Wonders of homemade face packs

Wonders of homemade face packs

Wonders of homemade face packs

Fighting with pimples, marks and blemishes on your skin? Well, in keeping up with the fight you must by now have bombarded your precious skin with thousands of chemicals present in the army of cosmetics that you must have owned till date. Did you have any result? Or is it living up to the expectations that you have set after watching the commercial? No. so, you must be in the process of planning one more visit to the super market to get a trolley full of the cosmetics to get you a flawless blemish free skin. Give yourself a break. Pour some thought, if the products, both chemical and so called herbal, are not helping you to get yourself rid of the skin problems, why don’t you try dumping them and go back to the old school and try few things at home, from your kitchen shelf. These tricks of natural and herbal treatment can work wonders. Home made face packs means it comes from the items of your kitchen or the ones that we generally keep them at home. The best benefit is that you are aware, and are very much sure about it that you are not mixing any harmful chemicals in it. Also, they can be used very regularly as it is likely that you will not be having any side effects.

You must know your skin type before experimenting with the homemade face masks. Different face packs show different effects on different types of skin. People having oily skin need different kind of home made face masks and dry skin people should use different masks. We will discuss about in details as follows:

HOMEMADE FACE MASKS – FOR OILY SKIN

People who have oily skin live in the fear of getting pimples, greasiness, dullness as well as dark patches of the skin. Following home made face masks can be used to cleans the skin of the excess oil:

1) Homemade banana face mask

Ingredients to be used –

  • Ripe banana
  • Milk and
  • Curd

Mash the banana in a bowl and add a spoonful of milk in it. After that two spoonfuls of oats should be added to make a thick paste. The paste is to be applied on the face as well as on the neck. It can also be used as a scrub for massage. While you use it as a scrub, massage the paste on the face and neck, gently with the fingertips in the circular motion. Then, wash off the face and neck with cold water. This homemade face mask will help you get a glowing skin.

 2) Banana and honey face pack

Ingredients to be used –

  • Banana
  • Honey
  • Lemon juice 

Make a smooth paste by using mashed banana and adding one table spoon of honey and the lemon juice. Apply the mask on the face and the neck. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and try relaxing after leaving it. Wash off the pack with warm water and pat dry the skin with soft towel to get a refreshing look from the oily skin.

3) Strawberry home made face mask with lime juice

strawberry are very good source for treating the oily face skin. It works by removing the excess oil from the skin; it also helps in fighting the signs of ageing.

Ingredients to be used-

  • Strawberry or blueberry pulp
  • Lime juice

Make a pulp of few strawberries in a bowl and mix lime juice in it (one table spoon). Make a paste and apply on the face. Leave for few minutes and wash off with cold water after it dries up. You can actually feel that all the greasiness of your oily skin has been washed off along with the pack. The home made face mask also helps in reducing the wrinkles.

 4) Strawberry face mask with yogurt

 Ingredients to be used

  • Strawberries
  • Sour cream or yogurt

Take half cup of fresh strawberries and take equal quantity of the sour cream or yogurt. Pulp them together and form a paste. Apply this homemade face pack for fifteen minutes. Wash your face with cold water and refreshing and glowing skin is yours.

 

5) Brown sugar and strawberry packs

Ingredients to be used

  • Strawberry
  • Honey
  • Brown sugar
  • Lemon juice

Take few strawberries in a bowl. Add one table spoon of honey, brown sugar and lemon juice each. Blend them together to get a thick paste. Apply this mask on the face and leave it to dry for ten to fifteen minutes. After drying, wipe it off with a wet towel or tissue. Using this pack twice a week will help you to get a glowing skin.

 

 6) Orange face mask for glowing skin

The next homemade face mask that can be use for oily skin is that of orange. Orange is one fruit that is full of nutrients that are very useful for the skin. The pulp, peel as well as the juice of orange is very rich source of Vitamin C. it is very easy to store orange for the use of homemade face packs. The peel of the orange can be dried and used as a powder as and when required using in face masks. Orange juice can be directly applied to the skin. Massage orange juice on the skin to get rid of the tanning, blemishes and to get a magnificent glow on the skin.

