Chickpea Face Mask For Glowing Skin

Chickpea face mask at home
Chickpea flour face mask for glowing skin

Chickpea Face Mask For Glowing Skin

Chickpea has long been used in all over the world for its many benefits for skin and hair. This particular ingredient is also found in a number of Ayurvedic formulations, if you are in a look out to make your on face masks with this amazing ingredient then keep on reading! Below are my favorite chickpea face mask recipes and cleanser you should definitely try.

What Is Chickpea Flour?

Chickpea flour, also known as garbanzo bean/gram flour/besan, is a gluten-free flour made by grinding dried chickpeas. It is commonly used in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine, and it is naturally higher in protein than any wheat-based flour.

 

Chickpea Flour Face Mask Benefits

Chickpea face masks have been used for centuries as a natural remedy for various skin issues. They offer several benefits for the skin due to their unique properties and ingredients. Here are some of the benefits of using a chickpea face mask for your skin:

Exfoliation:

Chickpea flour is a great natural exfoliant. It can help remove dead skin cells, dirt, and impurities from the skin’s surface, leaving it smoother and brighter.

Oil Control:

Chickpeas contain zinc, which can help regulate oil production in the skin. This makes chickpea face masks particularly beneficial for people with oily or acne-prone skin.

Reduces Acne:

Chickpeas have anti-inflammatory properties and may help reduce redness and inflammation associated with acne. They can also help unclog pores, reducing the likelihood of breakouts.

Skin Brightening:

Chickpea flour contains enzymes that can help lighten and brighten the skin. Regular use may lead to a more even skin tone and reduced appearance of dark spots.

Tightens Pores:

Chickpea masks can tighten the skin, making the pores appear smaller. This gives the skin a smoother and more refined appearance.

Natural Cleanser:

Chickpea masks act as a natural cleanser, helping to remove dirt, oil, and makeup residue from the skin’s surface.

Antioxidant Properties:

Chickpeas are rich in antioxidants, such as vitamin C and E, which can help protect the skin from free radical damage and premature aging.

Hydration:

Chickpea masks can provide hydration to the skin, helping to keep it soft and supple.

Skin Lightening Properties:

Chickpea flour helps in fading dark spots, pigmentation, pimple marks and blemishes. Regular usage of this face mask improves over all skin texture.

How To Make Chickpea Flour At Home

You can easily make chickpea flour (also known as gram flour or besan) at home using dried chickpeas. Here’s a simple step-by-step guide:

Ingredient:

  • Dried chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans)

Equipment:

  • Blender or food processor
  • Fine mesh sieve or sifter
  • Airtight container for storing the chickpea flour

Instructions:

  • Place the dried or unsoaked chickpeas in a blender or food processor.
  • Blend the chickpeas on high speed until they turn into a fine, powdery flour. This may take a few minutes. You may need to stop and scrape down the sides of the blender or food processor to ensure even blending.
  • Sift or Sieve (Optional).
  • To ensure you have a very fine chickpea flour, you can sift or sieve the freshly ground flour to remove any larger particles or bits that didn’t get finely ground.
  • Store the Chickpea Flour.
  • Transfer the chickpea flour to an airtight container or a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Store it in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Now you have homemade chickpea flour that you can use in a variety of skincare recipes.

Chickpea Face Mask At Home

Read below to learn easy recipes of chickpea face mask at home for different skin concern.

 

 

Chickpea Face Mask For Wrinkles

Ingredients:

  • Chickpea flour (1 tablespoon)
  • Boiled cow/buffaloe milk (enough to make a paste)
  • Vitamin e oil (4-5 drops)
  • Take a bowl
  • Add all the ingredients.
  • Mix well to make a smooth paste.

How To Use Chickpea Face Mask?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser.
  • Pat dry.
  • Apply this face mask all over your face evenly.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Use this face mask on alternate days for glowing skin and antiaging.

 

Chickpea Face Mask For Acne

Ingredients:

  • Chickpea flour (1 tablespoon)
  • Honey (1 tablespoon)
  • Lemon juice (½ tablespoon)
  • Cinnamon powder (½ tablespoon)
  • Take a bowl
  • Add all the ingredients.
  • You can add small amount of plain water or rose water to make smooth consistency.
  • Mix well.

How To Use Chickpea Face Mask?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser.
  • Pat dry.
  • Apply this face mask all over your face evenly.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Use this face mask on alternate days for glowing and acne free skin.

 

Chickpea Face Mask For Pigmentation

Ingredients:

  • Chickpea flour (1 tablespoon)
  • Tomato juice (enough to make a smooth paste)
  • Lemon juice (½ tablespoon)
  • Coffee powder (1 tablespoon)
  • Take a bowl
  • Add all the ingredients.
  • Mix well to form a smooth mask.

How To Use Chickpea Face Mask?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser.
  • Pat dry.
  • Apply this face mask all over your face evenly.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Use this face mask on alternate days for glowing and clear skin.

 

Chickpea Face Mask For Oily Skin

Ingredients:

  • Chickpea flour (1 tablespoon)
  • Honey (1 tablespoon)
  • Lemon juice (½ tablespoon)
  • Take a bowl
  • Add all the ingredients.
  • You can add small amount of plain water or rose water to make smooth consistency.
  • Mix well.

How To Use Chickpea Face Mask?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser.
  • Pat dry.
  • Apply this face mask all over your face evenly.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Use this face mask on alternate days for get rid of oily skin.

You can also make a simple mask by using only chickpea flour and water. Apply on your face for 15 minutes daily.

 

Chickpea Face Mask For Dry Skin

Ingredients:

  • Chickpea flour (1 tablespoon)
  • Curd (enough to make a smooth paste)
  • Almond oil (few drops)
  • Take a bowl
  • Add all the ingredients.
  • Mix well.

How To Use Chickpea Face Mask?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser.
  • Pat dry.
  • Apply this face mask all over your face evenly.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Use this face mask on alternate days to get rid of dry dehydrated skin.  

Chickpea Face Mask For Open Pores

Ingredients:

  • Chickpea flour (1 tablespoon)
  • Apple Cider Vinegar (½ tablespoon)
  • Cucumber juice (1 tablespoon)
  • Take a bowl
  • Add all the ingredients.
  • Mix well.

How To Use Chickpea Face Mask?

  • Wash your face with a cleanser.
  • Pat dry.
  • Apply this face mask all over your face evenly.
  • Make sure to avoid eye area.
  • If your skin is super sensitive, so avoid using apple cider vinegar, use lemon juice instead.
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash it off.
  • Use this face mask twice a week to reduce appearance of large/open pores.

 

Do you know you can prepare your own cleanser at home with the chickpea flour?

Chickpea Flour As A Cleanser

  • You can only use chickpea flour and water together to cleanse your face daily.
  • Or you can make more effective by following the recipe below:

Homemade Face Cleanser For Daily Use:

  • Chickpea flour (6 tablespoons)
  • Rice flour (3 tablespoons)
  • Baking soda (½ tablespoon)
  • Coffee powder (1 tablespoon)
  • Mix all the ingredients well and store in an air tight container.
  • You can store this at room temperature for 4-5 months.
  • To use, mix it will water to form a paste.
  • Apply all over your face and wash it off.