the skin. It nourishes the skin and enhances elasticity.
  • Turmeric is renowned for its antiseptic and antimicrobial properties, which restrain bacterial or viral infection.
  • Rose petals hydrate the skin and thwarts acne causing bacteria.
  • Multani mitti powder reaps excess oil secreted by your skin.
  • Assorted properties in almonds hydrate your skin and repairs tissues. Vitamin E and antioxidants residing in almond postpones aging wrinkles.

With all these unmatched nutritional properties sunni pindi can nourish your skin and makes it extra smooth. Would you like to try this traditional soap as a face scrub or body scrub? Let us know in comments.

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Multani Mitti for Dry Skin and How to Use it

Especially middle class Indian women are found of using multani mitti face pack to attain flawless radiant skin. Also known as Fuller’s earth, this clay has abundant benefits for skin. It’s renowned for controlling excess oil and reducing pimples.

But wait! Can I use multani mitti for dry skin?

People, who’ve used this natural clay face mask, know that it leaves the skin dry. So how this be an innate remedy for dry skin? Surely it’s going to dry your skin if you don’t add other natural ingredients to it. Other natural moisturizing ingredients like honey, rosewater, orange peels, almond paste and papaya helps to moisturize your skin.

How to Use Multani Mitti for Dry Skin

Weather conditions and skin diseases are mere cause of dry skin, which leaves the skin with sliver flakes. Assorted properties in multani mitti help to cleanse dead cells and dirt from the skin. Along with this it helps to solve the most annoying problems like whiteheads, blackheads, hyperpigmentation and irritation. (1)

Excellent Scrubber- Multani mitti for dry skin

Like mentioned above you must add innate moisturizing elements like raw honey or papaya paste with this clay to make it an effective remedy for dry skin.

If you’re from India, then easily you can get it from local store. Else, try online.

  • Multani mitti – 1 tbsp
  • Raw honey – 1 tbsp
  • Rosewater – 2 tbsp

Take a clean bowl and mix all the three ingredients in it. While you or your partner mixes it thoroughly, parallely wash your face with water or cleanse it and pat dry. While the skin is still damp massage multani mitti face pack over your face using fingers in circular motion.

Let the exceptional properties in multani mitti start affecting your skin. Yes, you can keep sliced cuke over eye lids. When the face pack becomes dry then rinse it off with water. When the skin is still damp apply moisturizer.

This face pack will help you to shed dead cells, remove blackheads, whiteheads and makes your skin smooth. Repeat it once or twice in a week.

Alternatively you can use papaya, almond paste, sandalwood powder, turmeric powder or milk (or curd) with multani mitti.

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Multani Mitti for Acne/pimples

Magnesium chloride in this clay helps to reduce acne blemishes or pimples. Mix it with 1 tbsp of curd, required amount of milk, 1 tbsp of graded cucumber and 1 tbsp of tomato juice. After apply over the face and the neck, leave it for few minutes and rinse it off.

Multani mitti is an excellent remedy for dry skin only when you add moisturizing elements to it. Else it may make your skin worse. Post using it; apply moisturizer of your choice over your skin.

Uses of Multani Mitti for Oily Skin

People with oily skin are gifted with well hydrated skin, it hardly dries. And you’re free to use harsh chemicals or remedies that reap moisture. However, you must check at regular intervals to confirm that your face is not too oily. Cons of oily skin are out ranking its pros in most cases; anyhow, it may differ from person to person.

Multani mitti for oily skin is nature’s excellent medicine to control excess oil production. Pimples or acne are most common issue with oily skin. Assorted nutritional property in fuller’s earth helps to make your skin supple and radiant. Its exceptional benefits for skin and hair enticed cosmetic industries to include it to their beauty products.

Is Multani Mitti Good for Oily Skin and Why?

multani mitti for oily skin

  • Unlike pricey facial creams Fuller’s earth has been packed with exceptional nutrients. As it’s derived directly from the nature (clay), you don’t see any serious side-effects associated. Resource like zinc, iron, mica and magnesium are housed in this clay.
  • Multani mitti works as an excellent drying agent. Excess oil produce by sebaceous glands because of hormonal imbalance can be absorbed by this clay. Post usage your skin doesn’t stretch or dry. You can also mix it with talcum powder and apply over feat to absorb sweat.
  • Acne blemishes pops-out over oily skin. Try multani mitti face pack mixing 2 tbsp of this clay, 1 tbsp of lemon juice and 1 tbsp of sandalwood powder for acne. Mix it thoroughly and apply over prewashed face. Properties in this clay affect oil producing glands and prevent further oil production. Reduce redness of pimples and inflammation with its cooling properties.
  • Dark spots and scars can be effectively treated by Fuller’s earth.
  • Excess sun exposure results in sun tan, hyperpigmentation or freckles. Multani mitti treatment mixed with sandalwood helps to obtain radiant skin.
  • Skin whitening and skin complexion can be achieved with regular use of this natural clay.
  • Also known as Fuller’s earth, multani mitti (mud from Multan) has been used by Romans for removing stains from laundry.