 

 7)Orange peel and yogurt face mask

Ingredients to be used –

  • Orange peel powder
  • Yogurt

Take orange peel powder and add yogurt to it to make a paste. The paste should not be too thin for application. Apply this paste on face and leave it for about twenty minutes. Remove the paste with lukewarm water and pat the skin dry with a soft towel. The regular use of the pack will help in reducing the blemishes on the skin. 

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8) Orange , lemon and honey natural face pack

Ingredients to be used-

  • Orange pulp or peel
  • Lemon juice
  • Honey

Take powder of dried up orange peels. Add honey and lemon juice into it and mix well till it results in thick paste. After applying the mixture on your face, you can also massage it gently in circular motions. Leave it o your skin for few minutes and then wash with cold water to get a smooth skin. 

 9) Lemon face masks for oily skin

we all must know that lemon is very essential in getting a good skin as it helps in getting rid of almost all skin problems, particularly associated with oily skin. Homemade face masks from lemon help in reducing the oil from the skin as well as in toning the skin. Lemon also helps in eliminating the dead skin cells. Simply apply a mixture of lemon juice and honey on the skin to get rid of the excess of oil. This simple homemade face pack work wonder on the oily skin. 

10) Lemon and milk homemade face mask

Ingredients to be used –

  • Lemon juice
  • Milk
  • Turmeric powder

This face mask is very simple to be made at hone. All you need is a tablespoon of honey and three spoonfuls of milk. Mix them together and add a pinch of turmeric powder to it. Apply this mixture on the face and neck and leave it for few minutes. Wash the face with cold water. Using this pack regularly will help you to lighten your skin tone over a period of time as well as to get rid of the tanning. 

11) Cucumber natural face masks for treating the oily skin

cucumber not only helps in lightening the tone of the skin but also to remove the tanning of the skin. Use cucumber juice along with the lemon juice to form a pack. Add some turmeric powder to it and mix to get a smooth paste. Few of you may feel tingling sensation due to turmeric but it will gradually fade away. Apply the pack evenly using cotton balls or fingertips and leave for few minutes to dry. Wash the pack with cold water. Use it daily to prevent the skin from tanning problems. 

 12) Cucumber juice and watermelon face mask

Ingredients to be used-

  • Cucumber juice
  • Watermelon juice
  • Yogurt
  • Milk powder

Watermelon helps in clearing the skin as well in removing the blemishes whereas yogurt is very good agent to help in skin tightening. It also acts as softening agent of the skin. To make this homemade face mask, mix equal quantity of cucumber juice and watermelon juice in a bowl. Then add a teaspoon of milk powder as well as yogurt to this mixture. Mix to form a smooth paste. Apply on the face and after it dries up, wash it with cold water to get a smooth skin. Replace it with you cosmetic creams to get a glowing skin. 

 13) Tomato , honey and lemon juice face mask

Ingredients to be used

  • Mash tomato
  • Honey
  • Lemon juice

Mash one tomato in a bowl. Add honey and lemon juice to it and mix well to form paste. This mixture of three natural ingredients will work wonderfully on your skin. Apply this paste on your face for few minutes and then wash. The combination of lemon and tomato will help in lightening the skin and add radiance to your skin. Whereas honey will get your skin rid off all the dirt accumulated over the days. 

14) Tomato juice and yogurt pack with oats

Ingredients to be used

  • Tomato juice
  • Yogurt
  • Oats

Two spoons of oats should be mixed with one spoon of tomato juice. Add two spoons yogurt in the mixture. This will result in thick paste of homemade natural face pack. Apply it on the face and neck and leave for about twenty minutes. Wash the pack with cold water after appropriate time. This pack specifically will help in removing the dead skin cells and thus will help you to get a fair glow on your skin. 

