Because of pollution, dust and sweat, our skin suffers immensely. The pollutants leave our skin dirty and dull. There are several beauty products that promise us our natural glow and radiant skin but these products are full of chemicals. It is better to treat our skin to natural homemade face packs that are 100% natural, no side effects and are extremely gentle on our skin.
These natural homemade face packs are easy to make and just make use of our common kitchen products. Try these 11 home remedies for glowing skin.
#1 Milk, honey and turmeric
This homemade face pack is great for glowing and radiant skin. Add honey and turmeric to pure milk and mix it well. Apply the pack evenly on your face and neck. Leave on for about half an hour and rinse off.
#2 Curd, turmeric and clove powder
Curd works wonders on the skin as a moisturizing agent. Mix some curd, add a little turmeric and clove powder into a paste, and apply it on your face and neck. Leave it on till it dries, and then wash off. This is one of the generations old face packs that has been passed on from my grandmother to my mother and from my mother to me.
#3 Potato and lemon juice
Potato juice with lemon is a natural remedy for getting rid of pigmentation and dark spots. This pack improves skin tone and lightens dark circles around the eyes. Grind a potato to pulp, add some lemon juice, and mix well. This homemade face pack is a great alternative to bleach.
#4 Tomato Paste and Lemon Juice
This one of the most used homemade face packs. The acid in tomatoes are great for lightening the skin, and getting rid of pigmentation. Add some lemon juice to the tomato paste, and some turmeric if you like. Leave it on till it hardens and rinse off.
#5 Sugar, curd and lemon juice
Sugar is a great ingredient to get rid of sun tan. Mix some sugar, curd and lemon juice together to form a paste. Apply to your face and neck, and leave on till it hardens. Wash off with cold water.
#6 Banana, Honey And Rose Water
You need to mash the bananas and then add 1/2 tbsp honey and few drops of rosewater. Let it dry for 15 minutes. And then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Banana and honey are rich sources of antioxidants that fight free radicals. Free radicals is dangerous for our skin, as it makes our skin dull, dry, patchy and wrinkled.
#7 Oatmeal, Sandalwood And Rosewater
Mix two tbsp oatmeal, one tbsp sandalwood powder and add enough rose water to get a thick paste. Apply it and leave it for 15 minutes and wash it off. Oatmeal works as a natural scrub and has skin hydrating components.
#8 Rose petals , Milk And Sandalwood
Blend two tbsp sandalwood powder, two tbsp milk and few rose petals to get a smooth paste. Apply it and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off with cool water. Rose petals contains Vitamin E that hydrates the skin and improves the complexion. And milk acts as a toner, as it contains lactic acid which will leave you with the shiny skin.
#9 Egg, Gram Flour And Lemon Juice
Beat the white egg, mix one tbsp gram flour and few drops of lemon juice in it. Mix it well. Apply it carefully, and leave it till it gets dry. Rinse it off with Lukewarm water and then with cold water. Basically it is beneficial because it makes your skin glow. And tighten the pores and tone.
#10 Cucumber And Aloe Vera Gel
Cut the cucumber and mash it to get an almost smooth paste. Add aloe vera gel and mix it. Leave it for 15 minutes. And then rinse it off with water.
#11 Besan, Rose Water, Turmeric And Lemon Juice
One of the common homemade face packs, this face pack is great for removing dead skin and getting your glow back. Mix Besan, rosewater, turmeric and few drops of lemon juice. Mix it well. Apply it gently. Then after 15- 20 minutes rinse off with cold water. Besan actually cleanse your skin and remove all the impurities. It also removes the layer of dead skin from your face.