When it comes to beauty secrets for flawless skin or lustrous hair, nothing can be compared with the natural and safe to use elements. Some highly useful and effective beauty secrets have been hand down to us by our mothers and grandmothers. The natural masks for hair and skin that they made could be prepared easily using the kitchen ingredients. So here we are with a list of all those secret products that you can get your hands on too and shine on like a diva.

Honey for radiant skin and healthy hair

Honey is the most inexpensive and multi-purpose ingredient that can be found easily around your house. It has natural antiseptic and hydrating properties that can be applied to your skin, lips, and even hair. It is loaded with antioxidants that can give your skin that radiant glow that everyone dreams of.


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DIY Honey Face Mask

For normal to dry skin, a mixture of honey with fresh cream and turmeric works wonders. Whereas people with oily skin can replace cream with yogurt and the results will be equally amazing.

Neem to keep the acne away

Neem is widely popular because of its anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties.  It is believed, that in ancient times Neem leaf extract was used for medicinal purposes as well. If you are suffering from a prolonged acne issue then Neem can be useful for you in getting rid of stubborn acne and marks.

Neem skin benefits

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DIY Neem Face Mask

Take 1tsp of Neem powder, besan, and yogurt in a bowl and mix it well. Apply it to the clean face and rinse it after 10-15 minutes. The neem present in this mask will help in removing impurities from the skin and besan will act as a skin lightening agent for your acne scars. You can even mix some honey and turmeric if you have dry skin.

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Turmeric is a magical ingredient that we Indians are obsessed with, be it in curry or skincare we love putting turmeric in everything. It is the most essential thing in every household which has been used since ancient times because of its medicinal properties.

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DIY Facepack

Mix 1tsp of turmeric with, 1tbsp of besan and yogurt and apply it on your face. Keep the mask for 10-15 minutes and rinse off with water. This face pack is instantly going to brighten up your dull skin and will make it look soft and supple.


Indian Gooseberry or Amla is a great source of Vitamin C and Iron. It has many health benefits if it’s consumed directly or in a form of murabba, candy, or pickle. However, Amla powder is an inexpensive product that can be easily found in stores near you. The hair masks specially prepared with Amla and Brahmi powder are great for strengthening your hair from roots.

AMLA skin care

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DIY Hair Mask

Take 1tbsp of Amla, Brahmi, and Fenugreek powder and mix it with 4 tbsp of curd or coconut oil. Apply this mask to your washed hair and keep it for 40 minutes. Make sure you are wearing your shower cap to prevent dropping it your clothes.

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Holy Basil

Tulsi or Holy Basil is a sacred plant in India that is grown in most households. It has anti-bacterial and antifungal properties that make it great for skin and hair.  It can prevent acne or infections on your skin and can help with boosting blood circulation for your hair.

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DIY Face Mask

Take 1 tbsp of tulsi powder, 1tbsp of yogurt in a bowl, and a pinch of turmeric. Mix it well and apply it to your face. This face mask will not only soothe your dry skin but will also keep the flakiness at bay.


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