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benefits fullers earth

Absorbs Excess Oil from Skin

Being a natural absorbent, fuller’s earth can be used to remove excess oil from oily skin. It can also unclog skin pores and balance the natural pH level of the skin. It’s commonly used as a homemade face pack.

Mix together equal amounts of fuller’s earth, rose water, and sandalwood powder.
Apply this mixture on your face as a face pack.
Let it dry out naturally, and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
Repeat daily for very oily skin, or two or three times a week for moderately oily skin.

Removes Scars

Fuller’s earth can reduce the appearance of wound scars, minor burn marks or any other kind of scars to a great extent.

Mix together ½ tablespoon each of fuller’s earth, vitamin E oil and lemon juice.
Apply the mixture on the scar.
Leave it on for 20 minutes, and then wash it off.
Do this once or twice a week until the scar fades away.

Improves Skin Complexion

Fuller’s earth is an excellent cleansing agent that can improve your skin complexion.

Mix together two tablespoons of fuller’s earth and curd.
Let the mixture sit for 30 minutes.
Add one teaspoon of mint powder and blend the mixture well.
Apply the mixture on your face and neck area.
Leave it on for 20 to 30 minutes, and then wash it off with warm water.
Use regularly, twice a week, to notice a huge improvement in your skin complexion.
This paste can also be used on arms and legs to enhance their complexion. This remedy is equally helpful for a suntan.

Treats Acne

If you struggle with acne and pimples, Fuller’s earth can surely solve your problem. It helps get rid of clogged pores and reduces excess oil secretion, two main causes of acne and pimples.

Mix two teaspoons of fuller’s earth, one teaspoon of neem leaf paste, and enough rose water to make a thick paste. Optionally, add a pinch of camphor.
Apply the paste over the affected area.
Leave it on for 15 minutes, and then wash it off with plain water.
Pat your skin dry with a soft towel and apply a mild moisturizer.
Use this remedy once a week to keep your skin acne free.