5 Effective Homemade Face Packs For Summer

Summers are associated with several skin related issues and it becomes important to follow a proper skincare routine during these hot and humid months. If your skin turns dull, pigmented and greasy during summers then you should try using some simple kitchen ingredients that can give facial like results.

These ingredients can be used in homemade face packs for skin that is healthy and glows gloriously.

Cucumber Face Pack:

Cucumber is known for its health benefits and is popular during summers for its cooling properties. It is composed of 96 percent water and contains other important nutrients.When used on the face, cucumber hydrates and tones the skin. It is excellent for removing suntan and soothing sunburnt skin.

Yogurt is a mild exfoliator that gently sloughs off dead skin cells. It moisturizes and removes suntan which makes it ideal for use on the skin.

What you’ll need

1 Tablespoon Yogurt

½ Cucumber

Take ½ Cucumber and grate it to extract the juice. Keep this cucumber juice and pulp in the refrigerator for few minutes. Now mix 1 tablespoon yogurt to the cucumber pulp and juice.

Apply this mask on the face and wash after 20 minutes.

This face mask soothes and revitalizes the skin. Skin appears brighter and even toned with regular use.

Lemon Face Pack:

Rich in Vitamin C, Lemon has skin lightening and anti-aging properties.Since lemon has a drying effect on the skin, it is better to combine it with honey that is gentle and hydrating for the skin. Honey moisturizes the skin and keeps it radiant and young.

What you’ll need

½ Tablespoon Lemon Juice

½ Tablespoon Honey

Mix half tablespoon lemon juice and half tablespoon honey to form a smooth mixture. Apply on the face for 20 minutes and wash with plain water.

This face mask is effective in removing suntan and improving complexion. Lemon juice is little harsh on the skin and should not be used more than twice a week on the skin.

Tomato Face Pack:

Tomato is not just meant for cooking delicious recipes, it has multiple beauty benefits too. Tomato effectively controls oil on the skin and prevents breakouts. It can be used to remove suntan and freshen up dull skin.

Tomato Face Pack On Oily Skin

What you’ll need

½ Tomato

Cut a tomato in half and use its pulp and juice as a face mask. Apply on the face for 20 minutes and wash with plain water.

Use this mask daily for healthy, oil-free skin.

Tomato Face Pack On Dry Skin

What you’ll need

1 Tablespoon Tomato Pulp

1 Tablespoon Yogurt

Few Drops of Honey

Mix one tablespoon tomato pulp with one tablespoon yogurt and add few drops honey to make a smooth paste. Apply this mask on the face for 20 minutes. Wash with plain water and pat dry.

Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti)- Sandalwood Face Pack:

Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti) is helpful in improving skin texture and soothing skin. It is very effective in removing suntan and reducing pimples.

Sandalwood has cooling properties and reduces tan, blemishes, and inflammations.

What you’ll need

1 Tablespoon Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti)

1 Tablespoon Sandalwood Powder

Rose Water

This is one of the most effective face masks for summers that cleans, removes tan and soothes the skin.

Mix one tablespoon Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti) with one tablespoon Sandalwood Powder and make a smooth pack by adding rose water. Apply this mask on the face and allow it to dry. Wash with water and follow with a moisturizer.

Milk Powder Face Pack:

Milk Powder keeps skin moisturized and healthy. It helps in removing pigmentation and keeps skin clean. When combined with honey, it provides nutrition to dull and tanned summer skin.

What you’ll need

1 Tablespoon Milk Powder

1 Tablespoon Honey

Rose Water

Add one tablespoon honey to one tablespoon milk powder and add rose water. Apply this mask on the face and wash after 20 minutes.

This face mask is ideal for use on dry skin as it provides ample moisture and softens the skin.

 

 

 

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