Egg-white has been used in hair and beauty regimes in Egypt, Arabia and China since time immemorial. But as technology progressed and over-the-counter beauty products entered the market, we forgot these easy-to-do old-age remedies. Egg-white, rich in proteins and albumin, helps to tone skin and remove wrinkles. But that’s not all; there are many more benefits as well. So go ahead and try them at home this weekend.
To remove facial hair: Women with excessive facial hair can try this natural way to remove it. Beat one egg-white, and apply it on your face with the help of a brush. Then cut out the shape of your eyes and lips from a tissue paper, brush it with egg-white and gently place on your face. Remove the tissue gently once the egg has dried. You will see facial hair also on the tissue.
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To tighten pores: The white of an egg has astringent properties that shrink pores. In a bowl, add one tablespoon of egg white and a squeeze of lemon. Apply this to your face or affected area. Remove after 15 minutes and pat dry with a towel. Do this twice a week and you will feel your skin tightening.
To reduce facial oil: if you have oily skin, this is the best remedy for you. All you have to do is apply egg-white and wash it off once dry. Make sure you wash your face thoroughly before doing this.
To fight acne: Oily skin causes acne so when you control the oiliness, the chances of acne also reduces. Make sure you don’t use a brush to apply egg white on acne as it aggravates acne. Use cotton or your fingertips.
For shiny hair: Take egg white in a bowl, and whisk it well till it rises. Then add a tablespoon of lemon juice and apply to your hair. Wear a shower cap to avoid the egg dripping. Wash off once it dries off. Your hair will feel shiny and softer after one session.
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For treating oily hair: Many of us crib about oily hair but now we have it covered for you. Egg white tightens hair follicles which in turn reduces excess sebum and reduces oily scalp. Apply it and leave it on for 15-20 minutes before shampooing.
To reduce puffiness around the eyes: Apply egg-white with a finger below your eye. Gently massage and wash off once dry. Then apply coconut oil.
To remove wrinkles: Egg-white tightens skin and naturally reduces wrinkles. Apply an egg-white mask once a week. Or mix egg-white with lemon and multani mitti and apply as a face pack. Both help reduce wrinkles.