15) Homemade apple face mask to treat oily skin

Ingredients to be used

  • Apple juice
  • Wheat flour
  • To make this pack at home, you need to mash the apple and take two spoons apple juice along with pulp in a bowl. Add some wheat flour to it so that it get a texture of paste. Use this pack for around fifteen minutes on your face and neck and then remove it with lukewarm water. Apple juice works as an exfoliating agent on the skin and removes dead skin cells. 
HOMEMADE FACE MASKS FOR DRY SKIN

Next, we will focus on dry skin. People with dry skin need to follow special regime of cleansing, toning and moisturizing the skin religiously to maintain healthy glow on skin. Add some homemade face masks to get a glowing skin over a period of time.

 16) Banana face mask along with olive oil and honey

Ingredients to be used

  • Ripe banana
  • Olive oil and
  • Honey

Mash the ripe banana in a bowl and then add a tablespoon of honey along with one teaspoon of olive oil. Make a uniform paste and apply on skin and leave for some time, preferably for at least ten minutes. Rinse it off with warm water. This homemade face pack provides a combination of the following benefits-soothing, relation and moisturization. Honey is used to lock the moisture of the skin which is vital for dry skin. Banana and olive oil work in neutralization of the free radicals present in the skin. 

 17) Almonds and oats homemade face mask

Ingredients to be used

  • Almonds
  • Oats
  • Honey
  • Yogurt

To make this face mask at home, grind few almonds along with oats to give it a powder texture. Then add one tablespoon of honey and yogurt to it and mix well. When the mixture becomes smooth paste, apply it on face and remove with cotton ball after some time. Almond helps in nourishing the skin and yogurt helps in tightening the skin along with the smoothening effect. 

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18) Homemade milk facemask along with aloe Vera

Ingredients to be used

  • Milk
  • Soaked almonds
  • Aloe Vera gel
  • Honey and essential oil

Mix milk and soaked almonds and then grind it so as to make a smooth paste. Then add few drops of honey, aloe Vera gel along with essential oil. This is one of the easiest and the best homemade face mask that can be used for dry skin. 

 19) Coco face mask for dry skin and an oily T-zone

Ingredients to be used

  • Cocoa powder
  • Honey
  • Oatmeal
  • Milk

Mix cocoa powder with oatmeal powder. The two should be mixed in equal quantities. Then add one tablespoon each of honey and milk to form a paste. Rinse the paste with cold water after applying for few minutes. The cleansing property of the chocolate along with anti-oxidant effect helps in providing a fresh look to the dull skin. 

 20) Homemade face mask of yogurt and rose water

Ingredients to be used

  • Rose water
  • Honey
  • Yogurt
  • Few rose petals

To make the paste, mix two tablespoons each of rose water and honey in a bowl. Then add yogurt to it. Grind the rose petals and add it to the mixture to form a paste. Keep this paste on the skin for about 20 minutes and then rinse off. Rose water and rose petals are age old nutrients used to give rosy glow to the cheeks. 

21) Rose face mask along with oats powder

Ingredients to be used

  • Oatmeal powder
  • Rose flowers
  • Water

Mix rose flower along with the grinded oats. Then add some water to it to form a paste. Keep it aside for few minutes and in the meantime, wash off your face with milk. And then apply some rose water on the face by gently using the cotton balls. Wait for few minutes and once it dries off, wash it with cold water. Then apply the homemade face mask that you have prepared and leave it for fifteen minutes. This pack specifically helps in reducing the redness of the skin. The pack has the properties of the astringent. 

22) Cucumber face mask

Ingredients to be used

  • Cucumber
  • Sugar

Take peeled cucumber and mash it. Then add some sugar to it to form a thick mixture. Keep this mixture in the refrigerator for some time. Apply on face for ten to fifteen minutes and then wash off. You can easily feel the cooling effect that cucumber gives to your skin.