QUICK SKINCARE TIPS
Beauty expert Shahnaz Husain shares some beauty treatments that use falsa:
■ Soak falsa leaves in hot water for an hour. Make a paste of the leaves and fruit pulp and add multani mitti. Apply on oily and acneprone skin, avoiding the lips and area around eyes. Wash off when it dries.
■ The fruit pulp and paste of the leaves can be applied on the hair to control dandruff. Leave on for 20 minutes and wash off with plain water.
■ Falsa fruit pack also helps remove tan. Mix the pulp with ground almonds and a pinch of turmeric. Apply on the face for 15 minutes. Then rub gently and wash
off with water.
■ Mix the pulp with oats and egg white and apply on the face. After 15 minutes, moisten with water and rub gently on the skin with small circular movements. Wash off with water.
■ Falsa juice can be applied daily on the scalp using cotton wool. Wash off after 15 minutes. It will relieve dandruff and restore the normal balances.