The Indian lilac commonly known as neem has abundant health benefits, which is why it is part of most of the Ayurvedic remedies and treatments. Neem and its products also have a lot of beauty benefits, it can alleviate most of your skin and hair woes. This is the exact reason why, neem is used as an integral part of most of the beauty products. The anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties makes it the best ingredient to fight acne and acne scars. Neem penetrates deep into your skin to clear the impurities. It helps not just in clearing acne, scars, pigmentation and blackheads but it is also used to treat skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis. Here are 5 natural homemade neem face packs that you can use to get clear skin. Using these DIY face masks at home regularly will help you to get flawless skin. (ALSO READ Top 6 beauty benefits of neem: Use homemade neem packs for your skin and hair problems). Also Read - Be Ready For Monsoon With These Skincare Tips by Shahnaz Husain
Neem and honey face mask
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This natural neem and honey face mask is the best home remedy for oily skin. This mask will help to control oil production and also rejuvenate your tired skin. To make this face mask take a handful of neem leaves, add some water and grind it into a thick and smooth paste. Add a tablespoon of organic honey to this paste, mix well and apply it to your face and neck. After 30 minutes, rinse it off and pat your skin dry. Also Read - Skincare: All The Ways The Miracle Ingredient Hyaluronic Acid Benefits The Skin
Neem and rosewater face mask
The anti-bacterial properties of neem will clear out blemishes and marks on the skin and the rosewater will act as a natural toner to shrink the pores. To make neem and rosewater face mask, dry a handful of neem leaves and then crush it into fine powder. Mix the powder with few drops of rosewater to make a smooth paste. Apply it on your face and neck and post 15 minutes wash it off.
Neem and besan face mask
This is the perfect homemade anti-acne face mask, this mask clears pimples, reduces marks and gives skin a radiant glow. To make this mask, in a bowl add one tablespoon of besan, one teaspoon of neem powder and a little bit of yogurt to make a smooth paste. Cleanse your face first and then apply this mask generously. After 15 minutes wash it off and pat your skin with a soft towel. Use this mask twice a week to get better results.
Neem and aloe vera face mask
Just like neem, aloe vera is also a great miracle ingredient that you can add in your skincare regime. This mask will make your skin clear as it removes the impurities. To make this mask, in a bowl mix one teaspoon of neem powder with two tablespoons of aloe vera gel . First wipe your skin with some rose water and then apply this paste massaging onto your skin. After 15 minutes, rinse it off well and wipe your face with a clean towel.
Neem and papaya face mask
This face mask enriched with the benefits of neem and papaya will cleanse skin of dirt, reduce breakouts and make your skin glow. The rejuvenating enzymes of papaya will cleanse your skin and give it a glowing complexion. To make this face mask, mix equal amounts of papaya pulp made from a ripe papaya and neem powder. Apply the mask generously to your face and neck. After 30 minutes, rinse it off with cold water.