10 Face Packs for Glowing Skin this Summer


10 Face Packs for Glowing Skin this Summer

Summers bring sun tanning, skin darkening and excess oil secretion. In summers, oily skin suffers a lot as the dust and pollution with greasy skin gives skin problems. In summers, skin also loses its fair complexion and gets dark looking. With high temperature and sun rays, skin gets damaged and premature aging can start to show up. Although, oily and combination skin needs a lot of extra care and attention, but to look at the brighter side, it ages much slower than normal and dry skin and keeps away fine lines and wrinkles for a longer period of time.

Here are some Quick and easy Home packs that can help you to remove sun tanning and can safe your skin from further damage. These summer face packs will also provide the fairness to the skin and glow.

Sandalwood face pack for fair skin
Sandalwood has a healing and soothing nature. It helps to give cooling to the skin and prevents acne, pimples and boils. Take some sandalwood powder and using rose water make paste. Use this paste on the face and neck or the affected skin on the body. Let the face pack dry and wash with normal water.

Lemon Juice, Cucumber summer face pack
Mix 1 teaspoonful of cucumber juice and 1 teaspoonful of lemon juice. This summer face pack will make the skin glowing and healthy. Cucumber tones and firms the skin whereas with the skin lightening properties lemon juice will do tan removal for fair skin.

Honey and lime juice summer face pack
This is the best summer face pack for glow, fairness and oil control. This is good to get the skin colour back to normal after you come home from prolonged sun exposure. Mix honey and some lemon juice in equal amounts. Mix and use on the face.

Face pack with tomato for oily skin
Take some tomato juice and mix yoghurt/curd into it. Keep the consistency of this summer pack thick. Apply on the face with little massaging. Leave for 20 minutes and wash the face. This will take away the tanning. Tomato juice lightens scars and curd improves skin colour.

Lemon juice and Banana Pack
Being a natural cleanser Lemon helps in removing oil from the skin and is also effective in lightening skin tan and age spots and removing blackheads. Blend one banana with a tablespoon of honey and a teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply on face and let it dry for 20 minutes. Remove the pack with a hot towel and rinse well with water. Repeat this remedy 2 to 3 times every week for effective results.

Mango Pulp
Mash a whole ripe mango into a smooth pulp and massage it softly and evenly on your skin. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then rinse with water. Repeat this remedy once every week for optimum results. This is a deep nourishing homemade facial for oily skin.

Potato summer face pack for marks
Grate a potato and squeeze it to extract the juice. Use this potato juice and mix with some honey. Apply this pack on the face and rinse after 20 minutes. This will lighten the acne marks.

Soothing summer face pack with Aloe Vera gel
In a small plate, take one teaspoonful of aloe Vera gel and add half teaspoonful of besan (chickpea flour) in it. Mix both of them thoroughly so that they get mixed up nicely. Evenly apply the face pack and wait for 20 minutes. Wash off. This summer face pack has aloe vera gel which soothes the skin and heals the blemishes.

Neem (Eucalyptus), Tulsi (Holy Basil) and yogurt summer face pack for pimples
Pimple problem rises in summers due to the sweat, sebum and oiliness on the face. This summer pack is especially meant for the oily skinned people who face pimples and acne. Crush 7-10 neem leaves (eucalyptus leaves) and 7-10 Tulsi leaves (Holy Basil)  in some distilled water. Add some yoghurt to make paste. Use this face pack on face. Wait for 15 minutes and rinse off.

Rice Flour and curd summer pack for blackheads and whiteheads
Rice flour and curd also make a good summer face pack for all skin types to treat the whiteheads, blackheads etc. Mix rice flour and curd in equal amount to make a smooth paste. Apply it evenly on the face and the neck skin. Keep for 15-20 minutes. Then rub with light hands applying pressure and rinse with water

With most of the ingredients easily available in the kitchen or the freezer, there is no need to be worried about the problems of oily skin anymore. Try out these wonderful natural remedies for skin and you may find yourself overjoyed with the results.


Dr.Dharti has graduated from SMPSK college, Nashik university, she has also done Masters in Alternative Medicine (Calcutta University) and Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education (IGNOU). She follows the principles of Classical Homoeopathy from last 6 years and has pioneered in this field. She is also a Consultant Nutritionist and recently enhanced her skills in Skin Aesthetics and Weight Management. She is also a medical consultant with Careworld TV (Asia’s only heatlhcare channel) and has been part of many Health Education Programes.

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