Well-known for its medicinal uses, glycerine has multitude of uses for skin. It is an organic compound which has the perfect blend of carbon dioxide, oxygen and hydrogen. In today’s market, you can find glycerine in both colourless and odourless liquid form as well as in thick and consistency form. The diluted form of glycerine shows best results when it comes to fair skin. Let us take a look on how glycerine can be used to get fair skin as well as glowing skin at home.
Tips for getting fair skin at home with glycerine
Face pack for glowing skin
The ingredients of this face pack are used for skin whitening. It has skin healing properties which calms the skin and clarifies the skin from deep within. For preparing this face pack you need 2 tablespoons of glycerine, 1 tablespoons of honey, ½ tablespoon of turmeric powder. Take a bowl and mix them together until they form a smooth paste. Warm this paste and apply it once it cools down. Apply all over your face and neck area. Once it gets dries completely, wash it off with cold water. Use this face pack thrice a week to get better results.
Face mask for fairer complexion
For preparing this face mask, you need 1 tablespoon of liquid glycerine, 1 egg white and 3-4 tablespoons of lemon juice. Lemon has skin lightening properties and when mixed with egg helps to tighten your skin. In a mixing bowl, mix all the ingredients together. Use this face mask to apply all over your face and neck area. Avoid applying near the eye area as it may cause eye irritation. Once applied, leave it for 15 minutes and wash it gently with lukewarm water. This home remedy very effective when it comes to get naturally fair skin at home.
Face mask for moisturiser
This face mask contains rose water, glycerine and lemon juice. Lemon juice is used to rejuvenate the skin whereas rose water helps to remove age spots and a mixture of them acts as a great exfoliator. For preparing this face mask, you need to mix 2 tablespoons of rose water to 1 tablespoon of glycerine and lemon juice. Apply this twice a week and this will help to maintain the pH balance of your skin. Not only this, it will also treat acne and pimples and prevent future breakouts.
Banana face mask for skin lightening
Banana exhibits skin beneficial benefits which not only helps in removing spots but also lightens your complexion. All you need to do is take a mixing bowl and mix ½ a banana with 2 tablespoons of glycerine. Peel the banana before mixing it. You can also use the back of the spoon to mash the banana. Mix them until they form a smooth paste with thick consistency. Apply this face mask and leave it for 25 minutes. Wash it off with cold water. This face mask is effective in lightening your spots as well as complexion.
Cornstarch and glycerine face pack
To prepare this face pack, you need 2 tablespoons of glycerine and 2 tablespoons of cornstarch in a mixing bowl. Put the bowl over a pot of hot water. Once the water starts boiling, the mixture bowl also gets heated. After 5-10 minutes, turn off the heat. Let the mixture cool down. Mix 2 drops of Vitamin E oil and applies it on your face. Massage it gently and once it gets dried, wash it off with lukewarm water.
Glycerine contains lactic acid. If you’re allergic to lactic acid, it is always recommended to consult your doctor. These home remedies are completely safe and chemical free. If you step out after the application of any of the face masks/packs, do not forget to apply sunscreen as glycerine can make your skin sensitive to sun. It generally shows no side effects but if you notice blistering, swelling or any kind of unusual changes to your skin, immediately consult a dermatologist. Pregnant women should avoid using glycerine. Try to use the diluted version of glycerine along with the above-mentioned ingredients. In the long run, these home remedies can give you fair skin and a glowing skin.