Most people are born with good skin and hair. The sad part is that a lot of them destroy them overtime due to negligence, without putting in the effort to take care of themselves.
I come across hundreds of young women looking for desperate solutions to their skin and hair problems and expecting me to wave my magic wand and tackle their issues overnight and transform them. I would love to oblige but the truth is that nature doesn’t bloom overnight.
The smallest seed of a plant also needs to be planted, nurtured and cared for before it can blossom and show its magnificence. Though we live in a world of “insta” or instant options, some things cannot be played around with
Ragi is rich in antioxidant properties, so it is effective for stopping the ageing of the skin. Besides, it protects the skin from sun damage and also protects the skin from hyperpigmentation. It helps in reducing the problem of acne from the skin.
Ragi extracts or ragi flour are mainly used for homemade facial masks and skincare. Ragi is rich in amino acids and helps in the formation of collagen. The presence of essential amino acids such as lysine lessens the skin tissue by relaxing it.
As a result, topical use of ragi on the face helps in reducing the effects of ageing on the skin such as fine lines and wrinkles. Let us tell you about the benefits of Ragi for the skin and the face pack made from it. The coat of ragi seeds is made up of phenolic acid and flavonoids. It has antioxidant properties which help in healing the skin’s fine lines and wrinkles completely.
It promotes new skin cell formation. Besides, the huge reserves of amino acids in ragi helps to promote collagen, thereby maintaining skin softness and moisture.
Ragi flour face pack
To increase the radiance of face, face pack of ragi flour can be prepared easily at home.
• Ragi flour – 3 tsp
• Milk – 3 tsp
• Rose water – 1 tsp
Method of making
• Put ragi flour in a bowl and add milk and rose water to it.
• Mix all the ingredients well and make a good paste.
• Keep the prepared paste for half an hour.
• After half an hour the face pack will be ready for use.
Method of use
• Apply the prepared face pack well on the face and neck.
• After 20 minutes when the pack is dry then wash the face with water.
• Using this pack once a week will make the face glowing.
Before using this pack, you can also massage the face by adding ragi seeds in curd for facial scrubbing. This cures facial blackheads This face pack is completely natural and has no side effects on the skin. But do make a patch test before using it.