The Beauty Benefits Of Mint Leaves

Written by Chandni ShahSep 16, 2023
The beauty benefits of mint leaves
There is a reason why mint leaves are used in so many different beauty products including face washes, shampoos, and hair conditioners. Mint is extremely beneficial for your skin and hair as it possesses many therapeutic qualities. It is a herb loaded with numerous benefits that help you treat acne or even sunburnt skin. By the end of this article, you’ll be well versed with all the amazing beauty benefits of these unassuming green leaves. So, go on and add them to your beauty regimen.

For skin


To treat acne

If you are tired of using artificial products to treat your acne, replace them with mint leaves and rose water paste. You can simply crush a bunch of mint leaves and add some rose water to it. You can even add some besan to make it a thicker consistency. Apply this pack on your skin for about 30 minutes. This will not only treat acne but also keep your skin oil-free in when it’s hot and humid outside.

For dry skin

If you suffer from dry skin, mint leaves can help. All you need to do is grind them and squeeze the juice out of them. Apply this juice on your dry skin and see the results for yourself.


As an exfoliator

You can also use a mint face pack for exfoliation. Take a tablespoon of oatmeal and mix it with mint juice. Apply it on the face for about 10 minutes and scrub away to remove dead cells.

For pimples and blemishes

Mint leaves are also used to treat pimples and blemishes. Women who suffer from such skin problems should take a tablespoon of multani mitti, tomato juice and mix it with mint juice. Apply this paste on your skin to treat blemishes and pimples. You can even use the same paste to treat tanning during summer.


As a toner

Here’s how you can make a simple toner at home. Simply boil some mint leaves in water. Strain the leaves from the water and allow it to cool. This mint water will now act as a toner that you can use everyday. It’ll tone your skin and leave it refreshed.


For hair


To get rid of dandruff

 Dandruff is a very common phenomenon and there are numerous ways to treat it. One of these is to use mint leaves. Crush some mint leaves and add some lemon juice to it. Apply this on your scalp for about half an hour. Do this twice a week for best results.

To fight hairfall

Mint oil when mixed with virgin coconut oil can be used to treat hair fall and stimulate hair growth. Take three spoonfuls of extra virgin oil and mix five drops of mint essential oil to it. Separate your hair into sections and apply this oil on the scalp. Gently massage so that your scalp absorbs the oil. Leave it overnight and wash your hair the next morning. Follow this ritual twice a week for one month to get the desired results.


Mint leaves are great to treat oily scalp

If you suffer from an oily scalp, mint leaves are just what you need. Grind some mint leaves and camphor together and add a teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply it on your scalp for about 20 minutes and rinse off with your regular shampoo and conditioner. This treatment is a boon for you in summers when your scalp secretes more oil than usual. 

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