Summer has arrived and the resulting heat and pollution can damage the skin and cause tan spots and dark spots on the face. It also often makes the skin oily and dull. The food we eat also affects our skin. That is why doctors recommend taking proper nutrition and a balanced diet. Facial cleansers are expensive. But don’t worry, here is a list of some face packs that can be made with the ingredients available at low cost.
Lemon tomato mask: Take a tomato and mash it. Then add two tablespoons of lemon juice. Mix well and apply it on face and neck. Then leave the mask on for 20 minutes and rinse with cold water. This mask will help remove any tan on the skin and make it look brighter.
Turmeric face mask: One of the popular ingredients to use in homemade face masks is turmeric. It has medicinal properties and helps reduce blemishes and keep skin looking flawless. To prepare this mask, take 3 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder and mix well. Then apply it on your face and keep it on for 20 minutes, then wash it off.
Banana Yogurt Mask: Take a banana, mash it and mix it well with two tablespoons of curd and 1 tablespoon of honey. Then apply it all over your face and let it dry. Keep the mask on for 30 minutes then rinse with cold water. Use this mask twice a week for glowing, baby-soft skin.
Oatmeal Mask: Mix oatmeal powder, turmeric, almond powder, honey and a little milk to make a facial cleanser. Apply to face for 5 mins and massage gently for 2-3 mins. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Oatmeal acts as a natural dry scrubber. Almond powder eliminates dead cells and illuminates the face. Turmeric gives freshness to the skin. Overall, this face mask is one of the best for summer.
Papaya Face Mask: Papaya is extremely good for the skin as it is rich in vitamins A and C. It also contains a special enzyme called papain which fades dark circles, blemishes and heals skin impurities. Take 8-10 cubes of raw papaya and mash them. Then add 1 tbsp of milk or malai and 1 tbsp of honey and make a smooth paste. Then apply it on the face and neck. Leave for 15 minutes then rinse with lukewarm water.
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