7 Simple Homemade Face Packs this Summer
Summer is the hottest season of the year. During this time we are left facing lots of sun burn, skin patchiness, skin darkening and appearance of fine lines on the face. In order to avoid these things you have to take care of your skin in regular basis. Today we shall discuss about some of my homemade face packs, which are part of my usual summertime routine.
Prepping the skin:
Before applying face packs, cleanse your face using a mild soap or cleanser. Additionally, steam your face using hot boiling water. This will help open up your pores. Now, we are ready to start applying any kind of face packs.
Here are 7 different face packs that could bring soothing experience for your summertime.
1. Face Pack for oily Skin:
This sandalwood face pack is one of my favorites. The smoothness and healing nature of sandalwood gives a truly refreshing feel to the face. The aroma of it and the excellent texture it gives to the skin makes it awesome. Since, sandalwood has cooling properties; it suits well for summer and also helps in giving a perfect glow to your skin. And also, it’s healing property removes sun tan and makes your skin brighter.
Sandalwood powder – 1tbsp.
Raw milk – 1 tbsp.
Lemon juice – 1 tbsp.
Turmeric powder – a pinch.
- Take a clean bowl and mix all the above ingredients to form a thick paste. Now, apply this paste all over the face and neck.
- Massage it gently for about 2-3 minutes.
- Allow the pack to dry for about 10 minutes.
- Then rinse it using clean warm water. Do it for twice in a week.
2. Face Pack for Skin Bleaching:
This Lemon and Honey face pack is an easy to do homemade pack. Lemon is a natural ingredient, and it will help remove dead skin cells and clear up blackheads acne. Lemon also has bleaching properties that lightens the skin tone. On the other hand, Honey is an excellent natural antibacterial and antioxidant that nourishes and moisturizes the skin.
One fresh lemon.
2 tbsp – honey.
Squeeze the fresh lemon in a bowl and add honey with this mix until it forms a paste. Apply it all over your face and neck. Keep in mind to leave out the areas under your eyes. Allow it to dry for 10-15 min. Then wash it with cold water. This is one of the best homemade bleaching techniques.
3. Face pack for Glowing Skin:
Papaya and milk face pack helps in giving glowing radiant skin and is best suitable for dry skinned people. Papaya helps in removing dead skin cells and is a beneficial skin food. Since it is a rich source of Vitamin A & C, and antioxidants, it aids in giving Brighter, Healthier Skin.
Papaya – 1 cup mashed
Raw milk – as required
Mash the papaya and mix it with raw milk to form a paste. Apply it on your face and neck for 10-15 mins and rinse it after dry.
4. Face Pack Clear and Clean Skin
Multani Mitti or so-called Fuller’s Earth in the Western countries is a muddy-clay like rock substance available in tropical Asian regions. This is one of the most effective natural ingredient that deep cleanses and brings a natural glow to the skin. It prevents pimple formation and acne as well as reduces blemishes on oily skin. But if you have a dry skin, better avoid it as it dries out the skin texture. However, you can use it with any moisturizer like rosewater to prevent dryness.
Multani Mitti – 2 Tbsp
Rosewater – as required
Milk can be used for very dry skins (optional)
Mix all the ingredients to form a paste. Apply it on your face and neck until dry. Leave the areas around the eyes. Let it dry for 20 minutes. While on the face, gently rub it like massaging, then rinse it with cold water.
5. Face Pack for Soft and Smooth Skin
Banana and Honey face pack is an excellent one for whoever aspires to get a soft, smooth look and feel. Since Banana is rich is Vitamin A, which nourishes the skin. It also has antioxidants that repairs damage in the skin. So, you get a scar-free and pimple-free skin. Honey is a natural moisturizer which provides an extra doze of nourishment, preventing dryness on skin.
Banana – 1
Honey – as required
Blend the banana with Honey and make into a fine paste. Apply it on face and neck for twenty minutes. Make sure to avoid eyes and eyebrows as they are sensitive areas. I dare you have to avoid the temptation of tasting this pack.
6. Face Pack for Skin Lightening and Glow
We have the Tea water, Honey and Rice flour pack which delivers a beautiful fairer skin. It lightens skin complexion and makes the skin fairer. It also increases the cell renewal rate and adds a visible glow to the face. Honey moisturizes the skin while the antioxidants present in the tea water flush out the dirt, toxins from skin. It also relaxes and soothes the mind as it is a stress-reliever.
Tea water – 1 Cup (cooled down)
Rice Flour – 2 Tbsp
Honey – 1/2 Tbsp
Mix all the ingredients together to make a paste and apply on skin. Rinse it after 20 mins.
7. Face Pack for Skin Whitening
This face pack, when used regularly can give you a smooth lightened skin tone. Its natural bleaching properties removes sun tan and improves skin tone. You also get a softer and smoother skin.
Gram flour/Besan flour – 1 Tbsp
Turmeric Powder – 2 Tbsp
Lemon juice – 2 Tsp
Milk – as required
Mix all the ingredient together to form a paste. Apply and leave it for 10-20 mins until it is dry. While washing, gently scrub the skin with the paste to exfoliate the dead skins.
Face packs can be used as per your preference and requirements. For optimum results, you have to use the face pack regularly once every week for a considerable period of time. You can shuffle each pack for a week and reap the best benefits of all.