A glowing and radiant face is every woman’s dream. Each one of us wants to look beautiful and it makes us proud and fills us up with confidence when others compliment you for beautiful and flawless skin.
Our face is the most prominently visible part of the body and it should be well taken care of if we want to look beautiful. Women go to beauty salons, spend loads of money in order to get that glow which can fetch her a lot of praise and compliments. But, homemade face packs are cheaper and have no side effects.
We usually ignore the fact that there are a lot of face packs that can easily be made from the ingredients available in our kitchen. Some homemade face packs yield wonderful results.
Here are the best Homemade Face Packs for your Oily Skin.
1. Gram flour (besan) and curd face pack
Besan is really useful as a tan removal agent and helps remove excess oil from your skin. It is also an excellent agent that helps fight pimples. The curd helps moisturise your skin, and this pack will also reduce the occurrence of acne.
Mix 2 tablespoons of besan with 1 tablespoon of yoghurt. Apply the paste to your skin and let it dry for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, wash it off with cold water.
2. Rice flour and turmeric face pack
Turmeric is regarded as one of the most healthy spices with antibacterial properties. It not only softens the skin, but also reduces swelling and puffiness. Rice flour is also really good for oily or acne-prone skin. It will help soften your skin and helps to even out your complexion.
Take 3 teaspoons of rice flour and add a pinch of turmeric into it. Pour 2-3 tablespoons of milk to it and make a paste. You can also add 1 teaspoon of honey to help give a glow to your skin. Apply the pack on your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water after it dries off.
3. Tomato juice and honey face pack
This pack will help you in cleansing skin pores. It also helps in getting rid of tanning and blemishes caused by acne. Add honey into the pack for extra glow and to moisturise your skin.
Take 3 tablespoons of fresh tomato juice and add 1 tablespoon of honey into it. Rub the mixture in circular motions on your face for about 2-3 minutes, then leave it on for 15 minutes. After that, wash it off with lukewarm water.
4. Fuller’s earth (multani mitti) face pack
Fuller’s earth or multani mitti face pack is one of the best packs for oily skin. It not only has a cooling effect on your skin but also helps to get rid of excess oil.
Take 2 tablespoons of multani mitti, and make a paste by adding a few drops of rosewater and lemon juice into it. Apply the mixture on your face and leave it for 20 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water. While multani mitti helps in drying existing pimples on your skin, rosewater freshens and moisturises, and lemon juice fades the acne scars.
5. Mint Face Pack
This pack will refresh you and revitalise your skin. It is good for getting rid of acne.
First, take some mint leaves, and with a pestle and mortar, grind them into a smooth paste. Then, add honey to this mixture and now apply this pack on your face. Keep it on for half an hour and rinse off. While mint will reduce the re-occurrence of pimples, honey will replenish and hydrate your skin. Apply this pack once every 2 weeks for better results.
6. Lemon juice and honey face pack
This pack comes with double benefits, while lemon juice helps in getting rid of excess oil and bleaches your skin, honey moisturises and restores freshness.
Take the juice of 1 lemon and add 1 tablespoon of honey in it. Apply the mixture on your skin and leave it on for 15 minutes.
7. Cucumber face pack
Cucumber is known for its cooling properties, therefore, it is the best pack to use in hot or humid weather. This pack will help you fight acne by reducing inflammation of your pimples.
Grate one cucumber and strain the juice. Refrigerate the pulp, when it gets cold take out the pulp and start applying it on your face. Then keep dabbing the juice on the pack, this will help moisten your face. Once it gets a little dry, apply the juice again. Keep repeating the procedure until you have applied all of the cucumber juice. Then let it sit for 30 minutes and wash it off. This pack unclogs your skin’s pores and cools down the system.
8. Neem face pack
Neem is known for its antibacterial and healing properties. This pack will help fight pimples and germs that may harm your skin. It will also help in reviving dull skin, reduce acne and add a glow to the face.
Take 7-8 neem leaves and crush them. Now add 2-3 drops rosewater into the mixture and make a paste. Apply this face mask on your face, and for better results, you can focus only on the problematic areas. Keep it on for 15-20 minutes, then rinse it off using lukewarm water.
While using these packs for their beauty benefits, we also need to be careful and remember a few points:
- Always apply these face packs on a clean face.
- Wash off the face pack before it completely gets dried.
- Never let the dry pack remain on your skin for long as it can result in fine lines and wrinkles.
- If you feel any irritation or itching on applying any of these, wash the pack with cold water immediately.
- Always apply the pack evenly on your face and cover your neck as well as it is a continuation of your face.
Who says beauty comes at a cost or, it takes several trips to the salon and a good amount of your time and money to look radiant and glowing? Just have a quick look at the things available in your house and kitchen. They are pocket friendly, natural and can make you look like a million bucks! So, all you beautiful ladies, what are you waiting for? Start the makeover with homemade face packs NOW!!!