What is an ubtan ? Ubtans are 100% natural cleansers that have been used for clear beautiful skin, for centuries in India. An ubtan comes in a powdered form and is a mix of Ayurvedic herbs and natural ingredients. It can be used as a soap, scrub and a face or body mask for clear, bright and glowing skin.
Benefits of the ingredients –
Gram flour: It is easily available at home. It tightens your skin, removes the blackheads and makes your skin soft and smooth. It is a good exfoliator and lightens and brightens the skin.
Rice Flour : Rice is good for skin brightening. It makes your skin smooth and supple. It gives your skin an instant glow.
Clay powder: Clay powder along with gram flour helps to brighten the skin. It has healing properties to heal and Prevent acne breakouts.
Turmeric powder: Turmeric is an antiseptic and good for skin. It as acts an exfoliant. It will improve your complexion.
You will need –
- Gram flour- 1/4 cup
- Rice flour- 2 tablespoons
- Bentonite Clay powder- 2 tablespoons
- Turmeric powder- 1 tablespoon
To Make –
In a bowl or jar, add gram flour, rice flour, clay powder and turmeric powder. Mix everything well and your ubtan is ready! You can also add in orange peel powder and rose petal powder for added benefits. Store the powder in an air-tight jar in a cool and dry place. You can use white turmeric if you are worried about the turmeric staining the skin – white turmeric benefits and uses
To use –
To use, mix the powder with rose water, milk or aloe juice for a creamy paste. Use it on slightly damp skin ( face and body ) for 10-15 mins and rinse off for bright, glowing skin.