Blanch & grind a few almonds to a fine paste with 2 tablespoon milk and one tablespoon each of orange & carrot juice. Apply well on face and neck. Leave for Â½ hour, then wash off.
Apply one tablespoon finely ground raw papaya on face and neck. Keep for 15-20 minutes and wash off.
Wash face with coconut water (nariyal pani). Apply coconut water on face and leave for 15-20 minute before washing it off.
Grind one teaspoon yellow mustard (peeli rai) to a paste with 1 tablespoon malai/cream & apply on face and neck. Leave for 15-20 minutes. This also removes itching as well as blemishes from the skin.
Wash & grind a few fresh mint (pudina) leaves to a smooth paste. Apply & leave for Â½ hour or apply every night before going to sleep. This helps in getting rid of pimples along with the blemishes.
Apply a teaspoon of olive oil mixed with Â½ a teaspoon of lime juice. Leave it for 20-25 minute & then wash off.
Take the pulp of a ripe tomato. Add a few drops of lemon juice & rub on the face and neck. Leave for 20-25 minute. Wash off.
If your skin is dry, rub a stick of sandalwood in milk & if skin is oily rub it in rose water (gulab jal) and then apply on face. Leave for an hour and then wash with cold water. Very effective during summers.
For a dry & blemished skin, mix a tablespoon gram flour (besan), add a pinch of turmeric (haldi), Â¼ teaspoon orange peel (santare ka chilka) powder, a teaspoon curd (dahi) & a teaspoon milk. Apply on face & neck. When skin feels taunt, rub it off with finger tips or wash off with tap water.
Scars due to burn
Boil 1 cup neem bark in 4 cups water. Remove from fire and shake liquid. Apply the emerging froth on the affected area. Repeat several times every day for few days.