Hello, everyone! If you are in a hurry but want to have the instant glow on your face then use the following homemade face packs. I personally have tried out these face packs. It suits all skin types.
HOMEMADE FACE PACKS:
Homemade Face packs are always better than the readymade ones available in stores.
1.Cocoa powder and honey(chocolate face mask):
Take 1 tablespoon of natural unsweetened cocoa powder and 2 tablespoons of honey. Mix it well. If you have extremely dry skin then add 3 tablespoons of honey. It will take few minutes to form a paste. So have patience and keep on stirring.
Apply this paste on face and neck. Leave it for 15 minutes. then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Make this paste instantly and apply it. Do not keep it in the refrigerator because it dries up quickly. Then it will be very difficult to apply it on the face.
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(Also Read: Skin benefits of chocolate-stay young and beautiful)
cocoa powder is rich in antioxidants. It helps fight aging. It promotes collagen production for tighter skin. It prevents blemishes and gives a healthy glow to your skin. Honey is full of nutrients and antioxidants. It has antibacterial properties hence prevents acne. It is great for slowing down aging. It is extremely moisturizing and soothing for skin. You can buy the ingredients online or from the market.
2. Banana and honey face pack:
Again it is honey which comes to the rescue. Take 1 tablespoon of mashed ripe banana ( mash it with spoon or fork to make a smooth paste) and 1 teaspoon of honey. Mix it well. Apply the mask on face for 10 minutes. rinse it off with water.
Banana is a great exfoliator which sloughs off excess sebum on the skin surface. It has anti-aging effects. It treats acne. It lightens dark spots. It hydrates and moisturizes dry skin.
3. Coffee and olive oil face pack:
This pack works as a very good scrub also. Take 1 tablespoon of coffee powder, 1 and a half tablespoon of olive oil. Mix it thoroughly till coffee granules melt in oil. Apply this mixture on face and neck. Leave it for 10 minutes. Then gently scrub your face and neck. Leave it again for 5 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. You can use coconut oil or almond oil instead of olive oil. For oily skin use honey instead of olive/coconut/almond oil.
Coffee helps exfoliate the skin and remove dead skin cells. It treats dark circles and puffy eyes. Coffee provides a layer of protection from harmful UV rays. coffee has anti-inflammatory properties that make it a great way to get rid of any redness and swelling on your face. It tightens and brightens the skin.
Olive oil helps the skin from premature skin aging. It penetrates deeply into the skin while providing a cleansing effect. It removes the dead skin cells. It moisturizes and fights bacteria that causes the acne. You can buy the ingredients online or from the market.
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4. Orange peel powder and yogurt face pack:
Chop up the orange peels into thin slices and place under the sun to dry. It will take 4-5 days to dry completely. Make a fine powder of dried peels using a food processor. Store the powder in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It can be used up to 3 months. You can buy readymade orange peel powder online or from the market. For making face pack take 1 tablespoon of orange peel powder and 2 tablespoons of yogurt. Mix it well. Apply it on face and neck. Wash it off after 15-20 minutes.
Orange peel has more vitamin C than the orange itself. It treats acne, sunburns, discoloration. It has anti-aging effects. It lightens the skin tone. yogurt hydrates and moisturizes the skin. It works as an exfoliator. It removes dead skin cells and rejuvenates the skin. It treats acne, pigmentation, sunburns. It prevents premature aging. It keeps the skin infection free. It facilitates skin renewal.
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(Also Read: Benefits and uses of orange essential oil)
5.Red sandalwood powder, wild turmeric, and yogurt face pack:
Take 1 teaspoon of red sandalwood powder, 1/4th teaspoon of wild turmeric( You can use normal turmeric instead of wild turmeric. But wild turmeric gives the better result) and 1 teaspoon of yogurt. Mix these well. Apply on your face and neck for 15 minutes. Then rinse it off with lukewarm water. You can buy red sandalwood powder and wild turmeric powder online or from the market.
(Also Read: 15 ways to use Red Sandalwood for beautiful skin)
Red sandalwood makes the skin radiant and even toned. It prevents itching and skin irritations. It removes hyperpigmentation, acne/pimples. It controls the aging process. Wild turmeric is also known as kasturi manjal. It lightens the skin tone. It gives a glowing complexion. It treats acne/pimples. It removes pigmentation. It makes you look younger.
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Some people might be allergic to some of the components mentioned above. So do a patch test if you have any doubt. Do try out these homemade face packs and let me know if you are satisfied with the results. Hope you found this article helpful.