The skin around the underarms, knees and elbows is stretched a lot and is sensitive. Thus it is prone to hyperpigmentation. Orange peels are popularly used to brighten these areas as they are rich in skin brightening and exfoliating properties.
Dahi has lactic acid which helps in sloughing the dead cells from the skin and to diminish the pigmentation spots. When mixed with besan, this exfoliating pack will give you cleaner and more radiant skin.
Sea salt helps reduce the appearance of dark spots and blemishes on the skin. This body scrub is made with tea tree and peppermint which makes it really energising and refreshing. Tea tree oil is known for its various properties such as antibacterial, antiseptic, balsamic and fungicide. Peppermint oil when applied to the skin causes surface warmth which helps to soothe pain, making it a cold season favourite.
Packed with polyphenols (a type of antioxidant), green tea is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It also contains EGCG, another type of antioxidant that helps combat the signs of ageing. Green tea also stimulates skin cell rejuvenation. Made with green tea and olive oil, this simple homemade scrub can be prepared in just two minutes!
Masoor dal works as a highly effective scrub when added with milk. This scrub ensures the removal of dark spots and discolouration. Milk offers skin brightening effects while nourishing the skin.