Homemade face packs for dry skin

 

Some people face dry skin issues to the extent of totally relying on lotions and moisturizers to avoid drying up of their skin frequently. Carrying lotions everywhere can be tedious; and if you forget to pack it, you will have to end up hiding the patchy layer of your skin. Is there any solution to combat dry skin issues?

Yes, luckily for you, we have a few homemade face pack recipes that you can try to get rid of your dry skin, especially for occasions.

Sandalwood and rosewater

Ingredients and method:

Sandalwood powder

Rose water

Make a smooth and thick paste of the two. Wet your face with some lukewarm water and then apply the paste. Leave it to dry for 15 minutes at least before you rinse it off. This pack can be used during winters as well. It helps you to get rid of your dry skin and keeps it supple.

Papaya pack

Ingredients and method:

Papaya pulp

Mash some ripe papaya and apply it on your face for 10-15 minutes before you wash it off. You can also add some milk to the papaya paste for a smooth complexion and instant glow.

Honey and carrot

Ingredients and method:

Carrot juice

Honey

Make a mixture of two tablespoons of carrot juice and one tablespoon honey. Apply this on your face for 10 minutes before you wash it off with some lukewarm water. It helps to remove dryness and lightens dark skin patches.

Almond and milk

Ingredients and method:

Almonds/almond oil

Milk/milk cream

Soak 3-4 almonds in milk for few minutes before you peel and grind it. You can also mix almond oil with milk cream to form a thick paste. Apply this mixture on your face for 10 minutes before you wash it off with lukewarm water. You can as well add rosewater to the mixture. This face pack helps to make your dry skin glow with radiance.

Banana pack

Ingredients and method:

Banana

Mash one ripe banana to form a thick paste and apply it on your face for 15-20 minutes before you rinse it off with cold water. It gives instant glow and fairness.

Avocado pack

Ingredients and method:

Avocado

Olive oil

Mash one ripe avocado with one tablespoon olive oil. Apply this mixture on your face for 15 minutes and rinse it off. It gives inner glow to your skin. You can also mix avocado with lemon juice instead of olive oil to lighten your skin tone.

Besan and curd

Ingredients and method:

Besan (gram flour)

Curd

Honey

Make a mixture of 3-4 teaspoons of besan with equal amount of curd and honey and apply on your face for 10 minutes before you rinse it off. Besan and curd helps in treating your dry skin while honey moisturizes it.

Honey pack

Ingredients and method:

Honey

Cocoa powder

Orange peel

You can apply a mixture of cocoa powder with honey and dried and powdered orange peel. If you don’t have time, you can simply apply only honey on your face for 15 minutes before you wipe it off with a wet sponge.

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