Take 1 teaspoon of un-boiled milk, dip a small pad of cotton wool in this and rub on the face gently. Use circular movements, use upward strokes on the neck area. Leave this on for 20 minutes. Wash with cold water.
Take a thick slice of cucumber. Don't peel the slice, rub in a circular motion all over the face and neck areas. Wash after 15 minutes.
Halve a tomato, gently rub over face and neck and wash after 15 minutes.
Take the half of a lime peel, from which the juice has been extracted, rub this firmly on the face and the neck. Using a Scrub once in Three or four days.
After washing off the milk or juice - take a teaspoon of gram flour. Make a paste with a few drops of water and rub the face and neck gently with this. This sloughs away the dead cells and gives the face a glow. Don't use soap.
Use green gram powder or rice flour mixed with curds instead.
Oily Skin: If the face is oily,
After a bath as a base for make-up use some diluted lime juice to dab on before application of foundation or any other make-up.
Rub the face well with an ice cube.
Slice an Apple into thin slices. Place these on the face and leave for 20 minutes. These soak up the extra oil and helps to close pores.