How To Use Multani Mitti For Acne

By Subodh / February 20, 2015

Acne are those red, pimple like outbursts – the nightmare of every teenager. While teen acne generally tend to vanish, there is a condition called acne pulvaris that is bound to stay with the affected person throughout his/her life, leaving them with scars and frequent skin eruptions. While there are numerous treatments available from the dermatologists, nature has a set of ingredients that offer permanent relief from all types of acne.

Among these gifts from nature, Multani Mitti is one. Known also as Fullers Earth, it is scientifically called as calcium mintmorillonite. It has been used since time unknown as a very prominent ingredient in the beauty regimen, thanks to the multitude of goodness it has in it. A sedimentary clay by nature, it is a wonderful source of silica, magnesia, alumina, iron, assorted oxides, and water. The components are in such a integrated into Multani Mitti in such a way, by Mother Earth, that it offers reliable solution to acne and other skin conditions.

Multani Mitti and Sandalwood Face Pack

How does Multani Mitti Help Acne

A natural deep cleansing agent, it eliminates the dirt and impurities that clog and clutter the skin pores, triggering the outbreaks. You can mix it with plain water or rose water and apply it on the affected region to cleanse the skin. Fullers earth is also a drying agent, which is beneficial for curbing down the sebum, a major trigger for acne. This nature of Multani mitti acts as a blessing for people with oily skin as it absorbs the excessive oils from the skin, cleaning and purifying it from within.

This element also possesses skin lightening properties that helps in fading off the scars induced by acne. A rich natural exfoliating agent, it can do wonders in easing the whiteheads and blackheads, at the same time eliminating the dead cells from the skin surface.

3 Effective Ways To Use Multani Mitti For Acne

Here are few ways you can put this nature’s gift to use for easing acne.

1. Multani Mitti And Egg Pack

Ingredients

  1. Multani mitti – 2 tbsp
  2. Egg white – 1

Method

  1. Beat egg white well.
  2. Slowly add multani mitti to egg white and mix to form a smooth paste.
  3. Apply on the affected region using finger tips in small, upward, gentle strokes.
  4. Wash the mask off after 20 minutes with rose water and gently dab your face with a clean, soft towel.

You can do this twice a week.

2. Multani Mitti With Lemon

Both the ingredients are good for oily skin. Plus, both are known to be skin lightening and de-pigmenting agents.

Ingredients

  1. Multani mitti – 2 tbsp
  2. Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  3. Rose water – 1 tsp

Method

  1. Mix lemon juice with rose water.
  2. Add this mixture to multanu mitti placed in a small bowl, little at a time, stirring continuously until you get a soft paste. If the mixture is too sticky, adjust the consistency.
  3. Using a soft brush, apply the pack on your cleansed face in upward strokes.
  4. Leave aside for 20 minutes or till the pack is dry.
  5. Wash off with lukewarm water.
  6. Rinse off with rose water.
  7. Dab dry using a clean soft towel

Repeat twice a week for visible results.

3. Multani Mitti and Neem Pack

Neem is a rich antibacterial, anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic agent. It is also known to be an effective cure for pimples as well as acne. Both the ingredients work in a harmonious way, leaving the skin clean and clear.

Ingredients

  1. Multani mitti – 2 tbsp
  2. Powdered neem – 2 tbsp
  3. Lemon juice – 2 tbsp

Method

  1. Mix multani mitti with powdered neem in a shallow bowl.
  2. Add lemon juice to the mixture, little at a time. Keep stirring the mixture until you get the mixture gets a paste like consistency and is free of lumps. If the mixture is too thick, add a few drops of water and get the spreadable consistency.
  3. Cleanse your wash with warm water. This will open up the pores.
  4. Apply the pack using clean fingers on your cleansed face in upward strokes and in an even manner.
  5. Leave aside for 20 minutes or until pack is dry.
  6. Wash off with lukewarm water.
  7. Dab dry using a soft, clean towel.

Repeat twice a week for faster recovery.

Which one are you going to try? Start using Multani Miti today for acne and discover a new you!