With a history of usage spanning thousands of years, neem oil is an intriguing ingredient for both health and beauty. An all-natural oil that you may consider to treat a variety of skin conditions, such as acne, anti-ageing, scar reduction and more. Neem oil is relatively inexpensive, easy to use, and blends easily into the skin and with other oils as well.
Hyperpigmentation of the skin can be caused due to the overproduction of melanin, and neem oil aids in balancing the melanin secretion to lighten dark spots. It’s especially great for spot treatment! Neem has been known to reduce redness and inflammation for eczema and relieve dry itchy skin
A few DIY neem-based face packs you can try at home.
Recipe 1 – Helps treat uneven skin tone
Step 1: Make a cleansing neem face mask by following the below steps.
Step 2: Take about 12 leaves of neem and grind it with water to make a paste.
Step 3: Add 3 teaspoons of turmeric powder and mix it well.
Step 4: Apply it on your face and leave it for 20 minutes.
Step 5: Wash it off with cold water and pat your skin dry.
Tip: Use this pack daily to see better results.
Recipe 2 – Treat scars
Neem oil can be used in an undiluted form to treat acne and acne scars. Just use a cotton swab to apply neem oil directly to the pimples and scars and leave it on overnight.
Recipe 3 – Lighten blemishes
Mix neem powder, tulsi and sandalwood powder with rose water to form a consistent paste. Apply it on your face and leave till it dries completely. Wash it off with cold water.
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