Wheatgerm face mask shows good results when used for skin brightening and in improving skin texture by fighting the free radicals. Wheatgerm is the reproductive part of the wheat kernel that germinates and grows into a new plant. Wheat germ or wheatgerm has high nutrition count as it is the source of several essential nutrients, including vitamin E, folic acid, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, and magnesium, as well as essential fatty acids. Homemade face masks made with natural ingredients are better alternatives for expensive products.
Benefits of Wheatgerm for skin
Improves the texture of the skin eliminating the free radicals
Brightens the skin and makes it spotless
Heals dry and cracked skin
Has anti-aging properties
Reduces the appearance of acne scars
How To Use Wheatgerm in Face Mask
Wheatgerm can be used in powdered for or in form of oil. Both Wheatgerm powder and Wheatgerm oil are very effective on skin problems like scars, wrinkles, dry cracked skin etc.
Wheatgerm oil is extracted from wheat kernel and it is high in Vitamin E.
Homemade Wheatgerm Face Mask
Take raw wheat germ powder and water in equal parts.
Beat this mixture of wheat germ powder and water until the germ becomes soft and dilutes in water,
Add one tsp egg yolk .
Mix all the three ingredients till you get smooth mixture. Apply this mixture on the face.
Make sure the skin in covered evenly and completely. ‘
Let the mask sit for about 15-20 minutes. Remove the mask using a sponge soaked in lukewarm water.
Once the face mask is completely removed rinse your face with fresh cool water.
Use only raw wheat germ for this homemade face pack.
Wheat Germ Face Mask For Dry Skin
Take 1 tablespoon of Wheatgerm powder.
Mix it with 1/2 tsp of raw honey
Mix well to form a thick paste.
Apply it on the face and keep it for 10-15 minutes, then wash it off.
Using Raw honey in this face mask will show better results.
Wheatgerm Oil and Carrot Face Mask
Take 2 inch piece of fresh Carrot
Crush the Carrot to make a fine paste
Add 1 tsp of Wheatgerm oil
Mix Well and apply it all over the face, protecting your eyes.
Keep for 15-20 minutes and rinse off, you will discover a bright, fresh and glowing skin after washing your face.
Brightening Wheat Germ Oil Face Mask
Take 1 tsp of Shea Butter
1 tsp of Aloevera juice
1/4th tsp of Jojoba Oil
1/4th tsp of Wheatgerm Oil
- Apply a thin and even layer of the mask on the face.
- Check for sensitivity of your skin if you skin doesn’t show any allergy, itchiness and redness.
- Leave the mask on for 5 – 15 minutes.
- Rinse it off with normal water.
- Avoid direct contact with the eyes.
- Keep out of reach of children.
Packed with several vitamins and minerals, wheatgerm can prove to be a revolutionary ingredient in beauty and skin care products.