[Related post: Multani mitti face pack for pimples]

How to use Multani Mitti on Face for Oily Skin?

After buying it from local store, mix it with rosewater or distilled water and apply it over prewashed face. Regular topical application is recommended for best results. Along with this clay you can mix other natural ingredients (as long as you’re aware of what you’re doing).

Multani mitti face pack for oily skin:

Take required quantity of multani mitti (2-3 tbsp) and mix tomato juice, lemon juice, oatmeal powder and rosewater with it. You can replace rosewater with distilled water.

Before applying face pack, cleanse your face and then use your hands to apply this paste over face avoiding eye area. Yes, you can place sliced cucumbers over eye lids. Just lay down for few minutes and wipe it off using water. Post face pack application; apply jojoba oil or coconut oil.

If you’re from India or Pakistan, then you’d have tried it. Share your experience about multani mitti for oily skin with us.

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Multani Mitti Face Pack for Oily Skin, Acne and Scars

multani mitti face pack for acne and oily skin

Also known as Fuller’s earth, multani mitti is most prominent home available remedy for glowing skin in India and Pakistan. Though westerners hardly knew about it, multani mitti face pack has abundant benefits for skin. Few cosmetic industries incorporated this natural clay into face creams.

You can replace it with your cleanser and skin toner. Multani mitti face pack for acne and oily skin is an exceptional remedy because of its innate properties that unclog pores and controls excess sebum production.

Acne or pimples trigger because of hormonal imbalance. Sometimes it’s accompanied by red, swollen and inflamed blemishes. Squeezing or bursting them will not help you. Internally you need to control oil production and external bacterial infection must be confined.

Magnesium chloride in Fuller’s earth can reduce excess oil production and anti-bacterial properties thwarts acne causing bacteria.

Different Recipes of Multani Mitti Face Pack/Mask for Oily Skin and Acne

To reap benefits from this herbal remedy, mix it with other innate ingredients like neem leaves, sandal wood or Orange peels. However we’re going to share recipes below.

1. Neem Leaves and Multani Mitti Face Pack for Oily Skin

neem leaves and multani mitti for oily skin

Like multani mitti, neem leaves are packed with nutrients, in India its well known for its antibacterial properties.

Things you’ll need

  • Multani mitti clay – 1 tbsp
  • Neem powder – 1 tbsp
  • Rose water


  • In a bowl mix all the above ingredients. You can replace rose water with distilled water. When you’re done with mixing, wash your face prior to application of face pack.
  • Then with the help of your partner or yourself apply paste over face.
  • After 15 minutes rinse it off with water.

Regular application can fade acne scars.

2. Sandalwood and Multani Mitti Face Pack for Acne Scars

sandalwood powder and multani mitti for acne scars

Sandalwood powder has antimicrobial and anti-aging agents housed in it. Its healing properties lighten scars and helps for skin whitening. Here we’re also mixing turmeric you can replace it with milk or other natural ingredient.

Things you’ll need

  • Multani mitti powder
  • Sandalwood powder
  • Turmeric powder
  • Rose water


Mix all ingredients in required quantities in a bowl. If rose water is not available then you can replace it with distilled water or milk. Now apply the paste over your prewashed face.

See that face pack is spread evenly all over the face and around the neck (if needed). Leave it for about 15-20 minutes and rinse it off with water. Multani mitti also exfoliates dead cells, so you can use it as an exfoliator.

3. Orange Peel Powder and Multani Mitti Powder Face Pack for Acne

orange peel for acneOrange peel powder has anti bacterial properties that fight acne causing bacteria and fuller’s earth combination helps to shed dead skin cells. You can add lemon juice to this face pack. Alternatively you can add raw honey to Fuller’s earth.

Things you’ll need

  • Orange peel powder – 1 tbsp
  • Fuller’s earth or multani mitti – 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice – few drops
  • Water or rose water


Mix above mentioned ingredients in a bowl. Add few drops of lemon juice and water (required) and mix thoroughly. Cleanse your face with lukewarm water. Pat dry with soft cloth and using your fingers apply the face pack over acne blemishes.

When you’re done applying evenly, leave it for about 15 minutes and rinse it off with water. Pat dry using cotton cloth.


  • If you’ve sensitive skin, then avoid excess lemon juice.
  • In case if your skin becomes dry after using this face pack, apply moisturizer when the skin is still damp.
  • Don’t add allergic ingredients to your face pack.
  • You can also add olive oil by replacing rose water or milk.

People with dry skin are recommended to use moisturizer (coconut oil) after using multani mitti face pack for oily skin.

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