Here’s why ubtan should be part of your skincare routine
Feb 24, 2022, 03:46 pm 2 min read
Have you tried ubtan yet?
Ever wondered how our grandmothers had such glowing spotless skin without having access to a huge variety of skincare products? Well, they relied on home remedies. If you’re looking for readily available skincare products at a cheap price, this article is at your service. Ubtan is a traditional Indian face mask made of natural ingredients. It aims to make your skin healthy.
Some common ingredients used in ubtan
Some of the most commonly used ingredients in ubtan are neem, turmeric, sandalwood, milk, besan, lemon, yogurt, almond flour, wheat flour, and rosewater. The goodness of all the natural ingredients gives you glowing skin, reduces tan, delays signs of aging, and reduces facial hair and body hair. Ubtan can be used as an exfoliator on the body to achieve soft and supple skin.
Gives glowing spotless skin
The ingredients used in the paste work beautifully to tone your skin and help it glow. Ubtan exfoliates the skin gently and ingredients like sandalwood and turmeric provide a brighter complexion and leave your skin spotless. Almost all the ingredients used in ubtan have lightening and cooling properties. Sandalwood and turmeric are anti-bacterial and antifungal and help fight off acne.
Ubtan is used to remove tan and cool the skin after sunburn. Yogurt in ubtan can act as a natural moisturizer, as well as help with tan removal. Wheat flour helps with good skin elasticity and protects it against sun damage. Other ingredients like lemon, milk, saffron, and coconut milk are also good tan removal agents and can be incorporated into ubtan.
Ubtan powders are known to curb hair growth on the face and body. While applying the paste, rubbing it against the direction of hair growth, can severely weaken the hair follicles, and eventually reduce the growth. Scrubbing ubtan can also delay hair growth. Although it cannot be used as instant hair removal, since the results are achieved with repeated use.
Since ubtans can be made from readily available items in the kitchen, they do not burn a hole in your pocket. You don’t even need to search for rare ingredients. They are suitable for all skin types as they can be customized based on your skin’s requirements. Ubtans do not have any side effects until you are allergic to any of the ingredients.