Desi Nuskhe: Anti-Ageing Ghee Face Masks To Prevent & Treat Fine Lines & Wrinkles

By | November 4, 2021
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What’s one thing all Indian moms insist you eat along with every meal? It’s the ‘maa ka laadla‘ ingredient, ghee! This Indian superfood has amazing health benefits. Apart from being a high-functioning fat, using ghee for the face to address various skin issues works wonders. Just like ghee adds a lot to a dish, it provides extra nourishment for your skin. Applying ghee on your face during winter and seasonal changes keep it soft, supple and moisturized. To nourish your skin deeply, heat ghee and apply it all over the body. 

10 Incredible Ghee Face Masks For Young & Radiant Skin

1. Sandalwood Oil & Ghee Mask

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Sandalwood oil has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. It has shown promising results in soothing acne, psoriasis, eczema, and warts. Turmeric has therapeutic benefits. When used with ghee, these ingredients can keep your skin healthy. Use it 2-3 times a week.

You Will Need:

  • 2-3 drops of sandalwood (chandan) oil
  • 1 tablespoon of ghee
  • ½ tablespoon of turmeric powder (haldi)

Method: 

  1. Mix all ingredients to form a paste.
  2. Apply it to your face and neck.
  3. Leave the mixture on for 20 minutes.
  4. Wash your face with lukewarm water.

2. Besan & Ghee Face Mask 

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Face masks with ghee are highly effective in brightening your skin. This mask will help get rid of dead skin and other impurities effectively to reveal clean, soft, and glowing skin!

You Will Need:

  • 2 tablespoons of besan 
  • 2 teaspoons of ghee
  • 2 teaspoons of water 

Method:

  1. Mix besan with equal amounts of water and ghee.
  2. Make a paste and apply this evenly on the face as well as the neck.
  3. Leave this DIY face mask on for 15 minutes and rinse with cold water.

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3. Ghee, Haldi & Neem Mask

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We know that turmeric can give your skin a healthy glow but did you know that it also has antibacterial properties? Hence, it can keep your skin clear and smooth. Neem’s antioxidant boost will protect your skin against the effects of ageing. Now, add ghee to this mix for super soft skin and you’ll get a very potent face pack.

You Will Need:

  • 1 teaspoon of neem powder
  • ½ teaspoon of haldi
  • 1 teaspoon of ghee

Method: 

  1. Mix one teaspoon of neem powder, half a teaspoon of pure haldi and one teaspoon of ghee to make a paste. 
  2. Apply it to cleansed skin and keep it on for 15 minutes before washing off.

4. Milk, Masoor Dal & Ghee Face Mask 

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Milk is a great cleanser and is also known for brightening and whitening the face. The masoor dal in this mask gives it a slightly exfoliating effect on the skin, and the ghee in the mask will act as a lubricant that will prevent the particles from scratching your skin to ensure optimum exfoliation/scrubbing. 

You Will Need:

Method:

  1. Mix equally, raw milk, ghee, and masoor ki dal. 
  2. Then apply the face pack on your skin massaging thoroughly. 
  3. After doing that, let this mixture sit on your face for about 20 minutes.  
  4. Once done, just wash off the face mask from your face and then pat dry your face with a towel to reveal a brightened and softer version of yourself.

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5. Multani Mitti & Ghee Face Mask

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We’ve seen women over generations using Multani mitti as their skin saviour. Rich in magnesium chloride, it not only deep cleanses the skin but also makes sure it stays free of impurities and blackheads. Ghee balances the drying effect of Multani mitti that many people complain about and makes the skin supple.

You Will Need:

  • 1 teaspoon of ghee
  • 1 teaspoon of Multani mitti

Method: 

  1. Mix one teaspoon of Multani mitti with one teaspoon of ghee to make a face mask. 
  2. Keep this on the skin for 20 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water.

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6. Gram Flour & Ghee Mask

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Gram flour is used in herbal face masks. It exfoliates the skin, reduces oiliness, and minimizes pimples. The lactic acid present in milk may work as a mild exfoliator and stimulate new cell growth. Use this mask 2 times a week.

You Will Need:

  • 2 tablespoons of ghee
  • 2 tablespoons of gram flour
  • 1 tablespoon of milk

Method:

  1. Mix all the ingredients and prepare a thick paste.
  2. Apply the paste all over your face and neck.
  3. Leave it on to dry and wash it off with cold water.

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7. Honey & Ghee Mask

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Honey has antioxidant, antimicrobial, and wound healing properties. The antioxidants in it can help fight free radicals, improve skin health, and minimize signs of ageing. Use it once a day and this face mask will keep your skin moisturized. 

You Will Need:

  • ½ tablespoon of ghee
  • ½ tablespoon of honey

Method:

  1. Mix both the ingredients.
  2. Apply this mixture all over your face and neck.
  3. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  4. Wash your face with lukewarm water.

8. Turmeric & Ghee Mask

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Topical and oral turmeric have therapeutic benefits. It can help soothe skin conditions like atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, radiodermatitis, and photo-ageing. This face mask can soothe and heal your skin. Use it twice a week and see the results for yourself.

You Will Need:

  • 1 tablespoon of ghee
  • ½ tablespoon of turmeric powder (haldi)

Method:

  1. Mix the ingredients and apply the mixture to your face and neck.
  2. Leave it on until it dries.
  3. Wash your face with cold water.

9. Ghee, Honey & Milk Face Mask

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Nothing beats indulging in a beauty session in the comfort of your home on the weekends. Bring back your shine by using masks made with home ingredients and fight against the ageing signs.

You Will Need:

  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of milk
  • ¼ teaspoon of turmeric (haldi)
  • ½ teaspoon of Multani mitti 

Method:

  1. Mix everything in a bowl and make a paste.
  2. Gently apply it all over your face and leave for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Rinse with cold water. 

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10. Honey & Raw Milk Mask 

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This is an excellent face mask for anyone who is suffering from dehydrated skin as well as signs of ageing such as wrinkles, lines, and pigmentation.

You Will Need:

  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of ghee
  • Few drops of milk

Method:

  1. Mix together 1 teaspoon each of honey and ghee, and add a few drops of raw milk. 
  2. Apply it all over the face and neck and wash off with lukewarm water after 20 minutes.
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Use this magic ingredient and say goodbye to all your skin woes, be it wrinkles, fine lines or pigmentation! Which is your favourite DIY recipe? Tell us in the comments.

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