Face Mask For Smooth, Clear & Glowing Skin

Gram Flour & Turmeric Face Wash

Who doesn’t want to have clear skin? Acne breakouts are one of the worst enemies of the skin. Just imagine you have a special event coming up and one annoying zit pops up on your skin. To save you from such a possible frustrating situation, I have got something good for you.

Learn here how to make this Gram Flour & Turmeric Face Wash at home & use it regularly to have naturally glowing, clear & smooth skin all year round.

This DIY face wash needs only two natural ingredients, namely gram flour (besan) & turmeric (haldi). These two natural ingredients are well known for keeping your facial skin in good shape, and are inexpensive, easily available.  Let us first see what benefits these two ingredients provide to your skin?

Why Gram Flour (Besan)?

Gram flour (alternatively chickpea flour) is the main ingredient. The Indian women have been using gram flour as a facial and for treating various skin problems since centuries.  It provides the following skin benefits:

(i) Contains zinc that helps control acne.

(ii) It absorbs extra oil on your skin, which helps cut down probability of acne breakout.

(iii) It works as a mild skin exfoliator that helps in keeping your skin clear & smooth.  

Why Turmeric Powder (Haldi)?

It provides the following skin benefits:

(i) Contains antioxidants & anti-inflammatory elements, which help control pimples.

(ii) Provides glow to the skin.

(iii) The presence of curcumin in turmeric helps heal existing acne on your face. It further reduces chances of acne scarring occurrence.

(iv) It prevents formation of wrinkles & melanin (Source).

Useful Related Post: How To Use Turmeric For Skin Care?

How To Make & Use Gram Flour & Turmeric Face Wash?

You will need:

(i) Gram flour (Besan): 1 cup

(ii) Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon

Mix well the two ingredients & store the mixture in a jar for everyday use. The above quantities will last you for a month. If you take are to keep the mixture dry, it will remain good for use up to 6 months.  

To use, you just need to take a small amount of the dry face wash & dampen it with water to form a paste. Wash your face with it just like any other face wash.

Happy beautiful skin!


  1. Hello, do you have any home made face pack made with Licorice for brighter / fair skin? Also, how often I should be applying? Please send response to my personal email. Thanks.


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