Cleansing with cold milk: Dip cotton in cold milk and cleanse your face with it.
Oatmeal bath: Blend 2 cup of dry oatmeal (use plain instant, quick oats, or slow cooking oats) in a food processor or blender until you have a fine powder. Scatter the mixture into a tub of lukewarm water. Swirl with your hand a few times for even distribution. Take bath with this water.
Milk, Honey & Almond oil bath: Add 2 tablespoons of honey, 3 tablespoons of powdered milk and 1/2 tablespoon of almond oil to your lukewarm to warm (not hot) bath water.
Sugar scrub: Mix 2 tablespoon of brown sugar, 1 tablespoon finely ground coffee, 1 tablespoon of olive/ almond oil (if your skin is not acne prone) or jajoba/ argan oil (if your skin is acne prone). Mix it for 1-2 mins so that the sugar gets slightly melted. Dampen the skin with water, and scrub gently in circular motions.You can also keep this on for 5 mins after scrubbing before finally washing off with lukewarm water.
When choosing ready-made face packs always go in for packs that have oats as the base. Additionally you can opt for ingredients like shea butter, papaya, milk etc.
Oatmeal & honey pack: Mix equal quantities of both oatmeal and honey together. Apply it on your dry skin. Let it dry for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Milk cream as a pack: Mix milk cream to three to four tablespoons of gram flour/ wheat flour (whichever suits you) to make a thick paste. Apply the paste on your face, hands and legs. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Avocado & honey: Mix mashed avocado and honey in equal proportions and blend them into a consistent paste. Apply it for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Apricots & Olive oil mask: Warm littleolive oil, not too hot, you don’t want fried skin. Mash 2 apricots and mix them with enough of the olive oil to make a paste. Apply it on your dry skin, lie down and leave it for 10 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Avocado, Banana & Papaya mask: Mash 1 ripe fresh avocado, 1 ripe Banana and 1/2 Papaya. Mix these fruits into a nice paste and apply it on your dry skin. Let it dry for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Egg yolk, Milk powder & Honey mask: Make a paste of 1 egg yolk, milk powder and dark organic honey. Apply this paste and let it dry for 10-15 minutes.Then wash it off with lukewarm water.