Chickpea Flour : 10 Uses and Recipes for Beauty Treatments Do- It-Yourself

The chickpea flour, as well as an eco-friendly ingredient to be used in the kitchen for the preparation of numerous and good food. It can be a valuable aid in the preparation of cosmetic and detergents at low cost, to take care of facial skin, body and hair in a completely natural, environmentally friendly and economical.

Here are 10 of the possible beauty treatments made from chickpea flour, all to try to renew its eco -beauty.

1 ) Shampoo with chickpea flour
Chickpea flour, in contact with water, releases of natural saponins, that allow the formation of a compound very mild detergent and completely ecological. The shampoo of chickpea flour must be prepared at the time simply by adding two or more tablespoons of flour, depending on the length of hair, the amount of water necessary to obtain a compound rather liquid of the same consistency of a normal shampoo . And  necessary to mix and avoid the formation of lumps. It should be massaged on the scalp and damp hair and left to work for a few minutes before rinsing carefully with warm water.

Chickpea Flour : 10 Uses and Recipes for Beauty Treatments Do- It-Yourself
2 ) cleanser for the body with chickpea flour
Following the same procedure used for the preparation of the shampoo of the chickpea flour, it is possible to prepare a compound, which will be left slightly denser than in the case of the shampoo, suitable to be massaged on the body. Mix chickpea flour and warm water until you get a thick batter. The detergent for the body must be prepared at the time and can be enriched by adding a few drops of essential oil diluted in half a teaspoon of vegetable oil to be chosen, so as to obtain a fragrant effect.

3 ) Hand cleanser with chickpea flour
A simple way to have at its disposal a hand cleaner completely ecological and natural is to keep a jar next to the sink containing the chickpea flour, accompanied by a teaspoon. Just pour a small amount onto wet hands, rub and rinse to get the desired effect.

4) Natural Exfoliating Scrub
To get a natural exfoliant you can mix three tablespoons of chickpea flour, three tablespoons of sugar and three tablespoons of chopped almonds or specially almond flour. At this point you can add a tablespoon of vegetable oil of your choice and the amount of water required to produce a compound that you can rub on the skin of the body with your hands.

5 ) purifying mask for the face
A purifying face mask made of chickpea flour can be obtained by following the same process used for the preparation of detergent for the body. This means that two or three tablespoons of chickpea flour must be added the amount of lukewarm water necessary to obtain a creamy mixture . It will later joined a teaspoon of lemon juice. The mask must be applied on the face and left for ten minutes before rinsing.

6) Skin redness
In the case of reddened skin, you can get a creamy mixture to be applied on the affected areas by mixing a few tablespoons of chickpea flour with the juice of cucumber, which will replace the simple warm water in the formation of a creamy and easy to spread, to be applied, leave act for ten minutes and rinse with warm water.

7) Facial Mask with rose water and chickpea flour
The mask for the face with rose water is suitable for all skin types, particularly sensitive skin . You need to use rose water completely natural with no added ingredients for industrial use. Besides being able to be purchased in health food shop, rose water can be prepared at home, following a simple recipe. The rose water should be mixed with chickpea flour until the mixture is creamy easy to apply on your face, leave on for ten minutes before rinsing with warm water.

8) Facial Mask with chickpea flour and chamomile
In the preparation of a face mask of the chickpea flour soothing effect, it is possible to replace the water used for the usual preparation of the compound a bit of camomile tea left to cool. Chamomile helps eliminate and stretch the skin and plays a soothing effect in the case of small redness or imperfections. It is important that the mask does not remain lumps or grains of flour so as not to scratch the skin of the face.

9) Scrub refreshing eucalyptus
To obtain a refreshing scrub made from chickpea flour, particularly suitable for use on the area of the heels and soles of the feet, mix one part of chickpea flour and one part coarse salt, adding vegetable oil to wire up the mixture is the consistency that makes it easier to hold and workable with your hands. Add two or three drops of eucalyptus essential oil and rub on the affected area, keeping the skin moist .

10) Anti-aging treatment with the gram flour and turmeric
Here is a facial treatment typical of traditional Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine, particularly loved by women for its anti-aging effect, guaranteed by the presence of turmeric. Two tablespoons of gram flour should be mixed with warm water and a pinch of turmeric powder until the mixture is spreadable. It can be applied with delicate gestures is booby facial skin and on the skin of the neck and the body in general. To enhance the effect, it can be left to work up to thirty minutes before being rinsed off with warm water. The result, with constant application, will be given by a skin soft, radiant and rejuvenated .