7 Home Made DIY Mask's For Brides-To-Be & For Winter Tan + Glowing Skin

Updated: Dec 22, 2019

Gear up for the Winters in Delhi!

With chilled Delhi Winters you would need soak in some warmth. Well sitting for long duration soaking in sun, can cause tanning and further the UV Rays being harmful you need to take utmost care of your skin. While applying sunscreen is a great way to protect your skin, however applying once sunscreen every two hours is recommended.

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@ThePopUpFeed, we bring you the simple and easy Home Made DIY's For Winter Tan & Glowing Skin! These Home Made DIY's are absolute love for all season and yes even for the lovely Brides!! The DIY's are sure to leave your skin refreshed and glowing. And not just that for you are seeking solutions to get rid of dark elbows and knees and dark underarms, these are equally beneficial. So what are you waiting for?

These simple Home DIY's are directly sourced from your kitchen larder and has been age old tradition for Daadi's and Naani's. Let's quickly get to the recipes!

1. Bridal Ubtan Face Pack -

Age Old Tradition of applying Ubtan to the Bride and Groom on Haldi Ceremony is exactly from where this Ubtan face Pack comes. Ubtan is an Ayurvedic remedy to skin rejuvenation and that's exactly the reason Utan had been used during weddings. But this does not mean you can apply Ubtan Masks, only once in your lifetime. Nah! In fact whenever your skin lacks lustre and freshness, go ahead girl, apply Ubtan Pack. It not just brightens the face, lightens the skin and adds refreshing glow but also detoxifies the skin as well. Besan or Gram Flour is a natural exfolitant and zinc in besan (gram flour) is believed to help prevent acne and excessive sebum production, Turmeric is anti-inflammatory and Sandalwood is believed to be a blood purifier which also reduces skin pigmentation.

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1/2 Cup Gram Flour (Besan)

1 tablespoon Sandalwood Powder (Chandan)

Pinch of Turmeric (Use Raw Turmeric)

1-2 Strands Of Kesar or Saffron

1/2 Cup Milk

Few Drops of Rose Water

Mix all the ingredients to make a smooth paste and apply all over face and neck. Let it semi-dry and gently wash off. Your skin would feel radiant, smooth and fresh.

Read the full blog post and find some of my favorite picks for you do not want to prepare the Ubtan at home

2. Gram Flour and Yogurt Mask -

Now that you know the benefits of Gram Flour and Turmeric, we would use the two ingredients other effective ingredients from the kitchen counter which will help in de-tanning.

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1/2 Cup Gram Flour (Besan)

Pinch of Turmeric (Use Raw Turmeric)

1/2 Cup Yogurt

1 tablespoon Lemon Juice

Mix the ingredients to make a smooth paste and apply the same on your face and other exposed areas, gently massaging in circular strokes as you would do with scrub. The Mask removes the impurities and dead skin cells, thereby rejuvenating the skin and adding freshness and glow. Yogurt moisturizes the skin and Lemon reduces the pigmentation. If you feel that turmeric is adding yellow tint on your skin, you can omit it from the recipe, the mask removes as effective.

3. Orange Peel & Milk Mask -

Oranges are pretty much available all year round, however in Assam (my hometown), we would only be able to put our hands on Oranges during Winters. So, we used to sundry the orange peels and make powder out of it to preserve it.

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Orange Peel is anti-bacterial and a source of Vitamin C and lightens the skin by exfoliating the skin and reducing the excessive oil secretion.


2 teaspoonful Orange Peel Powder

1 teaspoon Milk

1 teaspoon Maple Syrup (Honey)

Mix the ingredients and make a paste. Apply the mask all over the face and exposed area like neck and back, while gently scrubbing in circular motions.

4. Red Lentils & Yogurt Mask -

If you haven't yet tried Red Lentils, I bet you would be surprised by the results (I have used it personally). Red Lentils are fab for your skin. I brightens the skin tone, smoothens the skin and rejuvenates the skin cells, besides it prevents ageing and acne.

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1 tablespoon Red Lentil (Masoor Dal) - Use Red Lentil Powder or you can easily grind it

1 teaspoon Yogurt

A pinch of Turmeric Powder (Try to use Raw Turmeric)

Mix all the three ingredients and make a smooth paste. Apply on your face and rub it gently for two to three minutes and let it semi-dry, later wash with warm water. Use it once a week.

A Word of Caution - I suggest before you apply on your face perform a patch test, reason, my brother encountered some tingling sensation and redness though it worked like a miracle for me. So, if during patch test you face redness and tingling sensation please avoid using it.

5. Rice Flour & Yogurt Mask -

In one of my blog post, I shared Rice Water Secret, read here. Rice Powder Face Mask works as an excellent exfoliator and brightens the skin tone by removing dead cells, keeping it smooth and velvety. Korean Beauty Products swear by Rice Water and Flour Secrets. Let me tell how you can prepare clean and chemical free Mask right in your kitchen.


1 tablespoon Rice Flour

1 tablespoon Yogurt

Mix both the ingredients and apply gently on your face (if you are using this for underarms or elbows or knees, apply the same on affected areas). Leave on for 15 minutes, and thereafter spray some water and rub gently as you would scrub, finally, washing off with plain water.

6. Papaya and Honey Mask -

Papaya is rich in Vitamin A and C and it works great to remove tan and lighten skin. It is rich in papain, an enzyme which lighten the skin other then being used in medicines as well.

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1 Cup of Mashed Papaya

1 tablespoon Honey or Maple Syrup

Mix both the ingredients ans make a smooth paste. Apply the paste all over your face and neck or any exposed skin area , which has tanned or darkened. Let it rest for 20 minutes. Remove it by gently massaging in circular motion. Try to repeat the mask twice a week for effective results. This will leave your skin soft and glowing.

7. Almond, Honey and Yogurt Mask -

Almond helps exfoliates and smoothens the skin while Yogurt de-tans the skin and keeps it moisturized. Rose Petal Powder adds glow to the skin and locks down the moisture further.

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1 tablespoon Almond Powder

1 tablespoon Rose Petal Powder

1 tablespoon Yogurt

1 tablespoon Honey or Maple Syrup

Mix all the ingredients to make a smooth paste and apply to moist skin while lightly massaging in circular motions. Let it semi-dry and rinse with cold water. clean to lift dead skin and release oil, toxins, and environmental pollutants.

Sharing below some of my favorite picks for you do not want to prepare Ubtan or Facepack at home -

Shopping on Amazon.com, here are my favorite picks -

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