Beauty Skincare

Egg-cellent Beauty

Read these beauty hacks and quick fixes for a clear face using the quintessential kitchen ingredient – egg white!

Heading to the kitchen for a solution to your beauty troubles is a great idea. There are some excellent ingredients you will find in your kitchen that can give you the best skin ever, advises aromatherapist and skin expert Dr Blossom Kochhar. One thing she absolutely loves to include in her face packs and beauty treatments is the egg white. It has a plethora of minerals, vitamins and proteins that can do wonders to your skin, she says.

Egg whites have been used for many decades to get beautiful skin and shiny, lustrous hair. Eggs are naturally rich in nutrients and offer a various health benefits; particularly the egg white is highly beneficial to enhance beauty.

Here are some beauty and skin hacks to enhance your appearance using egg white

  • Egg white is a great anti-ageing ingredient. Take 1 tsp of egg white and mix it with 2-3 drops of patchouli essential oil. Apply it all over your face. This helps in tightening the skin and removing fine lines.
  • Another face pack that can be easily whipped-up at home is a mix of 1 tsp each of egg white and honey. This pack will soften your skin and nourish it at the same time.
  • Egg white helps in cleaning skin pores and giving a clear skin. Mix a spoonful of egg white with 1 tsp each of sugar and cornstarch and use it on the skin, especially for black heads. The cornstarch will absorb the dirt and black heads, sugar will exfoliate the pores and the egg white will tighten them so that no more dirt can come into them.
  • Those with oily skin can mix egg white with half tsp of lemon juice and 1 tsp of honey and use it on the skin as a face pack. It will cut down the oil and also in lightening the skin tone.

Note: Using these packs once a fortnight will also help in removing wrinkles.



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