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6 Benefits of Using Neem Leaves for your Skin

Are you having problems with your skin? Neem is here to the rescue. Add neem to your skin routine to prevent problems such as pigmentation, ageing, blemishes, etc.

Skin Care By Arushi Bidhuri / Feb 06, 2019

Neem – A Wonder Herb

Neem has numerous health benefits and has been used for the skin for thousands of years now. It is extremely useful for your skin owing to its anti-bacterial, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. It is loaded with vitamin E, which is great for your skin. The most common and easy way of using neem leaves is making a paste of its leaves. 


Neem for Acne

Neem is a natural solution to help you get rid of acne. It also prevents new acne and pimples from breaking out. Take some fresh neem leaves and a few basil leaves; grind them together to make a paste. Apply it on your face and leave it until dry. Do this thrice a week for best results. 

Neem for Oily Skin

If you are tired of your oily skin and skin problems that follow, then you must use neem for your face. Make a paste of fresh neem leaves, add 2 pinches of turmeric to it and mix well until it reaches a medium consistency. Apply it directly on the face and wash it with cold water after 15 minutes.

Also read: Manage oily skin in winters with these steps

Neem for Glowing Skin

Who doesn’t want a healthy-looking and glowing skin? You can use neem for natural glow as it instantly repairs the damages. Mix one tablespoon of neem powder and sandalwood powder using rose water. Make a fine paste and apply it on your face and neck. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes and wash it off with cold water. 

Neem for Pigmentation

Neem is extremely beneficial for those suffering from pigmentation. Pigmentation disorders occur in patches on the face and sometimes other parts of the body. Mix some gram flour and neem powder using lemon and water. Lather it on the skin and rinse it after it dries out. 

Neem for Ageing

Neem has regenerative properties that help the skin fight pathogens below its surface, thereby reducing the effects of ageing by applying neem oil on your face. Let it dry and wash it off with cold water.

Neem for Dry Skin

Neem has moisturizing properties which is great for people with dry skin. Make a paste of neem leaves with some honey and apply it on your face for 15 minutes and wash it off with water. This will hydrate your skin and bring back the moisture on your skin.  

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