Summer means excessive hot and sun rays that cause sunburn, suntan, rashes, discoloration, pigmentation, and darkness on the face. You should take extra care to your face during this time. You can use some homemade face packs to maintain a glowing facial expression during this hot time.
Nature gifts a lot of fruits and vegetables. All those are not only delicious but also have skin and beauty care value. You can use them to make some effective face packs for smoothing out your skin in summer.
It requires at least 30 minutes to complete a total procedure. So, you should have this free time.
Now clean your face off with a face wash or facial cleanser. Remove makeup, foundation or cosmetics residue from the face. Pat your face dry with a tissue or a soft towel. For more glowing skin in summer, you can open the pores by using steam or a warm towel.
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How to Make Homemade Face Pack for Glowing Skin in Summer
Cucumber and Yogurt Face Pack
Cucumber is rich in 90% of water. It contains vitamin C, caffeic acid as an antioxidant, and some trace minerals. It relieves your skin from the irritations caused by the sunburn in summer. It reduces the dark circles on the face and gives a soothing feeling to the skin. Adding yogurt to cucumber will give this face pack as extra anti-aging strength. This face pack reduces fine lines, wrinkles, and dissolves dead skin cells.
- ½ piece of peeled cucumber
- 1 teaspoon yogurt
How to Make and Use: First, make a puree of the peeled cucumber in a glass or ceramic bowl and mix yogurt with it to make a paste. Now apply the pack on your face thickly. Keep it for 15-20 minutes, then wash your face off with normal water and enjoy fresh glowing skin.
Ripe papaya contains vitamin A, C, papain, alpha hydroxy acid, and potassium. Papain and alpha hydroxyl acid rejuvenate your skin and remove dead cells from your face. It reduces the impacts of sunburn and refreshes your skin. Its antibacterial activities protect your skin from infections, like acne. Use this papaya face pack for pigmentation. Papaya mask removes blemishes and discolorations to bring out a younger face. Another natural ingredient, honey is well known for its incredible skin benefits. It is naturally antibacterial and full of antioxidants.
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- ½ cup of ripe papaya pulp
- 1 teaspoon of honey
How to Make and Use: Take ripe papaya to as much as you need to make ½ cup of pulp. You can mash it into a bowl to make its pulp. It is better to use a blender for it. Peel the papaya before making pulp. Now put 1 teaspoon of honey with it and stir them to mix perfectly for a pack. Apply this pack carefully on your face and leave it for 20 minutes. Then cleanse off your face with normal water and enjoy beautiful soft skin.
Watermelon Face Pack
Watermelon is a container of multivitamins. You can get vitamin A, B6, and E from watermelon. Though, 93% of it is water. It hydrates your skin and protects you from various skin diseases. Vitamin C helps to boost up your skin’s immunity. This face pack will help to get a glowing face with a soothing feeling. It reduces the effects of the suntan, sunburn, discoloration, and aging signs from your face. Besides, it also acts as a toner for the face.
- 2 tablespoons of watermelon juice
- 2 tablespoons of cucumber puree
- 1 teaspoon of yogurt
- 1 teaspoon of milk powder
How to Make and Use: Collect the red part of watermelon and make 2 tablespoons of juice from it. Make 2 tablespoons of puree from a cucumber. Now mix watermelon, cucumber, yogurt, and milk powder together to prepare a face pack. Coat your face with this face pack, and let it stay 20 minutes. Then clean your face off with water.
Mint is well used for preparing and decorating salad. But it shows lots of benefits for skin care. It fits for all skin types with its cooling, soothing, and cleansing properties. It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiseptic properties that give you a comfort from irritation. It removes pimples, acne, and blackheads. Mint has vitamins A & C, salicylic acid, and antioxidant. All these substances are helpful to have glowing skin.
- ¼ cup of mint leaves (chopped)
- ½ cup of cucumber (solid part)
How to Make and Use: First, make a puree with the solid part of the cucumber and remove excess water from it. Now blend it with chopped mint leaves to make a thick paste. Apply this pack on your face thickly. Wait for 20 minutes and then wash off the skin with normal water.
Banana and Almond Oil Face Pack
Banana contains vitamin E & C, moisturizer, potassium. Vitamin C improves your skin complexion. On the other hand, the almond oil contains vitamin A, D, & E. A pack formulated with these two ingredients is an effective treatment for getting a nice looking younger face. It moisturizes and hydrates your skin. Banana mask also treats flaky, irritated or dry skin.
- 1 piece ripe banana
- 3-5 drops of almond oil (3 drops for oily skin)
How to Make and Use: Slice a ripe banana. Make a creamy paste with the sliced banana with a fork. Put 3-5 drops of almond oil in it and mix them perfectly to have a nourishing face pack. Apply this pack on your face thickly and wait for 15-20 minutes until you wash it off with water.
