Multani mitti is a mineral-rich clay originating from Multan. It has a fine texture and higher water content. Multani mitti is known for decolorizing oil and other liquids without harsh adverse reactions. We have often heard our grandmothers say that they used to apply Multani mitti on their faces to get glowing bright skin and there is no lie in it. It works like a wonder. Multani mitti is composed of hydrated aluminum silicates, magnesium chloride, and calcium bentonite.
There are various benefits of Multani mitti include; reducing face oil, reducing acne, balancing and brightening skin tone, and reducing pigmentation. It is beneficial for oily skin as it clears the clogged pores and absorbs the excess sebum from the skin. Multani mitti helps in reducing dark spots because of its oil-absorbing properties. The magnesium chloride in it works like magic for acne-prone skin.
Lemon Juice For Oily Skin
Lemon is known for brightening the skin and lightening the skin tone. Adding lemon juice to Multani mitti can provide your skin with Vitamin C and antioxidants that helps to keep skin even toned and soothe irritated skin. Mix 1 tablespoon of fuller’s earth aka Multani mitti with rose water and lemon juice to make the face mask. Apply the smooth paste to the face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with cool water. You can use this pack twice a week.
Neem Powder For Acne
Multani Mitti is best for deep cleansing the pores and removing the acne-causing bacteria. And because neem powder has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, it can help with acne and acne scars when mixed with Multani Mitti. Mix 1 tablespoon of Multani Mitti with 1 tablespoon of neem powder, 1 tablespoon of nutmeg powder, 2 tablespoons of raw honey, and 1 or 2 drops of apple cider vinegar. Use this thick paste and spread it evenly on the face and neck. Wash with cold water. This Multani mitti face pack can be used once a week.
Coffee For Healthy Looking Skin
Coffee is one of the best exfoliators and helps in stimulating blood flow. It helps remove impurities from the face and makes it smooth and glowy. Add 1 tablespoon of coffee powder, 1 tablespoon of Multani Mitti, 1 teaspoon of green tea, and 1 tablespoon of milk, and make a paste. Apply this mixture to your face for 10 minutes. Rinse it off with water.
Coconut For Sun Tan
Multani mitti helps reduce pigmentation and blemishes and if mixed with coconut water the mask will be more nourishing and refreshing. Mix one 1 tablespoon of Multani Mitti with 2 tablespoons of coconut water. Apply to face and neck and other tanned areas and let it sit for 15 minutes. Wash with cool water. Use this pack every second day.
Amla For Balanced Skin Tone
Multani mitti itself has cooling effects and if you mix it with amla to prepare a face mask, it will become high in collagen content that keeps the skin firm and soft. Amla has antioxidants and vitamin C contents which can brighten up your skin and lighten your complexion. Add 1 tablespoon Multani Mitti with 1 tablespoon amla powder, some papaya or strawberry pulp, and rose water to make a thick paste. Apply on face and neck evenly and wash when dry.