Still little known, but rapidly gaining popularity, ubtan is an excellent cleanser that can quickly and effectively cleanse the skin of the face and body. This product replaces soap, peels, facial cleansers and even a moisturizing mask. For the first time, real ubtan began to be made in India, from where the magic agent began to scatter around the world.
Today we will take a closer look at the preparation of this miracle cure.
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The composition of ubtan – what are the ingredients in the basic recipe?
Like any cosmetic product, ubtan has its own set of components. It can change, depending on what skin are you going to use it for…
Most often, women have normal or oily skin, therefore, the set of components will be different from ubtan, prepared for girls with dry skin.
So what’s included in the basic set of components?
- Legumes and grains. This can include peas, and some kind of cereal, and certain types of cereals, in accordance with your skin type. All legumes and grains are ground into a fine powder. Any flour should be used except wheat flour – it contains a large amount of adhesive components.
- Herbs, spices, flowers. Depending on what properties are required from ubtan, different components with certain properties are added to it.
- Herbs containing saponins (note – natural detergents found in some herbs and tree leaves).
- Clays. They must be sifted through a fine sieve in order to avoid large grains. Any large fragment in ubtan can injure the skin, which is unacceptable for ubtan.
- Liquid components. These include all kinds of oils, spring water, a variety of herbal decoctions, added to the product to obtain a homogeneous pasty mass.
Ubtan for combination to normal skin:
This Indian remedy for normal skin, but prone to oily skin only in some areas, involves the use of absolutely any ingredients. It all depends on what you specifically want to get as a result of the procedure.
- The most versatile option is a mixture of herbs mixed with spring water, or with a decoction of any medicinal herbs (chamomile is ideal).
- White clay is also added.
- To all this, be sure to add a few drops of myrtle oil.
Ubtan for oily or problem skin:
- The best herbs for oily skin are: nettle and linden, thyme and string, St. John’s wort and sage, fenugreek with calendula.
- From clays you can take: ghassul, as well as green or white clay. Blue will do as well.
- Flour is preferable to use chickpea or oatmeal – it is the best way to eliminate the oily skin.
- It is recommended to use licorice root or horsetail to add saponins.
- If you have oily or problem skin, you can take yogurt, tea tree oil (a few drops), fresh aloe juice, or rose water as a liquid component.
Ubtan for dry skin:
- The main herbs are linden or sage, chamomile or rose petals, cornflower or lemon balm, thyme or fenugreek.
- The most suitable clays for the product: pink, black, rassul.
- We take flour: oatmeal, almond or flaxseed.
- Saponins: calamus or licorice root, ginseng root can be used.
- Almost anything can be a liquid component, from milk to a decoction of nettle.
How to make oriental ubtan with your own hands – we study the rules of preparation
The most important thing in preparing oriental ubtan is to choose the right proportions, carefully and carefully select all the ingredients and properly prepare the mixture for use.
So, what are the rules for cooking eastern ubtan at home?
- Before you start cooking ubtan, you must thoroughly rework all components… That is, the oils must be strained, the clay must be sifted, and the mixture of herbs and flour is ground into a fine powder, which must then be additionally passed through a sieve.
- After all the ingredients are carefully prepared and sifted, you should take the ubtan ingredients here. in this proportion: flour – 2 units, herbs and spices – 4 units, clay – 1 unit.
- Saponins and other liquid components are added already to the finished mixture to the consistency of gruel.
- You need to prepare ubtan in a non-metallic container. A coffee grinder is most suitable for grinding.
- First, the licorice root is ground – it is quite hard, and it takes much longer to grind it.
- All herbs and spices are ground to fine powder with a coffee grinder.
- Further ground chickpeas or lentils into flour.
- After to all ground components sifted clay is added…
- Everything is carefully sifted, is mixed and put into a tightly closed jar.
- Planning to use ubtan on your body? Then you can safely use sufficiently coarsely ground components.
Basic rules for the use and storage of ubtan at home
You need to use ubtan in the same way as with regular facial cleansing foam. Except that ubtan powder has to be diluted with a liquid component before each use.
So how do you properly use and store homemade ubtan?
- The resulting powder is not steamed or steamed in any way… It is simply diluted with a liquid component until it is completely dissolved and a mushy paste is formed.
- Then you simply apply this paste to your skin and follow the massage lines. Your skin immediately becomes velvety, very soft and fragrant.
- After using ubtan, the jar lid closes tightly, and the container itself is removed in a dark and dry place (kitchen cabinets will do).
- The tool is used not only for direct washing, but also as a pilling, as well as masks for the body and face.
- You can also do a body wrap, while the diluted ubtan powder is applied to problem areas, and then they are wrapped in cling film. This wrap remains for 10 minutes, then washed off with warm water.
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