Gram flour or besan is used traditionally for skin care. The besan pack is famous for generating an instant glow on face. If you are suffering from blemishes, pimples, dark skin and dullness skin, then besan face pack would be the best solution for you. It has alkaline and anti-microbial properties that are used as a cleanser to maintain pH balance. It removes dirt and toxins from the skin. While turmeric has a lot of skin benefits too. It shows anti-aging, and antibacterial properties to improve the skin elasticity and lighten pigmentation and stress marks. Turmeric also controls oily skin. This face pack cures eczema and psoriasis.
- 2 tablespoons of besan or gram flour
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
How to Make and Use: Take a bowl and put both ingredients in it. Add some water to make semi yellow paste. Apply the pack on your face with the fingers thickly. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and then wash it off perfectly with normal water. Pat your skin dry with a soft towel.
Orange Peel and Sandalwood Pack
Orange peel is rich in nutrients, phytonutrients, and antioxidants. Orange peel contains much vitamin C than orange juice. It also contains calcium, potassium, magnesium, and dietary fibers. This garbage material has lots of skin benefits. It is great for treating acne and oily skin. It boosts your skin glow, reduces face marks, dark spots, and pigmentation. Orange peel also acts as a face cleanser. And, sandalwood has proven properties for beauty care for years. By using this, you can get a relief from skin problems, like pimples, dark spots, dark circles, smuts and age spots.
- 1 tablespoon of orange peel powder
- 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder
How to Make and Use: Take a glass or bowl and put these ingredients into it. Mix both of them with water to add a thick consistency. Apply it on your face and massage gently for 5 minutes. Then wait for 15 minutes and wash your face off with water.
Potato is commonly used as vegetables. Besides, it has lots of beauty and skin care properties. You can find vitamin C, potassium, calcium, antioxidant, carotenoids, and anthocyanins. You can use both potato juice and pulp. It helps to clear, tighten, and glow your face skin. Lemon lightens your skin very quickly because of its high concentration of vitamin C. It removes dead skin cells and fights acne.
- 1 potato (medium size)
- 1 lemon
How to Make and Use: Peel the potato. Make a pulp of the potato with a blender. Now squeeze the lemon to get juice. Now mix lemon juice and potato pulp together; and apply this mixture on your face. Leave this pack for 20 minutes. Then rinse your face off with normal water and pat your face dry with a tissue or soft towel.
Aloe Vera Face Pack
It is known as “Plant of immortality” to the ancient Egyptian. It is used as both health and beauty care. You can experience a great soothing sensation after using this face pack. Aloe vera contains lots of vitamins and minerals. It is filled with calcium, sodium, iron, magnesium, copper, and vitamin A, C, E, B1, B2, B3, B6, and B12. It helps to regenerate your skin tissue to form a glowing face. It also reduces fine lines, wrinkles, dark circles, and age spots. It brings back your younger look. In summer, you can get a relief from suntan or sunburn that causes your face dry and dark. It gives your skin enough strength to take action against psoriasis, and eczema.
- 1 tablespoon aloe gel
- ½ teaspoon of honey
How to Make and Use: Take the inner gel of aloe vera and make a puree of it. Then mix honey with the aloe vera gel. Now apply the pack on your face and wait for 15-20 minutes. Finally, rinse your face off with normal water.
Egg contains lots of proteins and vitamins that are helpful for glow younger skin. It is also rich in collagen and vitamin A. Both ingredients remove scars and enhance the skin by rejuvenating and moisturizing it. Egg also used to reduce the skin burning and irritation. This mask will help to cure your skin problems, like large pores, rashes, rosacea, and acne. It lifts the skin and reduces excess oil from face, wrinkles, dark circles, and puffiness. Most importantly, it gives a natural tone on your face.
- An egg
- Fuller earth (Multani mud)
How to Make and Use: Take the egg and smash it to take out the yolk and white part into a glass bowl. Separate the yolk from the white part. Mix fuller earth and stir the mixture to make a thick consistency. Now apply this pack on your face and leave it for 15 minutes.
Avoid the direct eye contact with any face pack. If any ingredients create any problem, remove it instantly and try another (hope it won’t happen). If you want to lay down after applying a face mask, then support your face with a pillow or towel. You can put a couple of sliced cucumber on your eyes during this time. It will reduce the dark circles, puffiness and bags under or around the eyes.
These are the top and best homemade face packs for glowing skin in summer. Hope, now you will have smooth, glowing and soft skin on intolerable hot days. Let me know please which face pack you have chosen.