Product - Alum 450 gram of high quality Phitkari ( alum) is a wonderful crystal when it comes to skin tightening. You will feel it by yourself when you use it. In India women have been using Phitkari for face skin tightening and lifting since ages before western world flooded Indian market with chemical packed plastic Men who use phitkari as aftershave gets their face tightened automatically. Use alum for face skin tightening, lifting and removing wrinkles How to use Phitkari (alum) for face skin tightening and lifting Wash your face but don’t’ dry it. Wet phitkari in cold water thoroughly and rub gently across skin. Leave it to dry as long as you can. Rub off the dry white powder when you are done. You can also gently rinse your face with water. After few months of usage all your wrinkles will disappear and you will have a rejuvenated, shining, young and wrinkle free face. Your face will start becoming young again and you will look younger. Alum is also used in anti aging products where it is the main ingredient. However I prefer to use it it’s raw and natural form and also recommend others to do the same. How Frequently Can You Use Alum I’ve been receiving a number of enquirers on how often one should use alum. My advice, based on my personal experience, is that use Alum as medicine to cure skin conditions. If you are curing pimples then you can use it on daily basis. If you want to use it for face tightening & lifting then better use it on weekly basis. Alum Makes Skin Dry After using alum for few days you will quickly realize that it makes your skin very tight specially if you leave it for some time. It’s because alum sucks out all moisture out of skin leaving it dry. If you are feeling uncomfortable with dry skin then use coconut oil on regular basis as well. Coconut oil also helps keeping skin healthy and gives young look. Alum Uses just for information only - ALUM FOR SHAVING: Alum has been used as an after shave treatment for centuries. Once you start using alum, you will get rid of all the expensive after shaves. For the first time, you might not like it, but if you continue to use it, you will find positive improvement in you skin tone. To use, after shaving, rub a piece of alum block over the wet face for few seconds. You can either wash it off or leave it on the skin. ALUM FOR WATER PURIFICATION: Alum is amazing for water treatment. To purify the muddy water, powder alum and add about 1 gm of alum powder for every liter of muddy water. You will find the muddy particles settling down, leaving you with clear water. Next time you go on a camping trip, take a small block of alum with you. ALUM AS A DEODORANT: Alum is wonderful as a deodorant due to it's antiseptic and anti bacterial properties. To make the deodorant, powder alum along with little myrhh and use it as dusting powder, or you could simply wet an alum block and use it. However it is advised to use it every other day instead of every day. ALUM FOR HAIR REMOVAL: Alum can be effectively used for body hair removal for women. A mixture of alum powder and water or better still rosewater can be applied all over the body. This paste tends to retard the body hair growth over time. ALUM FOR WRINKLES: Alum can be effectively used for wrinkles. Take a piece of alum and wet it in water. Rub it on your damp face for few seconds. Alum tends to tighten the skin. Wash your face in water and apply moisturizer. ALUM FOR PIMPLES: Alum can be effectively used for treating pimples. A face pack made with egg whites, powdered alum and fullers earth is very effective in treating acne ALUM FOR LICE TREATMENT: Alum can be used effectively to get rid of hair lice. To make the lice treatment, powdered alum is mixed in water along with little tea tree oil. This mixture when applied on the scalp for some time, helps to get rid of lice.