Your body needs protein to build and repair tissues and since your hair and skin is mostly made up of protein, a diet rich in protein can give your skin the much needed boost. A protein-rich diet improves your skin’s ability to heal and regenerate new skin cells. But there is also a chance that a high-protein diet can wreck havoc on your skin, because your protein intake is one of many factors that might put you at a risk of developing acne. However, according to the U.S National Library of Medicine protein can enter the bloodstream in a substantial way when applied topically, which means you can topically use protein rich face packs and get the same effect. We share with you three protein packed face packs that you can make at home to get flawless skin. (ALSO READ Are you Eating Enough Protein? 7 Signs Your Body Needs More Protein).
Egg white face pack
The first ingredient that pops up in your head to whip up a protein-rich face pack is definitely an egg. You can make a quick protein-rich face mask with just one ingredient; egg white. So, crack open an egg and remove the yolk. Using a brush apply the egg white on your clean and damp face. After 15 minutes, rinse off the face pack with some lukewarm water and pat your skin dry with a clean towel. Your skin will have a glowing complexion after using this mask.
Mint cucumber and beetroot face pack
This mask will not only pamper your skin but it will also leave you with a nice cooling effect of mint and cucumber, which will make this your go-to homemade face mask. To make this face mask you will have to first boil one raw beetroot for about 45 minutes and let it cool. Then toss 1 teaspoon of fresh mint leaves, 1 tablespoon of chopped cucumber, and half of a whole beetroot. Blend well until you get a smooth paste-like consistency. Apply this paste onto your skin and after 5 minutes wash it off with warm water. Pat your skin dry with a soft towel.
Rose and milk face pack
Milk is rich in proteins, and using it on your skin will definitely give you substantial results. This mask will also nourish and cleanse your skin. To make this cleansing face mask, first you have to steep 1 tablespoon of dried rose buds in distilled, boiling water then cool it to bring it to room temperature. Strain the liquid and mix equal portions of rose water and milk. Apply on your skin and massage thoroughly for a couple of minutes and then wash it off with cold water. Wipe your skin gently.