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    How To Use Multani Mitti For Acne-Prone Skin

    Learn the benefits and uses of Multani Mitti to bid adieu to your stubborn acne!
    • Rashmeet Kaur
    • Editorial
    Updated at - 2022-01-12,15:37 IST
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    Does your acne suck the joy out of your day? Are you tired of dealing with it? What if this issue of yours could be undone with regular care, natural and all organic ways? Are you on-board now? So, let’s start!

    We all can relate to how Acne is hard to deal with most of us know the pains that accompany it. For those who don’t know, Acne is a skin condition that crops up because of the clogged skin pores and hair follicles due to the accumulation of dirt or oil. This skin condition can lead to pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and other problems.

    The worst part is that it can leave scars and can hamper your look. Most people start to become self-conscious due to this scarring. But don’t fret! We are here to tell you about this magic mud that you can find on your mother's top shelf!

    Using Multani mitti, or fuller’s earth, can make your battle against acne super easy. This magic mud is loaded with magnesium chloride which is potentially good for fighting against acne and preventing the onset of breakouts. 

    It is gentle on the face but also removes dead cells from the top layers of your skin while increasing circulation under the skin. 

    As acne is majorly caused by oil secretion, Multani Mitti can also help in eliminating excessive production of oil in your skin, keeping your pores from clogging. It further helps in fading acne scars and skin pigmentation resulting from acne with its skin lightening properties.  

    Benefits Of Multani Mitti For Acne-Prone Skin

    Women applying multani mitti inside

    As we have written some of the benefits above, but the list of benefits of Multani Mitti surely doesn’t end here!

    Multani mitti is used in a myriad of remedies and can cure an array of skin issues. Here is a deeper look at how this clay helps treat acne:

    i) Eliminating Dirt And Grime From Your Skin

    Multani mitti is a great mattifying agent. It can have a clarifying effect on your skin with its rich content of minerals that help eliminate dirt and grime that is there on your skin.

    ii) Clearing Your Skin

    Multani mitti is also a fabulous clearing agent as it unclogs the pores, hence, making your skin clearer.

    iii) Lightening Of Scars And Removing Dead Skin

    Apart from mattifying, Multani mitti can gently exfoliate your skin to fade away the hyperpigmentation, dark marks on the skin, and acne scars. With its exfoliating qualities, it also helps in removing the dead skin cell build-up and revealing new skin underneath.

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    How to use Multani Mitti to treat your acne?

    Multani Mitti has been long used in face masks to help you achieve clear and healthy skin. But do you know the best part about all those Multani Mitti benefits? You can mix it with different ingredients from your kitchen to target that stubborn acne!

    You might be wondering that how does it work? Then, keep reading on to find out.

    1. Multani Mitti and Neem

    Neem is regarded as the flag-bearer to curb oiliness in your skin. It has strong anti-microbial properties which fight off infections and get rid of the bacteria while making the skin radiant. 

    You can prepare this neem-multani mitti face pack in just 2 minutes! Also, for best results, you can apply the mixture twice a week. 


    i) Take two tablespoons of Multani Mitti. 

    ii) Take one tablespoon of Neem powder.

    iii) Take one tablespoon of rose water.

    iv) Combine all the ingredients until you get a paste-like consistency. 

    v) Apply the mixture onto your face and leave it on for about 15-20 minutes.

    vi) Rinse it off with cool/lukewarm water and apply moisturizer.

    2. Multani Mitti and Turmeric

    Multani mitti turmeric inside

    Turmeric is one of the best ingredients you can find in your kitchen for getting rid of that acne and scars. It has anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that work fabulously for treating acne. 

    When you combine this ingredient with the goodness of Multani mitti, you’ll achieve your goal of clear skin! Also, you can add honey to this pack which helps fade scars with its bleaching properties. You can apply this mixture 2-3 times a week.


    i) Take two tablespoons of Multani mitti. 

    ii) Add one tablespoon of turmeric powder.

    iii) Take two tablespoons of honey.

    iv) Combine all the ingredients until you get a smooth mixture.

    v) Apply the mixture onto your face and leave it on for about 15-20 minutes. 

    vi) Rinse it off with cool/lukewarm water.

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    3. Multani Mitti And Curd/Yogurt 

    Multani mitti curd inside

    This one is a mild face pack! Curd is known for clearing acne, dislodging clogged pores, and dissolving all the dirt and grime present on your face. The mixture will not treat your acne problem but will moisturize your skin as well. 

    This pack can also be prepared in about two minutes and doing this twice a week can give you the desired results.


    i) Take two tablespoons of Multani Mitti.

    ii) Take two tablespoons of curds or yoghurt.

    iii) Take one teaspoon of lemon juice (you can skip this step if your skin reacts).

    iv) Combine all the ingredients until you get a paste-like consistency.

    v) Apply the mixture onto your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.

    vi) Rinse it off with cool/lukewarm water. 

    Are you going to use this magic mud in your skincare routine? Do share your thoughts with us on our Facebook page. For more such stories, stay tuned to HerZindagi!


    Your skin and body like you are unique. While we have taken all measures to ensure that the information provided in this article and on our social media channels is credible and expert verified, we recommend you consult a doctor or your dermatologist before trying a home remedy, quick hack or exercise regime. For any feedback or complaint, reach out to us at

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