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Is the Delhi-NCR pollution affecting your health and skin alike? Don’t worry, we have got you covered with three facepacks from beauty expert Shahnaz Husain that are sure to bring back your lost glow.

Are you too suffering from the apocalyptic smog and pollution haze set over the city? Is your skin also feeling parched, lifeless and sans glow because of being beaten down by the pollution?

As we bustle in our daily lives, pollution has become an inevitable part of our lives. Increasingly, environmental pollutants not only take a toll on our health and body but also damage our skin, which leads to various skin issues. This problem increases even more in winter and in times of rising air pollution. As the air becomes dirty with dust and pollution, it will affect our skin too. These pollutants attack our skin, snatch away its natural balance, and make it dry and dull. Our clogged pores then lead to pimples, acne and worsened breakouts.

Protecting your skin from these harmful effects of pollution is essential and you don’t even need to rely on expensive skin care products.DIY face packs which are made from natural ingredients can help you a lot and you know what, these face packs can be cost effective too.

First Things First, Don’t Forget To Cleanse The Dirt:

Getting rid of pollutants and impurities is the most important step. If you are looking for a natural product that not only cleanses the pores but moisturizes them, it’s raw milk. It has more vitamins, amino acids, and fatty acids that are good for the skin. Raw milk can be used as a face cleanser and toner as it removes oils, dirt, and dead skin cells, leaving your skin’s natural moisture.

Let us now take you through handpicked facepacks from the secret treasure of beauty expert Shahnaz Husain, that you can quickly whip up at home and bring back the lost glow and nourishment of your skin.

DIY Face Packs to Protect Your Skin In A Polluted Environment By Shahnaz Husain

Turmeric and Yogurt Face Pack

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  • Mix a teaspoon of turmeric with 2 tablespoons of yogurt and 4 drops of gulab jal and make a thick paste. 
  • Apply this to your face and neck and leave it for 20 minutes. 
  • Wet your hands with water.
  • Next, massage your face for another 10 minutes in a circular motion
  • Finally, rinse with lukewarm water.

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Turmeric has been used for centuries for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and this popular ingredient revives your skin by bringing out its natural glow. This pack helps you combat inflammation, lightens dark spots, and provides a protective shield against pollution.

Raw Milk And Oatmeal Face Pack

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  • Mix 2 tablespoons of raw honey with two tablespoons of oatmeal to create a paste. 
  • Apply it to your face, let it sit for 15 minutes, 
  • Finally, rinse with cool water. 

Raw Milk And Oatmeal Face Pack Trivia:

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FYI, this pack acts as a barrier against harmful environmental pollutants. Dry skin can be resolved by applying raw milk which nourishes the skin deeply as well as improves and restores the skin’s natural moisture. While oatmeal gently exfoliates your skin, it doesn’t strip your skin’s natural oil.

Honey And Cucumber Face Pack

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  • Blend a few cucumber slices with 2 tablespoons of honey to create a cooling face pack. 
  • Apply this pack to your face and leave it for 10-15 minutes. 
  • Finally, rinse with cold water. 

Honey And Cucumber Facepack Trivia:

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  • This hydrating and cooling face pack rejuvenates your skin and keeps it protected from the harsh effects of pollution.
  • Honey acts as a natural moisturizer that adds hydration and gives the skin a fresh, youthful glow and suppleness, making fine lines and wrinkles less noticeable. It is an excellent ingredient for protecting your skin against dryness caused by pollution. 
  • The cucumber, on the other hand, is known for its soothing and hydrating properties. It is naturally slightly astringent, which is why it helps to clear your skin and tighten your pores.

Remember to use these  face packs every other day to keep your skin looking its best even in this harsh and polluted environment.