Is it possible to make face packs for fair skin at home? Can home-made face packs give fair skin? The answer is YES.
Every Indian girl aspires to look fair and in a social gathering, it becomes a priority. A home-made face pack to look fair and beautiful is the need of the hour.
Experts always recommend the use of natural ingredients on your delicate facial skin. Creams and lotions containing harsh chemicals are detrimental to the healthy skin. In this blog, I have mentioned few home-made face packs that are easy to prepare and nourishes the skin internally to give a fair and glowing complexion.
Rose Water and Chandan (Sandalwood Powder)
- One Teaspoon –Sandalwood powder (Chandan)
- One Teaspoon- Turmeric powder
- Few drops of rose water
Mix the above ingredients to form a smooth paste. Apply the paste to the face and the neck. Keep it for about for 15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. Repeat the process every alternate day to find a much fairer skin tone in a very short span of time.
Bengal Gram flour (Besan) and Milk
- Two Tablespoon Bengal Gram Flour
- One Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
- Two Tablespoon Raw Milk
Make a smooth paste of all the above items. If the paste looks dry you can add more milk or some honey to it. Apply it evenly all over the face and neck. Leave it on for about 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water followed by cold water. Apply a moisturizer soon after.
Turmeric and Sesame Seeds
- Two tablespoon Sesame Seeds
- One teaspoon Turmeric powder
Soak sesame seed overnight in the water. In the morning grind it to form a paste. Add turmeric powder and few drops of lime. Apply the mask on your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Later wash it off with lukewarm water. For better results repeat the process once in two days.
Neem, Turmeric and Multani Mitti
Neem is a natural astringent and contains a bio-flavinoid that helps to lighten scars and dark spots to give a fair look. A face pack containing neem leaves is extremely beneficial to the skin.
- One fistful washed Neem leaves
- One teaspoon –Turmeric Powder
- One tablespoon –Multani Mitti
- One tablespoon Milk or Yogurt
Grind the neem leaves to form a smooth paste. Add the other mentioned ingredients to the mixture. Apply it on the face and keep it for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash it off with plain water. Prolong use of this pack will remove blemishes and produce a scintillating effect on your face.
Mint and Multani Mitti
- One fistful of fresh Mint leaves
- One tablespoon of Multani Mitti
- Few drops of Rosewater
Grind the mint leaves to form a thick spread. Add Multani Mitti and few drops of rose water. Apply the paste to the face and the neck. Leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water.
Saffron and Turmeric
Saffron is considered as the ultimate beauty ingredient of the royals as it is too expensive. It is loaded with purifying properties and is anti-bacterial in nature. If affordable you can make a face mask at home using few strands of saffron. All you require is to mix the saffron with milk and turmeric powder to form an even paste. You can also add sandalwood powder to it. Apply the paste all over your face and neck for a fairer and eternal glow.
Peach and Milk face pack for skin whitening
Peach is loaded with Vitamin E, minerals and proteins that help to eradicate dark patches on the skin. Another incredible trait of this wonder fruit is that it protects the skin from the harmful Ultra-Violet rays of the sun.
- I/4th chopped pieces of peach
- Two tablespoons of milk
- Few drops of honey
Blend chopped pieces of peach and milk until you get a smooth creamy paste. Add few drops of honey to it. Spread the thick paste evenly on your face and wash it off after 15 minutes with water. Your skin will appear silky smooth, white, and lustrous.
Papaya and Rosewater
Papaya is a marvellous fruit for a fairer and radiant complexion. Its natural enzyme ‘papain’ is full of Hydroxy acids, Vitamin A and Vitamin C that lightens the skin texture and produces anti-ageing effects on the skin.
- Two tablespoons of papaya
- One teaspoon of Honey
- Few drops of Rosewater
Make a thick paste of papaya pulp. Add one teaspoon of honey and rose water to it. Gently massage the mask in an upwards circular motion. After 10 minutes, rub an ice cube over it. You will find the results simply amazing.
Tomato and Lime/Lemon Juice
Tomatoes abound with Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and lycopene, all which collectively contribute to the overall health of the skin. Tomatoes serve as an excellent moisturizer and natural astringent. It aids in the reduction of blemishes, dark spots, and fine lines.
Lemons have a natural bleaching property that intensifies lightening of the skin.
- One tablespoon of tomato juice
- Few drops of fresh lime juice
Mix both the ingredients together and spread the mixture evenly all it over the face. Leave the mixture for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water. Repeat the process thrice a week.
All the above face packs can be made within the comforts of your home and with ingredients that are available easily. So start today and flaunt a much fairer complexion by the year-end.