Lepam is an Ayurvedic treatment, a herbal paste that is applied to the affected areas to treat them, and it comes in a powder form. This powder is then mixed with varied ingredients like curd, cucumber juice, potato juice, and many others to bring about a novel paste that treats your skin-related concerns. The treatment is used to reestablish the outrageous skin caused because of different skin conditions like dead cells, pimples, pigmentation, whiteheads and blackheads and skin pollution, etc.
Benefits of using Lepam / traditional face Mask :
Concerns for Dry Skin
Dry skin appears to be very dull and flaky. It usually is prone to get suntan easily, has fine lines and wrinkles, lacks lustre and has a rough texture. It needs extra suppleness,hydration, moisture, and it requires a natural glow which it lacks due to dryness.
To deal with such skin problems, We have these DIY’s, which works wonderfully on your skin and helps to treat the dry skin related problems!
AVBHASINI : OHRIA’s Solution to all Dry skin concerns
An Ayurvedic blend of oil-rich ingredients that nourish dry skin restoring it to its natural glory.
According to Sushruta , Ayurvedic Physician, the first layer of skin is called ‘’Avabhasini” that glows by itself. Over the years due to stress, pollution, and ageing, the natural glow is lost.
Ohria has blended this traditional recipe to replenish the skin’s natural glow and restore its original ever-glowing state.
It is infused with the goodness of Almond powder, Apricot, Chironji, Pure Sandalwood and Kesar.
This is nutrient-rich formulation curated for a vibrant glow.
For skin brightening:
DIY 1- Fresh unboiled milk + saffron +Avbhasini face masque and Honey. Honey is highly emollient & saffron brightens skin tone
DIY2- Make a blend of Turmeric powder with green gram flour & milk. These ingredients will deal with the problem of skin brightening, turmeric will restore the lost radiance, lactic acid in milk would work magically on wrinkles and will enhance the skin further.
For even skin tone & Depigmentation :
DIY 3- Papaya juice + honey + Avbhasini face masque or
DIY 4- Masoor dal flour + honey +curd To deal with the problems of skin brightening we have papaya which possesses vitamin A and papain enzyme which helps to remove dead skin cells and inactive protein, thus rejuvenating the skin. Honey also has moisturizing properties and adds the much-required sheen to the skin
For premature wrinkling & Delay Ageing
DIY 5 - kurchan + Avbhasini face masque
Kurchan works wonderfully to deal with premature ageing and defies wrinkles. Further, orange peel possesses vitamin C which boosts collagen production and adds radiance to the skin.
(Kurchan Is the bottom thickened layer which forms in the bottom of the utensil in which milk is boiled. To use transfer the milk to another container after boiling and scope the thickened layer with a spoon and use in face masks)
DIY 7- Cucumber juice + almond powder
How to make cheena : Boil 1/4th cup of milk and add a tablespoon of curd and a few drops of lemon juice. Keep this freshly made cottage cheese with water to make the mask.
Chenna gives you an instant glow and gives a smoother look to your skin. Further cucumber aids in anti ageing signs, prevents acne and hydrates skin.
For soft skin:
DIY 8- mashed ripe banana+ almond oil +Avbhasini face masque Bananas act as a natural moisturizer and hydrate the skin making it more soft and supple.
DIY 9- Spread honey all over the face and massage it will, as it has moisturizing properties.
(Rich in potassium and moisture, the banana will hydrate and moisturizes dry skin. Almond oil helps to reverse the suntan, gives suppleness and adds youth to the skin)
For Dry skin:
DIY 10- Avbhasini + cow’s ghee+ milk (cook avbhasini in milk for few minutes and then make a paste of it).
Cow’s ghee is ojas giving, and it has fatty acids which hydrate the skin and makes it look glowing and healthy.
DIY 11- Aloe vera gel+ honey
(Rich in antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamins A and C, and it is highly anti-inflammatory. It can help treat burns, acne and dry skin.)
These masks will you pacify the problems associated with dry skin and will help you regain the lost youth of your skin.
With regular usage of these masks for glowing skin over time, your skin will be nourished with required nutrients. Which further will add the radiance and sheen to the dull and dry skin. Also, Avbhasini is an outstanding ayurvedic lepam specially formulated to deal with the concerns of dry skin.
Use Lepams to deal with your skin-related concerns and watch overtime how your skin recaptures its youth!