Continued from our previous blog Flaunt a fair and fabulous skin with Fair Look, here are some more ingredients and their benefits in Fair Look.
Chandan or Sandalwood is a traditional skin toner that makes the skin fairer and softer. Sandalwood helps to get rid of dark spots, blackheads, blemishes, rashes, acne and pimples. It has antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, astringent and disinfectant properties. It also serves as an excellent suntan remedy.
Chandan or sandal Wood powder is an incredible scented herb to provide a soothing effect on the skin, especially during summers. Sandal Wood powder is obtained from Sandal Wood tree known as Santalum Album. It lightens and essentially removes acne marks, blemishes and dark spots. It hydrates the skin, reduces excess oil and shrinks pores, hence proving great for oily as well as dry skin. It soothes skin burns, rashes, inflammation, itching and irritation, while simultaneously protecting from UV damage. It works as a natural astringent; Sandal is germicidal in nature. It prevents the action of bacteria which may further harm the sun-damaged skin.
Sandalwood powder can be mixed with various other herbs and ingredients like turmeric, honey, milk, rose water or coconut oil to lighten the melanin in the skin and give it a fair look. The cooling effect of Chandan keeps the skin refreshed and scented throughout the day.
Not only the juice of the Lemon fruit contains magical powers for total wellness, but even the peel is also miraculous. The oil extracted from the peel is extensively used for skin, dental and hair treatment. The acidity in the peel acts as a natural bleaching agent that helps to whiten the skin tone, dark spots, sunburns and suntan, age spots and blemishes. Being rich in Vitamin C and flavonoids, it is a boon for skin related problems and other health issues.
It is often used as an anti-microbial or an astringent. It works on maintaining the skin’s pH balance and calm irritated or reddened skin. It works as a toner, removing excess oil from the skin, along with dead skin and impurities also promoting the growth of new cells. Known to fight acne, Lemon Peel also adds elasticity to the skin.
Licorice is the root of the plant called Glycyrrhiza Glabra. It is very famous all over the world for its healing properties. Licorice powder has been used widely in both traditional medicine and home remedies from ancient times. It has incredible skincare benefits along with health benefits. The active compounds of licorice have skin lightening properties that lighten scars, dark spots and pigmentation. Licorice helps achieve an even skin tone by lightening all skin blemishes. Licorice has anti-inflammatory properties and helps reduce skin inflammation and helps reduce the effect of sun damage. It also improves skin hydration and makes the skin look plumper and brighter.
Its antiseptic, anti-inflammatory properties help in healing a number of skin disorders like eczema, psoriasis, dry skin and skin rashes. Antioxidants present in licorice extract help the skin to combat the conditions caused by free radicals.