Glow at Home

Fira Z Ahmed

In these difficult times, we are all stuck at home, with limited access to the outside world. I am sure many of us have stopped bothering with dressing up, makeup and other accessories. But guess what! It is a blessing in disguise. With minimal or no makeup, your skin is finally breathing. With limited exposure to sun and pollution, your skin is healing itself in the coolness of your homes.

Having said that, while we are not really getting ready for much, it boosts our morale and confidence to look good. So let’s go ladies and groom our skin this month to Level Gorgeous and feel amazing about ourselves with some natural home ingredients.

Skin brighteningSkin brightening


  1. Two tbsp sandalwood powder
  2. One tbsp rose water
  3. One tbsp honey
  4. Mix all ingredients
  5. Apply on face & neck till it dries
  6. Wash with cold water


  1. Skin whitening
  2. Anti-aging
  3. Removes dark spots
  4. Anti inflammatory
  5. Moisturizes skin

Treat Crows FeetTreat Crows Feet


  1. One tsp coconut oil
  2. One tsp coffee powder
  3. Mix all ingredients for smooth paste
  4. Apply it around your eyes and massage it gently
  5. Leave it overnight


  1. Reduces wrinkles
  2. Reduces dark circles
  3. Reduces fine lines
  4. Smoothens under eyes

Green teaGreen Tea Toner


  1. One tea bag of tea leaves (boil it)
  2. Let it brew for few minutes
  3. One tbsp of water
  4. One tbsp of rose water
  5. Lemon essentials (few drops)


  1. Tightens skins
  2. Smoothens skin
  3. Hydrates skin

PapayaaaPapaya Face Mask


  1. One cup of cube papaya (crush them into a fine paste)
  2. Two tsp papaya paste
  3. Two tsp multani mitti
  4. One tsp raw milk
  5. Mix all ingredients
  6. Apply this mask on face and neck
  7. Wash after 20 mins


  1. Fades dark spots
  2. Lightens acne marks
  3. Brightens skin
  4. Reduces blemishes
  5. Unclogs pores

LavenderOnions serum for Eyebrow regrowth


  1. Two tsp aloe vera gel
  2. One tsp onion juice
  3. Lavender essential oil (optional)
  4. Mix all ingredients
  5. Apply and massage this serum into your eyebrows
  6. Leave it overnight for best results


  1. Visible eyebrows hair growth

tomatoTomato Face Mask


  1. One tsp tomato paste
  2. One tsp honey
  3. One tsp yogurt
  4. Mix all ingredients for smooth paste
  5. Apply paste over face and neck (with help of a clean cotton ball)
  6. Leave it for 10 mins
  7. Wash with cold water


  1. Reduces dark spots
  2. Hyper pigmentation
  3. Hydrates skin
  4. Removes impurities from skin
  5. Removes toxins from skin

Ice 1Hydrating Ice Cubes


  1. Use any of these (cucumber or potato)
  2. Cut in cubes and blend
  3. One tsp honey
  4. One tsp lemon juice
  5. Mix all to make a paste
  6. Pour in the ice tray to freeze
  7. Use cubes all over your face


  1. Hydrates
  2. Brightens
  3. Anti aging
  4. Detoxifying
  5. Minimises large pores

48ddc1e0-3795-4fe0-862b-cb7186a72fe3Author Bio

Fira Z Ahmed is the founder of Fira’s Make Up Academy based in Mumbai. You can know more about her academy at or reach out to her at


*All images used in this article are either Eyra’s own design or widely and freely available on the internet.*

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